Posts Tagged ‘Loot Boxes’

Australia Adds Games with Loot Boxes to its ‘Online Gambling’ Guidances

Talks about games with the ability to resell loot box winnings.

The ESRB’s Labeling of ‘In-Game Purchases’ Does Nothing to Solve the Loot Box Problem

Labeling games with in-game purchases is like alerting players when games are interactive.

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ESRB Announces it Will Add In-Game Purchases Label to Games

Label will appear for any in-game purchase features.

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CD Projekt RED Says a Full Priced Game Should Mean a “Big, Polished Piece of Content”

The Witcher studio responds to the recent loot box controversy.

Hawaii Introduces Loot Box Bill That Would Add Age Restriction to Purchases

Another bill would require publishers to disclose the odds.

Read the Monster Hunter World update 1.06 Patch Notes

No Loot Boxes or Microtransactions in Monster Hunter: World, According to the Game’s Producer

He says they want to preserver the harmony between players.

Biggest Disappointment of 2017 – Nominees

What was the worst thing to happen in gaming this year?

US Lawmaker Begins Drafting Anti-Loot Box Laws, Aims to Ban Sales of Predatory Games to Those Under 21

He is targeting gambling mechanics in games.

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Danish Gambling Authority Creates Criteria to Determine If a Loot Box Is Gambling

Star Wars Battlefront II does not fall into the category.

Loot Boxes and Microtransactions May Be Bad, But Government Involvement Would Be Worse

We need to solve the loot box problem without government interference.

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UK Gambling Commission Releases Official Statement Explaining Its Stance on Loot Boxes

They explain what constitutes gambling.

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The ESA Determines that Loot Boxes Are Not Considered Gambling

This is contrary to Belgium’s decision.

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The State of Hawaii Announces They Are Investigating EA for Predatory Practices

Everyone wants in on the investigation.

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Belgium Finished Investigation on Loot Boxes, Deems Them Gambling

Belgium is hoping the rest of the EU will follow suit.

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French Senator Writes Letter to France’s Gambling Regulator Regarding Loot Boxes

He’s not worried about cosmetics but he’s concerned about pay-to-win.