Tag Archive: Loot


Loot boxes and in-app purchases: A necessary evil or the scourge of the gaming world?

It’s time we talk about micro-transactions in video games.

You may have read about the controversy surrounding loot boxes and micro-transactions in full-priced video games. The topic has been a point of frustration for many of us, but it’s been getting a lot of attention over the past few weeks, largely due to EA’s recent attempts at implementing those mechanics in “Star Wars Battlefront 2.” If you need a refresher, our friends over at Windows Central have  [Read More…]

Get 5 Overwatch loot boxes free with Twitch Prime

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a way to get 5 free Overwatch loot boxes!

So this deal is pretty simple. If you own the video game Overwatch and you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can get 5 free loot boxes for the game. The loot boxes come from Twitch Prime, which is included with an Amazon Prime membership. You can still get the Overwatch Golden Loot Box that was released previously, and you can  [Read More…]

(Deal) Get three months of Loot Crate for 15% off

Getting a grab bag of goodies is always fun. It reminds me of when I was a kid, and would randomly win those grab bags in school. As we’ve gotten older, our expectations of the items within these grab bags has increased by a lot. If you’re a fan of paying a little bit of money to get a bunch of cool stuff, Loot Crate is the go-to place for these things.

For those who aren’t aware of what or  [Read More…]

Loot Crate: 3 months of gamer and comic swag for just $47.99 [Deal of the Day]

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If you’re the type that gets excited for a package to arrive, watching your shipment progress like a kid tracking Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, you may not be ready to handle the epic awesomeness that is Loot Crate. Sure, we’d love for you to be a part of the first-ever subscription service for the comic/gamer lifestyle. We just don’t want to be responsible when your  [Read More…]