Real-Life Loot Box Gambling Is The Hottest New Trend

Any gaming enthusiast knows how fun loot boxes are in a game. If you didn’t know, loot boxes are add-ons in games where you have to spend either your own money or money in the game to buy a box where you’re not sure what is inside. Usually, it can be something to help you progress in the game, like upgraded armor or a special weapon. With loot boxes, the rewards are always random so … Read more

Do Loot Crates and Micro-Transactions Belong in the Gaming Industry?

  You may have come to this article with an instant opinion about whether loot creates and by similar token micro-transactions belong in the gaming industry and whether or not your favorite games from casual ones to AAA featured titles should contain them. Should loot crates be regulated by the gaming industry and be treated more like gambling, or should they continue to fall under the video game industry with some rules or standards that apply … Read more

How Loot Boxes Can Be Regulated

Loot boxes and microtransactions are not a new concept in gaming and have actually been prevalent for some time now, but the recent Star Wars Battlefront II debacle has brought the issue into sharp focus, as the franchise is a Disney property and thus, millions of minors across the globe will be exposed to its systems during the next few months. Loot boxes are a potential problem due to their random nature, as while every … Read more