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Riot Discloses Loot Box Odds For League of Legends

Riot Games revealed the drop rates for League of Legends’ loot crates yesterday, offering transparency for a system that until now has been opaque. This comes during a time when loot boxes have triggered a great deal of outrage among players, pundits, and even politicians.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Black Panther’s Director Is Very Into Stardew Valley Right Now

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler is busy travelling the world promoting the flick, which means an endless stream of red carpet interviews. Like this one, where Maude Garrett asks him what he’s into right now, and he gets talking about the Nintendo Switch he just bought.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Steam’s Notorious Sex Game Publisher Keeps Churning Out Incomprehensible Games

While Steam has gained a lewd reputation, the specifics of who brings risque games onto the platform is largely unknown to the general public. In trying to find out whether or not Steam was actually being overrun by sex games, I accidentally stumbled on a controversial yet popular publisher who distributes…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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We Played Metal Gear Survive’s Bizarre Single Player

Metal Gear Survive tosses players into a giant wasteland full of zombies and dangerous animals, where they have to loot supplies and build up a massive base. Heather and Paul pilfered potatoes and gaped at nanotech dinosaurs in the game’s single player mode. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Metal Gear Voice Actor Reads The Mueller Indictment As Colonel Campbell

Last Friday, United States Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russian nationals over a widespread campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election in an effort that sounds like a Metal Gear plot. So, naturally, the voice actor for Colonel Campbell has done a dramatic reading of the the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Tactics Game Lets You Possess Hapless Villagers

Ambition of the Slimes is a tactical roleplaying game where the player wrangles an army of vulnerable slimes. By themselves, these cute critters are squishy and easily defeated but they have a trick up their sleeve: they can possess enemy units.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Street Fighter’s Pro Tour Keeps Squeezing Out Its Middle Class

Over the past few years, Capcom Pro Tour has evolved from the collection of direct qualifiers organized for the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Tournament in 2012 to something much more inclusive. In order to ensure global representation at Capcom Cup, leaderboards were established in four distinct regions—North…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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