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Nintendo Shuts Down Smash World Tour ‘Without Any Warning’

Image: nintendo The organizers of the Smash World Tour have today announced that they are being shut down after Nintendo, “without any warning”, told them they could “no longer operate”. The Tourwhich is run by a third party (since Nintendo has been so traditionally bad at this), had grown over the years to become one …

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Witcher Remake Will Give It The Open World It Deserves

Image: CDPR The recently announced remake of The Witcher is getting more than just a visual upgrade, CD Projekt Red confirmed in a new investor presentation. Instead, the first game in its critically-acclaimed adaptation of the fantasy series will get the full-blown open world treatment. That’s good news for everyone who’s been asking for exactly …

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How Pokemon Scarlet And Violet’s Item Dupe Exploit Works

screenshot: Game Freak / Nintendo Pokemon is no stranger to item duplication glitchesand players have already discovered some big ones in Scarlett and Purple. While an earlier version of the exploit required precise button press timing and a lot of hassle, a new and improved version lets players endlessly multiply their rare items super fast. …

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Game Kickstarter Canceled In The Most Brutal Way Possible

Image: Mystery Flesh Pit National Park Mystery Flesh Pit National Park is a fictional project by Trevor Roberts, who started on Reddit has for the past few years has been posting stories and artwork to his websitefleshing (sorry) out the tale of a huge creature that is discovered underground in Texas and…turned into a tourist …

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Game Kickstarter Canceled In The Most Brutal Way Possible

Image: Mystery Flesh Pit National Park Mystery Flesh Pit National Park is a fictional project by Trevor Roberts, who started on Reddit has for the past few years has been posting stories and artwork to his websitefleshing (sorry) out the tale of a huge creature that is discovered underground in Texas and…turned into a tourist …

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You Can Get An Xbox Series S On Amazon For Under $200 Today

Image: Microsoft / Kotaku The Xbox Series S is one of my favorite purchases. It’s the little machine that could, a less powerful version of a next-gen console, that somehow is able to run everything anyway. Today you can get one for under $200, the cheapest it’s ever been—even cheaper than last week’s cheapest ever. …

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Call Of Duty’s Armor-Piercing Ammo No Longer Pierces Armor

Equip armor piercing rounds to…damage vehicles?Image: Activision / Kotaku Yesterday, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and Warzone 2.0 got their latest patch. Tea notes indicate the usual tweaks and bug fixes one expects of long-term live-service games, but one change to weapon ammo has fans scratching their heads. Armor-piercing ammunition, it seems, no longer …

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Facebook Says It Has Created A ‘Human-Level’ Board Game AI

screenshot: Youtube Facebook, or as we’re supposed to call them now Meta, announced earlier today that their CICERO artificial intelligence has achieved “human-level performance” in the board game Diplomacywhich is notable for the fact that’s a game built on human interaction, not moves and manoeuvres, like, say, chess. Here’s a quite frankly distressing trailer: CICERO: …

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