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Steve Boxer has been writing about videogames since the early 1990s. His first console was an Atari VCS, and he misspent most of his youth in the 1980s in the arcades. As well as for Green Man Gaming, he can be found writing for The Guardian, Empire, TechRadar and Pocket-Lint. He’s currently having trouble deciding whether his favourite console is his Xbox One X or his Switch, and plays a wide range of games, but especially RPGs (he loves a good JRPG) action-adventure titles, shooters of all descriptions and driving games. Follow him here.

Belgian authorities find Overwatch, FIFA 18 and CS: GO in...

Following an investigation into loot boxes in videogames, the Belgian Gaming Commission has found that Overwatch, FIFA 18 and Counter-Strike: GO are in breach...

Sonic Mania Plus gets July release date

Sega has announced that Sonic Mania Plus will be released on 17 July 2018. The next chapter in the ongoing adventures of the blue hedgehog can...

Quantic Dreams sues French media over toxic workplace allegations

Quantic Dreams has launched litigation against two French media outlets, following recent allegations that the Detroit: Become Human developer was a toxic workplace. The lawsuits,...

BattleTech gender pronouns generates trolling backlash

A trolling storm has been generated by mech game BattleTech’s use of non-gender-specific pronouns in its character creation system. With depressing predictability, developer Harebrained Schemes’...

How to tune into Twitch for Destiny 2 Warmind reveal

Destiny 2 players will be able to tune into Twitch to view the reveal of Warmind, Destiny 2’s second expansion, this evening. The Twitch stream...

Twitch trials new monetisation option

Twitch has initiated a beta programme for a new form of monetisation designed to benefit streamers and developers. In a blog post, the streaming platform...

Sony and Rovio confirm a second Angry Birds movie

Developer Rovio Entertainment and Sony Pictures have confirmed they are making a second Angry Birds movie.  It is scheduled to hit cinemas on September 20, 2019,...

Valve acquires Firewatch developer Campo Santo

Valve has acquired Campo Santo, developer of the award-winning 2016 game Firewatch. In a post on Campo Santo’s blog, the company said: “The twelve of us...

Dutch government loot box study concludes four games contravene law

Four out of ten games containing loot boxes examined by the Dutch Gaming Authority have been found to contravene the Netherlands’ Betting and Gaming...

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr delayed

The release date of Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr has been pushed back a couple of weeks until June 5 2018.  Developer Neocore Games announced the...