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Welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! Activision-Blizzard sent shockwaves through the gaming industry this week when it bought King for $5.9 billion. We also covered the quarterly earnings for tons of gaming companies.

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Pieces of flair and opinion

One of the tougher bosses in Halo 5: Guardians.

Above: One of the tougher bosses in Halo 5: Guardians.

Image Credit: Microsoft



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Mobile and social

Shop Heroes.

Above: Shop Heroes found Apple featuring it on the App Store was a double-edged sword.

Image Credit: Cloudcade

Previews and interviews

Reviews and impressions


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