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FTC Pledges to Investigate Loot Boxes

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Gaming Monetization Compared to Gambling     The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) yesterday agreed to investigate video game loot boxes, following an official request by Senator Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.). FTC chairman Joe Simons affirmed Sen. Hassan’s request that loot boxes be investigated.    “Loot boxes are now endemic in the video game industry and are present in everything from casual smart phone

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Nintendo Land Construction Underway at Universal Studios

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Nintendo Land is Finally Coming   Nintendo Land is currently being constructed in Japan and Hollywood with a third coming to Orlando. Nintendo is now upping its game in branding. Taking its fandom out of the house and into a world based on their favorite games. The company has enjoyed a fruitful year this year. The success of the Nintendo Switch

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SpaceX Launched A Rocket That Lit Up The Nights Sky ( Not Aliens )

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Reading Time: 1 minute SpaceX Gave The Night Something To Marvel At         The Falcon 9 launched into orbit late Sunday (Oct. 7) from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base about 158 miles (254 kilometers) north of Los Angeles to deliver the Earth-observation radar satellite SAOCOM-1A into orbit for Argentina’s national space agency. That mission was a success, and SpaceX also landed

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