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Vic Hood

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Vic is a news reporter for Eurogamer. She was an intern but wouldn't leave, so we were forced to keep her like a stray cat. Often found writing news, trying to convince others to appreciate The Sims or spamming PUBG articles.

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RecommendedPurrfect Date review

Curiosity killed the cat.

FeatureThe big interview: the Gambling Commission on loot boxes

"We don't yet understand enough of what the actual risks are."

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FeatureGrowing up with and growing out of The Sims

A personal journey with EA's blockbuster series.

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Horizon Frozen Wilds Bluegleam - how to get Bluegleam easily in the Horizon DLC

Our guide to The Frozen Wilds' new form of currency.

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Xbox Live Games with Gold December lineup announced

Back to the Future! Warhammer: End Times - Verminintide! More!

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Valve unveils plans to tackle Steam review bombers

"Making helpful user reviews more helpful."

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp releases this week

UPDATE: Available to download now.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot boxes investigated by Belgian Gaming Commission

UPDATE: EA says Battlefront 2's loot crates “are not gambling”.

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There's a Hitman TV series in the works at Hulu

And two more Hitman games in development.

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Skate 3 to be enhanced for Xbox One X

Alongside Mirror's Edge and Gears of War 3.

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What we learnt from Blizzcon's Overwatch Archives panel

Including the Jetpack Cat that never was.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds dev introducing tougher anti-hacker measures

"We would like to sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused by the cheaters."

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FeaturePlayerUnknown reveals Battlegrounds Xbox One release date, and a major difference to PC

"Right now the two builds are on slightly different road maps."

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The government finally responds to gambling in video games petition

And the response isn't as bad as we expected.

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Shadow of War expansion pass details released

Features Outlaw and Slaughter Tribe DLCs.

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Twitch Halloween loot crates contain temporary emotes

Which resemble Japan's illegal Kompu Gacha.

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Monument Valley designers' next game Florence is about first love

"An interactive story about love and life."

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Subsurface Circular comes to iPad today

When the truth is buried, go underground.

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15 years on, Syberia 1 gets Switch release date

UPDATE: And now, so does Syberia 2.

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Online petition forces government response to loot boxes

Labour MP asks Secretary of State for in-game gambling response.

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SNES Classic - games list, controllers and specs, UK pre-order, release date and everything else we know about the mini SNES

An unreleased Star Fox game, longer cables and everything else we know about Nintendo's blast to the past.

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Developers rally together to raise money for UK charity

One Special Day raises money for SpecialEffect.

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Wii Shop Channel shuts down in 2019

Shop til' it's dropped.

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Xbox Live Indie Games gets stay of execution

Microsoft looking into preserving titles.

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Xbox Games with Gold October lineup includes Gone Home

Plus The Turing Test, Medal of Honor: Airborne and Rayman 3 HD.

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You can now play Super Mario 64 online with others

UPDATE: Nintendo pulls Patreon and videos.

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Bizarre mod adds GTA character to Zelda: Breath of the Wild

All we had to do was follow the damn Oaki, CJ.

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There's an ugly Call of Duty PlayStation 4

Camouflage doesn't hide everything.

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