The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it is now investigating apps that aggressively promote in-app purchases to children.
ACCAN has called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to investigate mobile games that aggressively promote in-app purchasing.
The mobile racing simulator boasts more downloads in its first week than Real Racing and Real Racing 2 combined. Also, don't expect a Real Racing 4 anytime soon; there are no plans for one.
Several months after the ACCC announced its investigation into freemium apps, the European Commission is launching its own inquiry.
CNET takes an unusual trip to EA in Los Angeles and gets some hands-on time with Real Racing 3, which launches for free on February 28 for iOS and Android users.
Everywhere you look, games are going free-to-play, which sounds like a good thing. But sometimes the ways developers try to part you from your money are anything but fun.
commentary With paid apps a tough sell and mobile advertising a slog, app makers are getting craftier at finding ways to to get paid.
We upgraded an Audi TT Coupe to make sense of Real Racing 3's free-to-play framework and to find out how hard it will be to enjoy the game's content — and just how annoying the currencies and delay timers will be.
The company is looking to give away mobile games, then generate revenue from microtransactions. Coming up: a freemium version of "Battlefield."
Even with its tiresome freemium model, Shadow Fight 2 is one of the best fighting games available.
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