Razer closing Ouya store, officially killing the console

Online services for Razer’s Ouya and Forge TV services will shut down at the end of June, Razer announced today. The shutdown brings to an end the ambitious, turbulent, and mostly unsuccessful travails of the crowdfunded console for Android video games. Ouya as a device was discontinued back in 2015, when Razer bought the startup company and merged its content […]

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu Movie Breakdown!

Who would have thought that, one day, we’d have a live-action Pokemon movie with a talking Pikachu. It’s a truly a weird and wild world we live in, and that day has arrived. Detective Pikachu brings one of gaming’s most iconic characters to the big screen as a quick-witted, coffee-loving, amnesiac investigator. Voiced by Ryan Reynolds, Detective Pikachu sees everyone’s […]

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Why Detective Pikachu shies away from Pokémon battles

Veteran Pokémon fans might be taken aback by one of Detective Pikachu’s earliest scenes, in which protagonist Tim Goodman (Justice Smith) tries to capture a Cubone. Goodman doesn’t try damaging or battling the Pokémon, as one would in a game. He just throws a Pokeball at it. As the characters explain it, in this region, capturing Pokémon is all about […]

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Microsoft teases new AR Minecraft game

Microsoft has something new planned for Minecraft, and it looks like an augmented reality app for mobile phones. In a teaser video posted to the Microsoft Twitter and YouTube accounts, a woman accidentally swaps phones with a man sitting on a bench. She picks up the phone to discover a new Minecraft game, in which one of the game’s polygonal […]

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Pokémon Go is getting Detective Pikachu stuff

The live-action Pokémon movie, Detective Pikachu, hits movie theaters this week, so naturally an event in Pokémon Go celebrating all things Detective Pikachu is in order. Niantic and The Pokémon Company are holding a special event that will commemorate (and help promote, obviously) Detective Pikachu with a number of new cosmetics and in-game bonuses. From Tuesday, May 7, at 1 […]

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Pokemon Go Adds Wild Legendary Pokemon For The First Time

Origin Forme Giratina may no longer be available in Pokemon Go, but some new Legendaries have taken its place in the hit mobile game. The Lake trio from Pokemon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum–Azelf, Mesprit, and Uxie–have begun appearing around the world–and this time, you won’t need to battle them in Raids. Unlike most of the other Legendaries to appear in […]

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