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Old 02-18-2020, 10:39 PM   #13761
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* Nintendo announced their next Nintendo Direct episode will be arriving on February 20th and will be focused on the upcoming Animal Crossing New Horizons game. The episode was stated to be around 25 minuted in length.
https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica/...88341769744385

* Sony announced they are shutting down their official Playstation Forums on February 27th. Gamespot reported that other Sony-related support forums are also in the process of being shut down.
https://www.playstation.com/en-gb/co...t_commun-zRTI/
https://www.gamespot.com/articles/th.../1100-6473808/

* Activision is currently rumored to be launching Call of Duty Modern Warfare's Warzone battle royale mode as a standalone free-to-play game in early March.
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Old 02-19-2020, 06:21 PM   #13762
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* Sony announced they have pulled out of this year's PAX East convention due to issues related to the on-going coronavirus outbreak. The virus is also being blamed for the recent slowdown in Switch production and global shortages expected to hit by this April.
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* Platinum Games recently teased they will be making a major announcement on February 27th which is currently expected to be the official debut of their "Platinum 4" game project.
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Old 02-24-2020, 08:00 PM   #13763
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Xbox boss Phil Spencer recently confirmed and revealed some new details for Microsoft's Xbox Series X console.

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Next Generation Custom Processor: Xbox Series X is our most powerful console ever powered by our custom designed processor leveraging AMD’s latest Zen 2 and RDNA 2 architectures. Delivering four times the processing power of an Xbox One and enabling developers to leverage 12 TFLOPS of GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) performance – twice that of an Xbox One X and more than eight times the original Xbox One. Xbox Series X delivers a true generational leap in processing and graphics power with cutting edge techniques resulting in higher framerates, larger, more sophisticated game worlds, and an immersive experience unlike anything seen in console gaming.

Variable Rate Shading (VRS): Our patented form of VRS empowers developers to more efficiently utilize the full power of the Xbox Series X. Rather than spending GPU cycles uniformly to every single pixel on the screen, they can prioritize individual effects on specific game characters or important environmental objects. This technique results in more stable frame rates and higher resolution, with no impact on the final image quality.

Hardware-accelerated DirectX Raytracing: You can expect more dynamic and realistic environments powered by hardware-accelerated DirectX Raytracing – a first for console gaming. This means true-to-life lighting, accurate reflections and realistic acoustics in real time as you explore the game world.

SSD Storage: With our next-generation SSD, nearly every aspect of playing games is improved. Game worlds are larger, more dynamic and load in a flash and fast travel is just that – fast.

Quick Resume: The new Quick Resume feature lets you continue multiple games from a suspended state almost instantly, returning you to where you were and what you were doing, without waiting through long loading screens.

Dynamic Latency Input (DLI): We’re optimizing latency in the player-to-console pipeline starting with our Xbox Wireless Controller, which leverages our high bandwidth, proprietary wireless communication protocol when connected to the console. With Dynamic Latency Input (DLI), a new feature which synchronizes input immediately with what is displayed, controls are even more precise and responsive.

HDMI 2.1 Innovation: We’ve partnered with the HDMI forum and TV manufacturers to enable the best gaming experience through features such as Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) and Variable Refresh Rate (VRR). ALLM allows Xbox One and Xbox Series X to automatically set the connected display to its lowest latency mode. VRR synchronizes the display’s refresh rate to the game’s frame rate, maintaining smooth visuals without tearing. Ensuring minimal lag and the most responsive gaming experience.

120 fps Support: With support for up to 120 fps, Xbox Series X allows developers to exceed standard 60 fps output in favor of heightened realism or fast-paced action.

Four generations of gaming: Our commitment to compatibility means existing Xbox One games, including backward-compatible Xbox 360 and original Xbox games, look and play better than ever before. Your favorite games, including titles in Xbox Game Pass, benefit from steadier framerates, faster load times and improved resolution and visual fidelity – all with no developer work required. Your Xbox One gaming accessories also come forward with you.

Smart Delivery: This technology empowers you to buy a game once and know that – whether you are playing it on Xbox One or Xbox Series X – you are getting the right version of that game on whatever Xbox you’re playing on. We’re making the commitment to use Smart Delivery on all our exclusive Xbox Game Studios titles, including Halo Infinite, ensuring you only have to purchase a title once in order to play the best available version for whichever Xbox console they choose to play on. This technology is available for all developers and publishers, and they can choose to use it for titles that will be release on Xbox One first and come to the Xbox Series X later.

