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EA Remains Committed to Microtransactions, and That’s Partially Our Fault

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Game publisher Electronic Arts took it on the chin late last year when fans vehemently objected to the use of microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II. The backlash was so bad EA temporarily removed paid purchases from the game in order to retool the system, but gamers and even lawmakers are concerned about how these paid features are implemented across the industry. EA has reaffirmed its commitment to microtransactions, though. In its recent investment call,…

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The Latest: Trump says he's committed to protecting life

The Latest on President Donald Trump and his views on abortion rights (all times local): 1:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s committed to building “a society where life is celebrated, protected and cherished.” Trump spoke Friday via video from the White House Rose Garden to thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered for the annual March for Life. He says he is the first president to address the gathering in its 45-year history. The former Manhattan real estate magnate was stepping to the forefront of the movement, a significant distance from…

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Theresa May: Britain committed to defence of Europe

The UK is unconditionally committed to the defence and security of Europe, Prime Minister Theresa May will say. Mrs May is in the Estonian capital Tallinn for an informal meeting of European Union leaders. She will visit 800 British soldiers who have been based in Tapa since April as part of a Nato battlegroup with French and Estonian troops while in Estonia. Mrs May will also attend the Tallinn digital summit, where she will call for greater co-operation on cyber threats. She will be joined French President Emmanuel Macron and…

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