PUBG’s remastered Sanhok and loot trucks are coming soon

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is poised to get another massive map overhaul in Season 8, with Sanhok in its sights this time. The jungle map has been rebuilt from the ground up, according to PUBG Corp, with an eye to making it even more overgrown and dangerous. ...

The House of Lords wants loot boxes to be classified as gambling

The UK House of Lords, specifically its Select Committee on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry, has called for loot boxes to be classified as gambling and regulated as such.  The report, which is wide ranging, claims that the “liberalisation...

Fortnite’s limited-release Star Wars loot returns for May 4th

Fortnite developers Epic games would like to also celebrate corporate Star Wars-themed holiday May the 4th, so they’re bringing back their past Star Wars themed content for a limited time. From today, May 3rd, through May 5th you’ll be able to snag the old...

Torchlight 3’s lead designer hates that pets can sell loot

Torchlight has a lot going for it, but arguably the series’s most memorable feature is its roster of pets. They keep you company as you clear dungeons, and they take some of the pressure off inventory management. They’re returning in Torchlight 3, but...

ESRB adds a new warning label for loot boxes

In February 2018, the Entertainment Software Rating Board said that it would begin labeling physical copies of games with microtransactions as having “In-Game Purchases.” The idea, ESRB president Patricia Vance explained at the time, was to help ensure...