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In less than 3 years, strategy card game Shadowverse released their 12th expansion card set Steel Rebellion last month and has amassed an impressive 21 million downloads on mobile and computer platforms. To celebrate this milestone, Cygames announced a special set of rewards for players from 25 April, 1pm PT to 5

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What better time to announce another Avengers collaboration than the week Avengers: Endgame opens in cinemas worldwide? Dropping 2 tantalising tweets – one of Captain America’s shield, the other of Thor’s Stormbreaker – has certainly whipped up the Fortnite community into a frenzy. Well played Epic Games. This will be the

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Mobile JRPG Brave Frontier has announced a special Summer collaboration with fighting game The King of Fighters (KOF)! From 24 April 24 to 22 May, players will get the chance to acquire 4 new KOF characters as well as those from the previous collaboration. The 4 new KOF characters are:

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Taking hobby models to a whole new ocean level is Iwashi Kinzokuka, which literally translates to ‘metalising sardine’. Jaw-dropping images of these hand-crafted crab tanks have surfaced on Facebook and Twitter attracted thousands of ‘Likes’ and comments ranging from disbelief (“Is that a real crab?”) to admiration. The 49-year-old Japanese man

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Hot on releasing the 4v4 multiplayer action mobile game One Piece Bounty Rush earlier this year, Bandai Namco Entertainment is hitting us with another One Piece game soon. The very first Match-3 puzzle game in the franchise One Piece Bon! Bon! Journey!! solves the mystery of what that European trademark filing earlier

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The classic Nintendo handheld gaming device was launched in Japan 30 years ago this week, and a few months later for North America and the rest of the world. Clearly the Japanese ads were aimed at the Western markets. Youtube video from Vahan Nisanian. What gave the Game Boy legendary status

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With 90,000 concurrent players, almost 20 percent of the entire DOTA 2 players base, one of the hottest and most popular games in the world right now, DOTA Auto Chess, looks to make a leap to mobile. This custom map/mod by China’s Drodo Studio combines mechanics of Multiplayer Online Battle Arena

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Naruto fans can now live out their anime fantasies in this recreation of Konohagakure no Sato (Hidden Leaf Village to the rest of us)! Japanese national park Nijigen no Mori opens its latest attraction – the world’s largest Naruto and Boruto theme park! Great attention to detail can be seen from

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After a weekend of intense Starcraft II action, congratulations to the Top 3 Singapore Esports Open Qualifiers: Hiro (Terran) Saiko (Protoss) Nirvana (Protoss) Hiro and Saiko swept all aside in the Winners Bracket and clashed in the Winners Final. Saiko proved too strong for Hiro to prevail 2-0. Here are

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Runescape, the world’s largest and most-updated free MMORPG is having its Easter-themed, time-limited event again- Eastertime Fete. Till the end of April, players will support different guilds taking part in Eastertime Fete through side-quests and tasks to try and win a mysterious egg found in Gielinor by the Easter Bunny. They will also have the

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