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    BBC Studios & Twitch Team Up For Special Doctor Who Digital Broadcast Event

    Today, Twitch announced that it is teaming up with BBC Studios for the first-ever digital broadcasting event for Doctor Who, which will be airing on six-to-seven-hour blocks daily. Also, new Whovian emotes will be available to viewers. Over 500 episodes from 26 season will be shown and will...
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    Saturday Night Live Comes to Twitch For 16-Hour Digital Marathon

    You already hit up Twitch for gaming, cooking, art streams, and other fun stuff. Now you can add comedy to that list, as Twitch and NBC have announced its first-ever digital marathon of new and old Saturday Night Live sketches. There's a chunk of 16 hours of SNL's all-time popular sketches...
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    Microsoft Expands Gifting Options In Digital Store

    The long-requested gifting feature for Xbox One and PC gamers arrived back in November, but now Microsoft has opened it up further to be a more useful and functional experience. Now, you can use it with all Xbox One games, PC titles, and DLC expansions. That should make it a lot easier to build...
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    Polish Studio Acram Digital Booted from Steam for Review Tampering

    What does it take to get kicked off of Steam? Tampering with reviews will get you there, that's for sure. That's what the Polish game studio Acram Digital found out after one of its developers was caught doing that very thing. As a result, they were booted from the platform entirely. According...
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    Devolver Digital & Megacat Studios Create New SNES Game To Benefit Charity

    What games are you looking forward to this year? Whether you've got an Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Switch, or Super Nintendo, there's something coming for you. Oh yes, I said Super Nintendo. I mentioned it because this year, in 2018, there's a new Super Nintendo title coming out that you'll be...
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    Past Call of Juarez Games Could Come To Digital Stores Soon

    To start out the week, fans of the Call of Juarez games got some great news when Ubisoft handed the publishing rights to Call of Juarez: Gunslinger to the newly named Techland Publishing, allowing the game to be re-added to the Steam storefront. An official press release has been sent out and...
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    Devolver Digital co-founder Mike Wilson Talks Reboot Develop 2018 & Indies

    Shacknews sat down with Mike Wilson of Devolver Digital to chat about all things indie gaming, including the recent Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass announcement, which was a pleasant surprise for FPS fans, especially those into the kind of twitch action Serious Sam provides. "It's been interesting...
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    Moss Tops Playstation VR Digital Sales Charts For March

    If you have a PSVR kit and have yet to check out Moss even after reading my glowing review, maybe the latest stats from March's sales charts will convince you to give it a shot. The platform puzzler hit a healthy balance between adorable and dark, and it would be impossible to downplay how...
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    Nintendo Now Lets You Use Gold Points Toward Digital Purchases

    I wish we lived in a world where I could punch blocks made of bricks without breaking my hands and money would pop out. Sadly, with the laws of science being what they are, the likelihood of such a thing happening is rather minuscule. However, it looks like Nintendo has found a way to offer up...
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    PAX Organizer ReedPOP Acquires Gamer Network, Parent Company of Eurogamer, Digital Foundry & EGX

    Gamer Network, the home of such publications as Eurogamer, RockPaperShotgun, and GamesIndustry.biz, has been acquired by ReedPOP. ReedPOP is the home of the PAX events and this new deal adds EGX and EGX Rezzed events to the media group's repertoire. The press release states that ReedPOP will be...
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    Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Getting Physical and Digital Release This Spring

    The long-awaited sequel to Shaq Fu is getting a physical and digital release on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch. Thanks to a partnership between Saber Interactive and publisher Wired Productions, Shaq will be doing it for Shacknews in a new game. Please take a look at this brand new Shaq Fu: A...
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    Twitch 2017 Year-End Retrospective Features Interactive Digital Comic and Stats

    Twitch has seen some insane growth in the last few years. 2017 was a banner year for the live streaming platform seeing the rise of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and the continued explosion of countless awesome streamers. Official Twitch PR: "When we set out to design our 2017 Retrospective in...
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    Twitch Announces Multi-Year Deal with Disney Digital Network to Bring Exclusive Live and VOD Content

