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Hasbro’s Mighty Muggs: Because Funko Pops Have Soulless Eyes

If you know me, you know I love Funko Pops. Actually, that’s a lie, but I respect Funko Pops. Simple molds to make inexpensive collectibles across a mind-boggling range of properties. It’s both a good business model and a good way to make figurines accessible to casual collectors. I mean, I hate them with a …

Rumor: Lucasfilm allegedly speaking to Ubisoft and Activision for Star Wars games

Star Wars: Battlefront II EA has been struggling to be loved in the public eye for several years now. After they gained the license for Star Wars in 2013, fans hoped we’d get multiple high-quality games from the studio but alas we’ve only gotten two games that were lackluster and controversial. The publisher has multiple …

More than half of Activision’s 2017 revenue was microtransactions

Call of Duty: WWII Over the last decade or so, one of the most nefarious trends rising in the industry is the monetization of online games via microtransactions. The trend allows companies like Activision to continue making money off of games long after release but more often than not, it upsets players. Apparently, it doesn’t …