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Jacob Chambers

Old-school gamer with a cheeky tongue that gets me in trouble. When I'm not playing games, I'm writing about them, preferably in the vicinity of a fridge! Oh, and if you're a Justin Bieber fan, I'm afraid we can't be friends!

Japan Sales: Golden Week Boosts PS5 Nears 100k Units

The latest Japanese sales charts from gaming bible Famitsu cover two weeks. However, Golden Week sold 99,938 PS5s. With The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom coming soon, the Nintendo Switch outsold Sony’s system as usual. Hogwarts Legacy for PS4 sold 31,918 more units than its PS5 predecessor. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, another new release, sold 16,742 PS5 copies. ...

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Switch Online’s N64 App Updated to 2.10.1

Pokémon Stadium joined Nintendo Switch Online N64 last month. Nintendo has updated this app to 2.10.1. This is why your N64 library updated recently. No new games, unfortunately. Dataminer and Nintendo Life user LuigiBlood has hinted at Pokémon Stadium changes via social media: “So Nintendo 64 Switch Online has updated to 2.10.1 out of nowhere… Pokémon Stadium has seen changes ...

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Switch Will Get “Mortal Kombat 1”

Following last night’s @MortalKombat Twitter tease, PS Plus leaker @billbil_kun claims the next fighting game will be called Mortal Kombat 1. It’s also coming to Switch. The game will be available in three editions—Standard, Premium, and “Kollector’s”—and an official announcement “should be close”—possibly at PlayStation Showcase or June’s Summer Games Fest? EXCLUSIVE🚨UPCOMING RELEASE🚨 Next Mortal Kombat game from NetherRealm Studios ...

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Pokémon Developer Announces Project Bloom, GTA Owner-funded IP

Pokémon developer Game Freak is working with Private Division, a publisher of Grand Theft Auto owner Take-Two, on a new action-adventure IP. Project Bloom will release in fiscal year 2026, from April 2025 to March 2026. The first concept art is above, but no platforms have been announced. Take-Two Interactive’s chief strategy officer Michael Worosz praised Game Freak’s 30 years ...

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Insomniac ‘Working Hard’ to Make Spider-Man 2 Best Ever

Insomniac Games will never admit to slacking off Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 development and playing pool in the staff cafeteria, so narrative director Jon Paquette’s new quote isn’t much. The first-party studio’s “best game ever” would be a treat for PS5 owners. “Boy, am I excited about [Marvel’s] Spider-Man 2,” Paquette said during an Insomniac Games livestream of Marvel’s Spider-Man. I ...

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Free PS5, PS4 Demo Strategy RPG Monster Menu

NIS America’s bright and breezy Monster Menu: The Scavenger’s Cookbook is marinating ahead of its 23rd May release on PS5 and PS4, but you can try a free demo on either Sony system today. Most importantly, if you pick up the main course at launch (or later), your appetiser progress will transfer. “Monster Menu: The Scavenger’s Cookbook is an all-you-can-eat ...

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Nintendo’s stunner! From July 6th, PS4

By 1992, physics-based platformer Gimmick! had moved to the 16-bit SNES despite being one of the best-looking NES games. The Sunsoft release, only available in Japan and Scandinavia, has developed a cult following over the years. Re-release, right? PS4 will do that on July 6, 2023. Bitwave Games will ensure a flawless port with quality-of-life features like save states, rewind, ...

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Capcom’s Record-High Profit Confirms Crazy Win Streak

Capcom’s unstoppable. The Japanese publisher’s fiscal year results are its best ever. It’s crazy that this is the company’s sixth straight year of record-high profit. Since Monster Hunter: World and Resident Evil 7 revitalized it, it’s grown. Success continues. Capcom sold 41.7 million games last year, a record. We suppose this happens when you keep making bangers. Capcom’s dominance has ...

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Zelda Speedrunners Excited About New Tears Of The Kingdom Mechanics

Speedrunners will return for Tears of the Kingdom on May 12. IGN interviewed Breath of the Wild speedrunners ‘Player 5’ and Tom “Tallest Thomas” Rasmussen about starting over in Tears of the Kingdom and what they expect from the sequel’s early days. Fuse, Ascend, Recall, and Ultrahand are expected to change the game, and both speedrunners are excited: Player 5: “I’m ...

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