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GamesBeat weekly roundup: Google buys Twitch, Oculus Rift’s getting interactive porn, and our favorite gaming monsters

Above: Popular tournaments broadcasted on Twitch, like those for League of Legends, will continue to bring in big PC audiences for the foreseeable future.

Image Credit: Twitch

Welcome to another collection of a week’s worth of GamesBeat. This time, Google spends $1 billion to get Twitch, we all blushed a bit as interactive porn heads to virtual reality, and we picked our favorite gaming monsters in honor of Godzilla’s current rampage through Hollywood.

Enjoy all the stories, and have a great weekend!


Pieces of flair


Wasteland 2 is finally coming.

Above: Wasteland 2 is finally coming.

Image Credit: InXile Entertainment

News


Mobile and social


In Shadow of Mordor, Talion takes control of an orc.

Above: In Shadow of Mordor, Talion takes control of an orc.

Image Credit: Warner Bros.

Previews and interviews


Reviews


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