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GamesBeat weekly roundup: Twitch plays Pokémon, why Steam matters, and Thief stumbles

Twitch working together to play a game of Pokémon.

Above: Twitch working together to play a game of Pokémon.

Image Credit: Twitch
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I played a lot of the original Pokémon when I was little, but I never thought that a group of thousands would try to beat the same game in one of the most bizarre social experiments I’ve ever seen.

You can find out more about streaming site Twitch’s Pokémon obsession by catching up on our entire week’s worth of video game coverage. You’ll also find a bunch of previews, including looks at the new Wolfenstein and Yoshi’s Island, plus reviews for Thief, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, and more.

Happy reading!


Pieces of flair


South Park: The Stick of Truth

Above: South Park: The Stick of Truth is finally almost here, but fans in many countries will get the short end of the stick due to censorship.

Image Credit: Ubisoft

Game news


Mobile and social


These aren't your History Channel Nazis.

Above: These aren’t your History Channel Nazis.

Image Credit: Bethesda Softworks

Previews and interviews


Reviews