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Jacob Chambers

Old-school gamer with a cheeky tongue that gets me in trouble. When I'm not playing games, I'm writing about them, preferably in the vicinity of a fridge! Oh, and if you're a Justin Bieber fan, I'm afraid we can't be friends!

US members of Congress accuse Sony of ‘blatant anti-competitive conduct’ in Japan

According to Politico, Democratic senator Maria Cantwell made the assertion on Thursday during a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee. She urged US trade representative Katherine Tai to bring up the matter with Japan during trade negotiations. Cantwell’s claim was supported by two letters – one from four Republican members of Congress, the other from six Democrats – which also ...

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Japan’s competition regulator has approved Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Japan’s competition regulator has concluded that it has no issue with Microsoft‘s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard, and will not be blocking the deal. The Japan Fair Trade Commission has published a statement in which it says it has “reviewed the transaction and reached the conclusion that [it] is unlikely to result in substantially restraining competition in any particular fields ...

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Dolphin, a game-system emulator, will soon be available on Steam

The software will also support the Steam Deck, its developer says. Dolphin, the Nintendo GameCube and Wii emulator, is getting a Steam release. The emulator, which has seen consistent development since its 2003 debut and will soon be available on Valve’s digital storefront, now has a Steam page. The emulator’s developer OatmealDome stated on Twitter: “We’ll release in Early Access ...

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The ever-popular PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, and Xbox 360 racing simulation Gran Turismo 7 is getting five new free vehicles

Even though Gran Turismo 7 received its largest update to date last month with the massive and highly acclaimed PSVR2 patch, nothing can slow down this high-powered sports car. Exactly on schedule, series creator Kazunori Yamauchi has taken to social media to announce the arrival of five more free vehicles, which will be included in next week’s update. Updates is ...

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No one on the Like a Dragon team slept well this week

The Like a Dragon games (previously known as Yakuza, of course) are all excellent, but they share a few characteristics in common. So, have some sympathy for Ryu ga Gotoku Studio, who, not content with merely creating the games, opted to live-stream the entire series in one go. It began the challenge on March 17 and finished it on March ...

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Actor Playing Tyr Hints at New God of War Game

Do voice actors really enjoy being coy off the record? The actor who played Tyr in God of War: Ragnarok has basically confirmed that there will be more games in the franchise, following in the footsteps of the leaks surrounding Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 that Venom voice actor Tony Todd was responsible for. And I’ll say this, it isn’t the last ...

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