What a week! Lootboxes and litigation, console concerns and community caterwauling; these are the top stories you need to know this week in gaming.
More microtransaction controversy abounds, as Paladins, the popular Overwatch-alternative, has now found itself in the crosshairs of players in the wake of a new patch announcement that could spell trouble for the title's free-to-play pedigree.
"We want Destiny to be a game that fits into your life, providing you with reasons to log in and play with your friends, clans, and families. We want Destiny to be a world you want to be a part of."
Civilization VI's new expansion, Rise and Fall, promises a brave new world of play, featuring a diplomacy overhaul, new ways to steal cities from your rivals and a whole slew of methods for you and your allies to topple even the greatest of civilizations.
How old do you have to be before starting to worry about lawsuits? According to Epic Games, about 14 years old.
Fresh news, Destiny 2 fans. Luke Smith, game designer for Bungie and director of Destiny 2, has announced that new changes are coming to the sci-fi shooter, due in December.
These are the games that are similar enough to scratch that Star Wars itch, but far enough away to have reasonable microtransactions—if they have any at all.