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.
New gaming industry report from iSuppli suggests microtransactions will drive the growth of massively multiplayer online games and standard MOGs in years to come.
The head of Electronic Arts' Easy Studios sees free titles with in-game upgrades as the way to go. He considers pay-$60-to-play a "harsh business model."
PC gaming is dead, if by "dead" you mean "worth $13 billion."
Getting gamers addicted is the key to monetization, according to PC Gaming Alliance's chief technology officer. But the business model hasn't proven popular outside Asia.
The popular social network for iPhones is adding micropayments to the mix. What does this mean for Apple's in-app purchase system--and your wallet?
The PSP Go is a sleek and sexy redesign, but its high price tag and some frustrating caveats mean it's not a must-have upgrade for existing PSP owners--at least for now.