The 18 Greediest Things Done By The Gaming Industry

Game developers really like to make money. Shocking, we know.
The 18 Greediest Things Done By The Gaming Industry

We have some news that may shock you: Game developers aren't in the business of bringing you joy, they're in the business of making money. As such, they'll find any way possible to take as much money as possible off of the rubes of the video game world.

For example ...

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STACKER IS STACKED AGAINST YOU. TASEF You've seen this game around. Stack blocks, make it to the top, and win an Apple Pencil or whatever. Pure skill,
When Warner Bros. released LEGO STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA as a free download for the iPhone, it was far from complete. The download contains only E
The Wii version of FIFA 13 was a rebranded copy of FIFA 12 sold at full price and marketed as a new game. FIFA 12 EA updated the rosters, and that's i
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EA's Tetris app, aside from being completely ad-ridden, has an optional $30 subscription that makes the other microtransactions cheaper. 12 Month T-Cl
Gameloft's My Littie Pony game for mobile devices is, by the company's own admission, marketed toward young girls. This didn't stop them from making t
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THE PHAITOM PAIN TACTICAL ESPIONAGE OPERATIONS Metal Gear Solid comes with a crazy amount of mobile- microtransactions. You can buy gemS Mother Base
If you're tired of the ridiculous armor in TERA Online, you can always spend money on costumes! $8.95 $12.95 $14.95 $14.95
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