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Safeguarding players should be our top priority – because it is the right thing to do.

The UK video games industry is economically important. Games themselves can bring enjoyment and  promote psychological benefits. Games can be used for education, training and business as well as for fun. However, in recent months concerns have been expressed about excessive play, game mechanics and online harms. The House of …

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Visceral Games: GaaS is the key but don’t ignore IP and player cannibalisation

This week’s news that EA has chosen to shutdown Visceral Games and its unnamed, narrative-driven Star Wars title is the talk of the games industry. Pretty much everyone, myself included, is in agreement that the game didn’t fit with EA’s strategy of capitalising on games-as-a-service titles (GaaS) which retain player interest for …

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