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Iwata dismisses free-to-play

The freemium model for video games isn’t just a sector that Nintendo will be avoiding – it’s one that president Satoru Iwata believes actually threatens the health of the industry. "When we look at the entire system of freemium, it’s not always that everyone is happy with the offers," he …

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FTC to examine freemium games model

The US Federal Trade Commission is looking into reports of children blowing their parents’ credit cards on mobile social games. The FTC says it’s aware of complaints that in-app payments can allow children to spend money within mobile social games without their parents’ permission, and is looking into the issue. …

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