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The Netherlands has determined some loot boxes are gambling - and warned video game publishers to modify their loot boxes to remove "addiction-sensitive" elements before mid-June.

The Dutch gaming authority said it had looked into loot boxes in 10 games (it sounds like they picked the 10 most popular games on Twitch), and found four contravened its Betting and Gaming Act. It said the content of these loot boxes was determined by chance and, crucially, the prizes could be traded outside of the game. Therefore, the prizes have a market value.

"Offering this type of game of chance to Dutch players without a licence is prohibited," the Dutch gaming authority concluded.

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Capcom has submitted an Amaterasu Courier for use in Dota 2 - and it looks like it will be added to the game.

Amaterasu, protagonist of Capcom's lovely Okami series, is currently up for votes on the Steam Workshop. The reception has been positive, so it looks like Valve will approve this one for inclusion in its hugely popular MOBA.

The video, below, shows off how Amaterasu looks in Dota 2.

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