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Weekly NGG: Candy Crush debocle, Metroid project, Hearthstone beta, and more!

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Another week down, another week closer to new games. In a way this breathing room is great for gamers to play some classics, get to that backlog, or even catch up on other hobbies like TV shows. However, in terms of news, there’s a lot to share so let’s get to this week’s News, Games, Geeks.


  • Blizzard’s card game, Hearthstone, has opened it’s beta for everyone to download
  • A DeviantArt creator is making a Pokémon fan game
  • Pixar is going to make a Star Wars movie
  • The cast of The Elder Scrolls Online has bee announced
  • The Humble Roguelike Weekly Sale debuted
  •, creators behind Candy Crush Saga, are trying to trademark the words, Candy and Saga, when used in games, thus sparking an uproar on the internet (links 1, 2, and 3)
  • Sony is shutting down four MMOs: Free Realms, Star Wars Clone Wars Adventures, Vanguard Saga of Heroes, Wizardry Online

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News sources credited to Games Press, IGN, and Kotaku.


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