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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes Are Gambling, Could be Banned in Europe: Belgium Gaming Commission

HIGHLIGHTS The Belgium Gaming Commission has ruled that loot boxes are gambling It wants to ban them in Europe Star Wars Battlefront 2’s predatory micro-transactions has led to this It appears that Star Wars Battlefront 2’s loot box fiasco has had far-reaching consequences. Belgium’s Gaming Commission has ruled that loot boxes or loot crates in games like Star Wars Battlefront 2 ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition Spotted in Leaked Oreo Build

OnePlus 5T launch is set for today, with the Chinese manufacturer’s latest flagship due for a 9:30pm IST unveiling at its New York event. There are have been dozens of OnePlus 5T leaks and rumours in the run up to the launch, and here is one more just ahead of tonight’s revelation. A new report has joined the ongoing rumour mill, ... Read More »

Halo Wars 2 PC impressions: This console-fied RTS has some PC-specific problems

It’s the week of unfinished reviews, eh? After trialing For Honor earlier this week, I’m back with some impressions on Halo Wars 2. Again, initial impressions, not a full review. Given that the Windows 10 version only went live on Monday and that its multiplayer servers have been entirely dead, I just haven’t spent enough time with it to feel comfortable ... Read More »

Star Wars now part of UK academic courses

It is part of a range of courses that are open to the general public but do not carry degree credits, BBC News reported. Star Wars now in UK academic RELATED STORIES Gujarat Board decides to hold exam at two blacklisted exam centres Delhi Nursery admission: HC to deliver verdict today Single entrance examination for engineering courses from next year ... Read More »

Is ‘Candy Crush’ really worth more than ‘Star Wars’?

Even in a world of start-up unicorns and big mergers, Activision-Blizzard’s $5.9 billion buyout of King Digital is a head turner. The purchase price is more than five times what Amazon spent on game streaming site Twitch. It’s roughly triple the $2 billion Facebookpaid for Oculus last March. It blows past the $2.5 billion Microsoft paid for “Minecraft” creator Mojang ... Read More »

Star Wars powers Hasbro’s strongest growth in nearly 5 years

Hasbro reported its biggest jump in quarterly revenue in nearly five years, beating analysts’ estimates by a wide margin, driven by demand for toys based on the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Jurassic World” movies. Revenue from toys targeted at boys, which include action figures based on the two blockbuster films released last year, surged 35 percent to $569.8 ... Read More »

Currency wars: Where can traders go from here

After a week of collapsing asset prices, moves from central banks to weaken their country’s currencies have proved frustratingly short-lived, leaving analysts scratching their heads as to what policymakers can do next to intervene. Normally when a country loosens monetary policy and cuts their interest rates, investors pull their money out in search of higher yields elsewhere. This pushes down ... Read More »