Microtransactions

  • There's A New SimCity Game Coming To Mobile

    Kotaku - - 3 readers - Looking very much like the mobile counterpart to last year's troubled city building simulator, SimCity Build It has been announced by EA as "an all-new SimCity game like you've never seen before." There are so many ways this could go wrong. Three screenshots and very little concrete info is what we get with the announcement of SimCity Build It.
  • New Forza Game Learned A Valuable Lesson About Ripping People Off

    Kotaku - - 2 readers - Forza 5 launched with some nasty microtransactions, made more upsetting by the fact that people already spent $60 to buy it. Players were pissed, and creator Turn 10 spent months re-tuning the otherwise solid racer. What does this mean for open-world spin-off Forza Horizon 2? No microtransactions whatsoever. At first.
  • ‘Forza Horizon 2′ Has 210 Cars; Rewards Program Unlocks More Monthly

    Game Rant - - 5 readers - Despite being one of the most visually impressive games on the Xbox One, or any platform for that matter, Turn 10 Studios’ Forza Motorsport 5 was largely seen as a disappointment. Gamers maligned the title’s use of microtransactions to fuel unlockables, and the Drivatar system, while a clever concept, led to a fair share of headaches.
  • World Of Warships Hands-On: Overcoming Skepticism

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 3 readers - By Graham Smith on September 9th, 2014 at 7:00 pm. World of Tanks makes sense. It’s Counter-Strike with moveable turrets; angry houses hiding behind placid houses, streets like corridors, cannons like machineguns, machineguns also like machineguns. World of Warplanes makes sense, sort of, on paper. Planes. They’re like tanks but they fly.

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  • #GamerGate: EA Outed For Covering Up 40,000 Users Being Hacked

    … that gaining access to e-mail accounts and forum data can still be quite damaging, even if EA’s rep above tries to damage control the situation. Some users share forum account info with their login data for some games. In an age where many games are centered around digital purchases and microtransactions, it’s just an e-mail address and password click…

    13 readers - One Angry Gamer -
  • ‘Forza Horizon 2′ Has 210 Cars; Rewards Program Unlocks More Monthly

    …Despite being one of the most visually impressive games on the Xbox One, or any platform for that matter, Turn 10 Studios’ Forza Motorsport 5 was largely seen as a disappointment. Gamers maligned the title’s use of microtransactions to fuel unlockables, and the Drivatar system, while a clever concept, led to a fair share of headaches. But, Forza 5…

    5 readers - Game Rant - Forza Horizon 2 -
  • Free-to-Play MOBA Dragons & Titans Removes Microtransactions

    … free-to-play MOBA, Dragons & Titans, by removing all microtransactions in the game, so that the game is truly skill-based and can not be confused as pay-to-win. This announcement comes hot on the heels of several huge game improvements that were implemented recently including a more user friendly control scheme, reduced match waiting times…

    3 readers - Gaming Cypher -


  • There's A New SimCity Game Coming To Mobile

    … Ultima and horrible Dungeon Keeper, so I fully expect this to be a free-to-play, always online affair rife with microtransactions and timers. There's always the chance EA could surprise us. For all we know SimCity Build It might be a $10 or $15 premium game that gives players access to everything they could ever want to build their dream city, fully playable offline. I just don't see that happening. We'll have more on SimCity Build It when there is more to share about SimCity Build It.…

    3 readers - Kotaku - SimCity - SimCity -
  • 2015′s Roller Coaster Tycoon World Has No Microtransactions

    …? How about visiting their park to try out some rides? All of that will be possible in Roller Coaster Tycoon World. Atari CEO Fred Chesnais says that these features wouldn’t have been possible in past years. and they will help transform this project into something that fans have been asking for. What’s more is, there will be no microtransactions…

    12 readers - The Gamer Headlines - Roller Coaster -
  • Destiny “Currently” has no Microtransactions, But is it in the Games Future?

    …Microtransactions seem to be a growing trend in games right now, whether it's paying a little bit here to outfit your gun with cats, or whether it's paying a bit there to unlock a car earlier than your current progression allows. It's a plague that seems to be absorbing almost every game in its wake, but according to Bungie Destiny has none - for now. Read more of Destiny “Currently” has no Microtransactions, But is it in the Games Future? on n3rdabl3.…

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  • PES 2015 Dev Defends Microtransactions

    … will be forthcoming at Gamescom. It will be interesting to see whether these purchased superstars can be utilised against other players online and if so, it is possible that Konami may attract criticism for introducing aspects of ‘pay to win’ into their long running series. The post PES 2015 Dev Defends Microtransactions appeared first on The Gamer Headlines.…

    6 readers - The Gamer Headlines - Defender -
  • Mojang Is Trying To Kill Pay-To-Win On Minecraft Servers

    …Two weeks ago, Minecraft players were preparing for the death of Minecraft. A Mojang employee had pointed out a line in Minecraft's EULA that says you aren't allowed to make money from the game, which would put many currently popular servers in violation of the terms of use. Mojang has clarified the situation in two blog posts now — you're only…

    11 readers - Kotaku - Minecraft -

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