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E3 2020 Cancelled Due to Coronavirus, ESA Planning “Online Experience” to Showcase Announcements News 2

News 2 Due to the ongoing development of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), E3 2020 will no longer be taking place this June. In a statement issued this morning by event organizers, ESA (Entertainment Software Assocation), the company cited the reasoning behind E3 cancellation is the growing concern over the spread of the Coronavirus. This will be the first time […]

Publishers Will Soon Have to Disclose Odds for Loot Boxes Due to Agreement Between Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo” News 3

News 3 Not a fan of loot boxes in games? Or hate how earning things in them seem so random? That’s about to change soon. The big three hardware makers — Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo — have agreed to require publisher to disclose the loot box odds of winning items in their games. During an Inside the […]

World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Disorder as a Disease News 1

News 1 The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially added gaming disorder to its registry of officially recognized diseases. This addition is part of the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11). The voting process happened over the weekend with all 194 members of the WHO voting in favor of the […]

ESA Wants the World Health Organization to Reconsider Gaming Disorder as an Addiction News 0

News 0 Remember when we posted a story just last week that the World Health Organization (WHO) wanted to classify “gaming disorder” as a form of addiction? The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has now fired back, and has issued a statement requesting the WHO to reconsider their earlier proposal. Just like avid sports fans and consumers of […]