ShockCast: Episode 47 — Invasion of the Loot Boxes
This week on the ShockCast, Logan and Tomas talk about Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, the Polish game development scene, and some of the more recent controversial implementations of loot boxes in games.
While only Logan and Tomas are on Episode 47 of DualShockers’ ShockCast this week, that didn’t stop them from talking quite a bit about one of this past month’s biggest gaming controversies – intrusive loot boxes and microtransactions in AAA games. Specifically, we mainly talk about their implementation in Middle Earth: Shadow of War and Star Wars: Battlefront II, and if we prefer them to Season Passes.
Tomas also talks about a ton of indie games that he played during his recent trip to Poland for Poznan Game Arena and GIC, while Logan delves a bit more into his thoughts on Middle Earth: Shadow of War outside of the aforementioned controversy.
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