Saturday, January 22, 2022

Tag: video games

Whale of a time for Dundee arcade developers

Dundee arcade developers
Abertay University and local developer Konglomerate Games have released six new bespoke video games to be made publicly playable at the recently unveiled whale sculpture located next to V&A Dundee.

UDC announces In-House Showcase with over 60 new machines for 2021

UDC new showroom
After several weeks of meticulous planning, UDC has unveiled its new showroom facility in west London’s Park Royal, where over 60 brand new products await the keen eyes of operators looking to get prepared for the industry’s big comeback next year.

High Score opens in Newbury

High Score Newbury opens Aaron Gilbey
Two months after receiving planning permission from Newbury Town Council, High Score amusement arcade has opened in the town’s Kennet Shopping Centre.

DCMS grill video games industry over loot boxes

Damian Collins loot boxes
In-game spending in console and PC video games should be regulated by gambling laws and loot boxes banned entirely for children, according to the DCMS’s..

Trump’s video game violence claims debunked

President Trump video games violence debunked
PCMag has hit out at President Trump for linking the mass-shootings that occurred on 3 August in El Paso and Dayton with the popularity of video games in..

One player only: Videogame groups forced to merge over lack of funding

Coinslot video game arcade
Following a lack of support in the Autumn Budget, the British Games Institute has merged with the National Videogame Foundation to create a “new centre of gravity for games culture” in the UK. It might not be enough to plug a funding hole.   The British Games Institute (BGI) is to merge and share headquarters with the National Videogame Foundation (NVF)...

Gambling Commission warn of parasitic practices in video games

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The Gambling Commission has issued a report concerning the growing problem of virtual gambling in video games.   In a new report, the UK Gambling Commission has warned parents over the perils of gambling linked to video games. The commission explains that an increase in popularity of third-party websites offering the opportunity to be virtual currency on video games poses a substantial...