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Author: Ian Miles Cheong

Ian Miles Cheong is the managing editor of Human Events and owner of Hype Break. Subscribe to for insightful analysis of games and criticism of game journalism and the culture surrounding video games.

Microsoft does away with discs with the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition Nothing but games as a service on the horizon.

Optical media is on its way out, and video game consoles are leading the way. Specifically, Microsoft’s new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition will be…


Nintendo cracks down on political Super Smash Bros Ultimate stages, including LGBT and mockery of 9/11 “We want people to smile and have fun when they play our games.”

Nintendo has started issuing bans to players for promoting transgender activism in their hit fighting game, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The game’s most recent update…


Kotaku is getting raked over Laura Kate Dale’s “retarded” fake news piece And now everybody is throwing everybody else under the bus.

Kotaku editor Laura Kate Dale is up to old tricks again, this time with a fake news and conspiracy theory double whammy about a Super…

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Eve Online developer under fire for banning real-world politician "Spaceships have never been seriouser business."

Eve Online studio CCP Games has come under fire for banning real-world GOP politician Brian Schoeneman. The veteran politician and Eve Online player ran for…


Ubisoft pledges €500,000 to rebuild Notre Dame Also grab a free copy of Assassin’s Creed: Unity.

The France-based game publisher Ubisoft, best known for its Far Cry and Assassin’s Creed video games, has pledged to donate €500,000 ($564,000 USD) to help…


Apple is spending ~$500 million on Arcade exclusives Massive bid for market share also includes special perks for game devs to keep their titles off rival platforms.

Apple is on the ball with its effort to expand its influence in the gaming industry with the introduction of its upcoming Arcade service, and…


Sony reveals next-gen PlayStation 5, confirms backwards compatibility, raytracing and 8K 2020 at the earliest.

Fans of Sony’s leading games console, the PlayStation 4, have long awaited a successor to the popular platform that’s delivered everything from Uncharted 4 and…