Deemed "unfair, deceptive, and unlawful"
Loot boxes have been around for a little while now, yet their implementation in games continues to face scrutiny and controversy. In the latest development concerning this particular form of microtransactions, major publisher Take-Two interactive is facing a class action lawsuit over its use of loot boxes in...
Pending approval from the Bundesrat
There's a good chance you've seen the controversies surrounding Loot Boxes. We've discussed them on numerous occasions, and there's been a longstanding debate over whether they're seen as gambling. Shockingly, publishers tend to
"There is a connection... between loot box spending and problem gambling"
Loot boxes in video games have been something of a contentious topic for a while now, and the UK's House of Lords ("The House of Lords Select Committee on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry", to be precise) has just added its voice to the conversation,...