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Are you a fan of Whoopty’s work?

As unlikely as it is, it’s a question that begs answering, because Jon/Whoopty, XSR admin, me, now has a page on Facebook and a Twitter account for keeping up with my other writing outside of the review site. If you’d give it a like/follow, that’d be awesome. I can promise mediocre content, nothing more, probably a lot less. http://www.facebook.com/authorjonmartindale   …

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Space Hulk screenshots surface

Some new screenshots have appeared for the adaptation of Games Workshop’s tense, turn based, aliens vs armoured warriors board game that is set to appear on iOS, PC and Mac later this year – and they look gorgeous. It features the Space Marine Terminators that have been a mainstay of other GW tabletop games for years. However one of their most famous outings is …

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Cliffy B suggests people vote with their wallet on micro-transactions

While Cliffy B said he was retired a while back, he’s sure been talking about the Games Industry a lot recently. He suggested the other day that its current state was awful and that he wouldn’t get back into it for some time. Today he’s talking about micro-transactions and basically saying if people don’t like it, don’t buy it. Describing …

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Activision also considering micro-transactions

Activision, like EA Games, is considering micro-transactions for upcoming games and has suggested that’s it quite wary of the next-generation of console’s potential low price tags. This announcement was made to investors, where Activision displayed a surprising lack of confidence in its ability to generate high turnover with the next-gen: “If we fail to successfully manage our new product development, or …

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