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Stanley Parable, Gone Home Creators Team Up With Minecraft Composer, Annapurna for a New Unannounced Game

During the Annapurna Interactive Showcase today, a group of surprising collaborators announced that they would be working together on a new, unannounced game: Stanley Parable and The Beginner’s Guide creator Davey Wreden, Gone Home and Tacoma co-creator Karla Zimonja, Minecraft composer Daniel ‘C418’ Rosenfeld, and obviously, Annapurna itself. Wreden and …

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Everything Announced at the Annapurna Interactive Showcase 2021

The Annapurna Interactive Showcase has just concluded, featuring nearly half an hour of game reveals, updates on existing games, and new partnership announcements. Biggest among them were the reveals of a release window for Stray and the announcement of an expansion for The Outer Wilds, but here’s a full rundown …

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Tencent Set to Buy Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Sonic Racing Creator Sumo Group

Tencent is set to buy Sumo Group – which owns Sumo Digital (Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Crackdown 3), The Chinese Room (Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, Dear Esther) and more – in a $1.27 billion deal. As reported by GamesIndustry, the Chinese entertainment giant – which already wholly owns Riot …

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Xbox Series Just Broke Its US Dollar Sales Record

While the Nintendo Switch has extended its streak in June 2021 as the leading hardware platform in terms of unit sales to 31, Xbox Series X/S took the top spot as the best-selling hardware platform in dollar sales for the month alongside setting a new dollar sales record in the …

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild Streamer Finishes the Game in the Most Fiddly Way Possible

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild streamer, EverEverest, has completed the game in the most fiddly way possible: without crossing their own trail a single time. Everest essentially played the longest (and perhaps toughest) game of Snake ever, clocking in at eight months with six restarts. Breath of …

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A Sealed Copy of Super Mario 64 Sells for $1.5 Million, Becomes Most Valuable Game Collectible Ever

A sealed copy of Super Mario 64 has just sold for $1.56 million at auction, making it the most valuable game collectible of all time. This copy was sold on Heritage Auctions, and it broke the record of $870K set by a copy of NES’ The Legend of Zelda just …

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Summer Games Done Quick 2021 Online Raises $2.8 Million for Doctors Without Borders

Summer Games Done Quick 2021 Online, the video game speedrunning marathon that raises money for charity, has just raised over $2.8 million for Doctors Without Borders. SGDQ ended its week-long 24-hour charity stream earlier today, July 11, and it was highlighted by such incredible runs like “Plexa’s run of Golden …

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Sealed Legend of Zelda Already Breaks $100k at Auction

When The Legend of Zelda was released for the NES back in 1986, it sold at retail for $49.99. A sealed copy of that game today has already broken past $100,000 in an auction that’s currently live. You can view the online auction happening right now at Heritage Auctions where …

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Breath of the Wild’s weapons are a window into the heart of video games • Eurogamer.net

I’m a little late to this particular party. Nintendo’s E3 direct was a solid two weeks ago and the ensuing conversation, about whether or not the Currently Unnamed Sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild should include the defining feature of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of …

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Breath of the Wild’s Last ‘Impossible Chest’ Has Finally Been Opened

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s community has set itself a number of gruelling in-game challenges over the years but, four years after launch, one long thought impossible has been beaten. A chest found in the Aris Beach area of the map, which has for the longest time …

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