Xbox Game Pass: In addition to games from across four generations of consoles, our leading game subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, will continue to have our first party games, like Halo Infinite, included at their launch. We look forward to millions of you experiencing the Xbox Game Pass portfolio and immersing yourselves in a deep library of high-quality games, playing those you love now and also discovering your next great adventure.
In regards to Smart Delivery, both Halo Infinite and Cyberpunk 2077 will support the feature when they launch.

https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2020/02/...ration-gaming/
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Old 02-25-2020, 05:34 AM   #13764
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Few of those are really big deals, but ultimately it falls on devs to exploit them. And honestly that's very rarely the case until the latter years of the console's life cycle. I doubt any XBone game fully tested the console, and in fact this generation was rife with incomplete or busted games at launch and nothing about those specs addresses that.
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Old 02-26-2020, 06:45 PM   #13765
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* Gamestop is currently offering $65 in rewards for those who subscribe to their Rewards Pro program as one of their last ditch attempts to save the company. Like most things with Gamestop, it comes with a big catch in the sense that you only get $5 in discounts per month and the coupons don't stack.
https://www.destructoid.com/gamestop...s-581623.phtml

* PC digital distributor GOG announced that they recently updated their store terms to now allow 30 day refunds for PC games purchased from them.
https://support.gog.com/hc/en-us/art...58&product=gog

* Based on recent market valuations, CD Project RED is currently the second largest gaming studio based in Europe. In terms of value, they are currently worth $6.8 billion while the top ranked European studio, Ubisoft, is worth $9.6 billion.
https://www.destructoid.com/cd-proje...t-581592.phtml

* Based on a report from Kotaku, EA is currently rumored to be working on two new Star Wars games while a third was cancelled around a year ago. In regards to the cancelled game, it was planned to be a Battlefront series spin-off but was canned due to development being way behind schedule.
https://kotaku.com/sources-ea-cancel...f-l-1841840704
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* For those interested, Platinum Games announced The Wonderful 101 Remastered launches on May 19th in North America and May 22nd in Europe for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PC.
https://twitter.com/platinumgames/st...85217548251136

* Platinum also revealed that their mysterious "Platinum 4" game is a hero-style action game called Project G.G. with Hideki Kamiya as its lead director.

https://www.gematsu.com/2020/02/plat...ame-project-gg
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Old 03-02-2020, 08:02 AM   #13766
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Old 03-02-2020, 06:10 PM   #13767
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* Game Developers Conference announced that this year's expo has been delayed till this summer due to issues regarding the coronavirus outbreak and the amount of companies that had pulled out as a result.
https://www.destructoid.com/gdc-2020...--581956.phtml

* For those interested, the PC port of Death Stranding will arrive on June 2nd and features both a Half-Life series crossover and new Photo Mode as bonus goodies.
https://www.destructoid.com/death-st...r-582173.phtml

* Koei Tecmo is currently dealing with online backlash regarding recent changes made to Dead or Alive 6's micro-transaction system. Main issue is the company is now charging for the ability to change your character's hair color and for every change made afterwards regardless if you already owned the hair color.
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*After being delisted last year, Capcom announced that Ducktales Remastered is available for sale again on all platforms it was originally released on.
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* According to a report from Variety, director Ruben Fleischer and actor Antonio Banderas have recently joined the production of Sony's Uncharted film. Fleischer is the 7th director to join since the start of the film's production in 2010.
https://variety.com/2020/film/news/a...nd-1203520345/

* The ESA announced that this year's E3 expo is still scheduled to take place in early June despite industry concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Last month's PAX East expo suffered from several companies pulling out over health concerns while this year's GDC expo has been delayed till the summer due to similar issues.
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/q...onavirus-fears
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EA is currently rumored to be working on a new Star Wars game called Star Wars: Project Maverick based on a recent accidentally leak from the European PlayStation Store.

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An unannounced Star Wars title seems to have mysteriously popped up on the European PlayStation Store database. Star Wars: Project Maverick was revealed by Twitter account @psnrelease, a bot that scours the depths of the database for recent additions.

Other than a title image, which features a Star Destroyer and a few X-Wings in flight, very little info is available on the title - which one would assume is coming from Electronic Arts as they currently hold the rights to produce Star Wars video games. As noted by Gematsu, the Content ID listing does suggest that Project Maverick is not a VR title, but that it does feature multiplayer.


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Ghost of Tsushima drops June 26th.

So, any hope of this being a PS5 launch title is now put to rest.
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According to a report from the Hollywood Reporter, HBO recently approved plans for a The Last of Us television series.

Craig Mazin, Chernobyl series, and Neil Druckmann, The Last of Us series, were revealed to be the writers for this new tv series.

Sony also confirmed that they dropped their plans for a Last of Us film in favor of a tv series instead.

