When are loot boxes gambling?

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With the recent announcement of a US legislator proposing a new law to put age restrictions on games that include RNG loot boxes, I wanted to take this time to talk about when loot boxes are gambling, when they’re not, and why that matters. To really understand this issue, one … Read More

Dedicated cryptocurrency mining cards are here! But…

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Amid a worsening graphics card shortage, companies like MSI, EVGA, Sapphire, and Asus have stepped up to offer dedicated cryptocurrency mining cards running either AMD or Nvidia GPUs. But, supply still isn’t meeting demand. Over the past few months, both AMD and Nvidia’s mid-range graphics cards have become all but impossible … Read More

What Caused The Great Graphics Card Shortage of 2017?

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If you’ve been trying to build a new PC or upgrade your dusty old graphics card this month, you’ve probably noticed that the prices are seemingly higher than they should be – and that’s because they are. But why have the prices of mid-range graphics cards like the RX 580 … Read More

Intel’s Kaby Lake CPUs have released – is it worth the upgrade?

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Intel’s new Kaby Lake lineup of CPUs has finally released for consumer desktops, but is it really worth the upgrade in terms of gaming? Should your new gaming PC build be using Skylake or Kaby lake? Let’s take a look and see if we can’t find some answers for these questions … Read More

Deals & Sales before Black Friday

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With PC components being so darn expensive, it only makes sense for us to wait for big sales, like Black Friday/Cyber Monday, to save as much cash as we can. But, that doesn’t mean we always have to wait until the actual day to take advantage of the sales! This is … Read More

Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 – WTF Namco?

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Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 launched yesterday, and it’s actually turning out to be an alright grind fest for costumes, much better than the first Xenoverse so far. But, the good aside, something really shady happened shortly after Xenoverse 2 launched, and I’d like to mention that here. Usually, it’s pretty uncommon … Read More