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Death Stranding and Control score most nods for The Game Awards 2019

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For The Game Awards 2019, weird wins (at least in the nomination numbers).

Death Stranding and Control, two very strange games, lead the pack in the nominations for The Game Awards 2019, which producer and host Geoff Keighley announced yesterday.

Kojima Productions’ very expensive FedEx game nabbed nine nominations. Meanwhile, Remedy’s Lynchian shooter racked up eight. Both earned nods in the Game of the Year category, alongside Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – which released in 2018, but after last year’s show – Resident Evil 2, The Outer Worlds and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

Death Stranding also earned nods for Best Direction, Best Narrative, Best Art Direction, Best Score/Music, Best Audio Design, Best Action/Adventure Game and a pair of Best Performance nominations for stars Norman Reedus and Mads Mikkelson.

Control, meanwhile, is up for Best Game Direction, Best Narrative, Best Art Direction, Best Audio Design, Best Action/Adventure Game and Best Performance for Courtney Hope and Matthew Porretta.

While it’s encouraging to see a pair of audacious games receive high honours at The Game Awards 2019, there were some notable snubs. Fire Emblem: Three Houses somehow isn’t nominated for Best RPG or Best Narrative, receiving just one nomination for Best Strategy Game.

Meanwhile, Outer Wilds missed out on nominations in the Game of the Year and Best Narrative categories, but did get nods in the Best Independent Game, Best Game Direction and the humorously branded Fresh Indie Game Presented by Subway categories.

Disco Elysium, ZA/UM Studios’ acclaimed CRPG, also missed out on a GOTY nod, but did well for itself elsewhere, getting nominated in the sandwich category, and for Best RPG, Best Independent Game and Best Narrative.

The biggest snub of all, though, was reserved for Telling Lies which received a grand total of zero (0) nominations. Sam Barlow and Furious Bee’s follow-up to Her Story, gave us four stellar performances and a brilliantly open-ended narrative, and it deserved better.

Soapbox aside, here’s the full list of nominees.

The Game Awards 2019 nominees

Game of the Year

  • Control (Remedy/505 Games)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Bandai-Namco/Sora/Nintendo)
  • Resident Evil 2 (Capcom/Capcom)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software/Activision)
  • The Outer Worlds (Obsidian/Private Division)

Best Game Direction

  • Control (Remedy/505 Games)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Resident Evil 2 (Capcom/Capcom)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software/Activision)
  • Outer Wilds (Mobius Digital/Annapurna)

Best Narrative

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence (Asobo/Focus Home)
  • Control (Remedy/505)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Disco Elysium (ZA/UM)
  • The Outer Worlds (Obsidian/Private Division)

Best Art Direction

  • Control (Remedy/505)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Gris (Nomada Studio/Devolver)
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts (Simogo/Annapurna)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software/Activision)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Grezzo/Nintendo)

Best Score/Music

  • Cadence of Hyrule (Brace Yourself Games/Nintendo)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Devil May Cry 5 (Capcom)
  • Kingdom Hearts III (Square Enix)
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts (Simogo/Annapurna)

Best Audio Design

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward/Activision)
  • Control (Remedy/505)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Gears 5 (The Coalition/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Resident Evil 2 (Capcom)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software/Activision)

Best Performance

  • Ashly Burch as Parvati Holcomb, The Outer Worlds
  • Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden, Control
  • Laura Bailey as Kait Diaz, Gears 5
  • Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff, Death Stranding
  • Matthew Porretta as Dr. Casper Darling, Control
  • Norman Reedus as Sam Porter Bridges, Death Stranding

Games for Impact

  • Concrete Genie (Pixelopus/SIE)
  • Gris (Nomada Studio/Devolver)
  • Kind Words (Popcannibal)
  • Life is Strange 2 (Dontnod/Square Enix)
  • Sea of Solitude (Jo-Mei Games/EA)

Best Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends (Respawn)
  • Destiny 2 (Bungie)
  • Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)

Best Independent Game

  • Baba Is You (Hempuli)
  • Disco Elysium (ZA/UM)
  • Katana ZERO (Askiisoft/Devoler)
  • Outer Wilds (Mobius Digital/Annapurna)
  • Untitled Goose Game (House House/Panic)