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As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, HBO has greenlit a television adaption of The Last of Us. It's being written by Craig Mazin, who achieved fame recently for creating the award-winning HBO limited series Chernobyl. The Last of Us writer Neil Druckmann is also attached as a co-writer and executive producer.

Although this is new territory for the PlayStation Productions division of Sony Pictures Television, The Last of Us' TV series won't take aim at any untold stories within the Cordyceps-ravaged America. It'll simply tell the narrative from the original game, meaning that Joel and Ellie will be the two central characters. It's said that a successful debut could lead to The Last of Us Part II being adapted for TV too, a second season so to speak.


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* Bethesda recently released the specs for the PC version of Doom Eternal although for some unknown reason removed the listing from Steam afterwards.
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OS: 64-bit Windows 7 / 64-bit Windows 10
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RAM: 8GB
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 (4GB), GTX 1060 (6GB), GTX 1650 (4GB) / AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB), RX 470 (4GB)
HDD: 50GB available space

Recommended Settings:
OS: 64-bit Windows 10
CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K or better / AMD Ryzen 7 1800X or better
RAM: 16GB
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB), RTX 2060 (8GB) / AMD Radeon RX Vega56 (8GB)
HDD: 50GB available space
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* Based on a recent tweet, Gamescom officials are still going ahead with plans for this year's Gamecom expo. This year's expo is currently scheduled to take place from August 25-29 in Cologne, Germany.
https://www.destructoid.com/gamescom...w-582584.phtml

* The creative director for this year's E3 expo, iam8bit studio, announced that they have pulled out of the event although no official reason was given.
https://twitter.com/iam8bit/status/1235686367264301056
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SEGA announced that due to this year's SXSW event being cancelled over coronavirus concerns, they have delayed their annual Sonic series panel till this April.

SEGA had originally planned to hold this year's Sonic series panel at SXSW, which was expected to include the official debut of the next game in the Sonic series.

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Former Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Amie joins the Gamestop board of directors.

Another one of their last ditch efforts to save the company.

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Sony recently confirmed rumors of Horizon Zero Dawn getting a port for PC.

The PC version was announced to be arriving this summer for Steam and includes the Frozen Wilds expansion pack and some extra DLC goodies.

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According to a report from Ars Technica, this year's E3 expo has been cancelled and unofficial reasons related to the declining support from the industry and coronavirus health concerns.

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One source who spoke to Ars on background said they'd heard the news of E3 2020's cancellation "directly from ESA members" and that an official, public statement on the matter "was supposed to be today [Tuesday, March 10] and slipped."
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ESA confirmed Ars Technica report of this year's E3 being cancelled and the official reason due to coronavirus health concerns.

Also stated they are considering plans for E3 to be a potential digital event instead this year.

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"After careful consultation with our member companies regarding the health and safety of everyone in our industry - our fans, our employees, our exhibitors and our longtime E3 partners - we have made the difficult decision to cancel E3 2020, scheduled for June 9-11 in Los Angeles," announced the ESA in a statement posted on Variety.

"Following increased and overwhelming concerns about the COVID-19 virus, we felt this was the best way to proceed during such an unprecedented global situation. We are very disappointed that we are unable to hold this event for our fans and supporters. But we know it’s the right decision based on the information we have today."

The ESA will reach out to exhibitors and attendees with further information regarding refunds and cancelled plans The group is also "exploring options" with regards to delivering news via an online event in E3's stead.
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* The leader writer of Overwatch, Michael Chu, announced that he has recently left Blizzard and the official reason due to wanting to go in a new direction for his career.
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* Based on a report from Kotaku, Microsoft and Ubisoft are currently considering plans to hold digital events to replace the cancellation of this year's E3 expo. Warner Bros reportedly was also planning to hold a major press conference at this year's E3 prior to the cancellation announcement.
https://kotaku.com/e3-2020-cancelled-1842267356
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* CD Projekt RED announced that they are currently working on plans for a new game in the Witcher series and development will start after current work on Cyberpunk 2077 is finished.
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* Microsoft revealed some new tech-related specs for their upcoming Xbox Series X console.
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https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2020/03/...series-x-tech/
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* For those interested, Capcom announced a demo for Resident Evil 3 Remake will arrive on March 19th for PS4, PC, and Xbox One. The demo includes an exclusive Scavenger Hunt challenge involving having to find and destroy 20 Mr. Charlie statues.
https://www.destructoid.com/resident...9-583527.phtml

* Nintendo announced a new Indie World Direct episode will be arriving tomorrow and is around 20 minutes in length.
https://twitter.com/NintendoUK/statu...37114909474817

* Gamescom announced that as of today, they still are going ahead with plans to hold this year's expo in late August in Cologne, Germany. They did warn plans could change depending on new developments with the coronavirus outbreak in Germany.
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It appears as though we might have gotten an accidental leak via YouTube to L.A. Noire Part II, as the site's algorithm added a topic by that name, which only happens once a significant amount of content referencing any topic is enough to trigger it to add a topic. A single video was publicly posted, appearing to be the official music video of '80s hit "Break My Stride" by Matthew Wilder, which apparently legally cleared past its copyright owner.

