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EA's brand-new, free-to-play game "Apex Legends" arrived on Monday without warning, and its creators say the reason has to do with loot box backlash.
The FTC will investigate whether a multi-billion dollar business model is getting kids hooked on gambling through video games
The Federal Trade Commission will investigate the use of micro-transactions and loot boxes at the request of Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire.
Regulators from more than a dozen countries are looking to crack down on ‘loot boxes,’ a controversial video gaming practice that could be...
Regulators from more than a dozen countries say the line between video gaming and gambling has become blurred.
EA executive Patrick Söderlund apologized for the loot box controversy surrounding "Star Wars Battlefront 2" in a recent interview.
The latest major ‘Star Wars’ game finally dropped its most controversial aspect — but it may be too late
After months of complaints, and a series of poorly received fixes, the folks behind "Star Wars Battlefront 2" are fundamentally changing how loot boxes work.
The video game ratings board is cracking down on microtransactions — and it could have major repercussions for the future of video games
In a move to get ahead of legislators, the Entertainment Software Ratings Board is making game publishers label games with microtransactions.
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I had two of the best video game experiences of my life in 2017. But a few real low points should make anyone concerned for the future of the gaming industry.
Apple just enacted a massive change for all apps — and it affects every game that charges money for ‘loot boxes’
Apple's new policy forces any games with "loot boxes" to disclose the odds of what they offer, a huge change that impacts the biggest iOS games.