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Ex BioWare dev discusses EA’s “pivot” on microtransactions

It’s no secret that EA is pushing microtransactions a lot harder in recent years, with concern particularly surrounding Star Wars: Battlefront 2’s loot crate system. Ex BioWare veteran Manveer Heir recently opened up about his experience working with EA, shedding light on the company’s latest approach to post-game monetisation. Just …

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Cryorig explains its profane tweet aimed at Cooler Master

Last week, cooler manufacturer Cryorig posted a questionable image poking fun at its competitor, Cooler Master over on Twitter. Cryorig’s Head of Sales & Marketing, Steve Shen has since shed light on the matter, explaining that the picture was actually fan made. The tweet stated “Just upload the pics of …

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Nintendo wants to appeal to more mature audiences

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Nintendo is often synonymous with our childhoods, marking itself as a staple in pop culture with its family friendly cast of characters padded through its world famous first-party exclusives. While this was a growing concern for many fans looking for more mature content Nintendo has seemingly heard the outcry and …

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UK government forced to respond on Loot Box gambling concerns

Update 17/10/17: Conservative MP and former Culture, Media and Sport committee member, Tracey Crouch, has officially responded to Cambridge Labour MP, Daniel Zeichner’s questions. Unfortunately, the government has yet to respond to Connor Rhys Deeley’s ongoing petition which seems well on its way to achieving its 100,000-signature goal. Original story: Last week, game …

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