All of this, along with a recent addition to R*'s website of a background featuring an '80s-style robot, has lead to speculation that it all may be an L.A. Noire sequel set in the 1980s.
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* Microsoft's Major Nelson recently denied rumors of the Xbox Series X console launching this Thanksgiving and the current plans are still for a Holiday 2020 launch.
https://twitter.com/majornelson/stat...60263791960064

* Gamestop is currently dealing with backlash both online and from their employees regarding the lack of health safety measures enacted for the coronavirus at their stores. The backlash got to the point that Gamestop announced they were cancelling all midnight launch events for the foreseeable future due to growing health concerns.
https://kotaku.com/gamestops-employe...e-d-1842367297
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* Sony revealed some new details regarding their upcoming PS5 in terms of specs and backwards compatibility.
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Today, before the "Road to PS5" online stream, Sony revealed specs for the PS5 via a Eurogamer article. It'll sport a 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz CPU, 10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz GPU, 16GB GDDR6 memory, and a remarkably low 825GB SSD with an NVMe SSD Slot and a 4K UHD Blu-ray Drive. Cerny confirms that PS5 users can buy "certain M2 SSDs on the open market, which you can install in the bay on the PS5" ...

The new Xbox will enter the arena with a faster CPU, roughly the same memory, and 175GB more SSD storage space out of the box. Comparing IO throughput, the PS5 rocks "5.5GB/s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB/s (Compressed)," and the Xbox Series X is rolling with "2.4 GB/s (Raw), 4.8 GB/s (Compressed, with custom hardware decompression block)." A clear win for PS5.
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As Cerny explains, the PS5 "incorporates any differences in the previous console's logic into the new console's custom chips." That means that "the logic and features sets that PS4 games rely on is still available in backward compatibility modes." Cerny says this is the crux for backward compatibility on PS5, as opposed to adding the PS4 chipset into the PS5 chip which is "extremely expensive."

The result is that most PS4 titles will be playable on PS5 at launch. Cerny specifically mentions that Sony looked at the top 100 most-played PS4 games and "almost all of them" will be backward compatible. However, every title has to be individually tested because some "game code just can't handle it."
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Apparently Gamestop is currently encouraging their stores to not comply with local and state orders regarding the coronavirus outbreak based on a recent internal memo sent by the company.

Gamestop's excuse is they considering themselves to be "essential retail" that should remain open to the public.

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In a memo acquired by Vice, GameStop's corporate office has instructed stores to not comply with law enforcement who try to force closure because of the COVID-19 quarantines. Stores were given a flier for employees to hand over, directing officials to call GameStop's corporate phone number.

That's the part that's pathetic and tone-deaf: That GameStop asks its poor employees to defy law enforcement and ignore a worldwide crisis. Here's the part that's hilarious: GameStop's logic for doing so is because the video game store fancies itself as "essential retail." The memo reads "Due to the products we carry that enable and enhance our customers' experience in working from home, we believe GameStop is classified as essential retail and therefore is able to remain open during this time."
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Bad as it sounds, they sort of are essential right now. People probably looking to get a console and some games to keep the backlog heavy to keep themselves occupied for however long this...……..thing lasts.

No use wandering into a big box store like a Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy etc. with a shitload of people in there when you can walk into a GameStop and just be you and the clerk in the store. Yes, I know. Don't go out. But we all gotta go out for stuff sooner or later.

Online shopping obviously is the safe way to go right now. But even the e-retailers and the shipping companies can only do so much.
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Gamestop's ongoing PR mess with the coronavirus took another turn for the worst.

They recently informed their California stores that shut down due to state government orders that manager-level employees only have two options for their jobs:
1) Use up their personal time in order to save their jobs
2) File for unemployment

The company isn't going to pay anyone there while the government order is active.

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Old 03-21-2020, 04:49 AM   #13789
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If that guys dumb enough to think any business should be paying workers when they have 0 profits ive got a time share opportunity for him.


To make it worse if gamestop loses much (see: nearly any) revenue theyll fold. Youll go from laid off to unemployed real quick.
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It is amazing that everything Gamestop does everyone goes off on them.
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Because it usually either involves them doing something that could have been completely avoidable PR wise or just a terrible idea from the start.

