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Jan 16, 2019

NEWS:
3DS titles are underselling severely in Japan, only going through 20% of stock
Wii-shop will be closing for good at the end of the month
Epic Games Store update: Division 2 exclusivity, spatial-os, and refund policy
84 more Chinese games approved, Tencent and NetEase still absent
Bungie splits with Activision, maintains rights to Destiny
Investors launch fraud investigation into Activision-Blizzard over Bungie split
Lawsuit from former employee against Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford accuses him of giving himself an illegal 12 million dollar bonus, and underage porn? Pitchford moves to disbar former employee
Verizon testing cloud based streaming service
TOPICS:
Discord has completely taken over chat services
Resident Evil 2 One-Shot Demo
The power of worldbuilding in games
EMAILS:
Classic RPG elements that don't exist in modern RPGs? What's worth keeping?
Why did Pokemon succeed as the premiere Monster Collecting game?
What makes a fighting game fun?
Favorite characters in games?
What options do Bungie have going forward with Destiny?