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GamerGate demonstrates game culture is sick. We all have to cure it

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http://www.pocketgamer.biz — I don't believe that what fuelled #GamerGate  over the past month or so was necessarily just a movement of 'social justice warriors' versus misogynistic 'gamers'. Certainly, sexist behaviour is inseparable from what has happened, and that has been covered en masse pretty much everywhere else. However, I think that it was also fueled by an unrest surrounding gaming culture. Change is com Read More
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Vungle's new tech takes 300 milliseconds to decide between a pre-cached or streaming ad

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http://www.pocketgamer.biz — Video ads are the hot part of the mobile advertising ecosystem in terms of user engagement and how much money developers can generate from their inventory. That's why so much brain power is being tasked with making the system even more optimised: something Vungle reckons it's cracked with its new hybrid ad serving technology. All about speed Integrated into the Vungle Exchange, this is a two Read More
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Wooga hires ex-LINE game man to run new Japan office

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http://www.pocketgamer.biz — German mobile developer Wooga has announced the opening of a Japanese office in Tokyo, with the firm looking to create a new task-force to compliment its Berlin branch. Wooga's new office will focus on establishing and strengthening business relationships with Japanese partners. LINE's former game producer Jun Otsuka has been appointed Wooga's country manager for Japan, and will lead operati Read More
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How to ensure your real-money skill-based game doesn't stray into illegal gambling

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http://www.pocketgamer.biz — This article is part three in a three part series from Cashplay to educate game developers about the legalities and best practices surrounding skill gaming - both online and mobile. In the final part of our series about the legalities and best practices surrounding skill gaming, we take a closer look at what not to do with cash tournaments in your game in order to avoid being categorized as Read More
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Compared to Supercell, Microsoft paid 100 percent too much for Minecraft, says analyst

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http://www.pocketgamer.biz — It seems everyone has an opinion about the Microsoft-Minecraft deal. For many of us mere mortals, we're perhaps overly focused on the sheer scale of the deal - $2.5 billion . But this is small beer for a company with short term assets worth $86 billion. Market analysts can look past the dollar amounts, however, instead comparing the dollars spent to similar deals and hence getting a more nua Read More
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A playground for creativity, but Indie Mavens unsure about Apple Watch's commercial potential

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http://www.pocketgamer.biz — After months of rumours, Apple's marketing chief Philip Schiller revealed the Apple Watch alongside the iPhone 6, and a new mobile payment system called Apple Pay. Apple's leap into the world of smart watches didn't come as much of a surprise, but it did raise a number of questions. Key among which, for us, are "Who will buy one?" and "Is anyone interested in developing games for it?" We've Read More
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Phones 4u administrators hunt for buyers

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http://www.mobiletoday.co.uk — Three PWC administrators will look to re-open stores in the interim Read More
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Argos, Sky and TalkTalk tipped to bid for Phones 4u MVNO

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http://www.mobiletoday.co.uk — Three companies deemed likely contenders to buy Life Mobile MVNO Read More
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