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WTFX: Issue 4

With some excellent sporting events having entertained us this summer, we thought we'd take a look at the economics that underpin a gold medal. As well as this, we take a look at the world of video games - where the numbers are of a size that they'd make many a Hollywood film studio sit up and take notice.

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