UK MPs say loot boxes should be regulated as gambling following “surprise mechanics” hearing

UK MPs say loot boxes should be regulated as gambling following “surprise mechanics” hearing

Today, the UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has published a lengthy report on issues in the tech industry. Most pertinently, the committee recommends that loot boxes be regulated under the Gambling Act and that these items should not be sold to children. The DCMS also says that...

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Rainbow Six Siege Ember Rise has launched alongside a new Amaru and Goyo trailer

Rainbow Six Siege Ember Rise has launched alongside a new Amaru and Goyo trailer

The new Rainbow Six Siege season lands today, and if you haven’t been able to log in right alongside the Ember Rise release times, Ubisoft has a sort of consolation prize as you wait for whatever’s keeping you from diving in: a new trailer featuring the Indiana Jones-like exploits of...

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September 11th : New Preview Beta Ring 1910 Update (1910.190908-1922)

September 11th : New Preview Beta Ring 1910 Update (1910.190908-1922)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Beta Ring will begin receiving the latest 1910 Xbox One system update (Build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_191018363.7152.190908-1922). DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_191018363.7152.190908-1922 Available: 2:00 PM 9/10/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM 9/11/19 FIXES: System Fixed an issue where the console was shutting...

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September 11th : New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring 2004 Update (2004.190909-1920)

September 11th : New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring 2004 Update (2004.190909-1920)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest 2004 Xbox One system update (Build: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200418980.1200.190909-1920).     DETAILS: OS version released: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200418980.1200.190909-1920 Available: 2:00 PM 9/11/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM 9/12/19   FIXES:   My Games &...

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Yakuza 7 has a racing minigame that’s basically Mario Kart

Yakuza 7 has a racing minigame that’s basically Mario Kart

Yakuza has always been known for its ridiculous minigames, and while Yakuza: Like a Dragon will mark a sort of soft reboot, the seventh title in the series will keep these sorts of traditions intact – even if it’s going wild with changes like turn-based combat. New details from the...

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Eve Online’s Chaos Era: “You don’t want your sandbox to turn into cement”

Eve Online’s Chaos Era: “You don’t want your sandbox to turn into cement”

Eve Online has been going through a wild handful of months, kicking off in July with the invasion of the Drifters – a formerly passive NPC faction that started taking aim at players. CCP Games then announced a local chat blackout in nullsec space, and a vocal segment of players...

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Sea of Thieves Smuggler’s Fortune Content Update Available Now

Sea of Thieves Smuggler’s Fortune Content Update Available Now

Smuggler’s Fortune – the latest monthly update to Sea of Thieves, available starting today – brings players a host of fresh content including new Voyages to complete and loot to claim, unique pirate and ship cosmetics and adorable animal sidekicks. A prominent feature of this new update is the Pirate...

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Don Corneo sure sounds a lot like Mark Hamill in the latest Final Fantasy 7 Remake trailer

Don Corneo sure sounds a lot like Mark Hamill in the latest Final Fantasy 7 Remake trailer

The latest Final Fantasy 7 Remake trailer has landed, and while there’s plenty of new stuff to be excited about, we’re here to talk about Don Corneo. The lecherous crime lord makes his modern debut here, and not only does that mean we’re one step closer to seeing Cloud in...

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League of Legends’ latest Star Guardian trailer is its trippiest yet

League of Legends’ latest Star Guardian trailer is its trippiest yet

League of Legends patch 9.18 has just dropped, and with it come a new selection of Star Guardian skins. But what would Riot’s most anime outing be without an actual anime to accompany it? Thankfully, we need never ponder that question, as to accompany the arrival of the new patch,...

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Sayonara Wild Hearts Comes to PS4 September 19

Sayonara Wild Hearts Comes to PS4 September 19

Hello! I’m the one half of Simogo that is not Gordon. We’re mostly known for making small, boutique-y games, often story and interface-driven. We try to do things others aren’t and surprise both ourselves and what audience there might be for those things. So, after making three slow and thinky...

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