Tag: Microtransactions

Same Old, Same Old – Pixels & Dice #63

There’s nothing new in video games anymore, no exciting news, nothing worth discussing… So we talk about that today! Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and Twitter https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD063.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |…

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Microtransaction F**kery? – Pixels & Dice #59

Microtransactions: They are everywhere in video games now, and we all generally hate them. Lootboxes, Pay-to-Win, and all that are bad enough, but now we have the specter of SWTOR rising again, in the selling of save slots in “Metal Gear Survive”. When will the game companies go too far? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”,…

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A Huge Gamble – Pixels & Dice #50

Wherein we talk about gambling in non-gambling video games, such as MMORPGs, and otherwise spot off about stuff. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and Twitter https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD050.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:…

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Pixels & Dice #37 – Microtransaction Macrofailures

In the light of WB’s epic Lootbox failure in “Shadow of War”, Beoulus and Scormus discuss how some of their favorite games handle Microtransactions, and whether or not this system is acceptable. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network…

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