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U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan New Hampshire expressed her concerns with video game micro-transactions to the Federal Trade Commission during an oversight hearing.

The FTC will investigate whether a multi-billion dollar business model is getting kids hooked on gambling through video games

The Federal Trade Commission will investigate the use of micro-transactions and loot boxes at the request of Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire.

‘Fortnite’ is free to play, but here’s why you should drop $10 for the premium item that makes the game so much better

Wondering whether or not the Battle Pass in "Fortnite" is worth your money? The answer is a resounding yes — it makes the game far richer.

‘We got it wrong’: EA exec apologizes for ‘Star Wars’ loot box fiasco, promises to ‘be better’

EA executive Patrick Söderlund apologized for the loot box controversy surrounding "Star Wars Battlefront 2" in a recent interview.

The video game ratings board is cracking down on microtransactions — and it could have major repercussions for the future of video games

In a move to get ahead of legislators, the Entertainment Software Ratings Board is making game publishers label games with microtransactions.

In 2017, video games were at their very best — and their very worst

I had two of the best video game experiences of my life in 2017. But a few real low points should make anyone concerned for the future of the gaming industry.
"Clash Royale," a popular iPhone game, is a prime example of a game with loot boxes.

Apple just enacted a massive change for all apps — and it affects every game that charges money for ‘loot boxes’

Apple's new policy forces any games with "loot boxes" to disclose the odds of what they offer, a huge change that impacts the biggest iOS games.

The new ‘Star Wars’ game is embroiled in controversy, and fans are furious — here’s what’s going on

A brand-new "Star Wars" game launched worldwide on Friday, and it's already more well-known as a fiasco than for its content.

‘Destiny 2’ fans are furious because the game makes them pay for something that used to be free

The brand new "Destiny 2" is a hit with series fans, but there's one major gripe that fans have thus far: something called "shaders." Here's what's going on.