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Hawaii has introduced 4 bills that prohibit the sale of games with loot boxes to anyone under 21, force publishers to disclose odds

Chris Lee, the Democratic State Representative for Hawii, made waves in November after promising to create legislation that would ban the sale of games with loot boxes to those under 21. Now, the representative has submitted two pairs of bills to the US Senate and House. The bills, introduced last month, target the sale of …

Kingdom Come: Deliverance reviews round-up, all the scores

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 13 February 2018 08:24 GMT The release of Kingdom Come: Deliverance has been a long time coming, and it’s time to find out if it’s been worth the wait. Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an open-world action RPG with many ambitious goals. The game was successfully funded on Kickstarter a little under …

Sea of Thieves will never have loot boxes

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 13 February 2018 10:21 GMT Progression in Sea of Thieves will not rely on loot boxes. In fact, there’ll never be loot boxes in the game. Sea of Thieves design director Mike Chapman confirmed that Rare is not interested in putting gambling in the game, and as such didn’t include any …

Overwatch is free to play this weekend on PC, PS4, Xbox One

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 13 February 2018 09:44 GMT It seems we’re getting an Overwatch free weekend every month now, as Blizzard just announced a new one taking place this weekend. The upcoming Overwatch free weekend kicks off on Friday, February 16 and goes on until Monday, February 19. The free weekend includes unlimited access …

Sea of Thieves PC specs revealed

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 13 February 2018 09:05 GMT Rare has unveiled the full list of PC requirements for Sea of Thieves. With Sea of Thieves releasing on both PC, and Xbox One on the same day, we were bound to get the PC specs at any moment. Today, developer Rare has sent out six …

Blanka is coming to Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition next week

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 12 February 2018 19:38 GMT Blanka will be making his debut in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition on February 20. Blanka is a classic Street Fighter character, but has somehow been missing from Street Fighter 5 all this time. Capcom corrects this next week, when he joins the game’s roster as …

Blizzard has no plans for Hearthstone on Nintendo Switch

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 12 February 2018 16:55 GMT Blizzard has confirmed that it’s not working on a Nintendo Switch version of Hearthstone. Last year, a rumour made the rounds online about an impending Hearthstone port for Nintendo Switch. It made sense, the portable on-the-go nature of the Switch makes it an ideal platform for …

Cyberpunk 2077 creator explains why now is the right time to turn the pen-and-paper RPG into a video game

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 12 February 2018 17:43 GMT Mike Pondsmith, the creator of the pen-and-paper RPG Cyberpunk 2077 is based on, has talked a little bit about the challenges of bringing his rich world to video game form. As part of a feature called The Future is Exciting, Spanish newspaper El Pais and telecom …

Rainbow Six Siege Outbreak event will pit operators against five monster types

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 12 February 2018 16:26 GMT Outbreak, the upcoming co-op event for Rainbow Six Siege, will see operators fighting mutated monsters. Ubisoft never previously said what kid of threat we’ll be going up against when Rainbow Six Siege’s Outbreak event rolls around in March, but the developer has now revealed a lot …

Watch gameplay from the first Chinese PUBG mobile game

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 12 February 2018 15:06 GMT One of two mobile games based on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has already been released in China, and it’s the closest thing we have to a mobile PUBG. If you recall, Tencent, the Chinese giant, bought the rights to publish PUBG in China last year. At the time, …