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  1. gaming
    Google Stadia’s Terrible Launch Doesn’t Matter in the Long RunTerrible word of mouth is no match for the power of being the top result on Google’s search engine.
  2. the cloud
    Google’s Video-Game Platform Wants to Replace Your Console With the CloudThe company unveiled an aggressive push this week to demonstrate parity with more mature console systems.
  3. friendly fraud
    Senators Look Into Facebook’s Predatory Game DesignChildren were inadvertently spending hundreds or thousands of dollars and Facebook saw no issue with it.
  4. post reality
    AR Gaming Is a Work in Progress — But There Are Still Some Good GamesThe best of the best.
  5. launchers
    Fortnite Is Just the First Step in a Huge Shift in the PC Games MarketEpic is piggybacking on the popular game turned social network to launch its new storefront.
  6. fandom
    Why ‘Fortnite,’ the Hottest Game in the World, Is a Dud on TumblrThe hit game placed 30th on the social network’s year-end rankings.
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    There Are Two Forward Paths to Virtual Reality; Both Make You Look Like a DorkVR may become mainstream not by hitting a sweet spot between ease of use and technical powerhouse, but, more likely, by being one or the other.
  8. Watch Our Hands on Demo of Nintendo LaboIt’s much more than just cardboard.
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    Hey, Nerds, Gaming Will Officially Be Recognized As a Mental-Health ConditionThe World Health Organization’s new classification will take effect in 2018.
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    iPhone App Store Will Require Loot-Box Purchases to Show OddsOne of the most popular ways to make money from mobile gamers is about to come under scrutiny.
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    The Xbox One X Is the Best Console You Can Own. Should You Get It?Microsoft’s screamingly fast new machine comes with a whole bunch of hard questions for console gamers.
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    Can Razer Sell a Phone Made for Gamers?Razer is making a ridiculously overpowered phone for gamers.
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    The Woman Targeted by Gamergate on Surviving a World-Altering Trolling AttackZoë Quinn spent much of her life playing and designing games. Then she found herself inside one – a vicious, multiplayer real-time harassment bonanza.
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    Balancing Freedom and Storytelling in Uncharted: The Lost LegacyTalking with Naughty Dog about creating a great story and a great game at the same time.
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    My Go-to Game Is Basically a Spreadsheet About InsectsSwarm Simulator is nothing but text, buttons, and watching big numbers get bigger. It’s awesome.
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    Video-Game Streamer Pleads Guilty to Running Gambling OperationFIFA is big business, even in the virtual realm.
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    There Is Finally Performance Clothing for GamersFor too long, gamers have suffered without hoodies or shorts built for the specific needs of the gamer body. Those days are over.
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    The 12-Year Struggle to Shave Seconds Off Super Mario Bros. SpeedrunsIt took 12 years to beat the classic NES game Super Mario Bros., 14 seconds faster than before.
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    4 Things I Love and 2 Things That Worry Me About the Nintendo SwitchSome thoughts after some hands-on time with Nintendo’s upcoming console.
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    Everything You Need to Know About the Nintendo SwitchWe’ve got all the details on Nintendo’s newest console, including its release date, price, and what titles it’ll have at launch.
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    PC Laptops Are Interesting (and Competitive) AgainApple, once the high-water mark for laptop design, has stumbled as of late, and hot on its heels is an army of new PC laptops.
  22. The NES Classic Is Gonna Be the Gift to Give or Get This YearThirty games and 30 years of nostalgia, all for $59.99 (if you can find one).
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    Did Nintendo Solve a Problem Plaguing the Gaming Industry?The Switch might be a failure — but its modular controller system won’t be.
  24. Some of Your Favorite Video-Game Characters Have Changed a Ton Over the YearsWe’ll have whatever Pikachu’s having.
  25. This Climbing Wall Could Make Exercise More Fun, or Unbearably CompetitiveAt the very least, it’s gone viral.
  26. Pokémon Is Back As an Augmented-Reality Game for People With Zero ShameBe prepared to do some awkward stuff in public if you wanna catch ‘em all.
  27. Is It Possible to Make a Good Video-Game Publication?Wenner Media is launching an ambitious new video-game site. What can that look like?