Tag Archives: Star Wars

6 of the Best – Nektan’s Jaydeep Chakravartty

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This week’s 6 of the Best subject is a “real history buff” and someone whose approach to gaming is “all about relationships”. Keep reading to find out more about Nektan’s Vice President – Commercials, Jaydeep Chakravartty including his visit to Phuket and his Star Wars obsession. Best Holiday In 2017, I visited Phuket and Krabi in Thailand along with my family. We had …

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Belgian gambling authority investigating Battlefront II loot boxes

Star Wars Battlefront II was released this week, and with it came further questions surrounding the game’s use of virtual ‘loot boxes’. The game, created by California-based video gaming giants Electronic Arts (EA), has drew criticism for implementing these add-on boxes that must be purchased with real-life cash, and is now under investigation from the Belgian Gaming Commission. Critics say …

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Loot boxes under scrutiny as Labour MP submits questions to Parliament

Loot boxes have been thrust into the public spotlight, with a Labour Party MP submitting questions to parliament relating to the divisive virtual item. Daniel Zeichner, the MP for Cambridge, asked Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley what steps she plans to take to “help protect vulnerable adults and children from illegal gambling, in-game gambling …

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Star Wars latest offering hotly tipped as 2017’s highest grossing film

With the recently-released trailer creating a considerable buzz amongst fans, William Hill has tipped ‘The Last Jedi’, the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise, to become the highest-grossing film of 2017. The British bookmaker has given odds of 1/6 on the film surpassing the $1.10 billion (£831.38 million) grossed by Beauty And The Beast back last March, but believes it …

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Betway – Rogue One to topple Captain America for 2016 worldwide box office

Following this week’s release of the international trailer for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, Betway has placed the upcoming Christmas blockbuster (release date: 16 December) at even money to top 2016’s worldwide box office. To take global cinema’s top spot, Rogue One will likely compete against fellow Disney Studios blockbuster ‘Captain America: Civil War’. Priced at 2/1 by Betway, the third …

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Ladbrokes – Star Wars ‘Force Awakens’ 6/4 to break box office records

Following Monday’s release of the official Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens’ trailer, which sent social media into ‘hyperspace’, bookmaker Ladbrokes has placed odds of 6/4 on Lucas Films latest saga instalment to become the highest grossing film of all time. In order to make history, Star Wars Episode VII will have to break James Cameron’s Avatar which …

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William Hill backs Star Wars The Force Awakens to top 2015 box office

William Hill has backed JJ Abrams Star Wars reboot, ‘Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens’ to be the highest grossing film of 2015. The bookmaker is currently offering odds-on for the Disney Studios film to top this year’s worldwide box office revenues, ahead of Marvel’s Avengers Age of Ultron (4/1) and Jurassic World (8/1). UK blockbuster hopes will be …

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