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All The Features You Can Only Get With Animal Crossing’s Happy Home Paradise DLC

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ new DLC, Happy Home Paradise, is a game-changer for villagers who love decorating. Not only does it add a lot more ways to flex your creativity, it also adds a ton of features to spruce up your main island home.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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All The Features You Can Only Get With Animal Crossing’s Happy Home Paradise DLC

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ new DLC, Happy Home Paradise, is a game-changer for villagers who love decorating. Not only does it add a lot more ways to flex your creativity, it also adds a ton of features to spruce up your main island home.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Among Us Just Added Scientist, Shapeshifter Roles

Among Us, once regarded as a simplistic take on the Mafia and Werewolf party games, is finally expanding on the basic Crewmates vs. Impostors format.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Oh Snap, Animal Crossing Rocks Can Give You Star Fragments Now

Well, this is a nice surprise. Folks have been exploring the big new Animal Crossing update since last night, as the patch went up early. Already, the community has struck gold. As it turns out, you can now visit a type of island that contains a special, never-before-seen type of rock.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Massive Animal Crossing Update Releases Super Early

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ impending v2.0 patch, you can breathe a sigh of relief: Nintendo has apparently pushed the massive update live way ahead of its November 5 release date. Most folks were expecting to download it tomorrow night but, nope, Christmas came early.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Among Us Is Finally Coming To PlayStation And Game Pass

Better late than never, right? A year after Among Us blew up during the pandemic, and three years after it first released on Steam, Innersloth’s murder spree sim is finally coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles on December 14.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Among Us Is Finally Coming To PlayStation And Game Pass

Better late than never, right? A year after Among Us blew up during the pandemic, and three years after it first released on Steam, Innersloth’s murder spree sim is finally coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles on December 14.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Among Us Is Finally Coming To PlayStation And Game Pass

Better late than never, right? A year after Among Us blew up during the pandemic, and three years after it first released on Steam, Innersloth’s murder spree sim is finally coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles on December 14.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Fans Are Already Saving Up For Kapp’n’s Pricey Fares

Nothing’s free in this world. So why would anything, let alone public transit, be free in an idyllic video game world designed for escapism? When Animal Crossing: New Horizons soon gets the option to ride a ferry, those rides won’t be free.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Animal Crossing Fans Are Playing Again After Months Of Hopelessness

It’s been a hot minute since Animal Crossing: New Horizons received an update, with the last one, the Super Mario 35th Anniversary Event, launching way back in March 2021. But that’s about to change now that Nintendo’s announced the Happy Home Paradise DLC dropping on November 5. This paid DLC is so big, in fact, […]

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Epic Finally Admits Among Us Inspired Fortnite’s Impostors Mode

If it walks like Among Us, talks like Among Us, and quacks like Among Us, it was probably at the very least inspired by the runaway success of Innersloth’s murder mystery party game. Epic Games is now finally copping to that in the patch notes for a new update to Fornite’s Impostors mode.Read more… Continue […]

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Squid Game’s Success Is Giving Fall Guys Some Ideas

During a recent TechRadar interview, Fall Guys lead game designer Joe Walsh said the dev team at Mediatonic is currently toying with the idea of retrieving an unused minigame from the cutting-room floor. And it’s all thanks to Netflix’s latest original series, Squid Game.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Intellivision Is Selling NFT Games For A Console That Ain’t Even Out Yet

The Intellivision Amico is a retro-inspired android-based console that was supposed to be out October 20, 2020 but has suffered numerous delays since then. And now, even before the console has shipped to backers or customers, the company is selling “physical” games for it in limited-time bundles ranging from $80-150.…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Intellivision Is Selling NFT Games For A Console That Ain’t Even Out Yet

The Intellivision Amico is a retro-inspired android-based console that was supposed to be out October 20, 2020 but has suffered numerous delays since then. And now, even before the console has shipped to backers or customers, the company is selling “physical” games for it in limited-time bundles ranging from $80-150.…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The New Gaming Console That’s Become A Giant Car Crash, Explained

On October 22, 2018, Intellivision unveiled the Amico, a family-friendly retro console. The pitch: The games would be simple to play and cost no more than $8. The console itself would retail at about $180 with all games being exclusive to the console. In that initial trailer, the Amico was given a release date of…Read […]

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Someone Made An Among Us Fighting Game Because Why Not

I’ve often said that anything with a cast of unique characters can be turned into a fighting game. Case in point: Among Us Arena, which takes the multi-colored crewmates of the popular Mafia-like and places them in a surprisingly fun one-on-one combat system.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What If Fall Guys, But Cars?

Vroom! is an upcoming game that takes the basic premise of Fall Guys—madcap game show-style multiplayer battle royale action—only now you’re playing as a toy car.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Intellivision Amico Delayed A Third Time, Now Out By End Of Year

The Intellivision Amico has been delayed. Again. The console was supposed to launch this October. Now, it’s been delayed, with the company behind the console promising that folks who preordered it will get the machine “by the end of the year.” This is the third delay the Amico has experienced. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Newegg Thanks Kid For Finding Graphics Card Lottery Loophole, Closes It

Buying high-end gaming hardware is a pain in the ass at the moment. New Xbox Series X/S stock sells out fast. Early access to PS5 orders are pay-gated at places like Amazon and GameStop. And the graphics card market is, well, you know how it is. In this mess of timed-out shopping carts and Ebay […]

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