Yesterday Sony made the surprise reveal that they won't be attending E3 2019. Sony has been present at every E3 in the show's history, but they simply aren't willing to make the commitment this time. So what impact will this have on the event overall? Longterm, it's hard to say, but as for 2019, you can still expect the other two biggest players to show up.

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The big day is finally here, Pokémon trainers! After months of hype-building by Game Freak and The Pokémon Company, Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee are now available on Nintendo Switch. Return to Kanto to re-live the adventure that started it all, but with HD graphics, more modern gameplay, and a hint of Pokémon GO sprinkled in. To celebrate the launch, Nintendo UK has just put out one last trailer.

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Sony has made the surprising decision to drop out of 2019's Electronic Entertainment Expo. The group behind E3, the Entertainment Software Association, confirmed today that Sony has decided to skip E3 entirely. Neither Sony nor the Entertainment Software Association has released the reasons behind Sony's departure, but the decision could have dire consequences for E3's future.

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Nintendo has found great success with its Classic console lineup, selling over 10 million combined NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles. To many, following them up with an N64 Classic seems like it would be a no-brainer, and Nintendo has even filed trademarks related to Nintendo 64 in recent months. Is an announcement on the way? Not so fast, says Reggie.

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Niantic had a dramatic rise to fame and fortune after Pokémon GO launched in 2016, and soon they'll be working with another beloved franchise. They've been teasing a Harry Potter project for quite some time now, and they recently launched the first teaser trailer for the upcoming game, dubbed Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

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Sony initially marketed PlayStation 3 as having the ability to run Linux, but four years after launch, they removed this feature. A class-action lawsuit was filed against them in response, and after a lengthy legal process, Sony eventually agreed to a settlement in which affected users could claim as much as $65 for their troubles. Well, the checks have started to roll in, but they are far smaller than anticipated.

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Nintendo has a PR nightmare on their hands in Russia right now. Yasha Haddaji, Nintendo's top executive in the region, has grown increasingly unpopular in recent months as Nintendo Russia has stopped selling Pokémon trading cards and ordered very few copies of Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee, choosing to stock only the Pikachu version adequately. The last straw for many fans came during a recent livestream event, where Haddaji can be seen insulting and swearing at his employees, as well as threatening to fire them.

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Since the announcement of this game back in 2017, Lovecraft fans around the world have waited for Call of Cthulhu to arrive on PC, PlayStation 4, and the Xbox One. But now that it's arrived, the one question that plagues everyone's mind is: does it actually live it up to being Lovecraftian? Did Cyanide Studio manage to capture the Lovecraftian spirit with the game where so many others before them have tried and failed? Let's take a dive into the depths of madness!

It's been nearly a year and a half since Nintendo first revealed that Metroid Prime 4 is in development for Nintendo Switch. The initial teaser was nothing more than a logo and a jingle, and the name is likely tentative, but fans of the series still went nuts with excitement. Little has been said about Samus' upcoming adventure since then, but Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime just gave fans some reasons to get excited again!

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You've heard of the famed RPG series Final Fantasy (over and over again), but now get ready for the cheap, K-Mart knock-off: Last Idea. Except there's one bizarre detail. If this familiar-sounding game is real and in development, it's not being made by a copycat, but by Final Fantasy developer Square Enix themselves.

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We're just two days away now from the launch of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee on Nintendo Switch, and the reviews are starting to roll in. As we noted yesterday, the twin games have received largely positive reviews in the West, and they currently sit at an average score of around 81/100. According to Japanese publication Famitsu, they're even better than that.

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The weekly hardware and software sales from Japan are in, and although it was a fairly mundane week for software, a few new titles launched. Luigi's Mansion for Nintendo 3DS, which launched last month in most territories, finally made its Japanese debut. With 27,370 units sold, it's far from a smash hit... but it was still good enough to top the charts in a slow week.

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Nintendo is about to have a huge holiday season thanks to releases in popular, long-running franchises like Mario Party, Super Smash Bros., and Pokémon. However, this absolute monster of a holiday lineup means that Nintendo's major first-party releases were few and far between throughout the rest of the year. If it were possible (given development schedules), would Nintendo have done things differently?

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Game Freak's beloved Pokémon franchise is set to return to the adventure that started it all in just three days. Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee are pseudo-remakes of the 20-year-old Pokémon Yellow, but with modern graphics and game mechanics, as well as influence from mobile hit Pokémon GO. Are these games worth your time either as a stroll down memory lane or an introduction to the series? The early reviews are in!

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Over 20 years after the series made its debut, Pokémon is finally getting its first official live-action movie, but it's not following the formula of the main series games. Instead, Hollywood turned to a little-known Nintendo 3DS spin-off game called Detective Pikachu. We've known that a film adaptation has been in the works for quite some time, but yesterday we finally got our first look at the movie, including Ryan Reynolds as a talking, crime-solving Pikachu. Was it everything you were hoping for, nightmare fuel, or something else entirely?

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