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ESA, ESRB, PEGI etc – It’s Time Again To Self-Regulate, To Avoid Governmental Regulation

Loot boxes, as a general rule, are not gambling as currently legally defined… but the longer the self-regulating forces hide behind the cash out distinction as the reason to ignore these developments, the more they risk being accused of secretly advocating and tolerating business practices that are already being labelled as predatory.…Read on!ESA, ESRB, PEGI etc – It’s Time Again To Self-Regulate, To Avoid Governmental Regulation

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SilentVille & Silent Hill “Improvements” at Konami

In early 2015, the new president of Konami fired long-time, headlining, celebrated game director Hideo Kojima, cancelled Silent Hills and went to the extreme lengths to erase P.T. from existence, and alienated all their game fans, including me.…Read on!SilentVille & Silent Hill “Improvements” at Konami

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Alternate-Sony, PSVita, and the PSP Too – The Road Not Taken

In the remote location known as Katorga-12, scientists have discovered the January 2012 issue of Gamepro magazine, a publication that, as we know it, ceased all operations with the November 2011 issue.  Though badly singed, and missing many of its pages, a few interesting tidbits were…Read on!Alternate-Sony, PSVita, and the PSP Too – The Road Not Taken

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Nintendo’s 2nd Pillar – The Road Not Taken

This mysterious article was discovered in a singed copy of the October 2009 issue of Electronic Gaming Monthly, a popular gaming magazine that ceased publication in January 2009 and did not resume until April 2010.   This magazine was found in a remote Russian scientific facility,…Read on!Nintendo’s 2nd Pillar – The Road Not Taken

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Gamepro Magazine “Letters of the Month” – April & June 2010

I’ve been following the Games Journalism work of John Davison since those classic 1up.com/EGM days, through his tenure at whattheyplay.com (useful to me as a parent of two kids myself). So it was with excitement that I saw him taking over the reins as editor-in-chief…Read on!Gamepro Magazine “Letters of the Month” – April & June 2010

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Game Press Appreciation – 1up Show Fan-Made Box Set

2020 UPDATE – Well as it turns out the newly relaunched EGM I mentioned in this article was only good for a few issues. The folks over at area5.tv are still there, however, having received my backing for their video game art and culture documentary…Read on!Game Press Appreciation – 1up Show Fan-Made Box Set