Want to know how to get the most from your loot boxes? Here’s a hint: it’s not through paying to play but knowing your game and keeping up with the latest in game and loot box news. Do your research! Each game is different. Even the most similar MMOs and MMORPGs have variations in gameplay, rewards, characters, etc. Even different titles in the same series aren’t quite the same! Game companies like to mix things up to keep things fresh and keep you interested. What does this mean for loot boxes? It means that there are different terms and conditions for earning loot boxes for each game and that these will change from time to time, too. Most games with loot boxes allow you to purchase them through microtransactions. This is what has legislators up in arms – but a little more on that later. However, nobody becomes a loot box master through spending thousands of dollars on gameplay. Nobody pays to be a master of anything – it comes through hard work and … [Read more...] about How to Become a Loot Box Master?
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Let me start this post by asking a simple question: How many of you use local HDD or such local storage to store your data? Have you ever thought of leveraging the power of free online data storage sites to store your data and get the freedom of accessing it anywhere. If you have not been using cloud storage feature of many free services, you are running a step behind with the latest technology. In this article, we will learn about some of the free and best available options in the market for everyone. Many of you having lots of data and one of the biggest problem is how to keep them safe. Keeping your data a backup HDD is a good idea, but again we never know how and when our HDD can crash. Recovering a crashed Hard disk is not tough but the guarantee of 100% data retrieval is not guaranteed. Same is the limitation with other backup solutions like pen drive, Flash drive and so on. Some online file storage services offer space on a per-gigabyte basis. Usually, some websites will charge … [Read more...] about Free Online Cloud Data Storage Sites: Prevent Data Loss
Researchers from the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Gambling Research have produced a paper linking loot boxes in video games and addictive gambling behavior. The study, titled “Associations between loot box use, problematic gaming and gambling, and gambling-related cognitions,” concludes that yes, loot boxes are a form of gambling, and as such, they should likely be regulated by government agencies. The study, conducted by students Gabriel A. Brooks and Luke Clark, polled 113 undergraduates (Group 1) and 144 respondents from Amazon MTurk (Group 2), asking them about their experiences with loot boxes and their opinions of them. Virtually all (93.8% from Group 1/97.4% from Group 2) reported having played a game with loot boxes, with 88.9%/94.8% having opened a loot box (though only 49.3%/60.3% ever purchased one). Despite games usually making it difficult or impossible — and sometimes illegal — for players to profit from loot boxes, 27.8%/39.7% … [Read more...] about University Study Correlates Loot Boxes With Gambling Behavior
KurtzPel faces Cash Shop Controversy and a US senator calls for legal consequences for companies exploiting children via microtransactions. All that and more, I’m Ethos and this is free to play weekly! Free-To-Play Weekly with Ethos is your weekly web show about free to play multiplayer online games from MMOBomb.com. This show presents you with the most important news of the week about free-to-play online games and the latest releases, with a few jokes thrown in for good measure. Have fun and expect a new show next week! Don´t forget to subscribe to Free to Play Weekly via Youtube. … [Read more...] about Free to Play Weekly – Could Loot Boxes Be Banned Soon? Ep 370
With the recent New Horizons update, its never been a better time to give Skyforge another look. The free to play sci-fi MMORPG is sweetening the deal for Easter with free daily boxes for all players who login and claim the prize from April 17 through April 24. That means players will get a new box every day they login, with random prizes in each. The prizes won't repeat, so be sure to claim all 7 throughout the week! The game's premium shop also has a special limited time Easter item, the Spring Bloom Pack listed for sale. The $15.39 pack will only be available for 10 days and includes: Peacemaker Costume 7 Days Premium Time 300,000 Credits 10,000 Knowledge of Enemies 20 Stimulants Skyforge promises additional surprises for the holidays, so stay tuned. Skyforge is available on My.com's own launcher, on Steam, and on the PlayStation 4. Further Reading: Easter At MyLoot FacebookTwitterReddit Related … [Read more...] about Celebrate Easter With A Free Spring Bloom Pack In Skyforge