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A Small, Disturbing Side Story In Ultra Pokémon Sun and Moon

The original Sun and Moon are famed for having surprisingly dark story elements that redefined how we understood beloved monsters, along with core features such as Mega Evolution. Ultra Sun and Moon take that ball and run with it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Ultra Pokémon Sun and Moon Make Hunting Shiny Pokémon Way Easier

Pokémon fans know just how rare finding a “shiny” is: you can play multiple games across generations and never encounter monsters in a special coloring. Typically, you have a 1 in 4,000 chance of finding a shiny, which is pretty low. Ultra Sun and Moon change the odds by giving you another sure-fire way to […]

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Streamer Suspended From Twitch For Playing Pokémon Game That Came Out Early In Australia

Australian streamer Mark “Werster” McKenzie received a temporary ban from Twitch last week, because the service said the Pokémon game he was playing was “unauthorised pre-release content”. Even though he’d bought the game from Nintendo’s own store.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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14 Things That Are New In Ultra Pokémon Sun and Moon

A third version of 2016's Pokémon Sun and Moon drops today for the 3DS, so you may be wondering what, exactly, has been changed this time around. Should you play Ultra Sun and Moon if you already enjoyed the original games? If you’ve never played any version before, is this the best game to get? […]

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A Hot New Strategy For Speedrunning Ocarina Of Time: Don’t Press The A Button

The world record for The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is 17 minutes and 9 seconds… but what if you pressed the A button as little as possible? Limiting Link’s ability to jump, talk, and open chests creates a new challenge for speedrunners to race through.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Open-world games are broken, and Nintendo spent 2017 trying to fix them

Earlier this year, I threw a temper tantrum. I was mid-way through Horizon Zero Dawn, a game of dazzling polish and exciting potential, and after a few hours of streamlined, mildly inspired introduction, I viewed with horror what the remainder of my time with the game would be: It was to be, yet again, a […]

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Mario Fans Are Way Too Sensitive About Spoilers

If something is special to you, you want to be able to experience it in the purest way possible, momentarily free from everyday concerns and responsibilities, and most of all from the constant, uninterrupted din of the internet. But there’s getting to experience a game fresh and then there’s what Mario fans have been…Read more… […]

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