The Modern Warfare devs are ensuring you won't have to buy any weapons or attachments.
Gears 5 doesn't have loot boxes, but there are still improvements to be made to the new system.
It's another step in an ongoing escalation of regulatory involvement in games.
2K players don't seem too happy with this year's installment.
The pet was just a bit too similar to another pass-exclusive puppy.
Not surprising, given Dota's history with passes.
EA and Epic continue to defend "surprise mechanics" following recent government inquiries.
The bill defines microtransactions and loot boxes, but questions remain.
The newly introduced bill could end up affecting more than just loot boxes.
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Grind fatigue Fatality.
Fans are once again upset about My Career VC in NBA 2K19. The problem is that Visual Concepts doesn't seem interested in addressing it.
Prices are skyrocketing, and it's getting harder and harder for players to keep up.
Rainbow Six Siege's skins will soon be limited time offers.
Games changed after the loot box debacle last year. The question is for how long?
You will no longer be able to buy your way to 99 overall in MLB The Show.
There's not a lot of closure when free-to-play games go away.
2017 was the year we opened Pandora's loot box. Here's what some in the games industry are thinking.
Loot Boxes are currently the most debated topic in gaming, but we've had over a decade of in-game money grabbing.
Konami would do well to learn from the difficulties experienced by NBA 2K14 in implementing microtransactions.
Eurogamer's Martin Robinson argues Microsoft's misappropriation of free-to-play mechanics is at the head of a broader problem.