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Challenge scraps UK games TV show Videogame Nation

The UK’s only regular TV video games show, Videogame Nation, has been cancelled after its fourth series. The decision was described by co-host Dan Maher as sudden” in a Facebook post, where he added: Challenge TV decided not to renew the show in order to focus exclusively on gameshow content. …

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There’s a petition to remove Washington Post’s Uncharted 4 score from Metacritic

Change.org has been home to many a noble venture, but perhaps this is the most heroic of all. Washington Post’s review of PS4 action title Uncharted 4, which was titled This four-part series should have ended after Part One”, was not very positive. It ended: A Thief’s End is less …

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Paradox sticks up for IGN’s Stellaris review and critical freedom

Publisher Paradox Interactive has urged fans to stop lambasting IGN for what some feel is an unfair review of Stellaris. The space strategy title, which is off to an incredibly strong start, has a Metacritic rating of 78 per cent. IGN awarded the title a 6.3/10, saying that sections later …

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There’s a Candy Crush Saga magazine

Puzzler Media is to publish a monthly Candy Crush magazine. It won’t tell the tale of… erm… god what happens in that game? Matching things in threes? It isn’t about all of whatever that is, anyway. It’s a puzzle compilation, with King’s branding, that costs 2.99. Puzzler is somewhat of …

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Arendt and Elliott promoted at GamesRadar

Future has announced a pair of senior promotions within the GamesRadar global editorial team. Susan Arendt has been named as US executive editor. She joined the site as managing editor from Joystiq a year ago. Meanwhile, commissioning editor Matt Elliot joins the global senior editorial team as senior commissioning editor. …

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Government continues online abuse crackdown

The Crown Prosecution Service has published a new set of guidelines designed to broaden the scope with which online bullies can be prosecuted. Among the new crimes is the setting up of fake profiles in another person’s name. There is also clarification on actions such as revenge porn and intimidation, …

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Culture Secretary John Whittingdale slams adblocking ‘protection racket’

The government has said it would consider taking action against the providers of adblockers in an attempt to protect the press. The Guardian reports that culture secretary John Whittingdale has said that the technology poses very real threat to the global media, and that he intends to organise a roundtable …

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