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Save $24 on the new Nintendo Switch with improved battery life

Nintendo’s new, slightly improved Switch console has vastly improved battery life over the original model. If you’ve been thinking about upgrading to this version, or are purchasing your first Switch, Amazon’s deal might appeal to you. For a limited time, you can save $24.01 on this Switch console by clipping the coupon on its product page over at Amazon. Right next to the price, click to…
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Watch the first trailer of ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ for PC

Red Dead Redemption 2 developer Rockstar Games has shared the first trailer for the upcoming PC release of the game, which showcases the open-world western running at 4K and 60 frames per second. It also offers a glimpse of some of the other graphical enhancements that the…
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Ring Fit Adventure review — Exercise: The RPG

Nintendo has a history of combining exercise and video games. And Ring Fit Adventure is the most recent entry in that lineage. Like Wii Fit before it, Ring Fit Adventure comes with a specialized peripheral. The RingCon is a circular resistant band that you might have encountered if you’ve ever done Pilates or yoga. It both tracks your movements and provides a method of performing strength…
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Red Dead Redemption 2 sure looks pretty at 4K60 on PC

Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to PC, and now we can know just how good it will look. Developer Rockstar Games released the first 4K trailer of the game running at 60 frames per second today. And yeah, it turns out that the game looks stunning on modern hardware. Rockstar…
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Google Stadia controller's wireless capability will be limited at launch

If you were planning to play Stadia games on your computer or phone while using its official controller, you’ll have to get used to being tethered to your device with a USB-C cable. The Google Stadia controller’s wireless capability will only work on TV with a Chromecast Ultra at launch, the tech giant has revealed in a fine print on a Stadia video. A Google Community Manager…
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'PUBG' season 5 will have throwable items and weapons

Season 5 of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is about to get underway, and PUBG Corp has offered some details on what’s in store. One of the bigger additions is spike traps, which you can place in the path of an enemy car to pop the tires. You’ll be able to…
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Twitch CEO Emmett Shear on how moderation creates communities

At this year’s TwitchCon in San Diego — a celebratory, over-the-top affair that brought in streamers and fans from all over the world — I sat down with Twitch CEO Emmett Shear who co-founded the first iteration of the site and who’s been steering the ship ever since…
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Fortnite is exciting again

Fortnite has proved once again that it’s one of the most boundary-pushing video games out there. Following a shocking gamble that saw the game pulled offline for nearly 48 hours, players were reminded that Epic Games’ battle royale hit is in a league of its own when it comes to experimental live events, all in service of the game’s weird and wonderful brand of world-building. The game…
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