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Overwatch Nendoroid Announced, Featuring Tracer in Classic Skin

The Good Smile Company has announced its latest Nendoroid, Tracer from the monolithic Blizzard shooter, Overwatch. What is a Nendoroid, you ask? They’re small, partially-hand-painted display statues of pop-culture characters, somewhat akin to the Funko Pop Vinyls, except fully articulated and posable. “After a long, hard day everybody needs something…

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Xbox Live Experiencing Issues Today [UPDATE]

[UPDATE] According to the Xbox Live status site and the @XboxSupport twitter account, full service should have resumed. The issues with parties & friends lists should now be resolved. If you tweeted earlier and still have a question, please let us know! — Xbox Support (@XboxSupport) February 15, 2017 The…

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Games Industry Contributed $11.7B to USA’s GDP in 2015, Employee Compensation Averaged $97K

The Entertainment Software Association has published a report highlighting the economic contributions of the video games industry in the US, and it comes with quite a few interesting statistics. Called “Video Games in the 21st Century,” the report reveals that in 2015, the industry contributed more than $11.7 billion to…

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Raw Fury wants to help indie developers with Steam Direct

With the announcement that Steam Greenlight will soon be replaced by a new system called Steam Direct, many independent game developers were upset by the news that trying to get your game on Steam will require an up-front payment. The price point has yet to be determined, but Valve said it…

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VA-11 HALL-A gets a free Prologue Redux update

VA-11 HALL-A has been a pretty big hit for developer Sukeban Games. The game may not be known around the world, but it has garnered a dedicated fan following on Steam. That isn’t too shabby for a relatively low-key visual novel about bar tending. If any of our readers fancy…

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Check out Mario Sports Superstars' super short opening movie

I’m a huge fan of Mario sports games. My first Nintendo 64 game was Mario Tennis, and I’ve been stuck to its various forms through the years (even the super disappointing Wii U version). Nintendo always puts out quality sports games, and now they’re all going to be available in…