The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Chris Glover

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2017: the year deception stopped being profitable?

Undesirable game mechanics aren’t so easily disguised anymore

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Battle royale mode coming to Call of Duty

CoD fans are excited at the prospect of PUBG-styled gameplay

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In defence of toxic behaviour in online gaming

To really enjoy a game, sometimes you have to make sure others don’t

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EA temporarily disables all microtransactions in Battlefront II

Players can currently only progress with gameplay

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EA deserves no praise for lowering microtransaction costs

Star Wars: Battlefront II remains a symbol of EA’s contempt for the consumer

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Review: Call of Duty: WWII

Call of Duty returns to its roots with this strong addition to the franchise

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5 Great Local Multiplayer Games

Perfect for playing with your housemates

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Review: Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

You shall not pass on the latest Middle-Earth experience

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Speed running

A quick history of the subculture

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Review: RUINER

Is this sadistic action shooter worth the frustration?

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The Low-down on Console Crossplay

Is Sony standing in the way of progress?

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Microtransactions: the scourge of the games industry

What are they, and why should you care?