Australian government cracks down on loot boxes and in-game gambling with new age rating proposals
"Such games are not appropriate for children"
11 months ago
Assassin’s Creed: Mirage’s 18+ rating leads to online speculation that it’ll include real-money gambling
Update: Ubisoft say that the rating was an error
1 year ago
EA say it's "fair" that players can buy controversial loot boxes in FIFA 23
Publisher says "spending is entirely optional"
UK government threatens to legislate on loot boxes if games companies don't step up parental controls
"Video games companies and platforms must do more"
Five Australians charged over Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match fixing
3 years ago
NHS boss accuses loot boxes of pushing "under the radar" gambling at kids
Here we go, again.
4 years ago
Loot boxes should be regulated under gambling laws, Children's Commissioner recommends
Yet more pressure
Regulate loot boxes under gambling law, Parliament committee recommends
Little patience for industry deflections
EA: "We don't call them loot boxes", they're "surprise mechanics"
I hate surprises
Gambling Commission report decries skin gambling, but not loot boxes
5 years ago
Sixteen gambling regulators unite to grumble about loot boxes and skin gambling
No skin (gambling) in this game
Blizzard disabling paid loot boxes in Overwatch & Heroes Of The Storm in Belgium
It is very gracious of them to decide to comply with the law
Belgium commission declares loot boxes are gambling
What is a gamble
6 years ago
UK government responds to loot box questions (vaguely)
YouTubers plead guilty to FIFA gambling offences
Red cards all round
7 years ago
Valve Respond To State's Skin Gambling Complaint
With mild bemusement
The Casinos Of EVE Online Are Being Rumbled
The chips are down
YouTuber Charged With Promoting FIFA Gambling Site
Aiding and a-betting
Skin Gambling: CSGOLounge Plans To Go Legit
Is this enough?
Valve Cracking Down On Skin Gambling Sites
Another Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Gambling Upset
Cordial Minuet: Hands On With Rohrer's Gambling Game
Playing for pennies
9 years ago
May I Have This Cordial Minuet?
Jason Rohrer's occult definitely-not-poker