Loot boxes: Are they ever appropriate?

Loot Boxes, Loot Boxes, Loot boxes…

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Loot boxes have become the new sweetheart of game developers looking to make a little extra cash. Largely full of cosmetics, and earned by playing the game or using real money they have become the latest battle ground in what is being heralded by some as a crusade on Micro Transactions.  With Shadow of War, the upcoming sequel to Shadow of Mordor (inventive title guys) the debate has been handed a new battleground. Lets take a closer look at the differences between loot boxes in Blizzard’s Overwatch  and Warner Brothers fast approaching title, Shadow of War. Continue reading “Loot boxes: Are they ever appropriate?”

Why I’m excited for Total War Warhammer Two.

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Warhammer, the well known table top game came to PC last year in an unexpected move for the Real Time Tactics giant Total War. Creative Assembly and Games Workshop brought us monsters, magic and a level of tactical variation not seen before in the series. Continue reading “Why I’m excited for Total War Warhammer Two.”