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Steam Banhammers More Than 40,000 People After its Summer Sale

Steam’s Summer Sale officially concluded last week, but Valve had one last surprise in store for cheaters who had hoped to score cheap replacements on games (or to build up a larger stockpile of titles while cheating in others). On July 6, Steam banned more than 40,000 people — 40,426 according to Steamdb.info — vastly exceeding its previous daily ban ...

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GameStop’s revenue craters on weak fourth-quarter sales, will close more stores

For years, GameStop has managed to maintain a significant lock on the physical games sale business, even as online sales of games and consoles became more popular online. The company’s current business model may have hit the hard wall of shifting consumer tastes according to its own fourth quarter results. GameStop’s physical game sales were down by 15 percent this ...

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Official Nintendo Switch microSD cards are much more expensive than normal versions

When Nintendo announced the Switch, the company made it clear that the device wouldn’t require specific, proprietary SD cards. That’s in contrast to companies like Sony, which have previously required that their handheld devices use proprietary SD cards with correspondingly inflated prices. It’s a bit of a surprise, therefore, to see Nintendo partnering with manufacturer HORI in Japan to release ...

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The PS4 Pro makes console gaming more complicated, but will it make it better?

For decades, consoles have had one significant advantage over PCs: simplicity. While this has changed somewhat in recent years, thanks to increased console complexity and capabilities undreamed of in the days of the NES, consoles have still been marketed and sold as an easy way to get into gaming compared with PCs. Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro is going to change ...

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The Elder Scrolls Online is about to get a lot more colorful

July 15, 2016 This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re reading it on someone else’s site, please read the FAQ at fivefilters.org/content-only/faq.php#publishers.Recommended article from FiveFilters.org: Most Labour MPs in the UK Are Revolting. The Elder Scrolls Online is about to get a lot more colorful

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