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Brit Modder Wiped Out, But Doesn’t Get Jail

Brit Modder Wiped Out, But Doesn’t Get Jail

A British programmer said to have reaped some £600,000 ($990,503) selling modchips that bypassed copy protection on four consoles avoided jail at his sentencing today, but only because the father of two was bankrupted by his conviction.

UK Minister Wants Kids to Play More Games

UK Minister Wants Kids to Play More Games

Who says UK lawmakers are hostile to video games? Tom Watson, the government’s Cabinet Office Minister wants kids to play more. And not just edutainment or shovelware¬†— violent ones are OK.