Brian Main

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Why British Video Games Will Fire-up the UK Economy

The European Union finally granted certain tax relief benefits to producers of video games that are in line with EU state aid rules.<p>After seven years …

At Long Last, Video Game Aggression Linked To Losing, Not Violence

Video games cause aggression. Lots of it.<p>Many times I’ve played a game and felt like I wanted to kill someone afterward, a statement that should delight many in the media.<p>But it wasn’t after gunning down 300 virtual souls in a Call of Duty campaign. Or chainsawing a humanoid alien in half in Gears …

Video Gamers' Aggression Born From Frustration, Not Violence: Study

If you've ever screamed in rage or thrown down a controller after missing a jump in a video game or getting shot from across the level, new research exonerates your behavior. It's not violent games that make people angry and aggressive — it's <i>difficult</i> ones.<p>The research, from the University of …

Oxford University

Microsoft: Twitch app boosted Xbox One usage

Microsoft has hailed the Twitch Xbox One app, saying it "played a big role" in an increase in usage of the console.<p>The app launched on 11th March and …

Video Game Streaming Site Twitch Goes Mobile

Jayson Love works a regular 40-hour a week job. From Monday through Friday, the creator of the Twitch channel ManVsGame logs on around midnight to …

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Alleged Silk Road owner says he can't be guilty of money laundering if bitcoin isn't money

Ross Ulbricht, who stands accused of running the Silk Road black market under the name "Dread Pirate Roberts," says that new federal bitcoin laws make the charges against him invalid. In a filing over the weekend, Ulbricht's lawyers defended him against charges of hacking, narcotics trafficking, …

Diablo 3 says goodbye—and good riddance—to the Auction House | Ars Technica

Today Blizzard kills the well-intentioned but ultimately game-breaking feature.<p>We wrote back in September that Blizzard announced it would be …

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls: How Blizzard is attempting to fix its most controversial game

May 15, 2012. Diablo III, a game millions had been waiting to play for over a decade, launches into immediate turmoil: overloaded login servers sour the experience into little more than waiting outside of the coolest party in town, only players had already spent $60 to get in. The problems took …