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If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.

This week, legendary military thriller author Tom Clancy dies at 66, Grand Theft Auto V’s online mode launches but not without a few problems, and GamesBeat writer Stephanie Carmichael goes to “noob school” in League of Legends.

You’ll also find our review for Pokémon X and Y and a behind -the-scenes look at Minecraft developer Mojang.


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