Real money can be spent on chips, though it cannot be cashed back out into actual money
Politics & Law
Update: Nintendo issues response to consumer concerns
142 other mobile games removed by government agency in legal crackdown
If we casually use terms like "addictive" it robs us of the ability to have a proper discussion when games do cross a line
Turpin apologises for "error of judgement" as second sexual harassment case hits Yogscast in as many weeks
A look back at the Supreme Court's 2011 ruling on video game violence suggests the First Amendment defense may not play out the same way a second time
Esports organisation was instructed to oust shareholder two months ago or face "formal action" from LCS
UKIE CEO warns critics and publishers to be careful with their language, says games are "an easy target because we're new"
Developer apologizes again for artwork mocking Chinese president, but hopes to "rebuild trust"
Country's Telecommunications Regulatory Commission is considering bans on a half dozen titles, cites unknown WHO study as basis for ban
YouTubers given new tools to trim or mute problematic sections in their videos
Japanese publisher confirms the move is to diversify its manufacturing locations, and is unrelated to proposed tariffs
"I don't want people to think this is a really hard, politically-charged game," says co-director Leonard Boyarsky
President Trump's trade war causing further disruption in tech sector manufacturing
"Governments in other jurisdictions will continue to seek to attract our successful studios and talented development staff," says CEO Richard Wilson
UPDATE: UKIE CEO responds to Join the Game, which boasts tax breaks and funding for studios that relocate
Series of attacks against formerly-Sony Online Entertainment, Battle.net, Dota 2, others also asked to pay $95,000 in damages
But MP calls for more research into link between gaming and gambling, and says firms with aggressive monetisation should be "brought into line"
Information Commissioner tells UK Parliament it will audit publishers and developers if needed as it works on Age Appropriate Design Code
Capcom consents to have iconic characters used to recruit "cyber-crime" investigators
Results to be presented to All-Party Parliamentary Group on video games next month
Commons committee not left reassured following latest immersive and addictive technologies inquiry hearing
International version of the game will be available in Germany, complete with Nazi imagery