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Nintendo sees profit rising 500% after Switch launches and announces new CEO

The success of console Switch in its first year in the market has made Nintendo’s profit jump more than 500% from 2016 to 2017. The annual balance for fiscal year 2017 (between April last year and the end of March 2018) was released by the Japanese company, which also announced ...

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Despite falling sales of the PlayStation 4, Sony had an increase in profit in 2017

Sony saw revenue and revenue growth in fiscal year 2017, and the company’s biggest financial performance was the PlayStation 4. Although console sales dropped in comparison to 2016, the current market leader delivered a positive result for Sony’s business. During fiscal year 2017, which went from April last year to ...

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Users say Game Pass has canceled licenses for its Xbox One games

When the Xbox Game Pass was announced, there was no way not to get excited. With a price worth $ 30 a month for access to a large (and growing!) Catalog of games, the service is a good deal especially for those who just purchased the console. However, a very ...

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‘Street Fighter’ blends into the real world in augmented reality experiment

The Street Fighter fights happen in the real world with an experiment developed for the augmented reality of the iPhone. Created using the iOS ARKit platform, “Street Fighter: Real World Warrior” allows two people to play game games using the real streets as scenery. The project is being created by ...

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Sony still does not allow matches between PS4 and Xbox One, says Microsoft

“Fortnite Battle Royale” is one of the most played games of the moment. With a style very similar to “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds”, the game has versions for PC, PS4 and Xbox One, and is also on the way to smartphones. The game will have cross-play support – which means that anyone ...

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Nintendo updates Switch operating system

Nintendo released yesterday, 12, an update to the operating system of the Switch. Unlike the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 updates, however, Nintendo’s only adds a few new features to the hybrid console, such as new options for adding friends and bug fixes. The main change comes in social resources. ...

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‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’ to earn non-violent educational version in DLC free

“Assassin’s Creed Origins,” the latest title in Ubisoft’s acclaimed action franchise, will be awarded an “educational mode” this month courtesy of a free DLC for those who already have the game but can be purchased separately for $ 20. This is the “Discovery Tour” mode, which turns the map of ...

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‘Counter-Strike’ co-star arrested for sexual exploitation of minor

Jess Cliffe, one of the creators of the “Counter-Strike” franchise, was arrested on Thursday, 1, by Seattle police in the United States. The designer was charged with sexual exploitation of a minor. Cliffe has worked at Valve since 2003 after creating “Counter-Strike” along with Minh Le in 1999, from a ...

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Nintendo Switch overcame sales of Wii U predecessor in less than a year

The Nintendo Switch needed less than a year to exceed the sales of the Wii U predecessor. According to the Japanese manufacturer’s balance sheet for the last quarter of 2017, 14.86 million hybrid consoles have already been sold worldwide. The Wii U, launched in 2012, sold 13.56 million units by ...

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Sony has sold more than 70 million units of the PS4

PlayStation 4 continues to evolve into one of the best selling consoles in history. Sony announced in a statement on Thursday that its platform has surpassed the 70 million mark sold, more precisely reaching 70.6 million. More than showing that the console has sold colossal amounts in the past four ...

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