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GameRefinery: Revenues and competition are heating up in mobile RPGs

GameRefinery has released a snapshot report of the mobile role-playing game (RPG) genre for the first quarter of 2020. And the evaluation of 200 features in 2,000 games shows how the competition is increasing and revenues growing in the genre. The report from the mobile game insight and analytics firm said that RPGs generate about 12% of all revenue among iOS games. Traditionally, licensed brands…
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Nintendo is making 3D Mario remasters for his 35th anniversary

The Super Mario series is turning 35 this year, and Nintendo has big plans for the plumber’s birthday. That includes updating and bringing back most of his games for Nintendo Switch, according to a report from Video Games Chronicle. Eurogamer is backing up that report, and…
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Gamedev.World starts GDC Relief fundraiser for indie game developers on Twitch

Gamedev.World has started its GDC Relief fundraiser for indie game developers on Twitch. The live fundraiser starts today, March 30, and continues through April 1. The aim is to provide financial relief for developers who lost money when the Game Developers Conference abruptly canceled last month as the coronavirus gathered steam. The GDC was supposed to take place in San Francisco the week of…
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Bravely Default II demo releases on Switch

We got to see more of Bravely Default II during today’s Nintendo Direct Mini, and a demo for the Square Enix role-playing game is out now on Switch. The full game releases sometime this year. Nintendo announced Bravely Default II during the last Direct in December. We only…
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Panzer Dragoon: Remake gets a surprise launch on Switch

Nintendo released a surprise Nintendo Direct Mini presentation today, and with it came the out-of-nowhere launch of Panzer Dragoon Remake for Switch. We knew that this game was coming, but the on-rails shooter didn’t have an release date. Nintendo often likes to have some kind of “surprise, it’s out today” reveal for its Directs. This time, the honor goes to Panzer Dragoon. The original…
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Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition comes to Switch in May

Nintendo hasn’t announced a lot of first-party releases for 2020, but one game that we’ve known is coming for a while is Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Now, that open-world action-RPG has a release date. Nintendo and developer Monolith Soft are launching the updated Wii game on May 29. Xenoblade Chronicles is a sci-fi/fantasy role-playing game. It tells the story of Shulk, which…
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