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…

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


Casual Encounters: I Am in Love with the BTS Rhythm Game

Casual Encounters is a column by LB Hunktears, Fanbyte’s resident casual gamer, about what they’re playing — from mobile free-to-plays to console releases, always through a non-expert lens. I don’t normally enjoy difficult games: especially not repetitive ones. I gave up on Dark Souls Remastered somewhere around the third or…


Pokemon Masters Finally Detailed in Lengthy Anime Trailer

We now have actual, honest-to-goodness information about what Pokemon Masters is, thanks to an in-depth trailer released earlier today on The Pokemon Company’s official Youtube channel. The first half of the trailer is just straight-up, undiluted Pokemon anime, featuring male and female versions of what we presume is Pokemon Master‘s…