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Games Workshop made £25 million from videogames last year, and

released its yearly financials and discussed its ever-increasing presence in videogames. The Warhammer brand is not so much the company's bread-and-butter as the entire contents of the pantry, and while its core business remains miniatures and its own products, it is now involved in a huge number of licensing deals to make videogames. The financial […]Read More

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After Minecraft says no to NFTs, NFT Worlds vows to

NFTs are not welcome in Minecraft. Good news for gamers, perhaps, but not so much for anyone who has already committed to incorporating blockchain technology in the game—like, for instance, NFT Worlds. “NFT Worlds is a fully decentralized, fully customizable, community driven, play to earn gaming platform where world owners can create their own limitless […]Read More

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China’s ‘mind-reading’ porn detection cap takes censorship to new levels

Interesting Engineering, which brought the South China Morning Post article to our attention (via Hackaday). In order to improve and automate the censorship that is already going on, Beijing Jiaotong University researchers developed the 'mind-reading' helmet, which looks more like a shower cap covered in wires, to maximise the efficiency of it's current efforts. It's able […]Read More

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Twitter sues Elon Musk

pull the plug on his attempt to purchase Twitter last week, leading Twitter to threaten legal action to force the deal through. Today Twitter followed through, filing a lawsuit that accuses Musk of refusing to honor his commitment “because the deal he signed no longer serves his personal interests.” Musk originally offered to buy Twitter […]Read More

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Look at all the fake games Valve made-up for the

July 7, 2022 See more I'm not sure whether the art or the riddles are the best thing about this stunt (there's a gallery below pairing them up). Some such as Get the King to the Toilet are just straight-up funny concepts, while others are a tiny bit more pointed. Take The Consecration Of Esthme, […]Read More

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Magic: The Gathering wants you to take a pen to

Cyberpunk ninjas, prohibition-era 1920s urban fantasy, Warhammer 40,000, that kind of thing. The masters compilations, which reprint “iconic cards from Magic's past”, are a harder sell. I'm not not what Wizards of the Coast calls a “highly enfranchised” player, the kind of collector excited by the boosters for Double Masters 2022 having twice the usual […]Read More

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Sonic creator still pissed about ‘no good’ Square Enix

posted an extraordinary condemnation of Square Enix. Among other things he said “I don't think Square Enix cares about games.” This bust-up all relates to the development of a game called Balan Wonderworld, on which Naka was once the project director before being removed by the publisher. Naka subsequently brought a lawsuit against Square Enix […]Read More

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Bungie, Ubisoft, Bethesda, EA, and others speak out in support

overturn Roe v Wade today, officially bringing to an end 50 years of constitutionally-protected access to abortion. A handful of US states had legal triggers in place that banned abortion immediately, and more are expected to follow. The decision deals a devastating blow to fundamental human rights in the country: As Justices Breyer, Sotomayor, and […]Read More

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Thousands of PC parts go up for auction from the

filed for bankruptcy in April of this year, following a controversial raffle live stream by company owner and CEO, Noah Katz. This may have played a part in the company's sudden shuttering, though ex-employees, speaking to PC Gamer under the condition of anonymity, suggested that Katz inexperience as a CEO may have led to its […]Read More