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Sadistic 1v4 Serial Killer Game Actually Looks Fun

Sicko or survivor; those are the two options in Behaviour Interactives upcoming asymmetrical multiplayer horror game, Dead by Daylight. Imbuing many qualities of 2k’s popular asymmetrical game, … 670 more words


Clash Royale: In-Depth Look at Training Camp Cards: Strategies and Counters

Supercell’s newest game: Clash Royale has rapidly become the hottest mobile game on the ios and Android platforms. Like Supercell’s previous games, Clash Royale is a game that anyone can play as it’s easy to learn, yet hard to master, providing the game with a healthy coalition of casual and competitive players. 1,960 more words


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“It’s like a choose your own adventure where you have to pay thirty cents to add a page” -Anthony Carboni

Anthony Carboni from the now defunct YouTube channel Rev3Games summed up microtransactions very well in…

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Why is Valve hiring a Psychologist for game design?

In the job openings section of the Valve website, there is an opening for the position of Psychologist (Research/Experimental). The job description makes it sound like the position will be ultimately beneficial to the company and players, as the position is supposed to improve the game testing process, analyze data to improve on the overall experience of the customer base, research hardware, and offer analysis of the company’s finances in order to improve operations. 252 more words

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The Gaming Industry Needs To Change And Only We The Gamers Can Make That Happen

Its been on my mind for quite some time now, 2016 needs to be the year in which we the gamers finally fight back the corruption that’s currently plaguing the gaming industry. 724 more words


Payday 2 Now Supports Microtransactions

Overkill Software has released an update for Payday 2, giving players the chance to acquire a key item previously only available through paid microtransactions.

On October 16, Overkill released the The Black Market Update, which included the option to buy a drill that would unlock special safes with unique skins, gameplay altering weapon mods and more. 305 more words


My Microtransaction Of (Moderate) Shame

Allow me to get something out of the way right off the bat: I’m conflicted (at best) about microtransactions in games. On one hand, I understand that game developers face rising operating costs to produce the games we play and love and have to supplement their revenue in various ways, but on the other hand, sometimes microtransactions feel like a cash grab with little to offer in return. 800 more words