DOOM Eternal Devs Backtrack on Promise to Keep Game Free of Microtransactions

DOOM Eternal

DOOM Eternal developer id Software and publisher Bethesda Softworks have reneged on a promise that their hit first-person shooter would not have microtransactions. Paid skins have now been made available for sale in the game. Last year the Creative Director of DOOM Eternal, Hugo Martin,…

New Research Finds Loot Boxes May Be Linked With Problem Gambling

Loot Boxes May Be Linked With Problem Gambling

A new report claims to have “robustly verified” a link between problem gambling and video game loot boxes. The results of a joint study conducted by researchers from the University of Plymouth and the University of Wolverhampton have found that video game loot boxes trigger…