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.
Above: Angry Birds and Puzzle & Dragons together.
Image Credit: GungHo Online Entertainment
Announcements and reveals:
Above: Tiny Death Star from Disney — it even has a tiny Bossk!
Image Credit: Disney
All this funding:
Above: Forza 5′s damage engine is entertaining to witness, but clean driving will benefit your Drivatar best.
Image Credit: Turn 10 Studios
Pieces of flair:
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