Like them shutting down Cali stores due to the coronavirus on its own wouldn't have been bad because at least there is a legit reason for it. Everything they did prior to that announcement just made things look worse for them.
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Well, GameStop is now closing stores across the country starting tomorrow. They'll only have someone in-store if you want to pick-up at your local store or just delivery. All business is being done online.

Good thing I got down there today to cancel my Final Fantasy 7 pre-order.
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Old 03-23-2020, 11:54 PM   #13793
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Funny you say so... apparently they changed their minds and are doing exactly that. Get those timeshare flyers ready!

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Because it usually either involves them doing something that could have been completely avoidable PR wise or just a terrible idea from the start.

Like them shutting down Cali stores due to the coronavirus on its own wouldn't have been bad because at least there is a legit reason for it. Everything they did prior to that announcement just made things look worse for them.
Yeah, they make themselves look shitty, then act surprised that people think they're shitty. Trying to classify themselves as "essential" because a handful of stores carry a few webcams and keyboards was already a tenuous proposition before you add in anything that has to do with exactly how much contact with items and customers happens on the daily. Not even counting people who trade in grody discs and roach-infested systems, just contact in general with high-touch items like controllers, physical media, and cash is not the greatest idea during a nationwide quarintine.

It would have been easier to ride this out for a couple of weeks than shoot themselves in the foot with monumentally bad PR before turning around and shutting things down anyway.
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* Based on early sales numbers, Animal Crossing's launch week sales broke two records in the UK. Highest launch week physical sales in series history (and more than all previous AC games launch weeks combined) and fastest selling Switch game if Pokemon Sword and Shield's sales are not combined.
https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articl...ords-in-the-uk

* Humble Bundle announced they will be launching a new episodic series called The Humble Brag starting on March 24th. This new series is similar in format to Nintendo Direct and the first episode will feature upcoming indie games arriving on their store during this Spring.
https://twitter.com/humble/status/1241031875268939778
https://www.destructoid.com/humble-b...t-584177.phtml

* For those interested, Tomb Raider (2013) and Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris are currently available for free on Steam until 3AM EST on March 24th. Both games are part of Square Enix's efforts for the Stay Home and Play campaign against the coronavirus.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/203160/Tomb_Raider/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/2...PLE_OF_OSIRIS/
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Borderlands Legendary Collection, containing all 3 (Borderlands, Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel), and ALL of each game's DLC and other add-ons was just announced as coming to Nintendo Switch May 29th.

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Old 03-26-2020, 08:28 PM   #13796
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* Next DLC fighter for Smash Bros Ultimate was announced to be a fighter from Nintendo's ARMS fighting game and arrives this June. The announcement was among the stuff Nintendo revealed in a surprise mini-Direct episode earlier today.
Nintendo Direct episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubRf4zyEvG4
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* Epic Games announced they have signed a publishing deal with Remedy Entertainment for two unannounced next gen games. Also announced was new publishing deals with Playdead and genDESIGN studios.
https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-U...g-announcement

* Platinum Games announced they will be making their final "Platinum 4" announcement on April 1st and teased it will be "very Platinum" in nature.
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Old 03-30-2020, 07:54 PM   #13797
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* Based on a recent investors meeting, Gamestop will be closing around 320 stores during this year as part of another trimming down of their overall retail chain of stores.
https://kotaku.com/gamestop-will-clo...ear-1842549613

* Also Gamestop once again is facing backlash over their poor handling of the coronavirus outbreak. This time it involves stores that were reopened during the outbreak and instead of sending them sanitation supplies, an internal memo informed store staff to just use a trash bag as a glove to handle money from customers.
https://www.windowscentral.com/games...virus-outbreak

* Nintendo is currently rumored to be working on a remastered Super Mario series collection set and a new game in the Paper Mario series for the Switch. In regards to the Mario collection set, the games are rumored to be Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, Super Mario Galaxy, and Super Mario Galaxy 2 or Super Mario 3D World Deluxe.
https://www.destructoid.com/nintendo...o-585238.phtml

* Next game in the Resident Evil series is currently rumored to be "the biggest departure the series has ever taken, to the point that [he expects] a lot of people will be pissed off about it when it gets revealed" according to a notable Capcom insider source. The same source also stated that an official reveal is expected to be made very soon and the game is currently planned to arrive next year.
https://twitter.com/AestheticGamer1/...91829095682048
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For those interested, Humble Store is currently offering a special bundle containing 45 games for $30 and all proceeds going towards coronavirus relief efforts.

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The Humble Conquer COVID-19 Bundle is available until April 7.
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