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Early Copy of Super Mario Bros. Sells for Record-Setting $100,150

You might think spending $60 on a new AAA video game is a lot, but three video game enthusiasts just spent more than $100,000 on a single game, and they don't even plan to play it. The post ...

Fri 15 Feb 19 from Extremetech

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Apex Legends players think its in-game items are way too expensive

Respawn’s Apex Legends is a huge hit. The free-to-play battle royale shooter is closing out its second week since release, and it’s still retaining its top spot on the Twitch leaderboards ...

14 hours ago from The Verge

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Pokémon Go creator seeks settlement in class-action trespass case

When it launched in July 2016, Pokémon Go brought augmented reality (AR) gaming to the masses, as players were tasked with tracking down and catching virtual creatures dotted around the real ...

15 hours ago from Techspot

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Software pirates exploit feature in Apple's App Store to upload fake versions of popular apps

Software pirates have hijacked technology designed by Apple to distribute hacked versions of Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go, Minecraft and other popular apps on iPhones.

Fri 15 Feb 19 from Daily Mail

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‘Stranger Things’ Now Has an Eerie ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Starter Set

Will the Wise, a grotesque Demogorgon, and fireballs are coming to elevate your gameplay: A Stranger Things-themed Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set was recently teased on Amazon and fans can’t ...

Fri 15 Feb 19 from Geek.com

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Opera's 'Reborn 3' update brings a refreshed UI and a 'photography-inspired' dark mode

Though it's never been quite as popular as Google Chrome, Opera is a solid browser for anyone who wants a more feature-rich (and arguably private) web surfing experience.

Fri 15 Feb 19 from Techspot

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Tetris 99: Most unexpected battle royale game yet arrives to take on Fortnite and Apex Legends

Nintendo proves the battle royale genre is not limited to first-person shooter games

Thu 14 Feb 19 from The Independent

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Ten things you probably don't know about the Nintendo Switch video game console

Tech columnist Marc Saltzman lets you in on ten things you might know know about the Nintendo Switch video game console.        

Fri 15 Feb 19 from USA today

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Orangutans make complex economic decisions about tool use depending on the current 'market' situation

Flexible tool use is closely associated with higher mental processes such as the ability to plan actions. Now a group of cognitive biologists and comparative psychologists from the University ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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This Coding Master Class Bundle Is An Extra 60 Percent Off

Knowing how to code can make all the difference. Make sure you are fully prepared with The Complete Learn to Code Master Class Bundle, featuring $1370 worth of training, now offered to Geek ...

11 hours ago from Geek.com

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