LOOT BOXES

UK Won’t Impose Loot Box Regulations, Trusts Industry to Self-Regulate

The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) has issued its response to a call for evidence on loot boxes, video games, and their impact. Following its 2020 request for testimonies regarding concerns over gambling classification, addiction, and younger players, the UK government says it will not act…

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The UK says loot box regulations aren't happening for now, but the DCMS may revisit the issue later.

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Rocket League Blueprints Replace Loot Boxes This December

Psyonix today unveiled its loot box replacement system for Rocket League, which edges ever closer to a gambling-free future. Starting sometime this December, “Blueprints” will take over as the primary method for obtaining items. Unlike Rocket League‘s existing “crates,” which contain a mystery item and require a separate key to…

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Everybody Mad: Apex Legends $170 Axe Edition

Hello and welcome to the first and maybe only installment of Everybody Madâ„¢, a new thing I’m trying because everybody’s real mad about Apex Legends. Specifically, everybody’s mad about a new axe skin in Apex Legends, which was introduced at the beginning of this week’s Iron Crown event. People normally…

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