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Chelsea Stark

Brooklyn, NY
Games Reporter — Mashable
As seen in: Mashable
Covers:  video games, nintendo, playstation, xbox, gaming, mobile games, indie games
Doesn't Cover: gamification, apps

Games Editor @Mashable

Let President Obama take you on a VR tour of Yosemite — For those who have never been to Yosemite National Park viewing pictures of its stately trees can't quite match feeling like you've stepped inside those photos. It also can't hurt that your guide for this virtual trip is President Barack Obama.

Pokémon Go is so big that it has its own VR porn parody now — Behind every great entertainment property there's a cheekily named porn parody. Super Hornio Bros . Game of Bones: Winter is Cumming. Spongeknob Squarenuts. (Okay, that one is less clever, but you get the idea.) So it comes as no surprise that after Pokémon Go invaded all our smartphones, the porn parodies were not too far behind.

More games join Nintendo Selects to sweeten the back-to-school blues — Video games probably aren't on the approved list of school supplies, but Nintendo is getting pretty studious by putting several new games on its discounted Nintendo Selects program. 3DS titles Animal Crossing; New Leaf, Luigi's Mansion; Dark Moon, Tomodachi Life, Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins and Nintendogs + cats: Golden Retreiver and New Friends are all permanently discounted to $19.99.

Report: Sony will give the first glimpse of PlayStation Neo next month — Sony will soon show us exactly what it has in store for the PlayStation consoles, with a presentation on its half-generational step next month, according to reports. First reported by French site Gameblog and then confirmed by , Sony will show off the PlayStation Neo on Sept. 7 in New York City.

HTC launching a VR app store for Vive to move beyond games — The HTC Vive VR headset will get its own app store this fall, as the company moves to broaden the experiences available to its users. Viveport will offer virtual reality experiences in areas like education, communcation, entertainment, shopping and more, said Rikard Steiber, SVP of virtual reality at HTC.

16-bit classic Disney games now on Mac and PC — Remember when licensed animated movie tie-in games weren't the worst thing in the world? It seems game distribution service remembers, as its re-releasing three 16-bit classic Disney titles currently only available on dusty cartridges or nebulously legal emulation.

Read old 'Nintendo Power' issues at the Internet Archive and instantly feel like a kid again — It may not feel quite as exciting as receiving a brand new Nintendo Power in your mailbox as a kid, but at least now you don't have to worry about spilling soda all over the spread of the next Mario game. The Internet Archive is preserving all our Nintendo Power memories by putting all the back issues online.

Lucio-themed soccer and Olympic skins coming to 'Overwatch' — Are you ready to feel the football beat? Rio and the Olympics are coming to Overwatch this August as part of the game's first special event. Players will be treated to special cosmetic items for the Games, but also a twist on one of its biggest sports.

'Gears of War 4' is getting a pro league with $1 million prize pool — Professional Gears of War players, your time in the sun is back. Ahead of Gears of War 4's launch, Microsoft and studio The Coalition announced multi-city Gears Esports Pro Circuit, which has $1 million in prizes to give away to top teams. The tournaments will be organized by Major League Gaming and Gfinity, and start this November - a month after the game launches for Xbox One - and run until July 2017.

Channing Tatum as the 'Splash' mermaid? Disney could make this wish come true — LOS ANGELES - Leave it to the wizards at Disney to figure out a way to cast Channing Tatum as a mermaid. Er, merman. The studio has begun developing a gender-flipped remake of Ron Howard's 1984 rom-com Splash that will see the Magic Mike star taking on Daryl Hannah's iconic role and Workaholics actress Jillian Bell stepping into Tom Hanks' shoes.
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Aug 23, 2016

@TheKevinDent @destructoid No that is a title to a real article on the site. The link goes there.

Aug 22, 2016

@LaurakBuzz I'm just gonna lay my forehead on my keyboard for a while......

Aug 22, 2016

@LaurakBuzz Haha "email me if you are interested WITH samples" becomes DMs just saying "hi, I'm interested." Zero other context.

Aug 22, 2016

Here's a foolproof way to weed out freelance candidates: make them follow simple directions, see who still gets it wrong.

Aug 20, 2016

There's a real Dr Mario tournament happening at my apartment and I feel like I should be streaming this.

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