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Game developers and Stadia employees were blindsided by the sudden shutdown

Game developers and Stadia employees were blindsided by the sudden shutdown

Photo: Hulton/Stringer/Kotaku Archive (Getty Images) Few people thought that Google’s struggling streaming service Stadia could one day become a dominant player in the gaming industry, but hardly anyone expected it. stop so abruptly, including the company’s own employees. Stadia VP Phil Harrison, quickly becoming the reaper for new gaming initiatives, informed staff of the news …

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This is the first time anyone has fully seen how Pokemon cards are made (and it's damn satisfying)

This is the first time anyone has fully seen how Pokemon cards are made (and it’s damn satisfying)

Screenshot: The Pokemon Company Pokemon TCG fan site PokeBeach got quite the find. This is an internal video from The Pokémon Company that shows, in never-before-seen detail, exactly how a western Pokémon card is created, from initial design through proofing and printing. And if you like these factory photos of mass-produced items, you’re in for …

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Destiny 2 drops a new challenge, tacitly admitting there's a much bigger problem

Destiny 2 drops a new challenge, tacitly admitting there’s a much bigger problem

Image: Bungie Destiny 2The season of plunder was a surprisingly enjoyable adventure through space pirate fantasy so far, but it hasn’t been without its problems. The biggest yet materialized this week when a new story quest required players to kill 50 champions before they could progress. Bungie decided to auto-complete the challenge for players a …

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