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IKEA begins selling its FYRTUR smart blinds in some US stores

The downright confusing saga that is IKEA’s rollout of its FYRTUR blackout smart blinds in the US continues. The company had initially planned to release them stateside on April 1st, before delaying the launch to October 1st. The appointed date then came and went and the blinds were nowhere to be found. After The Verge asked IKEA to comment on the situation, the company gave a vague updated…
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'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' swaps loot boxes for a battle pass

Activision has confirmed its post-launch plans for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, and they’re generous to say the least. All future maps and new modes will be released for free, there won’t be any loot boxes or a season pass, and the game will feature crossplay across all platforms. It’s a major departure from previous games in the series. Modern Warfare will still have…
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Nintendo Switch outsold Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in September

As Microsoft and Sony slowly sunset their current-generation consoles, Nintendo is maintaining its momentum. The Nintendo Switch was the top-seller in September, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. “Nintendo Switch was again the best-selling hardware…
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NBA 2K20 and Borderlands 3 top the charts

Consumer spending on video games continued to decline in the United States in September, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. But fans still showed up for some of the big releases, including the double-header of NBA 2K20 and Borderlands 3 from publisher…
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NBA 2K20 is already the best-selling game of 2019 in the U.S.

NBA 2K20 came out on September 6 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC, but the sports game is already the U.S.’s best-selling title of 2019. This is according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group’s report on U.S. gaming sales for September 2019. Yes, NBA 2K20 was the top seller for the month, but it’s more amazing that it immediately became the No. 1 game of the year. Mortal…
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The Switch turns Overwatch into a great second-screen game

Overwatch has finally made its way to the Nintendo Switch, fulfilling the endless requests from me that Blizzard port its popular team shooter to Nintendo’s portable console. It’s not the first mainstream shooter to make the jump to the Switch: Bethesda has ported Doom…
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Sensor Tower: Fortnite’s Chapter 2 gives it a big boost on mobile

Fortnite received a huge update on October 15 with the launch of Chapter 2, adding a new map to the battle royale shooter for the first time in the its sensational history. The excitement of Chapter 2 helped to give the mobile version of Fortnite a big financial boost, according to moblie intelligence firm Sensor Tower. On October 12, before Chapter 2 launched, Fortnite earned about $770,000 on…
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