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Are Star Wars games doomed?

The past few years have been rough for Star Wars games. With EA’s disappointing and content-deprived Battlefront, and their new and controversial ...

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2017: the year deception stopped being profitable?

There’s a story about World of Warcraft’s development that always impresses me. In the beta, if you played for more than a ...

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EA vs. The People: Round 2

November was the momentous month that it promised to be, though not in the way we expected, with the highly-anticipated Battlefront II ...

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Are Star Wars games doomed?

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 1
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2017: the year deception stopped being profitable?

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 2
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EA vs. The People: Round 2

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 3
Photo: Monolith Productions

2017: the year deception stopped being profitable?

Undesirable game mechanics aren’t so easily disguised anymore

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Are Star Wars games doomed?

Are Star Wars games redeemable, or have they fallen to the dark side?

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EA vs. The People: Round 2

UFC set to feature loot boxes despite consumer uprising

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Skate 4: A New Hope?

Why EA’s recent indiscretions with Star Wars may re-open the door for the fan favourite

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Traps to watch out for in the AAA space

A publisher-by-publisher guide for what to guard against in the coming years

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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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Why FIFA is the root of the lootbox infection

‘It’s in the game’ has never sounded more sinister

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Level design done right

Some examples of top quality world and level design over the years

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Is Star Citizen the biggest game ever?

The 100% crowd-funded project that is shooting for the stars

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Quiplash: the party game for those ‘on the lash’

The hilarious drinking game that’s more than likely going to cause offence

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Review: Star Wars: Battlefront II

A game that promised to be marmite but delivered mediocrity