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The FTC will be looking into lootboxes soon

After last year's debacle with Battlefront II and loot boxes, multiple governments from different countries have taken to investigating whether or not microtransactions constitute gambling in games. Just last week, the United Kingdom had de...

 
 
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Pre-order early-access has been doing well for publishers

In the past few years, a new trend has started cropping up with pre-order culture. Not only will gamers get "exclusive" items from specific retailers or bonus digital goodies, but people willing to plunk down on pre-orders will receive earl...

 
 
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Prima Games is shutting down after 28 years

With the ubiquity of the internet, one would be mistaken for assuming that printed strategy guides were no longer a thing. Somehow, someway, Prima Games has stayed in business despite the growth of free, readily available online guides. It ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Telltale just laid off its last remaining employees

The sudden and unexpected near-shuttering of Telltale Games rocked the video game industry two weeks ago. Telltale laid off approximately 250 employees, which was about 90 percent of its workforce. A skeleton crew of 25-or-so people were ke...

 
 
 
 
 
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GOG.com considers game streaming 'another layer of DRM'

In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz at E3 this year, Lukasz Kukawski (GOG.com's head of global communication) gave the company's stance on what it feels streaming services are to gamers. "We don't see it as a thing that will take over ga...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Leak reveals player counts for thousands of Steam games

Believe it or not, "How many people are playing your game?" is a surprisingly hard question to answer for many people both inside and outside the game industry. Between digital platforms, sales, the second-hand scene, and a market that ince...

 
 
 
 
 
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Disney and Nintendo are teaming up to create a Switch show

Disney and Nintendo announced today that a new show is in the works based around the Nintendo Switch. Titled the "Nintendo Switch Family Showdown," the program will feature four families duking it out in a variety of Switch games. Objective...

 
 
 
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J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot to open video game division

Announced in The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. Interactive and Tencent will work alongside a new division within J.J. Abrams' production company, Bad Robot, to produce video games.Bad Robot Games will partner with the industry giants to ...

 
 
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NetEase invests $100 million into Bungie for new project

Chinese publisher NetEase has invested $100 million into Bungie for the creation of a new game. The news comes from multiple sources that are each describing the partnership as a chance for Bungie to explore new directions. According to the...

 
 




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