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Erik Kain (The Hedged Knight)
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Looks incredible.
New "Crew Expendable" gameplay from 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered' looks absolutely incredible.
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I'm glad to see more transparency here, and I'm glad the FTC slapped Warner Bros.' hand over this. But all the PewDiePie hate is just silly, lazy, clickbait.
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"Pokémon GO is officially the biggest mobile game in the United States, with 21 million active daily users, edging past Candy Crush Saga’s 20 million peak active user count in the US."
Pokémon GO is about to surpass SnapChat in active daily users, as the new mobile sensation becomes the biggest game in US history.
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At last, Europeans (well Germans anyway) will be able to get some exercise and play video games at the same time!
'Pokémon Go' begins rolling out in Europe today as the game finally comes to Germany.
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Hopefully Nintendo makes lots of money on this, but stock prices jumping 25% seems beyond absurd to me. That $7 billion boost to market cap seems way out of line with what this game will likely actually earn. Still, this is changing the conversation around Nintendo, and that's a very good thing all by itself.
Prudence, not passion, should guide investors as Nintendo strikes gold with 'Pokémon GO.'
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Find your old copy, quick!
Red Dead Redemption lands on Xbox One today.
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A lot of people are telling me that I'm being hyperbolic here, or worse, but with user reviews pretty low and tons of players complaining about a host of issues, server downtime, etc. this strikes me as a very bad launch. Hopefully the game has a long future ahead of it, but right now...not so great.
The launch of Pokémon GO has left much to be desired.
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I enjoy the game well enough, but, yeah, the server is constantly crashing for me and it often stutters along and freezes. The game also has trouble finding my GPS, but it's hard to say which problems stem from my phone being kinda old - LG G2.
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Some of my favorites aren't landing on the new NES. Here's which ones I hope they can add down the road.
Nintendo needs to add another ten games to its upcoming NES Classic Edition.
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Finally no more playing against teams of Torbjörns and their accursed turrets!
A one-hero limit will make Overwatch's competitive play a lot more fun and balanced.
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"There will be many Pokémon GO imitators, and most of them will be a total disaster. Some may be relatively successful, but without the Pokémon brand behind them, they simply won’t have that special something to be a truly massive hit the way this game has been.

Minecraft might, however. But Microsoft can’t limit it to Windows Phone or HoloLens. This needs to be on iOS and Android if it wants to succeed. The time is ripe for augmented reality—something many people had written off as virtual reality took the spotlight. Minecraft AR could be both really cool and a huge hit."
An augmented-reality version of Minecraft on smartphones is the only possible competitor for Pokémon GO.
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Wonderful to write something so upbeat about games. So many great stories of people finding community or getting up out of their isolated lives to go play this.
Pokémon GO is taking the world by storm, and bringing people closer together.
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At last...it's happening...
The long-delayed space-exploration game 'No Man's Sky' has finally gone gold.
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Video game and TV writer at Forbes. Sometimes I make YouTube videos.
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I'm a freelance writer and blogger.  I write about technology, nerd culture, craft beer, music and economics at Forbes and about politics and political philosophy at The League of Ordinary Gentlemen.
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