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A look at Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

New game, old formula

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EA vs. The People: Round 2

UFC set to feature loot boxes despite consumer uprising

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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


Review: Star Wars: Battlefront II

A game that promised to be marmite but delivered mediocrity

Photo: Electronic Arts

EA temporarily disables all microtransactions in Battlefront II

Players can currently only progress with gameplay

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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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Review: Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

You shall not pass on the latest Middle-Earth experience

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Microtransactions: the scourge of the games industry

What are they, and why should you care?