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Valve to disclose odds for DOTA 2 loot boxes


James Troughton cracks open Valve's latest policy regarding some of gaming's most contentious products....

The Courier Gaming Crystal Ball: What lies in store for the world of Video Games?


As the academic year comes to an end, our writers look to the future to discuss the games they’re most looking forward to and the trends we can expect to see in future...

Why do we dismiss games as “dead”?


Errol Kerr looks at why we've taken to proclaiming a game's demise so quickly - and how they can be revived...

EA Creates PR Nightmare through Battlefront II Microtransaction Model


Jared Liam Moore gives his take on the Star Wars Battlefront II in-game purchasing model....

EA Developers Receive Death Threats


In the wake of Electronic Arts's lootbox controversy, multiple EA developers report facing harassment and death threats from angry fans. George Boatfield explains....

Microtransactions: A Necessary Evil or Tool for Destruction?


Georgina Howlett and Gerry Hart face off over one gaming’s most controversial features....