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.
We love our mobile games, but there are a few tendencies -- annoying, manipulative, or sometimes both -- that need to go away.
New gaming industry report from iSuppli suggests microtransactions will drive the growth of massively multiplayer online games and standard MOGs in years to come.
Blizzard's combat strategy card game has been a hit on desktops and tablets, but now you'll be able to take it anywhere you go.
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.
Make like Daenerys Targaryen with three limited-edition toy dragons sculpted by visual-effects house Gentle Giant Studios. And a mixtape of "Game of Thrones"-themed tunes to go along with it.
Want to improve your golf game? This week's freebie combines software and sensors to gather data on your performance and deliver it to your iPhone instantly.
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.