Gaming

Nintendo Direct Mini: Control, Hitman 3 come to Switch, Hyrule Warriors gets demo

Nintendo quietly dropped a new mini Direct presentation featuring some major announcements and release date reveals. Most notably, the 18-minute stream revealed a major surprise — that last year’s Control: Ultimate Edition has dropped on the Switch today. Players can download a “cloud version” of the game, which is the same way that Nintendo brought […]

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Facebook Messenger starts taking over Instagram Direct messages

Enlarge / Instagram’s merger message. The Verge Last year, Facebook announced a plan to merge its three big messaging networks: someday WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Instagram Direct would all be the same service. Late Friday, The Verge spotted the first move toward Facebook’s unified messaging utopia— Facebook Messenger is taking over Instagram messaging. On Friday, the […]