Belgium's Gambling Commission rules against loot boxes in Overwatch, FIFA 18, and CS:GO

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Belgium's Gambling Commission rules against loot boxes in Overwatch, FIFA 18, and CS:GO

Just a week after the Netherlands Gaming Authority declared that some videogame loot boxes are in violation of Dutch gambling laws, Belgium's Gaming Commission has come to the same conclusion. The commission looked at four popular videogames—Star Wars: Battlefront 2, Overwatch, FIFA 18, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive—and found that three of them contain loot boxes that contravene the country's gambling regulations. 

Electronic waste recycler is going to prison for selling Windows restore CDs

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Electronic waste recycler is going to prison for selling Windows restore CDs

Eric Lundgren built a pretty successful business out of recycling electronic waste, a passion of his that at one point brought him to Ghana at the behest of the country's vice president to help clean up discarded gadgets. He's also spent time in China doing the same thing. Now he'll spend up to 15 months in a federal prison for selling Windows restore discs.

EVGA’s GeForce GTX 1070 Ti FTW Ultra Silent card is on sale for $510

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EVGA’s GeForce GTX 1070 Ti FTW Ultra Silent card is on sale for $510

Finding a mid-range or high-end graphics card for MSRP is still pretty difficult at the moment. Grabbing one for below MSRP is almost impossible, though not always. Case in point (sort of—more on that in a moment), EVGA's GeForce GTX 1070 Ti FTW Ultra Silent Gaming (08G-P4-6678-KR) is on sale for $510 at Amazon today.

This 4GB RX 580 is just $250 ($100 off) right now

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This 4GB RX 580 is just $250 ($100 off) right now

Thanks to the crypto boom, AMD's graphics cards have mostly been priced out of competition against their Nvidia counterparts. Paying $100-200 more for roughly the same performance is a tough sell, but prices seem to be starting to equalize a bit. If you've still been holding out for an affordable AMD card, here's a great chance.