Samuel Tolbert is a freelance gaming writer who started working for iMore and its sister sites Windows Central and Android Central in July 2019. He handles news, previews, reviews, and exclusive original reporting, and has also been featured on TechRadar.
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While it’s probably easier to point out the genres he doesn’t enjoy, he has a particular interest in real-time strategy, role-playing games, and big-budget horror titles. He's also particularly fond of Bayonetta and Metroid. You can follow him on Twitter @samueltolbert.
Two exciting showcases are coming up on June 13, 2020. Here's how you can watch the PC Gaming Show and Future Games Show. Together, these shows are featuring over 90 games.
The NPD results for May 2020 are out. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has returned as the best-selling game of the month. Meanwhile, the Nintendo Switch was (shockingly) the best-selling console.
E3 2020 isn't happening but plenty of other events are taking place, showing new games, next-generation tech and more. Here are all the game events to check out in place of E3 this year.
Today, CD Projekt announced that over 50 million copies of games in The Witcher series have been sold. Of these sales, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt accounts for over 28 million copies sold.
The April 2020 NPD results have been released, with spending for the month hitting a record high for any April ever. Final Fantasy 7 Remake debuted as the best-selling game for the month.
You can grab Gigantamax Eevee in Pokémon Sword and Shield for a limited time thanks to a new event. This event will run through may 25.
Nintendo has announced Paper Mario: The Origami King for Nintendo Switch. This new game brings fantastic paper worlds to explore and is set to release on July 17, 2020.
A Super Mario 64 PC fan port showed up earlier this year, touting impressive upgrades like 4K support. Unsurprisingly, this project is now receiving copyright complaints from Nintendo lawyers.
Nintendo gave updates sales figures for the Nintendo Switch in its latest financial earnings report. The Nintendo Switch has now sold over 55 million units, as of March 2020.
During Nintendo's financial report for the end of the fiscal year, some updates sales figures were revealed. Animal Crossing: New Horizons has sold over 11 million copies.
Echo, a new Overwatch hero, is now playable in-game on all platforms. Her abilities allow her to duplicate enemy heroes for use on the battlefield.
According to Famitsu, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has sold over 2.6 million retail copies in Japan alone. This doesn't account for sales elsewhere in the world.
A new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character will be revealed and released in June 2020. We know that this character will come from Arms, a Nintendo Switch fighting game.
Animal Crossing: New Horizon Bunny Day is bringing plenty of eggs to find all over your island, as well as egg-themed items to craft. Bunny Day begins on April 1 and will run through April 12.
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