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‘Star Wars’ Video Game Microtransactions Ignite Controversy

With the excitement already building for the year-end release of the latest “Star Wars” film, the new video ... game and finding an excuse to raise the price tag to $110. Following the fan outrage, th... read more

Joe Hadsall: Despite "Battlefront" flap, microtransactions will keep game prices down

and I always hope that the video game industry never catches on to that fact. In case you missed it, publisher Electronic Arts dealt with a flood of anger this month over microtransactions tucked away ... read more

Star Wars: Battlefront Is Style Over Substance

Star Wars: Battlefront is finally here, a full month ahead of the headline-dominating, record-breaking, money machine that will be Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens. The game might be the ... ... read more

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Electronic Arts and the Star Wars In-Game Purchase Fiasco

Electronic Arts Inc EA has been in the news since the messed-up launch of its highly anticipated game, Star Wars Battlefront 2 last week ... the 48.2% rally seen in the industry. Better-ranked stocks ... read more

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How a 'Star Wars' video game faced charges that it was promoting gambling

You might get mad. Or you might up the ante ... These are some of the questions that have been gripping the video game industry in a controversy leading up to the Friday release of "Star Wars: Battlef... read more

New Star Wars video game mired in gambling controversy

NEW YORK • It is a Star Wars battlefront on Earth that the Disney studio, which will roll out The Last Jedi next month, does not need. The video game industry had been swept ... to US$80 retail price, ... read more

Labeling loot boxes as 'gambling' isn't just dangerous for EA. It's dangerous for gamers, too.

Was publisher Electronic Arts' implementation of loot boxes in Battlefront II poorly conceived and openly predatory? No question. That's already been proven. But this video from Lee, along with contex... read more

Why Battlefront 2 pay-to-win feature, pulled after gambling accusations, is not alone in testing players’ purse strings

You might get mad. Or you might up the ante ... These are some of the questions that have been gripping the video game industry in a controversy leading up to the recent release of Star Wars Battlefro... read more

Star Wars Battlefront II: Why the new game is proving so controversial

Star Wars Battlefront II players ... annoyed at having paid full price and then having to grind or pay more money to play the experience they feel was promised," said Angharad Yeo from ABC ME's Good G... read more

Enough bitcoin. Let's talk about virtual cats

Last year, with the release of Star Wars Battlefront II ... The convoluted pricing system instigated a stunning moment of political activism-over a game! Critics organized on Reddit, wrote emails and ... read more

The 8 Best (And 8 Worst) Video Games Of 2017, Ranked

Overall, 2017 has been an incredible year for video games ... The video game industry had its name smeared in the press thanks to dodgy business practices that introduced gambling to children. We have ... read more

Gamers won ‘Battlefront 2’ spat with EA, but in-game purchases will probably persist

If you've already paid $60 for a video game, haven't you spent ... one of its biggest holiday releases, "Star Wars: Battlefront 2." On top of the "Star Wars"-themed action-shooter's $60 list price, th... read more



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