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Japan outlaws social gaming payment system

The Japanese Consumer Affairs Agency has officially deemed the ‘Complete Gacha’ social games payment system illegal. The CAA confirmed earlier this month that it was to investigate the issue following concerns about IAP systems that encourage users to purchase multiple virtual items from an in-game vending machine in the hope …

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Jay-Z launches Facebook game

Hip-hop star Jay-Z is to expand his empire with the release of a Facebook game called… Empire. Mashable reports that the game sees players go from hustler, to entrepreneur, to business mogul”, as the iconic rapper himself did. Empirebegins by giving you a slew of ways to earn points and …

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Konami and Rebellion sign up for Zynga Platform

Traditional gaming giants Konami and Rebellion have signed up as partners for the new Zynga Platform. Zynga last week announced its intention to go live with its own content hosting platform, threatening the gaming base enjoyed by Facebook. The move could see the pair bring a host of high-profile core …

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