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Game Boy Advance game gets split-screen multiplayer through new FPGA core

Developer Robert Peip shows off some split-screen Game Boy Advance multiplayer gaming through his new FPGA core. Here at Ars, we’re big fans of situations where emulation creates a classic gaming experience that’s actually better than what you could get with original hardware in some way or another. In the past, that has meant upsampling …

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A PlayStation Network outage is affecting certain games

Just a day after a massive Xbox Live outage, Sony’s PlayStation Network has been experiencing issues for several hours. The problem on this end is a bit different, and based on reports may only affect certain games. Sony’s PSN Status page reports that “You might have difficulty launching games, apps, or network features” on platforms …

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Stardew Valley’s couch co-op update rolls out on Switch, Xbox and PlayStation

In December, Stardew Valley’s 1.5 update arrived for PC players of the farming simulator, and among a long list of changes, it added the ability for multiple players to join in on the same machine. Now that update has rolled out on consoles, and also adds a new region of the world, additional NPCs and …

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‘Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’ multiplayer is smooth and slightly neon

When a few minutes of footage from a Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War multiplayer battle leaked online last week, the consensus on at least one Reddit thread was that it looked like an upgraded version of previous Black Ops games. “This is literally BO4 but with a new coat of paint on it,” …

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Microsoft confirms “free-to-play multiplayer” for Halo Infinite [Updated]

Halo is for everyone. We can confirm #HaloInfinite multiplayer will be free-to-play and will support 120FPS on Xbox Series X. More details will be shared later! pic.twitter.com/9bIrppFiON — Halo (@Halo) July 31, 2020 Update, 5:02pm ET: Since our story went live this morning, Microsoft has confirmed the below leak as authentic. Halo Infinite will indeed …

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Amazon’s multiplayer Pac-Man game is made for Twitch streaming

Sponsored Links Pac-Man Live Studio – Endless Mode Amazon Games Amazon Games showed it’s a serious competitor with the new shooter Crucible and has an MMO on the way, but its next game is the one that makes the most sense for Twitch streaming. That’s because Pac-Man Live Studio is not just a variant of …

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