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Committee Recommends UK Regulates Loot Boxes As Gambling

The subject of loot boxes has been a very contentious subject for gamers and its certainly giving both politicians and lawmakers something to think about. The main crux of it, ...

September 12, 2019 at 12:38 pm by

Microsoft, Sony & Nintendo – No Drop Rates? No Loot Boxes!

One of the most controversial inclusions in modern gaming has to be the economics of ‘loot boxes‘. Put simply, spending real-world money to purchase these virtual ...

August 8, 2019 at 10:43 am by

EA Hilariously Calls Loot Boxes ‘Ethical Surprise Mechanics’

EA Calls Loot Boxes ‘Surprise Mechanics’ I think most would largely tend to agree that, like it or not, loot boxes are part and parcel of many AAA gaming releases ...

June 20, 2019 at 10:30 am by

Prince Harry Calls For Fortnite To Be Banned

Prince Harry Calls For Fortnite Ban While games such as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds might have kicked off the whole ‘battle royale’ genre, if we’re ...

April 4, 2019 at 4:12 pm by

Apex Legends Player Spends £380 On Items – ‘It Wasn’t Worth It’

Apex Legends Launching earlier this month, Apex Legends is proving to be a huge success for EA as it forms the latest addition to what many would’ve considered an ...

February 23, 2019 at 10:02 am by

Quake Champions Replaces Loot Box System with Battle Passes

Overhauling the Quake Champions Economy Bethesda is making huge changes to Quake Champions’ economy for their December update. For one, loot boxes such as Backpacks and ...

December 8, 2018 at 2:52 pm by

Federal Trade Commission To Investigate Loot Boxes

Federal Trade Commission To Investigate Loot Boxes Loot boxes (or crates if you prefer) are perhaps one of the most controversial parts of modern gaming. The boxes, which are ...

November 29, 2018 at 3:44 pm by

Australian Govt. Calls for “Comprehensive Review” of Loot Boxes

Loot Boxes Under Fire Down Under Almost at the same time as the United States Federal Trade Commission confirmed an investigation will be underway regarding loot boxes, ...

November 28, 2018 at 10:48 pm by

The US Federal Trade Commission is Investigating Loot Boxes

Loot Boxes Under Investigation Again The US is finally getting around to looking into loot boxes before the end of the year. The news comes directly from the Federal Trade ...

November 28, 2018 at 5:01 pm by

Survey Says Loot Boxes ‘Psychologically Similar’ To Gambling

Survey Finds Loot Boxes Are ‘Psychologically Similar’ To Gambling Loot crates in games have certainly been a huge focus of attention over the last year. The matter ...

September 18, 2018 at 11:58 am by

Valve Shut Down Loot Boxes For CS:GO In Belgium and Holland

Valve Shut Down Loot Boxes For CS:GO In Belgium and Holland Loot boxes have been the subject of much discussion in the last year. With ever-growing reports of people spending ...

July 13, 2018 at 11:59 am by

EA To Reveal Loot Box Odds In Fifa 19 and Madden

EA Confirm That Loot Box Odds Will Be Revealed On Fifa 19 The Fifa franchise is certainly one of EA’s most lucrative series. Every year they release a game that is ...

June 30, 2018 at 4:10 pm by

CAPCOM Introduces Loot Box-Type System in Street Fighter V

SFV: AE DLC Update Arriving June 25 CAPCOM is rolling out an update for its Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition fighting game on June 25. This patch adds the DLC character Cody ...

June 24, 2018 at 4:13 pm by

Overwatch 2018 Anniversary Allows Unlocking of All Event Items

Teaser for Overwatch Anniversary Event 2018 Leaked A new leaked information for Blizzard‘s Overwatch points towards the next event. This is on schedule for May 22 and it ...

May 13, 2018 at 5:38 pm by

Next Overwatch Seasonal Event ‘Retribution’ Starts April 10

Next Overwatch Limited-Time Event Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan himself took the stage before the second OWL match on Wednesday night to announce the next event. Called ...

April 5, 2018 at 4:20 am by

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