    Everyone's favorite live streaming service, Twitch, has announced a huge partnership with Disney Digital Network to bring exclusive VOD and live stream content from some of their top content creators. Jacksepticeye, LuzuGames, Markiplier, and Strawburry17 are bringing their talents to Twitch...
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    Preview: Lord Of The Rings Living Card Game Goes Digital

    It would be hard for anyone to argue against the significant impact that J.R.R Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series has had on the world of fantasy gaming. Whether you’re talking Dungeons & Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, or anything in-between featuring an elf or a wizard, the cultural...
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    Playstation Reveals 2017's Top Digital Sales

    2017 has come and gone but that doesn't mean we're done with best of lists! The most recent group of top 10's comes fresh from the PlayStation.Blog. They've totaled up the best selling games, add-ons, VR titles, Vita games, and classic titles along with a brand new category for best-selling...
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    Sumo Digital Purchases EVE Valkyrie Devs From CCP

    CCP Games, creators of EVE Online have sold their Newcastle studio to developers Sumo Digital for an unknown sum. The Newcastle studio is the team behind EVE’s space combat VR title EVE Valkyrie. The sale is leading some to speculate that Sumo may be interested in breaking into the VR...
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    Sumo Digital Purchases EVE Valkyrie Devs From CCP

    CCP Games, creators of EVE Online have sold their Newcastle studio to developers Sumo Digital for an unknown sum. The Newcastle studio is the team behind EVE’s space combat VR title EVE Valkyrie. The sale is leading some to speculate that Sumo may be interested in breaking into the VR...
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    Weekend Console Download Deals for 12/1: Nintendo Digital Sale Rolls On

    Black Friday is in the rear view mirror, so that means life goes on for the console digital storefronts. The Xbox One and PlayStation storefronts are looking to recover from the wild weekend, but everyone at Nintendo appears to still be partying on. A handful of Switch, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS...
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    Are Digital Steam Cards Locking Users Out of The Marketplace?

    This week, Valve expanded the gift aspect of their Steam marketplace with digital gift cards. The digital currency is available in the same increments as the physical gift cards and allows users to send their friends funds directly to their Steam wallets. The rollout of this new feature isn't...
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    You Can Now Buy Your Friends Off with Steam's Digital Gift Cards

    Valve has unveiled an expansion to their digital gifting right in time for the recently leaked Holiday sales. Steam Digital Gift Cards are now available and they allow you to send Steam Wallet funds directly to your friends. This new initiative expands on the incredibly popular single-game gift...
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    NBA AR Brings Digital Hoops To Your Analog Life

    Among the many bold new features to be found in Apple's latest iOS 11 devices is the ARKit, a suite of functionality that pertains specifically to the company's new focus on augmented reality software. So far, the bulk of mobile users' various AR experiences range from short-and-sweet AR...
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    Hellblade Tops PS4's Digital Sales Charts For August

    Ninja Theory shifted their creative process from the slightly safer space of Triple-A to one embracing more indie values and yielding a title that received a near-perfect score from us. Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is a grueling journey that focuses on mental illness, something not...
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    How a Supreme Court Ruling on Ink Could Impact Digital Games

    A Supreme Court ruling on printer cartridges, of all things, could have big ramifications for consumer ownership rights, including that of digital goods like video games. In the case Impression Products v Lexmark, the Supreme Court ruled that consumers have broader rights to do what they will...
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    Google's Digital Whiteboard Will Be Great for Online Workplaces

    Google has constantly innovated upon their different programs in order to keep up with the way business is handled in modern times. Docs and Drive are just a couple of examples of the company adapting to the way we share information in the digital age. Google’s next move in simplifying the...
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    Digital Downloads Gaining Ground as Retail Slumps

    Digital game sales have become a huge market for publishers. From Steam to the Xbox Marketplace to the PlayStation Store, players can grab just about anything they want without waiting in line at the tradition brick-and-mortar shops. Just how big is it? A new ESA report for 2016 says digital...