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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Entry by Wyrmologist

HEARTHS TONE HEROES O WARCRAFT THE PROBLEM Your deck sucks and everyone keeps stomping you with their Legendary cards. The SOLUTION: Buy Card Packs ME

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Entry by Maclise

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,

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKEDCON REMEMBER THE SIMPLER TIMES WHEN ALL YOU NEED TO DO TO UNLOCK BETTER WEAPONS IN CALL OF DUTY IS BLACK MARKET LEVEL UP? CALLDUTY Exchanoe Cru

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Entry by Scott Laffey

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

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Entry by Maclise

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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Entry by Wyrmologist

SmeSos e is a mobile game that lets you TAPPED OUt create your very own version of Springfield But some characters and iconic buildings can only be pu

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Entry by Maclise

AES PHANTASTA OF In order to push $2 Miracle Orbs -items that revive your character in the Tales of Phantasia iOs port-Bandai Namco made some change

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

STAR WARS TH BATTLEFRONTTH SEA5ONPASS Expand Your Galaxy RE-ORDER NOW BATTLEFRONT Get four upcoring exrasion packs filnd we $49.99 new content twook e

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Entry by Daikataro

CRNOT Final Fantasy AlL The Brauest is set up to etort euErY penny it Can. Perhaps the nost egregious tactic s charging $1 apiece to unlock the titola

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Entry by Maclise

EVOL V Evolve launched with If you bought it expecting the misleadingly titled it to cover the game's Hunting Season Pass major DLC, well... priced

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Entry by Scott Laffey

HEY! Build your own IDINOSAUR PARK! JURASSIC PARK -BUILDER GET THE TYRANNOSAURUS Oh, it doesn't come with the T-Rex from the picture. But you can OFF!

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Entry by Maclise

theHunter theHunter is a hunting simulator that YOU can technically play for free, but good luck with that because virtually EVERYTHING costs real mon

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Entry by Maclise

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

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Entry by Scott Laffey

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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Entry by Alexius08

Don't have enough gold for buying items in Gaia Online's marketplace? You can either: FLYNN'S Pile of Gold BOOTY Buy a gold generator with real-life m

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Entry by Maclise

THE PHAITOM PAIN TACTICAL ESPIONAGE OPERATIONS Metal Gear Solid comes with a crazy amount of mobile- microtransactions. You can buy gemS Mother Base

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Entry by Wyrmologist

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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Entry by Jordan Rudow

Wanna procrastinate? It's gonna cost you. Starting in 1990, Microsoft RE included Solitaire as a standard Windows feature. People grew up with it. It

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