US Senator Proposes Legislation to Ban Loot Boxes in Video Games

Senator Josh Hawley, the Republican representative of Missouri, recently announced that he plans on introducing legislation that will effectively outlaw certain video game features such as “loot boxes” and “pay to win” monetization practices. He argues that these systems are…
MoviePass changes policy again
Has MoviePass finally found the solution? MoviePass, the subscription-based movie ticket service has changed its offerings once again, and it thinks that it has finally solved its expenses problem. The company originally offered one movie a day for $10 a…
MoviePass raises prices, limits movies
Mission: Impossible – MoviePass Profitability MoviePass announced on Tuesday that it will raise its prices and exclude popular movie debuts from its offerings. The movie subscription company has seen its stock plummet in recent months due to its high costs…
Bustle owner acquires Gawker.com
Gawker gossip Bryan Goldberg, the owner of Elite Daily, Bustle, and more, won the auction for Gawker.com on Thursday, with the final purchase price valued at $1.35 million. Gawker faced bankruptcy after venture capitalist Peter Thiel launched a lawsuit against…
Disney invests in eSports
Are eSports real sports? ESPN signed a deal this week with video-game company Activision Blizzard. The deal gives ESPN the TV rights to popular action game Overwatch. The deal will put Overwatch on many channels, including ABC, ESPN, and ESPN…
YouTube attempting to curb false information
YouTube attempts to stop misinformation “Fake news” seems to be a popular discussion in today’s media, and it seems to be very apparent on YouTube, where content creators can use misinformation in their videos to gain more views. YouTube chief…