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Valve responds to the Washington State Gambling Commission, refuses to stop skin trading

Earlier this month the Washington State Gambling Commission contacted Valve and asked them to put a stop to all gambling done through Steam’s services. Valve just replied, and said no.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 18th 2016 at 12:56PM in News
THX

Razer has purchased THX, the audio quality company founded by George Lucas

Hardware manufacturer Razer has purchased audio company THX, which is perhaps best known as being a part of Lucasfilm back in the day.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 18th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games has reportedly shut down

United Front Games has seemingly shut its doors and its early access title has been removed from Steam.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 18th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires policy and public affairs officer

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires policy and public affairs officer

Drake joins from the European Commission, Pocket Gamer appoints editor and Koch Media promotes UK PR manager.

on Oct 18th 2016 at 9:45AM in News

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Sonic Mania Collector's Edition is coming to the UK

Sonic Mania Collector's Edition is coming to the UK

UK and European gamers who feared they might miss out on the retro-tastic Collector’s Edition of Sonic Mania are in for some good news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Phil Spencer

Original Xbox games could become backwards compatible on Xbox One

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has said that backwards compatibility for original Xbox games has not been ruled out.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 1:54PM in News
PlayStation VR pre-orders in the "hundreds of thousands" as stock runs dry

PlayStation VR pre-orders in the "hundreds of thousands" as stock runs dry

Supplies of the PlayStation VR are running incredibly short after what Sony has described as sales totalling the “hundreds of thousands”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2016 at 1:35PM in News
Trump's Hanzo billboard

Anti-Trump billboard accuses the presidential candidate of being a Hanzo main in Overwatch

A billboard over in America has accused current presidential candidate Donald Trump of being a Hanzo main in Overwatch.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 1:16PM in News

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Denuvo on fighting the war against piracy

Denuvo on fighting the war against piracy

The start of 2016 was rather positive for anti-piracy specialists Denuvo. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 17th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
NepentheZ

YouTuber NepentheZ pleads not guilty to advertising unlawful gambling

Craig “NepentheZ” Douglas and Dylan Rigby have pleaded not guilty in the first criminal case involving YouTubers advertising unlawful gambling.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 12:30PM in News
OPINION: The games industry's biggest secret: 
77 per cent of gamers still prefer discs

OPINION: The games industry's biggest secret: 77 per cent of gamers still prefer discs

ERA’s Kim Bayley discusses the latest results from the retail association’s unique consumer tracking study.

on Oct 17th 2016 at 12:11PM in News
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 delayed to April 2017

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 has been delayed to April 4th 2017 to allow for extra polishing and optimisation.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 11:08AM in News

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Rockstar

Rockstar releases possible Red Dead logo, gets retweeted 100,000 times

Over the weekend Rockstar tweeted a red version of its logo, which sent the internet into meltdown and was retweeted more than 100,000 times.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 10:40AM in News
FIFA No.1 for third week, Gears of War 4 debuts at No.2

FIFA No.1 for third week, Gears of War 4 debuts at No.2

13 new games launched this week in the UK Top 40, with FIFA 17 coming out on top once again.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 17th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
eSports Pro

Dignitas' new CEO on improving player welfare and esports in the Olympics

Less than a month after the Philadelphia 76ers NBA team acquired Team Dignitas, the organization has added a new CEO has been appointed to lead its business strategies and support ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 8:15AM in News
League of Legends

Crumbz makes the uncommon jump from pro to caster

High above the main audience inside the Chicago Theatre stands Alberto "Crumbz" Rengifo, 23. A retired professional League of Legends player, who has specialized in coaching and content creating, Rengifo ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 8:13AM in News

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Dota 2

Wings Gaming's manager on being the best in Dota 2

It’s safe to say that Wings Gaming surprised the world with their sheer dominance in the summer. Whilst we considered them ‘one to watch’ ahead of the biggest eSport event ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 8:11AM in News
Riot Games

PapaSmithy talks Worlds meta, surprises and semifinal matchups

The weekend of the League of Legends Worlds 2016 Quarterfinals is over, and with that, we have said goodbye to four teams. Next weekend we, move into the semi-finals to ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 8:09AM in News
CS:GO

friberg on NiP's summer slump: 'We knew we all had the ingredients the team needed to be the best'

ESL One Cologne 2016 was the first time that Ninjas in Pyjamas haven't made Top 8 at a Major, and it was the low point of a disappointing summer for ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 8:07AM in News
Smite

FACEIT launches SMITE competitions

Third person MOBA SMITE has launched on FACEIT, allowing players to compete in multiple competitions.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 16th 2016 at 5:30PM in News
Newzoo

22% of American males aged 21-35 watch eSports

A new report has revealed that 22% of male Americans aged between 21 and 35 watch eSports, which is more than watch ice hockey.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 16th 2016 at 4:49PM in News
Melty eSport Club

melty eSport Club shuts down after heavy investment in French eSports

French eSports organisation melty has closed its doors after increased investment in the French scene priced them out of the market.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 15th 2016 at 6:40PM in News
Tiny sales forecast for Vive and Oculus in the US this year

Tiny sales forecast for Vive and Oculus in the US this year

Virtual reality may have to wait a while longer before it makes any meaningful impact on the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2016 at 2:25PM in News
PSVR

Sony is already selling the PlayStation VR at a profit

According to Sony’s Shawn Layden the company is already selling PlayStation VR units at a profit.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 14th 2016 at 2:21PM in News
PSVR

You can play Xbox One or Wii U games in PSVR

PlayStation VR users have discovered that you can play Xbox One and Wii U games while using the headset.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 14th 2016 at 1:50PM in News