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Both of Valve's classic Portal games arrive on the Switch today

A few months ago, Valve announced that both of its excellent Portal games were coming to the Nintendo Switch, but we didn’t know when. Today’s Nintendo Direct presentation cleared that up. Portal Companion Collection will arrive on the Switch later today for $19.99. The collection includes both the original Portal from 2007 as well as the more expansive, story-driven Portal 2 from…
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Nintendo Direct on June 28th is all about third-party Switch games

Nintendo has announced when its next games showcase will take place. A Nintendo Direct Mini is scheduled for June 28th at 9AM ET. It most likely won’t feature news on Mario, Zelda, Pokémon or any of Nintendo’s other franchises, though. The company said the stream will focus on third-party titles that are on the way to Switch. Right now, it’s unclear what to expect from Nintendo…
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Gaming legend Bernie Stolar passes away

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Learn more. Video game legend Bernie Stolar, former president of Sega of America, has passed away at…
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Twitch clarifies its self-harm policy

Twitch has been tightening its content policies in recent months, and that now includes mentions of self-harm. The livestreaming service has updated its Community Guidelines to include examples of the self-harm behavior it doesn’t allow. The clarified policy is meant to foster “meaningful conversation” about mental and physical health while preventing further harm. Broadcasters…
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StreamElements: Twitch viewership is up as streamers play with one-armed bandits

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Learn more. StreamElements released its monthly report for May, revealing the state of streaming for last month. According to the reports, both Twitch and Facebook Gaming showed a slight upturn in viewership numbers. New…
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