Best Mobile Game

  • Call of Duty: Mobile (TiMi Studios/Activision)
  • GRINDSTONE (Capybara Games)
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts (Simogo/Annapurna)
  • Sky: Children of Light (Thatgamecompany)
  • What the Golf? (Triband)

Best Community Support

  • Apex Legends (Respawn/EA)
  • Destiny 2 (Bungie)
  • Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)

Best VR/AR Game

  • Asgard’s Wrath (Sanzaru Games/Oculus Studios)
  • Blood & Truth (SIE London Studio/SIE)
  • Beat Saber (Beat Games)
  • No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)
  • Trover Saves the Universe (Squanch Games)

Best Action Game

  • Apex Legends (Respawn/EA)
  • Astral Chain (Platinum Games/Nintendo)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward/Activision)
  • Devil May Cry 5 (Capcom/Capcom)
  • Gears 5 (The Coalition/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Metro Exodus (4A Games/Deep Silver)

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Borderlands 3 (Gearbox/2K)
  • Control (Remedy/505 Games)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Resident Evil 2 (Capcom)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Grezzo/Nintendo)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software/Activision)

Best RPG

  • Disco Elysium (ZA/UM)
  • Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix)
  • Kingdom Hearts III (Square Enix)
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (Capcom)
  • The Outer Worlds (Obsidian/Private Division)

Best Fighting Game

  • Dead or Alive 6 (Team Ninja/Koei Tecmo)
  • Jump Force (Spike Chunsoft/Bandai Namco)
  • Mortal Kombat 11 (NetherRealm/WBIE)
  • Samurai Showdown (SNK/Athlon)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Bandai Namco/Sora/Nintendo)

Best Family Game

  • Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Next Level Games/Nintendo)
  • Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Bandai Namco/Sora/Nintendo)
  • Yoshi’s Crafted World (Good-Feel/Nintendo)

Best Strategy Game

  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall (Triumph Studios/Paradox)
  • Anno 1800 (Blue Byte/Ubisoft)
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Intelligent Systems/Koei Tecmo/Nintendo)
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms (Creative Assembly/Sega)
  • Tropico 6 (Limbic Entertainment/Kalypso Media)
  • Wargroove (Chucklefish)

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (Beenox/Activision)
  • DiRT Rally 2.0 (Codemasters)
  • eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 (PES Productions/Konami)
  • F1 2019 (Codemasters)
  • FIFA 20 (EA Sports)

Best Multiplayer Game

  • Apex Legends (Respawn/EA)
  • Borderlands 3 (Gearbox/2K)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward/Activision)
  • Tetris 99 (Arika/Nintendo)
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 (Massive Entertainment/Ubisoft)

Fresh Indie Game Presented by Subway

  • ZA/UM for Disco Elysium
  • Nomada Studio for Gris
  • DeadToast Entertainment for My Friend Pedro
  • Mobius Digital for Outer Wilds
  • Mega Crit for Slay the Spire
  • House House for Untitled Goose Game

Content Creator of the Year

  • Courage – Jack Dunlop
  • Dr. Lupo – Benjamin Lupo
  • Ewok – Soleil Wheeler
  • Grefg – David Martínez
  • Shroud – Michael Grzesiek

Best Esports Game

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (Valve)
  • DOTA2 (Valve)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • League of Legends (Riot Games)
  • Overwatch (Blizzard)

Best Esports Player

  • Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf (Immortals, Fortnite)
  • Lee ‘Faker’ Sang-hyeok (SK Telecom, League of Legends)
  • Luka ‘Perkz’ Perkovic (G2 Esports, League of Legends)
  • Oleksandr ‘S1mple’ Kostyliev (Natus Vincere, CSGO)
  • Jay ‘Sinatraa’ Won (SF Shock, Overwatch)

Best Esports Team

  • Astralis (CS:GO)
  • G2 Esports (LOL)
  • OG (DOTA2)
  • San Francisco Shock (OWL)
  • Team Liquid (CS:GO)

Best Esports Event

  • 2019 Overwatch League Grand Finals
  • EVO 2019
  • Fortnite World Cup
  • IEM Katowice 2019
  • League of Legends World Championship 2019
  • The International 2019

