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‘It sells’ – Codemasters responds to GRID Autosport booster DLC criticism

Codemasters has said that economics is the simple reason behind the decision to release stat-pumping booster pack DLC for GRID Autosport. The publisher recently came under fire for the 2.39 download, which offers a 50 per cent increase in career XP, vehicle XP and in-game online cash rewards. Regarding the …

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Chris Roberts ‘frustrated’ by Star Citizen scam accusations

Criticism of problems with the early build of crowdfunded record-breaker Star Citizen has bothered creator Chris Roberts. To date the game has raised an incredible $44,721,324 from nearly 500,000 backers. The game’s first playable build, the Arena Commander, finally released this week after some delay. However, the early access build …

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Nintendo’s Tomodachi Life gay marriage stance draws widespread criticism

Nintendo’s refusal to revisit the heterosexual marriage requirement in 3DS game Tomodachi Life has caused an eruption of criticism across the internet. The platform holder on Wednesday said that it would not bow to pressure to patch in the ability for players of the quirky life-sim to marry others of …

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Deep Down gender criticisms addressed by Capcom

Capcom has responded to concerns surrounding the lack of playable female characters in upcoming RPG Deep Down. The game found itself the subject of strong criticism from VG247 earlier this week after the site published a furious editorial about the game’s perceived gender inequality. Capcom has responded by explaining that …

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EA Mythic downplays Dungeon Keeper criticism

I think any time you re-make anything that is much beloved and has a great sense of nostalgia for people are going to be very protective of it.” That’s according to EA Mythic’s Jeff Skalski who has in an interview with TabTimes stuck up for recent iOS re-release Dungeon keeper. …

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Gran Turismo 6 microtransactions draw criticism; Unlock the Jaguar XJ13 for £120

Sony is facing criticism over its implementation of microtransactions in Gran Turismo 6. Their inclusion was confirmed last month but the prices were only revealed yesterday and are, according to Eurogamer, as follows: 500,000 in-game credits – 3.99/€4.991m in-game credits – 7.99/€9.992.5m in-game credits – 15.99/€19.997m in-game credits – 39.99/€49.99 …

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Gibeau on EA criticism: "We’re not tone deaf"

EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau has said that EA has responded to the criticism it has received – even if he thinks it’s not fully justified. "That type of feedback is disappointing personally for people inside of EA because we love our company and the games that we make," Gibeau …

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Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Problems with Ouya units sent out to early backers will be eased come the official launch in June, the company has insisted. A review of one of the first available Ouya units on The Verge was full of criticism, highlighting hardware quality issues, the UI, the game installation process, the …

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Reggie Fils-Aime passes verdict on Wii U’s launch: We’re doing something very, very positive

It will be impossible to draw any meaningful conclusion from the Wii U launch until the New Year, but that hasn’t stopped some quarters of the press adapting an almost instinctively negative position. But in the face of hasty conclusions, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has praised the company …

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