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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 ...

24 minutes ago from Extremetech

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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.

11 hours ago 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 ...

7 hours ago from Geek.com

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The Morning After: Amazon walks away from HQ2

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The Toy Fair is about to start, and we have some items from Hot Wheels and Lego that will make being born post-Xbox seem more appealing. Also, ...

12 hours ago from Engadget

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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.

1 hours ago 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.        

12 hours ago 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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Metro Exodus review: Breathes new life into doomsday

While games like Fallout have a certain charming optimism to them, Metro Exodus depicts a harrowingly authentic world

Wed 13 Feb 19 from The Independent

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Latest trailer for Anthem is a live-action prequel by District 9 director

Independent film production company Oats Studios, best known for sci-fi shorts Adam and Zygote, has released a live-action trailer for BioWare’s upcoming Destiny-killer. Anthem Conviction is ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Techspot

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