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July 28, 2020
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Pre-orders for the Analogue Pocket retro portable game console start August 3, ships May 2021

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Analogue has repeatedly proven that it’s the gold standard when it comes to retro gaming, delivering extremely faithful, but modern hardware to play original NES, SNES, Sega....

June 30, 2020
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Mobile developer Tru Luv enlists investors to help build a more inclusive alternative to gaming

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Developer and programmer Brie Code has worked at the peak of the video game industry – she was responsible for many of the AI systems that powered non-player character (NPC) ....

June 29, 2020
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Animal Crossing’s summer update will let you swim for sea critters

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There’s huge news today for Animal Crossing: New Horizons players still devoted to the most pleasantly addictive way to stay kind of sane stuck at home during the pandemic. I....

June 24, 2020
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Confronting racial bias in video games

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Protests across the U.S. over police violence and systemic racism against Black Americans have sparked gaming companies like Electronic Arts, Epic Games and Sony Interactive Entert....

May 12, 2020
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CRV’s Saar Gur wants to invest in a new wave of games built for VR, Twitch and Zoom

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Saar Gur is adept at identifying the next big consumer trends earlier than most: The San Francisco-based general partner at CRV has led investments into leading consumer internet ....

April 19, 2020
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Republic acquires Fig, adding games to its startup crowdfunding platform

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Crowdfunding platform for startups Republic has acquired crowdfunding platform for games Fig, joining forces to help creators get their ideas off the ground. Users of each service ....

April 1, 2020
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Despite pandemic, gaming is well-positioned to withstand recession

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Efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 have led to a global economic downturn, but the gaming industry is booming. With hundreds of millions of people sequestered in their homes, g....

March 30, 2020
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This Week in Apps: Apple launches a COVID-19 app, the outbreak’s impact on social and video apps and more

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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry s....