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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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Inquisitive Ravenclaw

On a whim I decided to use the My Nintendo discount on the old Pokemon trading card The soundtrack is better than I remember!

 
Gundy The Hyena

I finally beat Nergy solo! All I had to do was hit it with my magnum

 
TheZeroOne

Wow YS: VIII delayed again on They not announced a release date only to delay I bet Falcom and xseed are pretty irate

 
Osc

Beat Bloodborne! Now for some groovy jams and more Unity Engine Happy Friday all! #musictoid | Craig David, GoldLink - Live In The Moment

 
Greenhornet214

I love my Instant Pot, Its so

 
Cedi

Been wrestling with a funk this week, but I finally managed to find a way out of it, and Im already feeling much better! Even better, Ive got a new and unusual idea for a blog Im working on now thanks to that~

 
Gamemaniac3434

Streamin some random stuff, going to start with Link in the comments if youre

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Capcom is Shin Akuma extra battle mode is almost as bad as survival, better in that its easier to cheese but worse in that it has an entry Shouldnt have an entry fee, especially extra mode is limited duration run like

 
Jinx 01

Picked up Nier Automata to play next week when I visit my parents (I hook my PC to the TV and play controller Decided to check out the very beginning and jeez does it start off hot and hook you fast O_O (sorry Im a year behind in

 
Seymour

Continuing to make progress in the original Silent Hill and hoping to actually make it past the ending of the Elementary School section without becoming Though, I did just hit the Elementary an unnerving silence before the

 
 

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