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GamesBeat weekly roundup: Call of Duty: Ghosts, Xbox One, Angry Birds in Puzzles & Dragons

Above: Call of Duty: Ghosts in action.

Image Credit: Activision

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, the GamesBeat staff takes an in-depth look at the Xbox One’s launch lineup Activision blames Pokémon and Disney for lagging Skylanders Swap Force sales, and Puzzle & Dragons developer GungHo teams up with Rovio to bring Angry Birds into its game.

You’ll also find reviews for PlayJam’s GameStick console and Call of Duty: Ghosts (along with news about its $1 billion day) as well as previews for Ryse: Son of Rome, Forza 5, and Dead Rising 3.


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Angry Birds and Puzzle & Dragons together.

Above: Angry Birds and Puzzle & Dragons together.

Image Credit: GungHo Online Entertainment

Announcements and reveals:


Mobile news:


GamesBeat 2013:


Tiny Death Star from Disney

Above: Tiny Death Star from Disney — it even has a tiny Bossk!

Image Credit: Disney

Tech: 


All this funding:


Earnings:


Trailer hoedown:


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Forza Motorsport 5

Above: Forza 5’s damage engine is entertaining to witness, but clean driving will benefit your Drivatar best.

Image Credit: Turn 10 Studios

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Pieces of flair:


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