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Going back to school? The Switch is your destination for RPG-powered procrastination

As the new school year starts, a fresh cohort of students will soon be hard at work finding ways to avoid writing papers and watching lectures they...

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UK closely probing four tech firms over kids’ privacy code breaches

The UK could be gearing up to hit a handful of tech firms with enforcement orders (and potentially fines) related to a children’s online...

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Wake up, new Pokémon just dropped

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, coming to Nintendo Switch in November, just does not miss with the new Pokédex entries

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Nintendo acquires CG animation studio and renames it Nintendo Pictures

Nintendo has entered an agreement to acquire CG animation company Dynamo Pictures in order to develop visual content using Nintendo IP. The gaming...

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Meta’s next VR headset might be called the Quest Pro

Codenamed "Project Cambria," the high-end device is expected to make strides in mixed-reality.

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What if Nintendo released a Switch Pro haha jk unless?

We wanted a new Nintendo Switch. Instead, we got a Splatoon OLED device.

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Incredibuild powers up with $35M to boost its distributed, faster approach to games and software development

Incredibuild, an Israeli startup that has picked up a lot of traction in the worlds of gaming and software development for a platform that...

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Apple chooses Joy (Cons)

On iOS 16, Apple iPhones will support bluetooth pairing with Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons.

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‘Pokémon Scarlet & Violet’ will release on November 18

The ninth generation of Pokémon will be the first with multiplayer functionality and an open world map.

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Daily Crunch: Better.com CEO Vishal Garg says he’s on the hook for $750M SoftBank loan

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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Reggie Fils-Aimé talks web3, AR and his gaming SPAC

Former Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aimé discusses his journey with the gaming giant.

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Daily Crunch: Peloton CEO to shareholders: ‘Turnarounds are hard work’

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Nintendo says it now has more than 100 million annual playing users

Nintendo has revealed that it now has more than 100 million annual playing users. The company shared the new milestone as part of its fiscal year...

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Match names Zynga President Bernard Kim as CEO, replacing Shar Dubey

Dating app giant Match is getting a new CEO. Just over two years after assuming the top exec position, Match CEO and 16-year employee Shar Dubey is...

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Niantic’s new game Peridot gives you VERY CUTE virtual pets

Remember caring for your “Nintendogs” on your Nintendo DS? Or maybe you used to bring your Tamogatchi to third grade to make sure you...

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E3 2022 canceled, planners say gaming show will return next year

Entertainment Software Association (ESA) confirms E3 canceled.

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The PlayStation version of Roblox is materializing

A new job listing hints that Roblox is working on a version for the PS4.

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Netflix’s interactive ‘Trivia Quest’ will be far less creepy than ‘Bandersnatch’

Netflix is doubling-down on interactive content today as it announces the "Bandersnatch"-like quiz series a week after "Cat...

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A new main series Pokémon game is coming in late 2022

"Pokémon Scarlet and Violet" will arrive on Nintendo Switch later this year, marking generation nine of the Pokémon franchise.

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Microsoft says it will open up the Xbox store in light of the Activision Blizzard deal

Microsoft is working to warm lawmakers up to its plans to bring a collection of the world’s most popular video games under its wing. The...

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Netflix adds more games, including Riot Games’ otherwise paid title ‘Hextech Mayhem’

Streaming service Netflix is expanding its gaming lineup once again with the launch of two more titles, which will begin to roll out globally...

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Ed Sheeran’s favorite Pokémon is Squirtle

Two days ago, Ed Sheeran posted a cryptic Twitter message, hinting at a soon-to-be announced collaboration with Pokémon GO. I’ll be honest:...

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Nintendo’s Zelda Game & Watch is another worthwhile stocking stuffer for retro collectors

I have in my hands the Legend of Zelda Game & Watch, the second in Nintendo’s line of whimsical throwback handhelds clearly meant as...

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Now you can watch Twitch on your Nintendo Switch

Have you ever had the itch to watch Twitch on Nintendo Switch? Available now as a free download on the Nintendo eShop, the Twitch app lets users...

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Nintendo releases Animal Crossing update a day early

Grab your Nintendo Switches and start downloading the “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” update, because it’s going to be a late night....

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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Niantic’s follow-up to Pokémon GO, is shutting down

Niantic’s augmented reality game about the boy who lived is about to die. The company that brought us Pokémon GO debuted Harry Potter: Wizards...

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Pikmin Bloom, an AR mobile game, is Niantic’s next collaboration with Nintendo

Niantic announced yesterday that its next augmented reality mobile game will be Pikmin Bloom, a collaboration with Nintendo. The free game was first...

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Does the NFT craze actually matter?

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, we talked about Apple’s subscription addiction. This week, I’m diving deep...

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