EA Blames Star Wars Canon For Its Greedy, Wretched Battlefront 2 Design

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EA’s CFO, Blake Jorgensen, has a simple explanation for why Battlefront II’s microtransaction, pay-to-win system failed: LucasArts left EA no choice but to ruin their game, and players just don’t get it.

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10 Best Cars of the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Here’s our take on the best cars of show, which runs through Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Star Citizen Now Selling $50 and $100 Land Grants in Further Feature Creep

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You can now buy the right to stake a land claim in Star Citizen, but the base-building and land claim systems RSI is promising literally don’t exist yet.

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Samsung Begins Mass Production of 2nd Generation 10nm LPP Process Node

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Samsung’s second-generation 10nm node, 10nm LPP, is now ready for mass production, with further performance and power consumption improvements over its older technology, 10nm LPE.

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American Airlines Computer Glitch Could Wreck Your Christmas Travel Plans

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A glitch in American Airlines vacation-scheduling software allowed nearly everyone to take Christmas off — including the company’s pilot roster.

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