Best Esports Coach

  • Eric ‘adreN’ Hoag (Team Liquid, CS:GO)
  • Nu-ri ‘Cain’ Jang (Team Liquid, LOL)
  • Fabian ‘GrabbZ’ Lohmann (G2 Esports, LOL)
  • Kim ‘Kkoma’ Jeong-gyun (SK Telecom T1, LOL)
  • Titouan ‘Sockshka’ Merloz (OG, DOTA2)
  • Danny ‘Zonic’ Sørensen (Astralis, CSGO)

Best Esports Host

  • Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
  • Alex “Machine” Richardson
  • Paul “Redeye” Chaloner
  • Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
  • Duan “Candice” Yu-Shuang

You can vote for this year’s awards, right here.

The Game Awards 2019 will be held on December 12, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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New Nintendo Switch releases (March 30-April 3, 2020)

This week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop games includes games about zombies, dinosaurs, couriers, and chemical bio-weapons. Enjoy!

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This week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop releases includes games about zombies, dinosaurs, couriers, and chemical bio-weapons. Enjoy!

Our pick of the week is Totally Reliable Delivery Service from We’re Five Games. If you thought traversal in Death Stranding was a challenge, the ragdoll physics of this comic multiplayer courier game should be just the tonic. TRDS was one of our E3 2019 highlights. It’s fast, frantic, and funny.

Bub and Bob (and friends) return in the long-awaited North American release of Bubble Bobble 4 Friends. It’s a delightful update of an arcade classic with 100 new levels and support for four-player co-op. The 1986 original is also included as a bonus.

Zombie Army Trilogy brings Rebellion’s cult horror FPS series to the Nintendo Switch. In addition to three campaigns, there are online modes for 2-4 players.

Other new Nintendo Switch releases include Operencia: The Stolen Sun, a new RPG from Zen Studios, and The Complex, a new interactive sci-fi thriller movie from Little Jade Productions and Wales Interactive.

Finally, Dandy Dungeon – Legend of Brave Yamada, the quirky tale of dungeon puzzling and mid-life crisis from Onion Games, gets a free update. Dandy Dungeon II: The Phantom Bride doubles the size of the game and adds new music from Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu and Touhou Project’s Zun.

Here’s the full lineup of new Nintendo eShop releases. We’ll keep this post updated with new additions throughout the week.

Nintendo Switch releases – March 30-April 3, 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

  • What the Box?

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

  • Bubble Bobble 4 Friends (NA)
  • Zombie Army Trilogy
  • TY the Tasmanian Tiger HD
  • Operencia: The Stolen Sun
  • The Complex
  • Chapeau
  • Treachery in Beatdown City
  • Stones of the Revenant

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

  • Dandy Dungeon – Legend of Brave Yamada 2 (Update)
  • Totally Reliable Delivery Service
  • Wurroom

Thursday, April 2, 2020

  • Curious Expedition
  • JunkJack
  • Horror Bundle Vol. 1 (Paranautical, Uncanny Valley, Slain: Back from Hell)
  • Lost Artifacts
  • MazM: Jekyll and Hyde
  • MetaChampions
  • The Otterman Empire
  • Pocket Harvest
  • Rascal Fight
  • Snakeybus

Friday, April 3, 2020

  • Aeolis Tournament
  • Drift Zone Arcade
  • HyperParasite
  • In Other Waters
  • Random Heroes

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New PlayStation 4 releases (March 30-April 3, 2020)

Resident Evil 3 and Persona 5 Royale headline next week’s lineup of new PlayStation 4 and PS Vita releases on the PS Store.

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Resident Evil 3 and Persona 5 Royale headline next week’s lineup of new PlayStation 4 and PS Vita releases on the PS Store.

Next week’s big new PS4 release is Capcom’s Resident Evil 3. Remade in the RE Engine, the game gets a sumptuous graphical overhaul and employs the same third-person camera used in last year’s stunning RE2 remake. The package also includes the asymmetrical-multiplayer game, Resident Evil: Resistance.

One of the best RPGs of recent years also gets an update in Persona 5 Royal. This expanded version of the game features new music, characters, attacks, locations, puzzles, and story beats. We’re particularly excited to meet new Phantom Thief, Kasumi Yoshizawa, and hang out at the Penguin Sniper cafe to play billiards and darts. We love darts.

