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Loot boxes aren't considered gambling, claims ESRB

The first major appearance of loot boxes in the western marketplace was in September 2010, when Valve transitioned Team Fortress 2 from a pay-once model to a free-to-play model. Players could earn "crates" that could be opened with purchasa...

 
 
 
 
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Shadow of War's controversial charity DLC is now free

It was reported last month that Middle Earth: Shadow of War DLC, created to honour a recently-passed developer, would be available for purchase, with the money going to the deceased's family. Things turned sleazy when it was revealed that t...

 
 
 
 
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Angry Birds angers Everton football fans

The UK's Premier League is now allowing teams to print sponsor logos on their shirt sleeves This is, surprisingly, a first in British football. But Everton, home to International star Wayne Rooney, have seemingly scored an own goal with ...

 
 
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Time to wreck Nazi heads in Wolfenstein II's new NSFW trailer

A new trailer hit the airwaves today for Bethesda's first-person shooter sequel Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. It looks like absolute, wanton, gun-toting carnage.All-American John Cena-type B.J. Blazkowicz is back in action, teaming up w...

 
 
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Toxic Overwatch players are making Jeff Kaplan sad

"Toxic behaviour" is the troublesome gremlin of modern video games, particularly when it comes to online play (in fact, it's almost entirely attributable). In team-based games the fallout, both against and among team members can be pretty d...

 
 
 
 
 
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Blizzard alters 'culturally insensitive' Overwatch sign

Blizzard has recently made a small adjustment to the new map "Junkertown" in their hugely-popular multiplayer shooter Overwatch.The map, situated in the explosive Junkrat's native Australia, previously featured a neon-sign above a grotty lo...

 
 
 
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Fans angry at Sonic Mania's Steam DRM requirements

Sonic Mania has burst onto the scene to heaps of praise from critics and the community, who have suffered terrible games featuring the blue blur for decades now. Something to celebrate, at long last.It's not all roses in Green Hill Zone how...

 
 
 
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Review: Night Trap: 25th Anniversary Edition

I remember the Video Game Violence senate hearings like they were yesterday. Who knew that my bright pink Lethal Enforcers light-gun would turn me into a raging psychopath? Or that the clunky Mega Drive port of Mortal Kombat was such a thre...

 
 
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Nintendo faces lawsuit over Switch Joy-Con design

Mobile accessory manufacturer Gamevice is filing suit against Nintendo over the design of the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con, which Gamevice claims violates the patent they hold on their "Wikipad" tablet and its accessories.Gamevice believe that...

 
 
 
 
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G2A is really digging its hole deeper

Buckle up, kids, because this story is a doozy. Over at the Reboot Develop Conference in Croatia today, one of the representatives of G2A held a panel to discuss the recent backlash the oft-scrutinized game key reseller has been receiving. ...

 
 
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Kinda Funny co-creator quits following fallout from bad joke

Kinda Funny co-founder Colin Moriarty announced his resignation today, "effective immediately," in a Facebook post. This comes shortly after last week's controversy when he tweeted a flippant, asshole-dad-level joke on International Women's...

 
 
 
 
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No Man's Sky advertising under investigation

Nearly two months after its launch, No Man's Sky can't seem to catch a break. Eurogamer has confirmed that the United Kingdom's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is launching an investigation into No Man's Sky's advertising af...

 
 




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SrTotallyNotASpambotChurros

Aaaaand the latest episode of my The Eternal Backlog cblog series is live, concluding the season Caught up with the last 3 months, Link in the comments!

 
Mike Sounders

Beat Blood Starved Beast on the fifth Grinded up 10 levels and used Still a pain the ass Think I’m getting the hang of this game, tho not quite sure

 
Osc

Am really digging the dubbed Hunter x Hunter Neferpitou is one of my favorite Her menacing, sadistic style contrasts with her innocent looking Liking her English VO so

 
mullon

Bulletstorm has possibly the worst writing Ive heard in a video game,

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Im probably the worst dressed guy you will ever meet, I just dont care about it, but when I play Yakuza I feel like going out and wearing a suit just to walk around doing mundane stuff!

 
Greenhornet214

Introducing the wife to Kingdom Figured this was the best place to start to explain the

 
FakePlasticTree

While it is fun to play as Riku for once in Dream Drop Distance, I’m not digging the combat as much as Birth By I hate that I can’t shuffle through the command menu with the shoulder buttons and have to use the directional

 
Shoggoth2588

Post 300! Ive finished up the main 4 from the Gambare Goemon series: Goemon, Ebisumaru, Yue and, I might do their mid-2000s variations

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Im On the one hand, Im really happy Nintendo is being given so much attention with Switch, and on the other I wish the 3DS wasnt getting overlooked/ignored by people in the In the immortal words of a certain girl, why not both?

 
WILFoftheblues

Anyone talk to Hlarge4 today? Hes been on my mind I hope everything is

 
 

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