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Tencent to grow gaming empire with $148M acquisition of Conan publisher Funcom in Norway

Tencent, one of the world’s biggest videogaming companies by revenue, today made another move to help cement that position. The Chinese firm has made an offer to fully acquire Funcom, the games developer behind Conan Exiles (and others in the Conan franchise), Dune and some 28 other titles. The deal, when approved, would value the ...

China Roundup: WeChat’s new focus on monetization

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. At the beginning of each year, a large crowd of developers, content creators and digitally-savvy business owners gather in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou ...

Pokémon Sword and Shield are getting downloadable expansions this year

If you’ve already completed your Pokédex and battled your way up to become the Champion of Galar, you might’ve figured you were just about done with Pokémon Sword/Shield. Surprise! More is on the way — for a price, that is. This morning Nintendo announced that it’s working on not one, but two downloadable expansions for ...

The best video games to play with your family over the holidays

12.24.2019 · Posted in Family Articles, Technology Articles

Video games can become a point of contention at family gatherings like Christmas.  But instead of grandpa yelling at the kids for not looking up from their Gameboys, there are lots of ways games can bring us together instead of tearing us apart ... ...

Picking up a Nintendo Switch? Here’s how to get a $30 gift card for free.

12.17.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

TL;DR: The Nintendo Switch is going to be the most popular gaming console purchase this holiday season (again) — Target is currently offering a $30 gift card when you buy one, which is the best deal we can find right now. Unless you've been li... ...

The 10 best video games of 2019

12.10.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

This was an interesting year for video games. The games that really shined 2019 weren't sequels to well-established series, they were new worlds with new characters making their marks for the first time. Sure, there were a couple remakes and sequels ... ...

Get Zelda: Breath of the Wild for a good deal

Even after I vanquished Calamity Gannon in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild over a year ago, I'm still playing it. I have tons of side quests to complete, a few more shrines to clear, and a bushel of Korok seeds to find. It is my favorite video game, and if you haven't ...