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Game News – BlizzCon Protest Organized by Gamers for Freedom Supporting Hong Kong to Begin Tomorrow

Blizzard Entertainment is expecting to pull out all the stops for this year’s BlizzCon, which is anticipating an announcement for an Overwatch 2. But along with a crowd of fans, the game company can also expect a wave of dissent. In the wake of Blizzard’s suspension of Hearthstone professional player Ng “Blitzchung” Wai Chung over …

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Game News – Persona 5 Royal’s Japanese Launch Saw the Phantom Thieves Taking Over Shibuya

Persona 5 Royal doesn’t have a release date in the West yet, but as of today, it has launched in Japan. To celebrate the game’s release, Atlus has apparently pulled out all of the stops with the game’s marketing. As seen in a recent tweet from the official Japanese Persona account on Twitter, as soon …

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Game News – The Witcher Netflix Series Receives New Trailer, Arrives in December

After months and years of anticipation, Netflix finally revealed today when the upcoming series based on The Witcher is finally set to be released. The first season of The Witcher will finally arrive before the end of the year on December 20. While this isn’t the exact same date that had previously leaked a few months ago, …

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Game News – DualShockers’ Fantasy Horror Movie and Video Game Crossovers

In case you weren’t already aware, today happens to be the spookiest day of the year. If you aren’t already celebrating with a good horror movie or scary game (or Luigi’s Mansion 3), don’t worry: we here at DualShockers have some tricks and treats ready for you. Since we couldn’t decide between celebrating our favorite scary movies …

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Game News – AEW Wrestler Kenny Omega Dressed as Sans from Undertale

It is no surprise that wrestlers nowadays like video games. They travel across the world every week. They have to keep themselves busy somehow during those long traveling hours. However, some wrestlers show their love for games in and out of the ring. AEW wrestler Kenny Omega is one of these people, and during last …

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Game News – The Last of Us Artwork Shows Ellie and Joel Comically Sketched by Disney Artist

With the disappointing news last week that The Last of Us Part 2 would now be moved from 21, February 2020 to its new date of May 29, 2020, we needed something to cheer us all up, right? Good thing we all have Ami Thompson, an Art director and animator at Walt Disney Animation Studio, …

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Game News – Kotaku, Deadspin, GMG Union vs. G/O Media, Explained

If you’re a regular reader of other outlets such as Kotaku, The Onion, Deadspin, and other websites that are under the media company G/O Media, you may have noticed some controversy taking place. So what’s actually going on with these websites and G/O Media? Earlier this year, Great Hill Partners agreed to acquire Gizmodo Media …

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Game News – Ninja Theory Announces The Insight Project Which Explores Mental Illness Through Video Games

Ninja Theory, the studio behind the critically acclaimed Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, has announced a new initiative to address mental health and alleviate mental distress with The Insight Project. The studio is no stranger in dealing with the topic of mental health as we witnessed them explore the young Celtic warrior Senua in her heartwrenching journey with psychosis …

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Game News – Reggie Fils-Aimé to Receive “Legend Award” at the New York Game Awards

Since Reggie Fils-Aimé retired from Nintendo of America last April, the accolades have been pouring in. He’s been awarded the Walter Day Life Time Achievement Award from the Video Game Hall of Fame, and the Rock even offered him congratulations. It’s easy to see why: his 15 year career at the company was impressive–he oversaw …

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Game News – PlayStation Vue is Shutting Down in January

It looks like Sony’s PlayStation Vue service won’t be making the transition to next-gen with the PS5 in 2020. After rumors started swirling earlier this week, Sony made it official today and announced that PlayStation Vue, the company’s streaming television service, will be shuttering in just a few months. More specifically, Vue will be shutting …

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