We might love darts, but we don’t love chemical bio-weapons. However, that’s what’s in store for players trapped in The Complex. With a script by Lynn Renee Maxcy, The Complex is an interactive cinematic thriller with branching storylines and performances from Kate Dickie (Game of Thrones) and Michelle Mylett (Bad Blood).

If you like the idea of Death Stranding, but not its execution, do check out Totally Reliable Delivery Service. It’s a madcap multiplayer physics-based simulator about delivering parcels. We totally loved what we played last year, and we totally expect it to be totally worth playing.

Other new PS4 releases include Overpass, Snakeybus, and Operencia: The Stolen Sun, a new old-school RPG from Zen Studios, who are best known for their pinball games. It looks promising.

Here is the full lineup of confirmed PlayStation Store games for the PS4, PS VR, and PS Vita.

New PlayStation 4 releases – March 30-April 3, 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

  • No releases

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

  • Battle Rockets (PS Vita only)
  • The Casebook of Arkady Smith
  • The Complex
  • Curious Expedition
  • Final Assault
  • Good Goliath
  • Immortal Legacy: The Jade Cipher
  • Operencia: The Stolen Sun
  • Overpass
  • Persona 5 Royal
  • Random Heroes (+ PS Vita)
  • Snakeybus

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

  • Totally Reliable Delivery Service
  • Wurroom

Thursday, April 2, 2020

  • No releases

Friday, April 3, 2020

  • Hyperparasite
  • Resident Evil 3

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New Xbox One releases (March 30-April 3, 2020)

Next week’s lineup of new Xbox One releases includes a classic survival horror, an interactive movie, and a game about delivering parcels that isn’t Death Stranding.

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Next week’s lineup of new Xbox One releases includes a classic survival horror, an interactive movie, and a game about delivering parcels that isn’t Death Stranding.

A bumper week of new Xbox One releases is headlined by Capcom’s remake of Resident Evil 3. If you enjoyed last year’s stunning update of Resident Evil 2, you can expect the same lavish production values, control refinements, and well-directed scares.

Another nerve-wracking release is The Complex from Little Jade Productions. It’s pitched as “a live-action, cinematic interactive movie sci-fi thriller” about the aftermath of a bio-weapon attack in London. The story is written by Lynn Renee Maxcy, winner of two Writers Guild of America awards for her work on The Handmaid’s Tale. Michelle Mylett and Kate Dickie are among the cast.

If you’re looking for something a little less panic-inducing, you should totally check out Totally Reliable Delivery Service. We played the game at E3 last year and had a blast. It’s funny, chaotic, charming, and sometimes panic-inducing. Oh crap.

Other new games include Lost Artifacts: Golden Island, Random Heroes, and Snakeybus, which, if you haven’t seen it, is exactly the game you think it might be.

Each new release can be purchased from the Xbox One digital games store and Microsoft online store. Here’s the confirmed lineup.

New Xbox One games – March 30-April 3, 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

  • No releases

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

  • The Complex

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

  • Shaolin vs Wutang
  • Totally Reliable Delivery Service
  • Random Heroes
  • Lost Artifacts: Golden Island

Thursday, April 2, 2020

  • No releases

Friday, April 3, 2020

  • The Curious Expedition
  • Horror of the Deep
  • HyperParasite
  • Resident Evil 3
  • Snakeybus

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Two and a half excellent games are free on Xbox this weekend

Punch, shoot, and jump the weekend away with the latest Xbox Free Play Days games.

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Punch, shoot, and jump the weekend away with the latest Xbox Free Play Days games.

Xbox Live Gold members and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members have three new games to enjoy this weekend as part of the latest Free Play Days promotion.

Heading the list is Tekken 7, the most recent instalment in the classic 3D fighting series. The game includes 30 fighters to choose from, fluid mechanics, and is guaranteed to provide some spectacular multiplayer moments. It’s the perfect pastime for these housebound times.

Next, we have Risk of Rain 2, the impressive roguelike metroidvania from Hopoo Games. The game includes the new Hidden Realms update and is also one to enjoy with friends.

