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SurveyMonkey: Pokémon Go popularity may have already peaked

According to SurveyMonkey, Pokémon Go remains incredibly popular in the US, but is already beginning to decline.

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This week in games: Dark Souls III player replaces all textures with a crab image, and more

Plus Rick and Morty finally did it—meaning the duo's coming to virtual reality—and Battleborn is only $15. This is gaming news for July 18 - 22.

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Gaming desktops with AMD Zen chips will be hard to come by this year

If you're expecting widespread availability of gaming desktops with AMD's Zen chips by year end, don't hold your breath.

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Pokémon Go launches in Japan with McDonald’s as first sponsor

Pokémon Go has launched in Japan with a new revenue stream -- corporate sponsorship from McDonald’s.

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Scenes from San Francisco's massive Pokémon Go meetup

Pokémon Go is taking over the world, and players in San Francisco put together a massive gathering aimed at bringing fans of the game together in the high tech mecca. Here's how it all went down.

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The Humble 2K Bundle's dirt-cheap lineup of superb PC games isn't humble at all

There are gaming bundles and then there are gaming bundles. The Humble 2K Bundle offers a ton of killer games for just $15

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8 insider tips to help you become a Pokémon Go master

Grab Pikachu as your first Pokémon, choose your ‘eeveelution,’ and reclaim your phone’s battery life with these Pokémon Go tips.

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Myst spiritual successor Obduction delayed days before scheduled release

A mere week before Myst spiritual successor Obduction was scheduled to release, Cyan's delayed it until August.

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Here's all the gear you need for a Pokémon Go adventure

Pokémon Go is hotter than a Charizard right now, but the game asks a lot from people who want to play actively. It’s a huge battery hog, and long play sessions require a lot of physical endurance. Here’s what you need in your Go bag to make your time in the field last, based on my year of experience playing Ingress, its predecessor.

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Awesome: Hitman's next elusive assassination target is Gary "Wildcard" Busey

Gary Busey is Agent 47's next elusive target in Hitman's glorious assassination sandbox.

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Acer's new Predator G1 gaming PC dumps the Titan X for a more ferocious GTX 1080

Acer's Predator G1 gaming desktop is now available with the GeForce GTX 1080 instead of the originally announced Titan X.

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7 things you shouldn't do while playing Pokémon Go

Everyone is playing the mobile smash, but some people aren't doing it right.

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The beginner’s guide to Pokémon Go: A FAQ on how to catch 'em all

Not sure which team to join? Don't know the difference between a regular Poké Ball and a Great Ball? And where do these Pokémon hang out? This guide is here to help.

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New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch 'em all

Where can I find Pikachu? More than one Pokémon Go map promises to help you find rare Pokémon—and they need your help. Here's our list of the best Pokémon Go maps, now updated with the latest maps.

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Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine brings free VR lightsaber battles to HTC Vive today

Plus Battlefront gets space battles, nine months late. This news and more out of Star Wars Celebration Europe.