Microtransactions

Resident Evil 4 Remake Concerns as ESRB Rating Cites ‘In-Game Purchases’

With the Resident Evil 4 Remake scheduled for release on March 24th, the hype for this upcoming title is already pretty high from the community and particularly since this is, ...

November 21, 2022 at 9:05 am by

EA Says Gamers “Love” Loot Boxes – In Other News, PR Team Accused of Smoking Crack!

I think it would be fair to say that despite the number of people who spend money on loot boxes, overall, the various methods of microtransactions that have continually and ...

August 16, 2022 at 10:15 am by

Diablo Immortal Player Spends $100K And Are So OP They Can’t Get a Matchmake!

The predatory nature of Diablo Immortal’s microtransaction system is hardly any secret and my opinion on the game has always remained the same. Don’t play it or if ...

August 2, 2022 at 10:40 am by

Diablo Immortal Has Reportedly Made $24M in its Opening 2 Weeks!

You would’ve been forgiven for thinking that given all the negative news surrounding Diablo Immortal (pretty much ever since it was originally revealed) that it was ...

June 21, 2022 at 9:30 am by

Blizzard is Hiring a Microtransactions Manager for Diablo 4

I daresay that it probably hasn’t escaped your attention that the decent release of Diablo Immortal has come with more than a little controversy for Blizzard over the ...

June 13, 2022 at 8:22 am by

Twitch Streamer Spends Over $6,500 on Diablo Immortal – Gets ZERO 5-Star Gems

While Diablo Immortal might seem like an excellent game on the surface (which it is), it’s hard to deny that the predatory nature of its in-game economy has caused it to ...

June 11, 2022 at 10:21 am by

Diablo Immortal Character Max Out Costs $110,000?! (More Like Diablo Immoral!)

Diablo Immortal didn’t get off to the best of starts when it was initially revealed at Blizzcon back in 2018. – A moment somewhat cemented in the history of the ...

June 6, 2022 at 8:27 am by

Gaming Legend Sid Meier Warns Devs ‘Focus More on Gameplay, Not Monetisation!’

Sid Meier is undoubtedly one of the most respected names in gaming. Well known for his highly-popular ‘Civilization‘ franchise, when he has something to say about ...

March 1, 2022 at 8:16 am by

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 mobile remit. For many years, however, ...

September 27, 2021 at 9:38 am by

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 is a form of gambling is devided. EA says that they are ...

September 19, 2021 at 11:43 am by

Google ‘Considered’ Buying Epic Games to Stop Lawsuits!

As you’re probably aware, Epic Games is currently in the middle of more than a few legal battles as it attempts to take on both Apple and Google and, specifically, the ...

August 9, 2021 at 9:26 am by

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 consumers, EA would probably come as one of the companies with the worst reputation ...

April 29, 2021 at 8:52 am by

Battlefield 6 May Opt for Some ‘Free to Play’ Modes

I was once a huge fan of the Battlefield franchise, but I have to admit that the more recent releases have not particularly impressed me that much. Admittedly though, when EA ...

March 29, 2021 at 11:24 am by

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 their ‘ultimate team’ without the requirement of ...

March 18, 2021 at 9:05 am by

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 mechanics’ (as EA would call it) or whether they are ...

March 10, 2021 at 9:08 am by

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