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Nintendo’s Line Of Wario Platformers Ended Far Too Long Ago

There’s a certain strain of Nintendo fan that’s probably wondering, these days: What’s up with Wario platformers? Once a staple of the company’s lineup, action games starring Mario’s bizarro-world clone have been MIA for nearly a decade. By reviewing the history of Wario, we might understand why. So let’s do it.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Nintendo’s Line Of Wario Platformers Ended Far Too Long Ago

There’s a certain strain of Nintendo fan that’s probably wondering, these days: What’s up with Wario platformers? Once a staple of the company’s lineup, action games starring Mario’s bizarro-world clone have been MIA for nearly a decade. By reviewing the history of Wario, we might understand why. So let’s do it.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The BMW Addiction That Completely Destroyed This Man’s Life

“Before we get to your car questions,” my former next door neighbor, Terrance, said, “I need to tell you both something. My wife left me. My kids won’t talk to me. I lost my job. I embezzled almost a half a million dollars because I’m addicted to BMWs, and have been hiding them all over […]

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YouTubers Say They Can’t Make Money Covering Call of Duty: WWII

Since March, YouTubers have watched their revenue plummet as advertisers bleed out of the platform. Some videos containing violence, real or fictional, are considered “inappropriate for advertising.” First-person shooter Call of Duty, a massively popular game on YouTube, is no walk in the park. So, the huge community…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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World of Warcraft’s ‘Running of the Gnomes’ Fan Event Gets Official Blizzard Makeover

Since 2010, World of Warcraft players have been creating hordes of pink-haired level one gnomes and running them across Azeroth to support the fight against breast cancer. This year Blizzard is giving the event a boost with special decorations, a cheering crowd and its own special quest. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Paladins Free Open Beta Launches On Consoles

Hi-Rez Studio’s hero shooter caught some flak last year for looking and feeling a lot like Overwatch, but it’s still managed to maintain a health presence on Steam’s most-played games list. We’ll see if the trend continues as Paladins launches into free open beta on PS4 and Xbox One. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Smallest Dual-Port Travel Charger Is Just $5 on Amazon

You know the little charging brick that came with your phone? Throw it out, and spend $5 on this replacement from Aukey (with code AUCHARGE). It’s only slightly larger than Apple’s standard iPhone charger, but it includes two ports, folding prongs, and 2.4A of current (shared between the ports) to charge your devices…Read more… Continue […]

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