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micro-transactions

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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 July 21, 2009

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With EA Access, Microsoft brings Xbox One vision back from the dead

It's been more than a year since Microsoft began course-correcting its vision for the Xbox One. Now, with the EA Access subscription service, the company has a way to salvage it.

By July 30, 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 December 19, 2013

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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 September 25, 2013

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EA's limited edition Dead Space 3 watch

Fight the horrors of poor time management with this CEC Engineer-class horological masterpiece.

By February 3, 2013

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Fruit Ninja dev building up Bricknet

Fruit Ninja is poised to be transformed into an all-singing, all-dancing marketing machine, as developer Halfbrick capitalises on the popularity and riches generated by the smartphone game.

By October 4, 2012

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Star Wars: The Old Republic adds free-to-play

With a dwindling player base, EA swings the "freemium" pendulum toward the Star Wars: The Old Republic massively multiplayer online role-playing game.

By July 31, 2012

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More Android owners paying for items via their phones

Almost 35 percent of Android smartphone owners are now using mobile-payment apps to pay for goods and services, says research firm NPD.

By May 8, 2012

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Can the U.S. prevent a digital sneak attack?

How vulnerable is America's tech infrastructure? Security experts gathered in New York City to discuss cyber threats -- and how to stop them.

By April 19, 2012

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Trend Micro's Transaction Guard sloppiness

Trend Micro makes some mistakes regarding its free Transaction Guard utility.

By August 18, 2007