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The RetroBeat: Bringing back Contra

The RetroBeat: Bringing back Contra

Contra is finally coming back with Rogue Corps, a new game from Konami coming out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC on September 24.
Niko: China will spend $1.5 billion on console gaming by 2023

Niko: China will spend $1.5 billion on console gaming by 2023

China's console gaming business is growing fast, but it's about to balloon even faster once a new generation of devices hit the market.
How Devolver Digital pursues the indie fringe and brings it to mainstream gamers

How Devolver Digital pursues the indie fringe and brings it to mainstream gamers

Mike Wilson has been all about indie games for decades. He was founding partner at Devolver Digital more than a decade ago, and he is still at it.
Twitch Prime expands its free loot for gamers with Apex Legends gear on Prime Day

Twitch Prime expands its free loot for gamers with Apex Legends gear on Prime Day

Amazon is offering new beneifts to Twitch Prime members in terms of free gifts that are valuable to gamers.
My Friend Pedro sells 250,000 in its first week

My Friend Pedro sells 250,000 in its first week

Devolver Digital announced today that My Friend Pedro has sold 250,000 copies in its first week of release.
Final Fantasy XIV is getting a live-action TV adaptation

Final Fantasy XIV is getting a live-action TV adaptation

Sony announced today that it is teaming up with Hivemind to make a live-action TV series based on Final Fantasy XIV.
Unity Learn Premium lets professionals learn real-time 3D development

Unity Learn Premium lets professionals learn real-time 3D development

Unity Technologies is launching Unity Learn Premium, an educational program that teaches people from a variety of industries to learn real-time 3D development.
Terraria launches for Nintendo Switch

Terraria launches for Nintendo Switch

Terraria is now out on Nintendo Switch. You can download the title digitally today, and a physical release is coming to stores this summer.
Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft: Don’t Whack Consoles With 25 Percent Tariff

Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft: Don’t Whack Consoles With 25 Percent Tariff

Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo have jointly sent a letter to the Trump Administration, asking for their game consoles to not be targeted in the next wave of tariffs in the ongoing price war, due to
SolSeraph is a modern tribute to 16-bit classic ActRaiser

SolSeraph is a modern tribute to 16-bit classic ActRaiser

Sega announced today that it is publishing SolSeraph, a new sidescroller action game from Rock of Ages developer ACE Team.
Sledgehammer Games cofounder Glen Schofield heads up PUBG Corporation’s new studio

Sledgehammer Games cofounder Glen Schofield heads up PUBG Corporation’s new studio

PUBG Corporation announced today that it has named Glen Schofield as the chief executive officer of a new game development studio called Striking Distance.
Borderlands 3 hands-on — Goofy combat is back

Borderlands 3 hands-on — Goofy combat is back

Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat plays a demo of Borderlands 3, the new looter shooter from Gearbox Software, at E3. The game comes out September 13.
The RetroBeat: Timespinner is a beautiful Symphony of the Night indie tribute

The RetroBeat: Timespinner is a beautiful Symphony of the Night indie tribute

Don't overlook Timespinner, especially if you want a SotN-like experience that also retains the gorgeous, high-detailed pixel art.
Bungie helps raise $400k for St. Jude’s during the GuardianCon marathon stream

Bungie helps raise $400k for St. Jude’s during the GuardianCon marathon stream

Bungie joined the GuardianCon marathon stream yesterday, which is raising money via donations for St. Jude Children's Hospitals.
The DeanBeat: The real and the fake trends of gaming in 2019

The DeanBeat: The real and the fake trends of gaming in 2019

Dean Takahashi analyzes the fake trends, like the resurgence of booth babes, and the real trends, like the growth of blockbusters, from E3 2019.
Intellivision Entertainment prepares for its rebirth on 10-10-20

Intellivision Entertainment prepares for its rebirth on 10-10-20

Tommy Tallarico, CEO of Intellivision Entertainment, showed off some games in a secret briefing at the E3 game trade show in Los Angeles.
Puzzle & Dragons comes to Switch with a PvP focus

Puzzle & Dragons comes to Switch with a PvP focus

GungHo Online Entertainment announced Puzzle & Dragons Gold today for Switch later this year.
Ghost Recon: Breakpoint hands-on video — Fighting drones and humans with stealth

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint hands-on video — Fighting drones and humans with stealth

Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat plays a co-op mission for Ubisoft's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint at E3 2019.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games

David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and mobile games.
Evercade is a new handheld for classic Atari, Interplay, and Namco games

Evercade is a new handheld for classic Atari, Interplay, and Namco games

Evercade is a new portable gaming machine partnering with publishers of classic games.