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Gaming sees explosive growth in social video as people stay home

Entertainment, in all of its forms, has always been an important pastime for Americans. And now with millions sheltering at home, it’s taken an even more crucial role in helping people escape the boredom and anxiety that comes with a global pandemic. As a result, there have been huge increases in not only TV consumption but also gaming. And it’s not just about playing solo: Social video has…
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Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla will launch on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and more this holiday

After announcing the title yesterday, Ubisoft has given us a better look at Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla today. Ubisoft also confirmed that the game is coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox One Series X, along with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, this holiday season. This includes a cinematic trailer, which you can watch above. It starts with the narration of an Anglo-Saxon king (the famous Aelfred…
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Ubisoft announces Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

Ubisoft revealed Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, the next installment in the history-spanning action-adventure franchise. As the name suggests, it will feature vikings (or just the Norse, depending on how much raiding and pirating the game contains). A full reveal will happen…
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Streets of Rage 4 review — A brawl down memory lane

Here’s a nice thought: What if your childhood never ended? What if they just kept making games like they always did? Well, companies have tried that, and it hasn’t always worked out well. Sonic the Hedgehog 4 and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 are both miserable. So, is there any hope for Streets of Rage 4? Developers Dotemu and Lizardcube worked together to produce Streets of Rage 4, which is…
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Nexon’s Owen Mahoney: How the gaming world has changed

Nexon CEO Owen Mahoney gave us a picture of how the gaming world has changed during the pandemic. And so far, the world is tilting more to online games. Mahoney spoke in a fireside chat at GamesBeat Summit 2020 with Michael Pachter, a longtime research analyst at Wedbush Securities. They did a similar fireside chat on gaming communities at GamesBeat Summit 2019, but their topic was much different…
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