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Layton’s Mystery Journey Deluxe Edition Rated On Nintendo Switch By ESRB

Layton’s Mystery Journey has been given a rating on Nintendo Switch by the ESRB. The game’s full Switch title appears to be Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy –…

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Yakuza: Kiwami 2 Seems To Be Heading For PC, According To The ESRB

The ESRB has rated Yakuza: Kiwami 2 for PC, suggesting a release for the platform is on the cards. Yakuza: Kiwami 2 has received an M rating from the board, which is consistent with…

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Does Bethesda.net’s Account Creation Violate GDPR?

Bethesda’s had a rough few months, and things are getting a little more interesting with a Redditor’s recent discovery. First reported on GameWatcher.com, they found a popular Reddit thread discovered…

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FTC Will Investigate Loot Boxes, US Senator Claims “Close Link” To Gambling

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating loot boxes after an official request to do so was made by Senator Maggie Hassan. The request was affirmed by FTC chairman Joe Simons…

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Xbox One “Exclusive” Sunset Overdrive Rated On PC By ESRB

Open-world Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive has been given a rating by the ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board), indicating that the game will be coming to PC soon. The ESRB rating for…

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ESRB Rates Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood

The ESRB has listed a rating for Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood as reported by Gematsu. Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood was…

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Here’s Who’s Meeting Donald Trump at his Violent Video Game Roundtable

Today, Donald Trump is holding his White House meeting on video games, and in particular violence in them. Officially listed in the White House schedule as “THE PRESIDENT hosts a…

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ESRB to Add “In-Game Purchases” Label onto Physical Games

Last year, the conversation around loot boxes reached fever-pitch, with several high-profile controversies making headlines around the world. Many countries were forced to debate whether or not the items could…

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ESRB and PEGI Don’t Classify Loot Boxes As Gambling

Lootboxes are becoming increasingly popular in our AAA titles, with Forza Motorsport 7, Shadow of War, and Star Wars Battlefront II among latest offenders. Some North American gamers have asked the Entertainment…

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Limited Run Games Now Required To Put ESRB Ratings on Boxes

If there’s a major bonus to the appeal of Limited Run Games’ physical cases of video games, it’s that they’re not adorned with excessive logos and symbols that distract from…