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Activision’s troubling patent revealed

Activision's troubling patent revealed

Activision have been granted a patent for an in-game system that drives microtransactions, it has been revealed. The legal record, as seen on ...

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IGN buy Humble Bundle

Games media outlet IGN has officially completed the acquisition of the online games retail platform ‘Humble Bundle’. Humble Bundle is a relatively young ...

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Speed running

“Speedrunning” is the act of playing through a game with the sole purpose of completing it in the fastest time possible. Whilst ...

Activision’s troubling patent revealed

Activision's troubling patent revealed

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 1
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IGN buy Humble Bundle

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Speed running

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Activision’s troubling patent revealed

Activision patent “system and method for driving microtransactions in multiplayer video games”

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IGN buy Humble Bundle

The company reveals a controversial new partnership

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Speed running

A quick history of the subculture

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Half-Life 2: The Past and Future

After 10 years, where are we now?

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Review: Divinity: Original Sin 2

An Old-Style RPG that turns out to be one of the best

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Sony CEO steps down

Sony Interactive Entertainment’s CEO, Andrew House, steps down from his role at the company

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Review: FIFA 18

Does FIFA justify yet another purchase?

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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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Valve Cracks Down on Metabombing

The Corporation Strikes Back

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Microtransactions: the scourge of the games industry

What are they, and why should you care?

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The Ubisoft Rebrand

Ubisoft has changed its logo, but will it change its stripes?