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Nintendo eShop sale — save on ‘Resident Evil 4,’ various ‘Final Fantasy’ games, and more

03.26.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Here's the thing about social distancing: It's boring. It's really, really, really boring. Like, stare at the wall to pass the time kind of boring. Like, count random things in your home kind of boring. We could go on, but the fact of the matter is t... ...

Game downloads will be throttled to manage internet congestion

For the billions stuck at home during the global effort to flatten the curve, gaming is a welcome escape. But it’s also a bandwidth-heavy one, and Microsoft, Sony and others are working to make sure that millions of people downloading enormous games don’t **** up all the bandwidth. Don’t worry, though, it won’t affect your ...

‘Animal Crossing’ does public service of cleansing your Twitter feed with wholesomeness

03.21.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Twitter has always been ****. But in the age of coronavirus, it's become a truly unlivable nightmare of devastating (if important) news updates, unending anxiety, and heartbreaking stories. Then, little talking cartoon animals came to save us all. I... ...

Nintendo and Lego team up for a cool, gamified Lego Super Mario set

03.12.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles, Toys Articles

Lego and Nintendo are mashing together their expertises in brick-building and games to create a unique Lego set featuring some of the most iconic characters, creatures, and features from the Super Mario universe. Starring a chubby, blocky version of... ...

It’s-a me, Mario Day: Here’s where to get the best deals on Nintendo games and gear

03.10.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Haven't you heard? Today marks Mario Day, a quasi-holiday that commemorates everyone's favorite overall-wearing, mustachioed Italian plumber — not because it's his or Nintendo's birthday, but simply because March 10 = "Mar10." (And you tho... ...

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 ...