Google updates its Play Store so parents and others can require that a password be entered every time someone wants to buy virtual goods while in a mobile game or other app.
The San Francisco conference may well be the world's largest gathering of game developers, the place to keep an ear to the ground and to get business done.
You can now buy pets and mounts with real money in-game as well as through the external webstore on Battle.net.
New gaming industry report from iSuppli suggests microtransactions will drive the growth of massively multiplayer online games and standard MOGs in years to come.
European consumer regulators have criticised Apple for not doing enough to tackle bills unexpectedly run up by sneaky apps.
After Apple pays $32.5 million to customers over purchases made by kids using parents' passwords, Google may be next to face the FTC's scrutiny.
The exec in charge of Apple Pay tells CNET at a Golden State Warriors game that the mobile payments service will work on the company's new smartwatch as long as the device has been unlocked with a passcode or through an iPhone.
After devastation strikes House Forrester in the opening episode of Telltale Games' video game, the next installment sees the house take great strides toward a comeback. Warning: spoilers.
You can do more with Google's HDMI dongle than just stream audio and video. Here are a few games that play nice with this low-cost media device.
Call of Duty, one of the most popular first-person shooters, is launching online in the world's most populous country, putting the game in front of a whole new audience.
A class action has been raised against Google over in-app purchases by a mother whose young son spent US$65 on in-game currency.