Day: September 18, 2019

Runescape players push back on microtransactions after someone spent £50,000 in-game
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Runescape players push back on microtransactions after someone spent £50,000 in-game

Nothing has changed in Runescape, and for many members of the community, that’s the problem. The UK DCMS’s report on loot boxes last week also discussed other types of in-game monetisation, and one section of the committee’s findings mentioned a person who had built up £50,000 (around $62,000 USD) from Runescape purchases – which has ignited a fresh meltdown over the game’s aggressive microtransactions. read more

Cuphead swings into top spot on Billboard jazz charts
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Cuphead swings into top spot on Billboard jazz charts

In an act of on-brand showboating, the Cuphead soundtrack reached number one on the Billboard Jazz Charts (via VideoGamer). Cuphead: Selected Tunes From is the first ever video game soundtrack to reach such a position – even more impressive considering its two-year anniversary is this month. The album has since been kicked from the spot by a Miles Davis album (typical), but that’s no reason for them feel mugged off. read more