Finally, as we reported yesterday, it’s Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint from Ubisoft. The game’s troubled launch is well-documented – hence the slightly sniffy ‘half’ remark in our title – but Ubisoft rarely abandon their games, and the improvements can already be seen. Worth a try for free, right?

All three games are available to play until 11:59 pm on Sunday, March 29, 2020. All progress and achievements earned can be carried over to a purchased copy and there are some discounts available to tempt you.

Free Play Days Discounts

  • Tekken 7 – Standard Edition – 75% off
  • Tekken 7 Ultimate Edition – 75% off
  • Ghost Recon Breakpoint – Standard Edition – 67% off
  • Ghost Recon Breakpoint – Gold Edition – 67% off
  • Ghost Recon Breakpoint – Ultimate Edition – 67% off
  • Risk of Rain 2 – Standard Edition – 40% off
  • Risk of Rain 1+2 Bundle – 40% off

Even more free games

If you’re looking for something else to play, we’ve noticed a few other freebies on offer. Square Enix has released a free demo for Life is Strange Season 2 (also available on PC and PS4), and PC gamers could do worse than checking out the free play weekend for Cities: Skylines on Steam. Nintendo Switch Online members can also play colourful punchy game Arms for free until April 6.


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Everything announced on today’s surprise Nintendo Direct

March’s Nintendo Direct included details of the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter, Bravely Default II, and even more classic video game ports.

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March’s Nintendo Direct included details of the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter, Bravely Default II, Panzer Dragoon: Remake, and even more classic video game ports.

Today’s surprise Nintendo Direct Mini was chockfull of Switch games, with a blend of new titles, last-gen ports, and game updates all due in 2020. It follows last week’s equally-packed Indie World broadcast.

New games included Capcom’s Shinsekai: Into the Depths, which was an early Apple Arcade highlight. If you like Metroidvanias, it’s well worth exploring and available today from the Nintendo eShop.

A trio of 2K games are also incoming, with BioShock: The CollectionXCOM 2 Collection, and the Borderlands Legendary Collection all arriving on May 29, 2020. A word of caution, however. Although each game will be released physically, they require significant downloads for the full experience.

The Direct also revealed that the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter will come from Arms. And if you need a reminder of that game’s character roster, it’s free-to-play until April 6 for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.

Other highlights included more details of upcoming Square Enix RPG Bravely Default II and a confirmed release date for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. The Direct concluded with a closer look at Isle of Armor, the first content expansion for Pokémon Sword and Shield.

And finally, some words I never thought I would say. Thank you, EA. Burnout Paradise Remastered will race onto Nintendo Switch later this year. It’s about time.

Watch the full video below and read on for a quick rundown of all the announcements.

Nintendo Direct March 2020 annoucements

  • Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition – Released May 29, 2020
  • Borderlands Legendary Collection – Released May 29, 2020
  • BioShock: The Collection – Released May 29, 2020
  • XCOM 2 Collection – Released May 29, 2020
  • Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 – Expansion pass trailer
  • Shinsekai: Into the Depths – Available now
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Bunny Day runs from April 1-12. Next update due in April
  • Good Job – Out now
  • Catherine Full Body – Released July 7, 2020
  • Ring Fit Adventure – Rhythm game update available now
  • King’s Bounty II – Coming 2020
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Next fighter announced will be from Arms, due in June
  • Arms – Full game trial for Nintendo Switch Online members available until April 6, 2020
  • Bravely Default 2 – Coming 2020, demo available now
  • Clubhouse Games – Released June 5, 2020
  • Ninjala – Released May 27, 2020
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight – Jedi Academy – Out today
  • Star Wars Episode 1: Racer – Coming soon
  • Panzer Dragoon: Remake – Out now
  • Trials of Mana – Released April 24, 2020
  • Fuser – Due Fall 2020
  • The Elder Scrolls: Blades – Coming Spring 2020
  • Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus – Due May 2020
  • Vigor – Closed Beta from April 9, 2020
  • Burnout Paradise Remastered  – Due in 2020
  • Saints Row IV – Released March 27, 2020
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III – Released June 20, 2020
  • Mr Driller: DrillLand – Released June 25, 2020
  • Minecraft Dungeons – Spring 2020
  • Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass – More Isle of Armor details

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