Microtransactions

2K, Blind Squirrel Games, and Nintendo Owe Us Money

I love pro wrestling. I grew up during its height, through the beloved attitude era. I watched Stone Cold, The Rock, and others become the iconic legends they are now. I’ve gone back and watched the r...[Read More]

Devil May Cry V Has Microtransactions… Why?

Character action games are the best games ever crafted, the perfect blend of convoluted plots told through epic cutscenes and a thrill ride where the emphasis is placed on gameplay. The one currently ...[Read More]

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 Will Feature Michael Jordan, His Signature Free Throw Line Dunk, and possibly Microtransactions?

2K announced Tuesday morning, via press release, that NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 will be releasing October 16, 2018, for Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and PS4, for a delightful $29.99. 2K went on to announ...[Read More]

Gran Turismo Sport update brings new cars, a new track and u-turn on microtransactions

After PS3 exclusive Gran Turismo 6 was plagued with microtransactions, including one car which costs £120, fans were absolutely relieved when series creator Kazunori Yamauchi confirmed there would be ...[Read More]

Sony’s God Of War Reigns Supreme With Record Sales Numbers!

There is only one king this generation and the name of the one at the top of the mountain is no other than Sony. Sony has dominated this console cycle through a capable console but, more importantly, ...[Read More]

Sea of Thieves Preview info reveals post game, microtransactions and Krakens!

Hot off the heels of an incredibly successful closed beta, developer Rare has revealed some fresh new information about their multiplayer centric pirate adventure Sea of Thieves. We now know that ther...[Read More]

Bungie The Fallen

Cast your minds back to the year 2004. A special year for Xbox fans. After having released classic games such as the original Halo, Myth and Marathon, 2004 was a year in gaming that sticks out for me....[Read More]

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 review

Battlefront 2 This review was based on Star Wars Battlefront 2 played on Xbox One X in True 4K.   There is a great disturbance in the force. Following positive reviews based on the beta, things w...[Read More]

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Microtransactions Currently SUSPENDED

Microtransactions, loot boxes, and DLC have been some controversial topics. Especially lately. I brought it up in The Writer Within III and it’s a topic that really gained a lot more attention when Ba...[Read More]

The Future Of Take-Two

In the ‘Writer Within’ series we discussed microtransactions in level two. You know where I stand on the matter. I explained how we, as gamers, have the power to stop microtransactions from becoming s...[Read More]

NBA 2K18 VC Backlash

With the launch of the highest rated annual sports title NBA 2K18 on September 19th, a majority of the hype fell on 2K’s rebranded game mode MyPark, now titled as The Playground. In the playgrou...[Read More]