Why India should care more than most about loot boxes

Our site understands that pay to win games are an international problem and we strive to look at the problem as such.  Last week I looked around at different countries based on problem gambling, gambling statistics, and – of course – mobile application spends.  It doesn’t take long to run some formulas in a spreadsheet … More Why India should care more than most about loot boxes

A game changing survey on PayToWin and problem gaming.

A couple months ago we advertised a video gaming survey anywhere we could.  A simple three question survey.  Today we are publishing the results and the true nature of the survey.  The survey is actually an Australian gambling problem quiz. So what can we learn from Australia’s gambling problems, and problem video gaming?  Quite a … More A game changing survey on PayToWin and problem gaming.

Mobile Strike players buy shields now, gold shield purchases going away

I know this is a bold statement, but here is why.  Since the launch of Final Fantasy XV on mobile, Machine Zone has been slowly moving gameplay rules from FFXV to its other two big titles, Game of War, and Mobile Strike.  To buy shields in FFXV you need loyalty points, and they can only … More Mobile Strike players buy shields now, gold shield purchases going away

A Quick Survey

Please help us out with a study.  The following quiz is only three questions.  It is not timed, so please take a moment to understand the responses and questions for accurate results.  Thank you in advance.   Survey is closed but reactivated for review purposes.  Previously a survey taker was stopped from taking the survey … More A Quick Survey

EA Games Says Loot Boxes Not Gambling

Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts, told investors a few days ago, “We’re working with all the industry associations globally and with regulators in various jurisdictions and territories. Many of whom we have been working with for some time and who have evaluated and established that programs FIFA Ultimate Team are not gambling.” It would … More EA Games Says Loot Boxes Not Gambling

Criminal Loaders

If you have played pay to win gaming for a time, you no doubt have heard of loaders.  Loaders that could get your packs and loot boxes at discounted prices.  They have been around for awhile.  While some use what is considered legal methods, others have been using fraud that hurt gamers and developers alike. … More Criminal Loaders