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.

The true cost of mobile gaming

See money like most things can be gained and lost but there are other costs that you can never recover. For me some of those costs were my marriage, time spent with my children or not spent for that matter, a few jobs, friends I have lost touch with in the real world and digital world, and even a very special real world relationship that I gave up because I didn’t care enough to put them first like I should have. … More The true cost of mobile 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