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How PopCap ported the first Frostbite game to Nintendo Switch | How Games Make Money

The team at PopCap ported its latest game, Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville, to the Nintendo Switch. And producer Melvin Teo talked with the How Games Make Money podcast to explain what that process is like. Challenges include getting the Frostbite Engine that powers the PVZ shooter to run on the Switch for the first time. Teo also talks about working with a porting studio and about…
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Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes are coming to Switch

Today’s Pokémon Presents event revealed that remakes of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl are on their way to Switch. They are called Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and they’re coming out late this year. These games first debuted for the Nintendo DS in 2006 in Japan and in 2007 in the U.S. These are the fourth major entries in the franchise following Red/Blue, Gold/Silver, and Ruby/Sapphire.
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BioWare cans Anthem Next, focuses on Dragon Age and Mass Effect

Anthem‘s reboot, dubbed Anthem Next, is no more. BioWare made the announcement in a blog post today. Anthem debuted February 22, 2019, almost two years ago. The ambitious BioWare multiplayer cooperative shooter soon met criticism for its lack of content and technical…
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Gaming, datacenters boost Nvidia’s Q4 revenues to $5 billion

Nvidia reported revenues of $5.0 billion for its fourth fiscal quarter ended January 31, up 61% from a year earlier. The revenues and non-GAAP earnings per share of $3.10 beat expectations as new gaming hardware and AI products generated strong demand. A year ago, Nvidia reported non-GAAP earnings per share of $1.89 on revenues of $3.1 billion. The Santa Clara, California-based company makes…
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Star Wars: Republic Commando gets Switch/PlayStation 4 port

Nintendo Switch is getting another Star Wars game. This time it’s Star Wars: Republic Commando from LucasArts. Publisher Aspyr Media is porting the squad-based shooter just like it did with the Star Wars: Jedi Knight games. It is also releasing the game on PlayStation 4.
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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 is coming to PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and Switch

The brands were not teasing us for nothing, hurray. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 is heading to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and Switch later this year. The PS5 and Xbox versions launch on March 26. The Switch release has a more vague “later in 2021” timeframe. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 debuted last year for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The compilation from developer Vicarious Visions…
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