“Video Game dependency” is a term that has been coined in the recent times by psychologists and media outlets. As the name suggests, it refers to a state wherein a person considers video games as an essential life process that needs to be carried out irrespective of the surroundings. … [Read more...] about [Guest] Do You Think Gaming Addiction Is An Issue?
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With this in mind, the controversy generated by loot boxes may seem a little extreme to those in the gaming industry. Still, it must be considered in line with further developments in the market, which include a rise in the number of young problem gamblers and the emergence of gambling through widely accessible social games. … [Read more...] about Are loot boxes becoming more prevalent in online gaming?
Mobile game Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes has recently introduced a number of characters from the acclaimed Star Wars RPG Knights of the Old Republic, and BioWare is joining in on celebrating the legacy of KOTOR by giving all players access to Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Rise of the Hutt Cartel and Shadow of Revan expansions for free. From now until November 2nd at 2:59 a.m. EDT, players can go to SWTOR’s code redemption page and redeem the code “REVANSFATE” to permanently unlock the game’s first two story expansions. … [Read more...] about Star Wars: The Old Republic is giving players its first two story expansions for free
“The Stadia is a very risky bet from Google, if it succeeds and does what players hope, it could very well revolutionize the entire industry and make Google one of the top names in gaming. If it fails though, it will go down as another big name to flop in entering the industry along with the likes of Steam Box and Ouya.” … [Read more...] about Global Chat: Do you think you could design a better game than World of Warcraft?
Players have raised some concerns about the contest elsewhere; the contest has a rather steep entry fee (100,000 gold or 1000 crowns, with the latter costing about $10), it’ll require players to have a fairly extensive inventory of decorations and an understanding of the engine’s quirks, and there’s some ambiguity about judgement criteria. At the same time, it’s also a chance to get a tangible reward for excellent decorative skills, so if you’re eager to show off and have the currency already, you have no reason not to get in there and start making your model home. … [Read more...] about Shroud of the Avatar opens up a player decoration contest with a player-owned town as the top prize