Don’t Expect Overwatch for Nintendo Switch

It doesn't sound likely that Overwatch will come to Nintendo Switch.

Speaking with Gamespot, Blizzard senior game producer Matthew Hawley discussed the possibilities of Overwatch heading to the hybrid system and mobile devices. "There are challenges in running on the platforms that we're not already on, otherwise we would probably already be on some of those other platforms," he said.

"We'll see where things go. Certainly, there is a huge number of people out there who have Nintendo Switch and mobile phones, but right now, the core development team is focused on supporting the live game."

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Fortnite: Epic Looking at Keeping a ‘Large Squad Mode’

Fortnite's popular 50v50 mode — or something very much like it — might become a permanent fixture in the game, according to Epic.

"We’ve heard you about your love for 50v50 and we’re currently evaluating keeping a larger squad mode live at all times for those who enjoy that type of battling more!" the developer said in an update.

Fortnite's 50v50 mode is one of its most popular, catering to both casual and active playstyles, according to fans of the Limited Time Mode.

The 50v50 LTM first went live at the end of last year after it was revealed at the 2017 Game Awards.

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State of Decay 2 Has Already Seen Over 1 Million Players

More than 1 million players have stepped into the zombie apocalypse with State of Decay 2.

Microsoft announced the milestone on Xbox Wire, adding that over 675 million of the undead have been killed so far. That's on top of over 6 million bags of snacks eaten, plus over 6 million firecrackers and fireworks used.

State of Decay 2 is the second major Microsoft first-party title to be added to Xbox Game Pass, following Sea of Thieves.

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God of War Sales Top 5 Million in the First Month

Sony boss, John Kodera, has revealed that God of War sold over 5 million copies in its first month.

The news comes from Sony’s Investor Relations day 2018, in which Kodera announced the number of copies sold exceeded 5 million in the month following God of War's launch.

God of War has performed very well for Sony, selling 3.1 million copies worldwide in its first three days, becoming the fastest-selling PlayStation 4 exclusive for the company.

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50% off Audible Membership for First 3 Months

Love books? With Audible it's easy to tune into audiobooks wherever you are. By streaming or downloading books onto the free Audible app you will be able enjoy your favourite titles on the go, in your car or even at the gym. Try Audible membership at a discounted rate, which will save you 50% during the first three months, and you can opt-out any time.

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Bond 25: Universal Wins Distribution Rights, Director and Start Date Announced

Universal Pictures has won distribution rights for the international release of James Bond 25, and Danny Boyle has been brought on board to direct.

After partnering with EON Productions and MGM Studios, Universal Pictures will be handling the international distribution for the next James Bond film, beating out Sony and Warner Bros. who were reportedly in the running for the film's international distribution rights.

The film has also found a director. After reports that Yann Demange might be taking up the reins, it was announced that Academy-Award winner Danny Boyle will be directing, with an original screenplay by Trainspotting's John Hodge. As confirmed last year. Daniel Craig will be reprising his role as 007.

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IGN UK Podcast #436: Benny the Blade Runner

Early in the 21st Century, THE IGN CORPORATION advanced podcasters into the nexus phase – a podcaster virtually identical to an idiot – known as a Benny.

The Nexus 6 Bennies were inferior in strength and agility, and considerably less intelligent, to the genetic engineers who created them.

Bennies were used Off-world as slave labor, in the hazardous exploration and colonisation of other planets.

After a bloody mutiny by a Nexus 6 combat team in North London, Bennies were declared illegal on earth – under penalty of death.

Special police squads – Blade Runner Units – had orders to shoot to kill, upon detection, any trespassing Benny.

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The Best Soundbars

Not everyone wants to fuss with setting up surround sound speakers. A much easier way to add some excellent audio to your home theater is with a simple soundbar.