loot boxes

UK Introduces New In-Game Ad/Microtransactions Rules!

Microtransactions and in-game advertisements are undoubtedly a huge and very lucrative part of gaming. Particularly so in regards to the…

2 months ago

FIFA 22 Will Introduce ‘Preview Packs’ to Battle Loot Box Controversy!

Being as fair and diplomatic as I possibly can be, the opinion of whether 'loot boxes' in past FIFA games…

3 months ago

EA Attempts to Defend Leaked ‘Loot Box’ Document

I think it would be pretty fair to say that if you were to take a general poll of gaming…

7 months ago

Loot Boxes ‘Robustly’ Linked To Gambling

There has been a long-standing argument as to whether games that feature loot box mechanics are, technically speaking, a form…

8 months ago

EA Gets Slammed on ‘Not Needing to Spend Money’ in FUT 21

EA recently claimed that in specific regards to the FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT 21) online game mode, anyone can build…

9 months ago

Germany Proposes Law to Make Games With Loot Boxes 18+

There has been a debate for many years now as to whether loot boxes within video games are 'ethical surprise…

9 months ago

Loot Boxes Under Scrutiny (Again) as Student Blows £3,000 on FUT!

It's a sad reality of modern gaming that many titles today have built-in 'features' that allow you to spend even…

1 year ago

CD Projekt Red Clarifies Cyberpunk 2077 “In-Game Purchases”

Fans of Cyberpunk 2077 has recently been having a good laugh at some of the content noted within the game's…

2 years ago

ESRB to Introduce Loot Box Warning Labels to Games

Loot boxes within games have been a contentious subject for many years now. They are so contentious in fact that…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

US Senator Tables Bill to Ban Loot Boxes & Microtransactions

Senator Proposes Lootbox & Microtransaction Ban I'm not entirely certain when this actually happened, but today both loot boxes and…

3 years ago

Bioware Hiring People to Redesign Anthem Loot System

Anthem Loot System When Anthemwas released last February, it was initially exceptionally well received by both fans and critics. Since…

3 years ago

Anthem Players Call For General Strike Over ‘Epic Loot Drops’

Anthem Players Call For Strike! Since it's release last month, Anthem has proven to be a surprisingly big hit. While…

3 years ago