Lockboxes

01.28.13
Captain's Log: Leveling up and new lockboxes in Star Trek Online
01.28.13

Captain's Log: Leveling up and new lockboxes in Star Trek Online

I've said it once and I'll say it over and over again: It can be hard to write about a game in th...

By T. Shull,   01.28.13
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01.07.13
Cryptic prepping new Champions 'mega-event'
01.07.13

Cryptic prepping new Champions 'mega-event'

Cryptic has tweaked its Champions Online website with news of a forthcoming in-game event. First...

By J. Reahard,   01.07.13
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12.01.12
The Daily Grind: What do you consider a lockbox?
12.01.12

The Daily Grind: What do you consider a lockbox?

I've never been a fan of lockboxes in games, but it occurs to me that there are really two varian...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.01.12
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11.29.12
Vanguard expands F2P perks, introduces lockboxes
11.29.12

Vanguard expands F2P perks, introduces lockboxes

Vanguard has become even more accommodating to free players as today's update lifted the restrict...

By J. Olivetti,   11.29.12
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05.17.12
The Perfect Ten: The truth about lockboxes
05.17.12

The Perfect Ten: The truth about lockboxes

Call them lockboxes, lootboxes, super packs, gift packs, treasure boxes, mystic chests, or Chupac...

By J. Olivetti,   05.17.12
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05.15.12
Star Trek Online dev unconcerned with losing global playability for the sake of lock boxes [Updated]
05.15.12

Star Trek Online dev unconcerned with losing global playability for the sake of lock boxes [Updated]

Lock boxes in Star Trek Online -- love them or leave them, right? Well, now it may be more of an...

By MJ Guthrie,   05.15.12
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05.12.12
The Daily Grind: Are cash-shop lotteries a black mark on MMOs?
05.12.12

The Daily Grind: Are cash-shop lotteries a black mark on MMOs?

Western players gripe about random number generators, especially when it comes to cash shops. Man...

By B. Royce,   05.12.12
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04.12.12
Star Trek Online adds Ferengi lock boxes and in-game store
04.12.12

Star Trek Online adds Ferengi lock boxes and in-game store

Thought that the Cardassian lock boxes and those ever-present "So-and-so opened a lock box and go...

By J. Olivetti,   04.12.12
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02.27.12
Leaderboard: Lockboxes yea vs. lockboxes nay
02.27.12

Leaderboard: Lockboxes yea vs. lockboxes nay

While the concept of lockboxes -- or gift boxes, or super packs, or whatever nomenclature you pre...

By J. Olivetti,   02.27.12
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