15 Results for

microtransaction

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Grand Theft Auto V multiplayer to contain microtransactions

In a move sure to rile up the microtransaction-hating gaming community, Web users discover that in-game currency can be purchased with real-world cash in Grand Theft Auto Online.

By 26 September 2013

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Video game sales continue to slide on lack of new releases

Without a more robust catalog of new games for the current generation of consoles, sales remained sluggish in August and were saved only by the steady adoption of new hardware.

By 12 September 2014

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Ouya offers all-access pass to 800 games for $59.99

The Kickstarter-born micro console company is vying to get more gamers on its platform with a 12-month pass to its entire library.

By 1 July 2014

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Nintendo at E3 2014: Fighting from behind

The 3DS might be successful, but the Wii U certainly isn't. What will it take for Nintendo to find some extra life?

By 5 June 2014

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EA's Dungeon Keeper is mired in IAP and shady review manipulation

EA's remake of the Peter Molyneux classic for mobile represents some of the more unscrupulous tactics mobile gaming has to offer.

By 10 February 2014

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Micropayments, mega angst, and the future of console games

Sony and Microsoft have delivered their next-gen visions, but with this caveat: more microtransactions. Cash grab or survival strategy, it will surely generate controversy as 2014 rolls along.

By 19 December 2013

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World of Warcraft opens in-game shop

You can now buy pets and mounts with real money in-game as well as through the external webstore on Battle.net.

By 13 December 2013

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Why I'm not playing Ultima Forever

To an Ultima player of old, the new iOS game was hotly anticipated — only for the love affair to grind to a screeching halt.

By 9 August 2013

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MOG subscriptions down, in-game purchases up

New gaming industry report from iSuppli suggests microtransactions will drive the growth of massively multiplayer online games and standard MOGs in years to come.

By 16 September 2011

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Mochi Media bets big on micro-transactions

There is real money to be made in virtual goods and micro-transactions provided that game developers deliver high-quality products to users.

By 21 July 2009