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Gaming News: House of Lords Concludes Loot Boxes Must Be

Loot boxes have recently become a point of controversy worldwide, and today a ground-breaking  House of Lords commission concluded that they should be regulated under the 2005 Gambling Act. This act was passed with the intention of ‘protecting children and other vulnerable persons from being harmed or exploited by gambling’ while also ‘ensuring that gambling […]Read More

Twitch Permanently Bans Streamers Following Sexual Abuse Claims

Twitch has permanently banned five prominent streamers after nearly a hundred allegations of sexual assault and abuse came to light.  Following a #MeToo wave on social media, hundreds of gamers – mainly women – came forward with their experiences of harassment, abuse and assault.  Taking to platforms Medium and TwitLonger, many of those stories included […]Read More

Gaming News: Epic Games Removes Police Cars From Fortnite

With the latest season of Fortnite, Epic Games has reportedly removed police cars from the popular game. This comes amid ongoing protests against police brutality and systemic racism in the United States and worldwide. Launched last week, Chapter 2-Season 3 of Fortnite introduces new water-themed gameplay to the survival shooter, which as of May has […]Read More

Gaming News: ‘Silent Hill’ Coming to ‘Dead by Daylight’

Coinciding with its four year anniversary celebrations, ‘Dead by Daylight’ has announced its latest update. In a livestream hosted by the game’s director, Matthew Cote of Behaviour Studios, the new chapter has been revealed to be a crossover collaboration with Konami in the form of ‘Silent Hill’. It will feature the iconic Pyramid Head and […]Read More

Gaming News: New Sims 4 Expansion Pack Announced

After a few days of teasing an announcement, The Sims 4 has unveiled their newest expansion pack. The Sims 4: Eco Lifestyle Expansion Pack will feature a new location called Evergreen Harbour, which players will be able to evolve into their own eco-friendly haven, complete with community spaces and new residential builds. Players will also […]Read More

Gaming News: The Last of Us II Leaks

After a seven-year wait since the original, four years since the announcement and numerous delays, including an indefinite one as a result of Covid-19, the anticipation for The Last of Us Part 2 may have finally been dashed, as major plot details, screenshots and cutscenes have been leaked. Don’t worry, for the sake of those […]Read More

Gaming News: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Revealed

The latest release in the Assassin’s Creed franchise has been revealed. Taking place in the Ninth Century, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will follow the story of Eivor. Playable as male or female, Eivor is the leader of band of Norsemen heading for England, after choosing to leave Norway due to ongoing wars and dwindling resources. That […]Read More

Gaming News: BAFTA Games Awards Winners Announced

The winners of the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards have been announced. Due to be held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, the awards were pre-recorded and broadcast on streaming platforms as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Outer Wilds won the award for Best Game, as well the Original Property and Game Design awards, […]Read More

Gaming News: The Last of Us Part II Delayed

The Last of Us Part II has been delayed indefinitely. Announcing the news in a statement, PlayStation announced the game would be delayed, citing the current pandemic as part of the reason behind the decision. In addition, Naughty Dog published their own message to fans on Twitter, saying that the game was in the later […]Read More