Entries in 'in app purchases' (13)

Mojang caps Scrolls IAP spending 'to retain game balance'

Mojang caps Scrolls IAP spending 'to retain game balance'

There will be a limit on how much money players of Mojang’s card game Scrolls can spend on the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
ASA dismisses Littlest Pet Shop in-app-purchases complaint

ASA dismisses Littlest Pet Shop in-app-purchases complaint

The Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a compliant made regarding the in-app-purchases in Gameloft’s Littlest Pet Shop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 12:03PM in News
Top iOS games embark on IAP Product Red charity drive

Top iOS games embark on IAP Product Red charity drive

Multiple leading developers will be donating all money generated by microtransactions to charity for the next two weeks.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 25th 2014 at 2:03PM in News
Now FTC targets Google, demands $19m in IAP refunds

Now FTC targets Google, demands $19m in IAP refunds

Google has become the latest company to be targeted by the Federal Trade Commission regarding accidental microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:09AM in News

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Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

A request by the US Federal Trade Commission designed to ease the problem of children making in-app purchases is reportedly being resisted by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 3:52PM in News
Evolution 'doesn't want' players to use DriveClub's microtransactions

Evolution 'doesn't want' players to use DriveClub's microtransactions

DriveClub director Paul Rustchynsky has insisted that there’s no danger of the planned microtransactions detracting from the player base’s experience.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 3:44PM in News
Apple adds in-app-purchase warnings to App Store listings

Apple adds in-app-purchase warnings to App Store listings

Apple's App Store now displays in-app purchase warnings in its search results.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 12th 2014 at 12:29PM in News
UKIE responds to OFT principles for in-app purchases

UKIE responds to OFT principles for in-app purchases

UKIE has responded to the Office of Fair Trading’s principles for online and app-based games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 30th 2014 at 10:17AM in News

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OFT publishes principles for online and mobile games

OFT publishes principles for online and mobile games

The Office of Fair Trading has published its principles for online and app games. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 30th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
New How to Train Your Dragon iOS game features £69.99 IAP

New How to Train Your Dragon iOS game features £69.99 IAP

With a second movie on the way later this year, How To Train Your Dragon is the star of a new iOS and Facebook game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 11:03AM in News
And so the inevitable happens - Angry Birds Go is big on IAPs, has energy system

And so the inevitable happens - Angry Birds Go is big on IAPs, has energy system

It all comes down to whether you think Angry Birds was popular because it was good, cheap and offered tonnes of content or because people simply couldn’t resist the little ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
GTA Online economy designed "for the vast majority of players who will not buy extra cash"

GTA Online economy designed "for the vast majority of players who will not buy extra cash"

The in-game economy of Grand Theft Auto Online has been designed for those who won’t pay out on the included microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 2:30PM in News

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New iOS SpongeBob Squarepants game includes £69.99 IAP

New iOS SpongeBob Squarepants game includes £69.99 IAP

Another big children’s IP has chosen to pursue the premium in-app-purchase route.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 11:16AM in News