16 trends that will define the future of video games

Hundreds of game developers, publishers and analysts recently descended on Brighton for the annual Develop conference.

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The Smartphone Nintendo Should Make

A few weeks ago, we asked you which classic gadget you’d turn into a smartphone. We asked because we have a friend who specializes in bringing fantastic phone concepts to life. We gave him a few of the top ideas, and once again, he’s made the magic happen.

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The Game Maker Who Became CEO: What Satoru Iwata Meant To Nintendo

By some measures, Satoru Iwata was the most successful video game creator to have ever lived: a kid who played Pong; a young man who started a development studio with friends; and eventually at 42, the CEO of the most beloved company in his medium’s history.

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Is This a Long-Lost Prototype of the “Nintendo PlayStation?”

At the summer Consumer Electronics Show in 1991, Sony announced that it was jumping into the video game hardware market for the first time, partnering with Nintendo to release something called a “PlayStation.

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Let’s-a-go! Super Mario Maker arrives on Wii U on 12th September and includes a Hardcover Artbook!

Let’s-a-go! Super Mario Maker arrives on Wii U on 12th September and includes a Hardcover Artbook!

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E3 2015: our 13 favourite games

Last week, E3 – the Cannes film festival of the video game industry – attracted more than 50,000 game makers, journalists and retailers to the LA convention centre for three days of frenzied hype, promise and speculation.

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