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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds adds new crate drops with a 0.01% drop rate for items

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Hey, kids, you like random cosmetic rewards, right? The latest patch currently in testing for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds adds two new crates that can drop...
uh, guys, really?

RIFT puts an endgame currency out for real-money sales

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Look, we can all agree that "pay-to-win" is, at the very least, a difficult concept to be certain about. Right? There's a lot of...
Awesome. Very impressive. Great job.

EA disables all Star Wars Battlefront 2 microtransaction crud – for now

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Whenever you see a studio call fans "passionate," it's almost always shorthand for "rioting with pitchforks and torches." Guess what Star Wars Battlefront 2's...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds struggles with rapid growth and microtransactions backlash

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With its domination over Steam and 10 million units sold, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has the industry's direct and rapt attention. But this immense success hasn't...
Come and get your PLEX.

EVE Online rolls out major PLEX changes on May 9

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When EVE Online releases its next big patch on May 9th, PLEX is changing in a big way. For example, the old days of...

EVE Evolved: What’s the deal with EVE’s PLEX changes?

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This week CCP Games announced that some big changes are on the way for PLEX in EVE Online. The PLEX or "30-day Pilot's License...
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Star Wars: The Old Republic opens up direct sales of the Unstable Arbiter’s Lightsaber

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When Star Wars: The Old Republic first introduced the Unstable Arbiter's Lightsaber with one of its random item packs, players were unhappy about it....
SPENDY ALL YO MONEY

Revelation Online offers players bonus currency for buying currency now

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The third closed beta for Revelation Online is running, and you can test out the game's cash shop right now if you're in the...
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TERA adds new underwear to the cash shop, you don’t want to see it at work

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Are you at work right now? If so, you probably shouldn't be reading this site anyway, your boss would be mad. But your boss...

Star Trek Online shows off the contents of the Kelvin lockbox

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The Kelvin timeline is edging its way into Star Trek Online, but only in little ways here and there. There are incursions from the...
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Landmark will introduce the Fantasy Appearance Pack at the end of the week

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Landmark is a game in which you can make a wide variety of different things to suit your deepest desires. Want to make a...
Battleunborn.

Battleborn patches in premium skins and currency

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Quick question: What does Overwatch have that Battleborn doesn't? If you answered "Winston," you are correct, but that's not the point. If you answered...

Desert Nomad: Diving deep into Black Desert’s cash shop

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Hello, friends, and welcome back to Desert Nomad. This week, I'd like to take the opportunity to talk about a subject that has been...

WildStar ups Omnibit drops for subscribers

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If you're currently a WildStar subscriber, you're going to be getting a bit more with the price of your subscription. The development team announced...

Epic shows off Paragon gameplay, promises no pay-to-win

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Epic Games' upcoming third person MOBA Paragon has been getting some attention lately with its fluid gameplay and undeniably high-quality graphics. The studio has been releasing informational...
I have, however, been in two separate in-game weddings.

The Daily Grind: What’s the best MMORPG without a cash shop?

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During any online discussion about MMORPG payment models, someone will inevitably lament that subscriptions are better because they don't nickel-and-dime you with a cash...
Robots will kiss.

Perpetuum posts premium packages to power up players with popular pricing

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The developers behind Perpetuum want you to be able to get in and start playing the game on the cheap. Said developers also want...
Wings of snow.

Guild Wars 2 starts Wintersday today

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Today is not a winter's day, nor is it the start of winter days. That's the solstice, which is on December 22nd this year....

MMO Burnout: Star Wars Battlefront

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I'm kind of in love with Star Wars: Battlefront. I shouldn't be, really, because underneath the glitz and gloss, it's a pretty pedestrian multiplayer...

Destiny is adding microtransactions, starting with emotes

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Bungie is opening another revenue pipeline for its popular Destiny, as the game will introduce microtransactions next week. "This coming Tuesday, October 13th, Tess Everis...

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