Banning Loot Boxes

The fire started by EA has become a roaring inferno, and I'm just sitting back and enjoying the carnage. That's not to say I'm not worried about the government getting involved with something they know nothing about. With the government; give them an inch and they'll take a mile. In fact, we should be worried … Continue reading Banning Loot Boxes

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Players Win! Battlefront II Removes Microtransactions

I can't believe it. After fighting an uphill battle for what seems like years, players have finally stuck it to the big man. Star Wars: Battlefront II, an otherwise good game, was broken to the time up to it's launch, angering many gamers and Star Wars fans alike. Microtransactions and loot boxes directly linked to … Continue reading Players Win! Battlefront II Removes Microtransactions

Need For Speed: Payback… Is Abysmal

IGN's review sums up exactly how I feel about Need for Speed: Payback. It takes a step forward and two steps back. I cannot come close to understanding why EA would make a game about customizing and racing cars like a mobile app. Need for Speed: No Limits is excusable because it is a mobile … Continue reading Need For Speed: Payback… Is Abysmal

Loot Box Overload

If you haven't been paying attention the past few months, here's a quick re-cap. Loot boxes are appearing in almost every major AAA game coming out this season. Games including Star Wars: Battlefront 2, Forza 7, and Middle Earth: Shadow of War have forced a loot crate system into the gameplay. Players can spend real … Continue reading Loot Box Overload

Micro-transactions in Shadow of War

I wonder who was the despicable buffoon who thought putting micro-transactions in a single player game was a good idea. I loved Shadow of Mordor, and I have high hopes for the sequel. However, we just received some saddening news; Shadow of War, the second game in the Middle-Earth games, will contain micro-transactions that players … Continue reading Micro-transactions in Shadow of War