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Report: FCC Drafting Plan To Stop State-Level Anti-Broadband Laws

Game Politics - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 8:10am

The Washington Post is reporting that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to move forward with a plan to create a draft decision that would intervene on behalf of municipalities in Tennessee and North Carolina that have had their broadband network building efforts stymied by state laws. These laws, mostly backed by lobbyists in the telecoms industry, limit Internet access operated and sold by cities.

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This Week in Video Game Criticism: From Madden to Monopoly

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 7:57am

This week, our partnership with game criticism site Critical Distance brings us picks from Jill Murray on topics ranging from Madden cheats to better board games for your children than Monopoly. ...

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Raptr warns users of security breach

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 7:25am
Personal info and hashed passwords accessed in hack; CEO calls risk "pretty minimal"
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Super Podcast Action Committee - Episode 129

Game Politics - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 7:01am

If you missed Saturday's live broadcast of Super Podcast Action Committee (Episode 129), you can watch the video replay on YouTube, watch the video to your left, or download it below. On this week's show hosts Andrew Eisen and E.

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GDC 2015: Get tips on dealing with online harassment

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 6:31am

At GDC 2015 a panel of developers seasoned by first-hand experience with online toxicity will arm attendees with real-world advice and experience that will allow them to weather any internet storm that comes their way. ...

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Raspberry Pi 2 Launches

Game Politics - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 6:12am

Raspberry Pi distributor Element14 has revealed the Raspberry Pi 2, a new version of the low-cost, barest of bare-boned PC computing solutions designed for electronics projects and teaching children how to code, is now available for purchase. And while the new system has better technical specifications and offers a more powerful computing solution, its price-point still remains at right around $35.

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Mayor of London & UKIE investigating digital skill shortfall

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 6:03am
Trade body on board with Education Foundation in study of capital
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ESA Uses DMCA Takedown on 'Dying Light' Mods

Game Politics - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:32am

Update: The ESA has issued an apology for a DMCA takedown notice that went out over the weekend. You can read its statement here.

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Call of Duty makes it seven weeks as the UK's number one

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:07am
Activision's shooter ends the remastered GTA V's run at the top
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War Games: the link between gaming and military recruitment

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:05am
"Skillsets" of young players still sought by US and European forces
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How we got through Steam Greenlight in 5 days

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:00am

VHS Story got through Greenlight fast, but how? "We still believe that the main reason was our yes/no ratio," writes Svyatoslav Cherkasov, who explains here what made his team's page so compelling. ...

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Left Behind Games revenue scheme hits $6 million in charges

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 2:53am
Ronald Zaucha fined $2.6 million for his role in a plan to inflate the Christian developer's revenue by 1300 per cent
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'What would you do if you weren't afraid?' A Global Game Jam story

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 1:01am

"'What would you do if you weren't afraid?' It hit me then: I flew to California and participated in a game jam for 48 hours straight at Facebook HQ with a bunch of strangers, and I wasn't afraid." ...

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With Walking Dead in the rearview, Campo Santo focuses on the future

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 1:00am

We talk to Campo Santo founder Sean Vanaman on leaving Telltale, securing funding and managing the expectations after The Walking Dead. ...

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