Microtransactions

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

Pro FIFA Player Commits to Not Buying 2021 FUT Packs

Despite being something of a habitual purchaser of the FIFA gaming franchise, I must admit to being one of the seemingly few people who have absolutely zero interest in the ...

September 27, 2020 at 1:09 pm by

Dad Hit with £4,642 Bill After His Kid Splurges on Roblox

I don’t think there’s a single adult out there who hasn’t once opened up a bill to find the amount owing a little higher than they were anticipating. ...

July 6, 2020 at 9:10 am by

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 microtransactions are seemingly ...

May 9, 2019 at 10:04 am by

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Will Have No Microtransactions

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order The existence of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has been known for quite some time and, on the whole, fans seem more than a little excited about the ...

April 13, 2019 at 11:49 am by

Free Post-Launch DLC Mode Coming to Resident Evil 2

Extending Resident Evil 2 Replayability Good news for Resident Evil fans, CAPCOM is releasing a new free mode for REMake 2. Titled ‘Ghost Survivors’, this mode ...

January 22, 2019 at 5:48 pm by

Take-Two Shells Out $1.1B for NBA 2K Video Game License

More Than Double Previous Deals Take-Two Interactive is apparently paying the National Basketball Association $1.1 billion dollars to continue the NBA 2K series. The specific ...

January 18, 2019 at 5:21 pm by

Candy Crush Series Made $1.5B in 2018 via Microtransactions

Candy Crush Still Crushing It Many PC and console gamers wonder why developers are continuously making efforts to expand their mobile gaming market. While frowned upon by ...

January 10, 2019 at 4:56 pm by

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