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OnePlus 3 price increased due to Brexit pound slump

Smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has said that it is increasing the price of its upcoming OnePlus 3 as a result of the pound’s plummeting post-Brexit value. The handset had been due to go on sale for 309, but will now retail for 329 upon its release on July 11th. We’ve seen …

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‘Brexit’ usurps ‘Trump’ as most common disease name in Plague Inc

‘Brexit is the most popular disease name in NdemicCreation’s Plague Inc at the moment. This was announced by the game’s official Twitter account (below), which also pointed out that ‘Trump’ has been pushed to second place. Meanwhile, ‘Death’ holds the No.3 spot. Polygon reports that developer James Vaughan has said …

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UKIE and TIGA outline their Brexit positions

The UK’s two big video games trade bodies have reacted to Britain’s shock decision to leave the EU. UKIE’s statement The UK has voted to leave the European Union after an historic EU Referendum on Thursday. Leave won by 52% to 48% for the Remain campaign, with an overall voting …

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Brexit: The reaction

MCV asked on Twitter how the industry felt about Britain’s decision to leave the EU. Seeing as our Twitter feed yesterday seemed to suggest that the country would vote to stay by a ratio of about 9,000,000,000-to-1, it’s not really a shock that most people are concerned. UKIE head Jo …

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The UK games industry faces up to Brexit

Britain has, by a very narrow margin, voted to leave the EU – and video games companies across the country are waking up to a potentially huge challenge. Just last week MCV revealed that the sector was very much in favour of remaining. UKIE’s most recent survey found that only …

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How could the Brexit impact the UK games industry?

Next week, the UK will vote in the EU Referendum. Whether we remain within the European Union or leave, the decision will have far-reaching consequences for our country’s future. But how will the games industry be voting? According to a survey of its members carried out by UK games trade …

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