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Dan Auty

Avatar Director James Cameron Wasn't a Big Fan of Star Wars 7

While Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the most successful film ever released in North America, it was held off the top slot worldwide by Avatar and Titanic. Now James Cameron, who directed both of those box office titans, has spoken about what he thought of the latest Star Wars movie, and it's not hugely positive.

Indiewire have uncovered a Youtube interview in which the director is asked about his opinions of The Force Awakens. "George Lucas is a friend of mine and he and I were having a...

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Tamoor Hussain

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Needs to Sell 2 Million to Become Profitable

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild needs to sell 2 million units in order to become profitable, according to Nintendo.

The figure was revealed during a shareholder meeting in Japan, which was liveblogged by Twitter user NStyle and translated by Cheesemeister. During it, the Mario creator discussed what it will take to recover development costs.

.@NStyles ...will be helpful in the next production. The costs will be recovered by selling in large volumes, passing 2m sales.

— Cheesemeister...

Kotaku

Brian Ashcraft

NCSoft Is a Great Game Company for Working Parents 

If you have small children, you might wish your company did more to help. You might wish it was like South Korea’s NCSoft.

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Tamoor Hussain

Sony Doesn't Plan to Imitate Microsoft's Xbox and PC Unification Strategy, Exec Suggests

Microsoft's push to unite its Xbox One and PC audiences won't impact Sony's plans, according to Sony Interactive Entertainment president Andrew House.

Speaking during Sony's investor day, as reported by DualShockers, House was asked whether Microsoft's new unification strategy would instigate a similar shift in the PlayStation ecosystem.

"I always hesitate to be drawn into discussions on someone else's strategy," he said. "I'm more than happy to talk about our own strategy... Yes, there was a...

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Tamoor Hussain

Nintendo Didn't Show NX at E3 Because It Was Worried About Copycats, Says Miyamoto

Shigeru Miyamoto has explained why Nintendo did not show its next gaming platform, codenamed NX, at E3 and passed up the opportunity to make a high-profile unveiling ahead of the hardware's launch in March 2017.

Nintendo recently held a shareholder meeting in Japan, which was attended and liveblogged by Twitter user NStyle and translated by Cheesemeister. During this meeting, Miyamoto said NX wasn't at E3 because Nintendo was worried about copycats.

.@NStyles Miyamoto: Normally we would've...

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Brian Ashcraft

Report: Nintendo Is Researching VR

From the sound of it, add Nintendo to the list of companies that are interested in VR.

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Brian Ashcraft

Ghostbuster Hamburgers Are Just As Ridiculous As You'd Hope

Once again, Japan is raising the bar with hamburgers. This time, it’s turned its skills to Ghostbusters.

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Brian Ashcraft

1000 Yen Viewpoint at Lake Motosuko.

1000 Yen Viewpoint at Lake Motosuko. Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. By Neub Detat.

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GameSpot Staff

Win Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition + A Limited Edition PS4!

GameSpot Australia is giving away a prize pack featuring Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition to a chosen Australian GameSpot reader, thanks to Village Roadshow.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition is an extended cut of the film which includes 30 more minutes of story and action not seen in cinemas, directed by Zack Snyder and starring Ben Affleck (Batman), Henry Cavill (Superman), Amy Adams (Lois Lane), Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor), and Gal Gadot (Wonder...

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Nathan Grayson on Steamed, shared by Nathan Grayson to Kotaku

Developer Claims Activision Nuked His Game From Steam Over Call Of Duty Guns

Yesterday, Steam dinosaur game The Orion Project got yanked from Steam. Trek Industries’ David Prassel posted an update to Steam claiming that his game was the victim of a DMCA claim from Activision. And then the real fun began.

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Luke Plunkett

Halo 5 is free to download and free to play for the next week (June 29 to July 5) if you’re an Xbox

Halo 5 is free to download and free to play for the next week (June 29 to July 5) if you’re an Xbox Live Gold subscriber. Not a bad deal that, since you can easily wrap up the singleplayer campaign in that time.

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Mat Paget

Fallout 4 Mod Update Adds a Bunch of New Features

Bethesda's Fallout 4 mods website has received an update today that adds a bunch of new features that makes using and posting mods more flexible. You now have more control over your mods, which makes it easier for potential users to download and implement them.

Some of the new options for creators include the ability to see their mods' stats, edit the version number with a custom name, and moderate comments--comments can also be "Liked" now, too. Additionally, categories for "Piracy/Stolen"...

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Eddie Makuch

Overwatch Competitive Mode Out Now on PC, Hitting PS4 and Xbox One Next Week

Overwatch's competitive mode is out today, but only on PC. The highly anticipated mode comes to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next week, Blizzard announced today.

"We don't have an exact date to share, but we can confirm that the patch is going through approvals right now on both platforms," the company said in a forum post about the console release.

Blizzard added that it understands this "isn't an ideal way to deliver new content." To that end, Blizzard said it hopes to "continue to refine" its...

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Alex Newhouse

The Harry Potter Universe Has a North American Wizarding School Called Ilvermorny

J.K. Rowling hinted at an American wizarding school in the Harry Potter series, but the author didn't explain anything about it at all. Fans have clamored for more information about the American equivalent of Hogwarts for years, and now Rowling has finally provided some details about the school, called Ilvermorny.

In a new short story on the official Harry Potter website meant to tease the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film, Rowling explored in depth the origins of...

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Mat Paget

Play the System Shock Remastered Demo Right Now on PC

System Shock Remastered is currently on Kickstarter, seeking $900,000 in total funds. However, you don't have to put down money on the remake until you've tried it: a demo for System Shock Remastered is available on Steam, GOG, and Humble right now.

Developer Night Dive's Kickstarter page describes the demo as "a proof of concept" and says that the performance, features, and visuals "are subject to change."

"We want to demonstrate our commitment and passion for System Shock by providing a fun...

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Daniel Lisi

The Crushing Design Of World Of Warcraft's Big Raids

Hardcore raiding schedules in World of Warcraft can turn an otherwise unproductive “leisure” activity into a competitive sport. At the extreme end, it can become a stressful obligation rife with social dependencies and pressure.

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Luke Plunkett

Fans Discover FIFA Glitch That May Have Been Ripping Them Off

FIFA fans, fed up with what they felt was a “handicap glitch” affecting their play, have diagnosed and likely uncovered a problem that may have been undermining the game’s “Ultimate Team” mode for years. Which is a big deal, since that mode costs real money.

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Philip Kollar

An almost-all-spells deck in Hearthstone leads to some hilarious, terrible results

Bless Yogg-Saron and its inability to do anything right

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Mat Paget

This Week's PS4, PS3, and PS Vita Deals Revealed

It's the last week of June, and we have another week of discounts on PlayStation platforms. There are a lot of sales this week, and as long as you own a PS4. PS3, or Vita, there might be something you're interested in.

PS4 owners can take advantage of discounts on games like:

Doom -- $41.99 (PS Plus: $35.99)EA Sports UFC 2 -- $29.99Resident Evil Revelations 2 Deluxe Edition -- $20.99 (PS Plus: $17.99)Saints Row IV Re-Elected -- $6.99 (PS Plus: $4.99)Street Fighter V -- $44.99 (PS Plus:...

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