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Kojima Isn’t Trying to Legitimize Games as an Art Form; “That’s not my aim at all”
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Kojima Isn’t Trying to Legitimize Games as an Art Form; “That’s not my aim at all”

Industry pioneer and incredible mastermind, Hideo Kojima, showcased his upcoming title, Death Stranding, at E3 2018. As most Kojima games are, the game’s story isn’t exactly clear so far, but it looks very intriguing to say the least. The Telegraph had the chance to sit down with Kojima and ask him more about Death Stranding, especially if he is trying to portray and legitimize video games as a true art form. Kojima made it clear that’s not his aim, however, he continued to express his passion towards making video games and the people surrounding him. read more

Latest Xbox One Update Kicks Off FastStart Feature Beta for Xbox Preview Insiders
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Latest Xbox One Update Kicks Off FastStart Feature Beta for Xbox Preview Insiders

Microsoft revealed their exciting FastStart technology during their E3 briefing a little over a week ago, and Xbox One’s latest system update kicks off the feature’s beta phase with selected games to test out the new technology. Only selected Xbox preview insiders are allowed to test the feature. For those unfamiliar with what FastStart does, it basically prioritizes the files needed during the game’s download to reduce waiting time for players and allow them to play earlier than usual if the game files are too large. Here is a brief description of the technology as well as the games supported so far. read more

WHO Officially Classifies Gaming Addiction as Disorder; Industry Responds
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WHO Officially Classifies Gaming Addiction as Disorder; Industry Responds

Ever since we were little kids, our parents usually shouted at us for sitting in front of our PCs for too long or playing video games for too long. Some people often exaggerated their playing time, eventually leading to what people saw as a “gaming addiction.” Well, the latest draft for the revised International Classification of Diseases (ICD) submitted by the World Health Organization, aka WHO, classifies “gaming addiction” as an official disorder. read more