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Scammers Are Impersonating Popular Twitch Streamers

Anybody can make an account on Twitch. It’s a quick, simple process that takes only a few minutes. You (a super villain, in this hypothetical scenario) might be wondering what’s to stop somebody from naming an account after a popular streamer and, say, scamming a bunch of people. Not much, it turns out.Read more… Continue […]

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Donkey Kong 64 Originally Had A Realistic Shotgun, Horrifying Shigeru Miyamoto

Donkey Kong 64 stood out from the rest of the banana-obsessed Donkey Kong bunch. The DK Rap is, of course, its most memorable and meme-able element, but we cannot—and indeed, should not—understate the fact that Donkey Kong also had a freaking gun. The coconut gun could fire in spurts, and if it shot you, it […]

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The Latest Assassin’s Creed Collection Is A Reminder Of What Made The Old Games Great

One of the most extraordinary things about the games in the new Assassin’s Creed Rebel Collection is their diverse subject matter: a game about being a pirate-assassin in the Caribbean in the late 18th century, a game about disrupting the slave trade in the same region, a game about being an assassin turned…Read more… Continue […]

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The Latest Assassin’s Creed Collection Is A Reminder Of What Made The Old Games Great

One of the most extraordinary things about the games in the new Assassin’s Creed Rebel Collection is their diverse subject matter: a game about being a pirate-assassin in the Caribbean in the late 18th century, a game about disrupting the slave trade in the same region, a game about being an assassin turned…Read more… Continue […]

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‘Tekken 7’ Reveals Ganryu and Fahkumram for Season 3

Bandai Namco has announced the third and fourth fighters being added to Tekken 7 season 3, revealing returning character Ganryu and newcomer Fahkumram. Previously seen in Tekken 6, Sumo wrestler Ganryu makes his return, this time as an online streamer of sorts. Meanwhile, the intimidatingly tall Muay Thai champion Fahkuram is helicoptered in and dropped […]

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In The Space My Mirrors Once Were, I Made Avatars

In many video games, the body of your avatar does not change with time or experience. In Dragon Age: Inquisition or The Outer Worlds, you can apply scars to your character’s face, but they don’t accrue new ones as time goes on. These characters can become absurdly powerful, stronger both physically and mentally, but…Read more… […]

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Surprise Character Pick Helps Japan Take Home First Tekken World Tour Championship

Over the weekend, the Tekken World Tour finals played out in Bangkok, Thailand, bringing together some of the best Tekken 7 competitors in the world to fight for the year-end championship. While 2019 was filled with surprise performances from players outside of more visible regions like South Korea and Japan, it was…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Surprise Character Pick Helps Japan Take Home First Tekken World Tour Championship

Over the weekend, the Tekken World Tour finals played out in Bangkok, Thailand, bringing together some of the best Tekken 7 competitors in the world to fight for the year-end championship. While 2019 was filled with surprise performances from players outside of more visible regions like South Korea and Japan, it was…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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