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?”

The Issue with Online Team FPS Games: There’s No Team

With the release of Call of Duty already circulating the rumor mill with the expectation of a return to its original WWII setting, the annual debate on franchise re-hashing among AAA titles will no doubt surface earlier than usual. Among the regular criticisms that are often leveled at the Call of Duty and Battlefield franchises,Continue reading “The Issue with Online Team FPS Games: There’s No Team”