Does Fortnite intentionally cause addiction?

Does Fortnite intentionally cause addiction?

A Montréal law firm has filed a lawsuit against Epic Games, the producer of Fortnite. The basis of the lawsuit: The game Fortnite allegedly was created to intentionally make their players addicted. The lawsuit claims that the brain releases the happiness hormone dopamine when a player is playing for a long time. This can be […]

Court decision in France: Steam users should be allowed to resell their games

Court decision in France: Steam users should be allowed to resell their games

Pretty big news from France: Four years after the French consumer protection association “Union Fédérale des Consommateurs (UFC) – Que Choisir” filled a lawsuit against Valve’s Steam on the basis of a clause in its store policy that disallows the resell of games or Steam accounts, on penalty of being banned from the platform. The […]

Gambling in Video Games – Loot Boxes

Gambling in Video Games – Loot Boxes

  Gambling in Video Games – Loot Boxes There is news regarding the dealing with Loot Boxes in Video Games. A few days ago the UK MP stated that in their opinion the use of Loot Boxes should be banned for children and that Loot Boxes are gambling and should be regulated according to the […]