Tag Archives: Loot Boxes
Study Finds That Video Game Loot Boxes Share Link With Problem Gambling
Are Loot Boxes Gambling?

A recent peer-reviewed survey report from David Zendle that was published on PLOS One on November 21st, 2018, titled ‚ÄúVideo…

FTC Investigating Loot Boxes, ESA Responds By Wrongfully Defending Loot Boxes
FIFA 19

According to a recent report from GamesIndustry.biz, as the Federal Trade Commission begins an investigation into Facebook and Google over…

Square Enix Pulls Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts Game From Belgium Due To Loot Box Ban
Square Enix Loot Boxes

Instead of implementing a more modest and consumer-friendly monetization method for the games Mobius Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts Union X…

31% Of Kids Have Purchased Loot Boxes In Video Games, According to Study
Loot Boxes

A recent study from Ipsos Mori from the U.K. Gambling Commission surveyed the potential dangers of kids and gambling. The…

Ubisoft Rep Defends Loot Boxes In Trials Rising, Says They’ve Increased The Popularity Of Gaming
Trials Rising Loot boxes

While gamers the world around hate loot boxes and gambling commissions that aren’t paid off are actively sanctioning publishers and…

Belgium Loot-Box Law Affects Multiple Square Enix Mobile Games

A new report has surfaced highlighting multiple Square Enix mobile games that will be affected by the Belgium loot-box law…

Dead Or Alive 6’s Yohei Shimbori Defends Loot Boxes Due To Rising Development Costs
Dead or Alive 6 Dev Costs

Producer and directory of Dead or Alive 6 recently spoke to GamingBolt about the upcoming fighting game. In the interview,…

16 International Gambling Regulators Declare Concerns Over Loot Boxes Using Gambling Mechanisms
Overwatch Loot Boxes

A total of 16 international gambling regulators, including the Washington State Gambling Commission and the Jersey Gambling Commission from the…

Australian Parliamentary Committee Weighs In On Loot-Boxes Controversy

The Star Wars: Battlefront 2 debacle from late 2017 is still going strong to this day, insofar that Australia has…

Finnish Police Reportedly Investigating Loot Boxes As Gambling Mechanisms
Loot Boxes

The debate over whether or not loot boxes classify as gambling has ended in several regions, with regions like the…

Overwatch’s Premium Loot Boxes Disabled In Belgium
Overwatch

After the Belgian gaming commission passed the law that loot boxes would be banned in premium priced games that weren’t…

Shigeru Miyamoto Offers His Thoughts On The Games Industry, Prices And Free Titles

In a recent report the thoughts of Shigeru Miyamoto are laid out for readers to explore, which consist of finding…

PAX West Will Hold A Panel Discussing Loot-Boxes, Casinos, And In-Game Purchases

Not sure how much of an impact this will have, but it looks like PAX West will have a panel…

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