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A new Diablo game might have just been leaked on Blizzard's merch store

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New Diablo Leaked

A brand-new game in Blizzard's insanely-popular Diablo series might have just been leaked in the most unlikely of places—the Blizzard merchandise store

Skybound Games will finish Telltale's The Walking Dead: The Final Season

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The Walking Dead: The Final Season New Developer Revealed

The company will work with people from the original Telltale team to complete the game and see the story through to the end.

Google reveals Project Stream, which lets you stream games to Chrome

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Google Project Stream Testing Starts October 5

A test for the service will go live on Oct. 5 for a limited number of participants. These lucky few will have the chance to play the first game to be released on the service at no additional charge. This game is the latest entry in Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series—Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

Bungie files a new trademark for something called "Matter"

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Bungie Trademarks Matter

Matter could be the Bungie's first new IP since the original Destiny was released in 2014. This trademark application was filed by Bungie on September 28 to the European Union Intellectual Property Office, under the Computer Games Software and Online Entertainment Categories.

Google Launching Game Platform To Rival With PlayStation And Xbox

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Google To Launch Game Platform To Rival PlayStation and Xbox

A new report from Kotaku claims that Google is very close to shipping a product, whether it is only a game streaming service or a console is yet to be discovered, which would be set to enter in competition with PlayStation and Xbox. According to Jason Schreier, the plan is based on three points: "1) Some sort of streaming platform, 2) some sort of hardware, and 3) an attempt to bring game developers under the Google umbrella, whether through aggressive recruiting or even major acquisitions."

 

World Health Organization Claims Gaming Addiction Is A Disorder, The Industry Reacts

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Gaming Addicition Is A Mental Disorder - WHO

Gaming addiction has become yesterday a mental disorder according to the World Health Organization, and the decision will become effective as of January 2019. The games industry has reacted to the decision, and in an open letter signed by the ESA, the ESA of Canada, the European Games Developer Federation, Interactive Entertainment South Africa, Interactive Games & Entertainment Association, Korea Association of Game Industry, Interactive Software Federation of Europe, and United Brazilian Organization of Video Games has expressed its concern about it.

The Last of Us Part II's Neil Druckmann Shares A Lovely Photo With Shigeru Miyamoto

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Neil Druckmann Meets Miyamoto At E3 2018

Neil Druckmann, creative director for The Last of Us Part II and vice president at Naughty Dog, shared a photo on Twitter with one of his "heroes" in the video games industry he finally met at the E3 2018.

Microsoft Is Acquiring Playground Games, According To A New Rumor

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Microsoft To Acquire Playground Games

Rumors are around that Playground Games could be in the process of being acquired by Microsoft, and the clues gathered by users at the forums ResetEra are quite believable we must say.

PlayStation 4 Leads Sales In April 2018 In North America, According to NPD

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NPD April 2018 - PS4 Leads Hardware Sales

PlayStation 4 was the best selling console in April 2018, according to NPD Group data, in North America. The data further confirm that Sony is leading the generation over a long slate of countries around the world.

Red Dead Redemption 2, Borderlands 3 Publisher Is Ready For PS5 And Next Xbox

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Publisher Ready For PS5 And Next Xbox

Take-Two, the publisher behind Red Dead Redemption 2 and Borderlands 3 stated that they are ready to start supporting next-gen consoles (PS5 and the next Xbox), since it has already showcased that transitions from one platform to another do not represent a serious issue to it.

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