Tagged With Loot Boxes

There's a debate raging in video games over whether loot boxes should be classified as gambling


Video game ratings will now warn parents about 'loot boxes'


Games with loot boxes should carry a gambling warning and video game companies should take more responsibility for players' health, say lawmakers in the UK



EA's comment on a Reddit thread about 'Star Wars: Battlefront 2' set a Guinness World Record for the most downvoted comment of all time


Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony are taking a stand on 'loot boxes' by forcing new games to disclose their odds


EA doubled down on loot boxes in games during a hearing with UK lawmakers, comparing them to Kinder Eggs and saying they're 'actually quite ethical'



The video game industry is facing government scrutiny over loot boxes, and the most powerful leaders in gaming are divided over what to do


The company behind 'Fortnite' told UK lawmakers that the game isn't addictive, after Prince Harry said it was 'irresponsible' and should be banned


Google is cracking down on app developers that include 'loot boxes' in their games, requiring them to start disclosing the odds of winning


A US senator is pushing a bill to stop 'Fortnite' and other games from selling 'loot boxes' to kids. Here's why loot boxes are causing so much panic.


EA just released a new game without any warning, and there's a simple reason why: loot boxes


The FTC will investigate whether a multi-billion dollar business model is getting kids hooked on gambling through video games



Regulators from more than a dozen countries are looking to crack down on 'loot boxes,' a controversial video gaming practice that could be too much like gambling


'We got it wrong': EA exec apologizes for 'Star Wars' loot box fiasco, promises to 'be better'


The latest major 'Star Wars' game finally dropped its most controversial aspect -- but it may be too late


The video game ratings board is cracking down on microtransactions -- and it could have major repercussions for the future of video games



In 2017, video games were at their very best -- and their very worst


Apple just enacted a massive change for all apps -- and it affects every game that charges money for 'loot boxes'