The House of Lords Gambling Committee is recommending the immediate reclassification of loot boxes in videogames as gambling. The report goes on to state that any game or mechanic which has 'gambling like characteristics' should be similarly regulated.
Help Build Scotland's Future as a Digital Nation.
ScotlandIS and the Scottish Government are asking Scotland's digital technology companies to help drive the country's future as a digital society.
The GlobalScot network is one of the unique services Scottish businesses can access through Scottish Enterprise. As the name suggests it is a global network of Scots, who can provide information, business knowledge and advice on a huge range of topics and markets around the world. On Thursday 16th of February, GlobalScot Bob Dewar will be... Continue Reading →
Alongside ground-breaking, award-winning games, the one thing you can rely upon Rockstar Games for is drama. Once more, the company has delivered... News broke overnight that Rockstar Games and Sam and Dan Houser are facing a lawsuit from Leslie Benzies, the former head of the Rockstar North studio, the powerhouse behind the Grand Theft Auto... Continue Reading →
If the headline didn't grab you, dealing as it does with filthy money, horrid free-to-play games and the words 'European Commission', then the actual content of the new ruling will. Following numerous complaints regarding the marketing and promotion of games categorised as 'free to play', the EC has created a new common position for companies... Continue Reading →