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Tencent Gains Exclusive PUBG Operating Rights In China, Vows To Demolish Cheaters

Fans of the shooter genre in China will soon be playing PlayerUnknown's Battlefield under the watchful eye of Tencent. Tencent has announced that it has landed exclusive rights to PUBG in China, ...

11 hours ago from HotHardware

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Micro-transactions system used in Fifa Ultimate Team, Star Wars Battlefront and other popular games could be banned

Features like hugely popular Fifa Ultimate Team could be removed or fundamentally changed

15 hours ago from The Independent

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Gran Turismo Sport Single-Player Mode Confirmed

Gran Turismo Sport was released a few weeks back and players have already clocked in more than 26 million hours of gameplay across the globe. We now have some updates on what’s to come ...

10 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Belgium Officially Declares Loot Boxes as a Form of Gambling

Last week, we reported on how Belgium’s Gaming Commission was considering classifying games with loot boxes as gambling. Yesterday, the organization concluded that loot boxes are indeed ...

13 hours ago from Geek.com

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp brings the series’s leisurely charm to smartphones

When I was in university, my trusty Nintendo DS went everywhere I did. I kept it stashed in my bag at all times, and whenever I needed a break I’d jump into Animal Crossing: Wild ...

12 hours ago from The Verge

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Video game improves balance in youth with autism

Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various "ninja" poses could help children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) improve their balance, according to a recent ...

Tue 21 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

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HopSkipDrive raises another $7.4 million for its Uber for kids business

 Uber and Lyft have made it easier to get around town, but the service isn’t designed for young people. Unaccompanied passengers under the age of 18 are forbidden from ordering cars. ...

Tue 21 Nov 17 from TechCrunch

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 Heads to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch in 2018

One of last generation’s best strategy RPGs was Sega’s Valkyria Chronicles. Unfortunately, the series failed to garner much attention in North America when it originally released ...

Tue 21 Nov 17 from Geek.com

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EA revamps Need For Speed: Payback progression system

Electronic Arts has taken a lot of heat over its microtransactional business model. Just last week, the game maker lowered the costs of unlocking heroes in Star Wars Battlefront 2 by 75 percent ...

Mon 20 Nov 17 from Techspot

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With new permanent teams, professional League of Legends will look more like the NBA

Riot Games is making a big change to its professional League of Legends championship series in North America. Back in June, the developer announced a major shift for the NA LCS, which ...

Mon 20 Nov 17 from The Verge

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