Micro-Transactions and Loot Boxes: The New Frontier of Digital Gambling?

As anyone with a grasp of general developments in games will know, the use of micro-transactions and other forms of ‘pay for loot’ systems has long drawn ire and served as a particular highlight of what many see as the key issue with profit-driven game development. The chance to pay money for extra in-game featuresContinue reading “Micro-Transactions and Loot Boxes: The New Frontier of Digital Gambling?”

Niantic Release Details on Massive Pokémon Go Update

After a year since its initial release, Pokémon Go Developer Niantic has released a major update for the game. Gyms seem to be the centerpiece of this new update as Niantic is calling it “the biggest update to Pokémon Go”. In this new update, which doesn’t have a release date yet, Niantic are redesigning gymsContinue reading “Niantic Release Details on Massive Pokémon Go Update”