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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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Battle royale mode coming to Call of Duty

Two current phenomenons in gaming, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) and Fortnite: Battle Royale have proven one thing beyond all doubt: people just can’t get ...

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EA temporarily disables all microtransactions in Battlefront II

In a surprising development, EA has temporarily removed microtransactions in Star Wars: Battlefront II, after days of tumultuous criticism from fans, and ...

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EA vs. The People: Round 2

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 1
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Battle royale mode coming to Call of Duty

Posted on Dec 5, 2017 2
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EA temporarily disables all microtransactions in Battlefront II

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 3
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EA vs. The People: Round 2

UFC set to feature loot boxes despite consumer uprising

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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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EA temporarily disables all microtransactions in Battlefront II

Players can currently only progress with gameplay

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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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Playstation CEO steps down

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

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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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Does anyone need the PS4 Pro?

At an event held in New York on the 7th September, Sony unveiled two new versions of the PlayStation 4

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor – The One Game to Rule Them All?

James Thursfield explores why Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is The Lord Of The Rings game fans have been waiting for.

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Minecraft – The $2.5 Billion Cultural Phenomenon

On 15th September Microsoft acquired Swedish developer Mojang and Minecraft for $2.5 billion. With the departure of its creator Markus “Notch” Persson, what does this mean for the future of Minecraft?

King of the North Tournament

In March, Manchester will play host to the UK’s biggest student-run gaming event. The King of the North tournament has been meticulously put together by…