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- Skin betting: 500,000 children gamble every week, Gambling Commission warns
Gamers as young as 11 bet using virtual weapons within video games which are then exchanged for cash.
BBC News. Monday, 11 Dec 2017.
- Mum defends teen in gaming lawsuit
A mother has written a letter in defence of her 14-year-old-son who is facing a lawsuit over video game cheats.
BBC News. Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017.
- University of Phoenix Survey Confirms “Lack of Time” is a Common Barrier to Education Seekers
PHOENIX - Survey cites lack of time as barrier to education seekers, despite them averaging 22 hours a week total on TV, video games, social media and shopping.
Business Wire. Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017.
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- AM General Sues Maker of “Call of Duty” for Using Humvee in Game
AM General is suing Activision Blizzard for prominently displaying the Humvee in its “Call of Duty” video game series without permission, reports Reuters. ...
Motor Trend. Friday, 10 Nov 2017.
- Humvee maker AM General sues Activision over 'Call of Duty' video game series
The maker of Humvee military vehicles filed a lawsuit accusing Activision Blizzard of reaping billions of dollars by incorporating its trademarks without permission in its flagship "Call of Duty" video game franchise.
AutoNews.com. Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017.
- Super Mario Odyssey Becomes Nintendo’s Fastest-Selling Super Mario Game Ever in U.S.
REDMOND, Wash. - In just five days, the new Super Mario Odyssey video game for the Nintendo Switch system sold more than 1.1 million units in the U.S. alone. ... ...
Business Wire. Thursday, 2 Nov 2017.
- Loot box brouhaha: Are video games becoming too much like gambling?
A growing number of high-profile video games include loot boxes filled with in-game goodies that you can buy for money. Gamers are speaking out, likening them to exploitative gambling.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sunday, 29 Oct 2017.
- Australian video games gaining ground in Asia
Australia's indie games industry is booming. But with the domestic market offering limited returns, game studios are looking to overseas markets for growth.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Saturday, 28 Oct 2017.
- Here's A Bunch Of Free Games You Can Play This Weekend
Check out these free video game demos, betas and F2P releases.
Forbes. Friday, 28 Jul 2017.
- Young men working less to play more video games, US study finds
Video games may be meeting the needs of younger men traditionally satisfied by meaningful work, researchers studying the labour market in the United States have found.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Thursday, 27 Jul 2017.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Joining Forces With George R.R. Martin on a Space Video Game
‘Space Odyssey’ allows users to explore space and colonize planets. The astrophysicist discusses the new game, the controversial Space Corps, and why he’s ‘fearless’ of A.I.
Yahoo. Monday, 24 Jul 2017.
- I Don't Follow Dunkey's Contradictory Arguments About Video Game Critics
Yesterday, prominent gaming YouTuber videogamedunkey uploaded a new video about the video game press, simply called "Game Critics," and it’s already been viewed almost 2 million times in 24 hours since. ...
Forbes. Sunday, 9 Jul 2017.
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