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Hawaii Bill Seeks To Regulate Loot Boxes Including Barring Sale To Those Under 21

Loot boxes are a sore spot for gamers after all the controversy were caused by popular games late last year. Hawaii is now seeking to regulate the practice with a new bill.

Video Games February 15, 2018

PlayStation 4 Beats Nintendo Switch, Sets All-Time Sales Record In November 2017

The PlayStation 4 sold more units than the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One in November 2017 and set an all-time monthly sales record in the process. Meanwhile, 'Call of Duty: WWII' dominated the software sales charts.

Video Games December 15, 2017

Belgian Gaming Commission Rules Loot Boxes Are Gambling, Says It's 'Dangerous For The Mental Health Of The Child'

The Belgian Gaming Commission has officially recognized loot boxes and other similar microtransactions in games as gambling. The committee now wants it banned from all games in Europe.

Video Games November 22, 2017

Electronic Arts Quickens 'Need For Speed: Payback' Progression After 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' Microtransactions Debacle

Electronic Arts and Ghost Games have made 'Need for Speed: Payback' progression much faster by increasing the awarded in-game currencies. The changes come after the recent controversy against 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' microtransactions.

Video Games November 21, 2017

Star Wars: Battlefront II Microtransactions Deactivated Temporarily: Gamers Win, At Least For Now

Electronic Arts has temporarily disabled 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' microtransactions after the massive backlash that the publisher received. This is a crucial win for gamers, who fought back against a 'pay-to-win' environment.

Video Games November 17, 2017

'Star Wars: Battlefront II' And 'Overwatch' Under Investigation In Belgium: Are Loot Boxes Gambling?

Belgium's Gaming Commission is investigating whether the loot boxes of 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' and 'Overwatch' should be considered as gambling. Electronic Arts and Blizzard may be facing fines worth hundreds of thousands of euros.

Video Games November 16, 2017

Gamers Fight Back: EA Makes 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' Changes After The Most Downvoted Post In Reddit History

Gamers have scored a huge victory against the trend of abusive microtransactions in the video game industry. After massive backlash, Electronic Arts has reduced the unlock requirements for 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' characters such as Darth Vader.

Video Games November 13, 2017

The Space Battles Of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' Will Be Shown Off At Gamescom, And We Can't Contain Our Excitement

The space battles of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' will be showcased at the upcoming Gamescom 2017. However, Electronic Arts will already reveal the gameplay of the Starfighter Assault mode before the annual event.

Video Games August 13, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II Is The Most Viewed Game From E3 2017 On YouTube

'Star Wars Battlefront II' is the undisputed winner of E3 2017, according to rankings released by YouTube that considered video views. The shooter will launch on Nov. 17 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Video Games June 18, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II Gameplay Leaks Ahead Of EA Play Reveal

It wouldn't be an E3 lead-up without at least one leak. Early footage of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' leaks ahead of the official reveal at EA Play, and it looks fantastic.

Video Games June 10, 2017

Star Wars: Battlefront II Unveiled: Players Will Take On The Role Of Female Imperial Soldier Iden Versio

Electronic Arts officially unveiled 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' at this year's Star Wars Celebration. The sequel improves upon the multiplayer experience of the first game, but also adds a single-player campaign focused on Inferno Squad commander Iden Versio.

Video Games April 16, 2017

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