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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
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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
ESRB Starts Labeling Video Games with Microtransactions

ESRB Starts Labeling Video Games with Microtransactions

Lootboxes, Microtransactions and In-Game Purchases The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is adding a new feature besides an age advisory to video games. The American ...

March 1, 2018 at 2:42 pm by
Overwatch Teases More Skins Ahead of Blizzard World Launch

Overwatch Teases More Skins Ahead of Blizzard World Launch

Overwatch’s largest update includes the launch of the massive “Blizzard World” theme park map due on January 23. However, it will also include several skin, ...

January 22, 2018 at 3:13 pm by
Thousands Watched as Overwatch Director Jeff Kaplan Sat for Hours

Thousands Watched as Overwatch Director Sat by a Yule Log for Hours

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan seems to want to redefine the meaning of the word, perhaps taking it too literally. During Christmas eve Jeff sat beside a Yule Log for hours. ...

December 25, 2017 at 1:17 am by
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Apple Introduce New Rules On App Loot Boxes

Apple Introduce New Loot Box Rules For some, obtaining that elusive in-game skin is a must-have fashion accessory. To obtain these, generally, gamers have two options. To ...

December 22, 2017 at 10:58 am by
Free-to-Play Revenue Doubled from $11B in 2012 to $22B in 2017

Free-to-Play Revenue Doubled from $11B in 2012 to $22B in 2017

According to a report from SuperData, the PC gaming market is experiencing quite a bit of growth over the past few years. Full game purchases are now $8 billion annually from ...

November 26, 2017 at 8:03 pm by
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UK Gambling Commission Reaffirms that ‘Loot Boxes Aren’t Gambling’

The UK Gambling Commission has reaffirmed that loot boxes do not form a part of gambling Loot boxes and their potential role in gambling has been under scrutiny this year. Put ...

November 25, 2017 at 12:37 pm by

Belgium Gaming Commission Still Deliberating ‘Loot Boxes’ Issue

UPDATE: November 22, 2017: It appears that the commission is still deliberating about the topic and that a miss-translation of Belgium’s Minister for Justice, Koen ...

November 21, 2017 at 11:34 pm by
EA Pulls Out All In-Game Purchases from Star Wars Battlefront II

EA Pulls Out All In-Game Purchases from Star Wars Battlefront II

EA and DICE have their hands full with the massive negative publicity Battlefront II has been garnering since its launch. They have since more or less apologized for the ...

November 17, 2017 at 5:25 am by

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