Tag: Micro-transactions

Gaming News Wrap [19 Nov 2013]

Good morning gamers. Another fabulous Chewsday is on the cards. We have plenty to chew through indeed. Hardware Buyers (between now and the end of the year) of the PS Vita in Europe will be offered a free month-long subscription to PlayStation Plus, while existing PS Plus subscribers will have an extra month added to their current membership. The promotion is not…

Gaming News Wrap [9 Apr 2013]

Ever wonder if we will break this vicious cycle of the daily grind?  It’s something we think about every day here, and mull over it while enjoying our  breakfast braaaaaiiiiiiinnnnssss.  Let the news comfort you so long. Multiple reports are suggesting that Microsoft will reveal its new console on 21 May.  The console will launch in November and will set you back…

Gaming News Wrap [4 Apr 2013]

Not the most bumper packed morning news wrap ever, but I think we all still need to get over the shock of Disney shutting down LucasArts and cancelling two Star Wars games in development.  Boo! GameStop‘s CEO J. Paul Raines reckons Microsoft’s next console will be a “very hot, compelling device.”  We hope that is not a reference to next-generation RROD… Sticking with…

EA clarify that not all future games will include micro-transactions

EA CFO Blake Jorgensen has now clarified at the Wedbush Technology Conference that not all future EA games will include micro-transactions, which apparently gamers perceived as all future games. Polygon report [via CVG] that Jorgensen has now clarified that all EA mobile games will have micro-transactions in them, “because almost all of them are going to a world where they play for…