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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Denuvo Cracked on Day One

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Update Removes Microtransactions

Too l Middle-earth: Shadow of War Update For many, Middle-earth: Shadow of War was a highly-anticipated sequel. I must confess I enjoyed the first game rather a lot. Yes, it ...

April 3, 2018 at 1:36 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
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Activision Blizzard Report Massive In-Game Sales In Income

Activision and Blizzard In-Game Purchases At this time of year, we generally tend to hear just how well (or badly) a company has done for the period from the prior year. As ...

February 9, 2018 at 6:59 pm by
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Chinese Women Spent Over $20m Dating Virtual Boyfriends

Chinese Woman Dating Virtual Boyfriends Finding yourself a partner or significant other can be a tricky business. Firstly you have the whole business of finding them, then you ...

February 2, 2018 at 5:19 pm by
Metal Gear Survive Single Player Requires Internet Connection

Metal Gear Survive Single Player Requires Internet Connection

Metal Gear Survive is Konami‘s first Metal Gear game since Hideo Kojima left. This puts it in a precarious position of being hated by long time fans. With this in mind, ...

January 19, 2018 at 4:49 pm by
No Microtransactions or Lootboxes on Next Obsidian Game

No Microtransactions or Lootboxes on Next Obsidian Game

Obsidian Entertainment, makers of Fallout New Vegas and Pillars of Eternity are making a new RPG game. It will be under Take-Two Interactive’s new label Private ...

December 16, 2017 at 11:44 pm 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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Fifa 18 Fans Urge Boycott of Black Friday In-Game Purchases

Fifa 18 fans urge gamers to resist any in-game Black Friday deals with #FixFifa Black Friday is upon us and as such business is trying very hard to part us with our hard ...

November 24, 2017 at 12:15 pm by
US Politician Calls Out Electronic Arts for "Predatory Practices"

US Politician Calls Out Electronic Arts for “Predatory Practices”

The storm is not over yet for Electronic Arts and Star Wars Battlefront II. Regulators finally taking notice of built-in post-launch monetization schemes. This is after the ...

November 22, 2017 at 4:14 pm by
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“Gamers aren’t overcharged, they’re undercharged” Says Wall Street Analyst

Gamers Aren’t Overcharged! Have you ever felt the need to say something controversial just to get attention? Admittedly most of us try to stop that after we grow up. Even ...

November 21, 2017 at 12:45 pm by
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Loot Boxes Discussed in UK Parliament as Proposed Inclusion in Gambling Laws

Loot boxes and online currencies under debate Microtransactions and loot boxes have become a major factor in gaming these days. For many people, they are a nice, but not a ...

October 19, 2017 at 11:27 am by

How Much Do You Think it Would Cost to Loot Box Every Skin in League of Legends?

The true cost of looking good! Many people these days seem to think that looking good in a game is important. In some corners, it’s actually more important than being ...

August 25, 2017 at 3:16 pm by
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Ubisoft Addresses Recent For Honor Microtransaction Issues

We recently reported that Ubisoft caused quite a stir with its implementation of micro-transactions in For Honor, particularly when it comes to the overall pricing of its ...

March 23, 2017 at 6:32 pm by
Gears of War 4

Gears of War 4 eSports Supporter Pack 1 Pricing is a Rip Off

Microtransactions are a common occurrence in AAA titles and become fairly accepted provided they don’t provide the buyer with an advantage or additional content ...

October 16, 2016 at 6:20 pm by
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Microtransactions in Payday 2 Are no More!

Payday 2 quickly assembled a passionate community in relatively large numbers which made online matches a real treat. The game’s frantic action and tactical heists ...

May 31, 2016 at 4:00 pm by


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