Micropayments

11.21.12
Amazon offers Unity plug-ins to Kindle Fire devs, makes in-app payments possible
11.21.12

Amazon offers Unity plug-ins to Kindle Fire devs, makes in-app payments possible

Game devs looking to enhance "engagement" (read: monetization) for their mobile titles now have an...

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01.27.12
Wii U controller to pack NFC, says Iwata, create new gameplay options
01.27.12

Wii U controller to pack NFC, says Iwata, create new gameplay options

Aching for more details on Nintendo's elusive Wii U console? Let Satoru Iwata scratch your itch --...

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12.30.11
IBM wins diet monitoring and reward patent, celebrates with sip of Spirulina
12.30.11

IBM wins diet monitoring and reward patent, celebrates with sip of Spirulina

Does your employer offer a "wellness rebate program?" No? Then you can't be working for IBM, whic...

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04.21.11
Apple Stores stocking Square credit card readers
04.21.11

Apple Stores stocking Square credit card readers

Jack Dorsey's über-popular credit card readers got a big thumbs-up from Cupertino this week....

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07.02.09
China's gold farming ban not really a ban
07.02.09

China's gold farming ban not really a ban

The other day, we reported on China's recent ban on trading real currency for virtual goods, and it...

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12.22.08
MMOGology: What will microtransactions mean for SWTOR?
12.22.08

MMOGology: What will microtransactions mean for SWTOR?

Who's afraid of the big, bad microtransaction? Me. Count me with the skeptics when it comes to a mi...

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10.09.08
Game economy grows with micropayments
10.09.08

Game economy grows with micropayments

As was recently discussed in a similar topic here at Massively, the idea of micropayments for our M...

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03.12.08
A not-so-niche market?
03.12.08

A not-so-niche market?

How much do you have to spend a month on your games? There are doubtless those of you that run sever...

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04.26.07
Gears of War COG tag videos are the new horse armor
04.26.07

Gears of War COG tag videos are the new horse armor

We are not amused. We are not amused, at all! Horse armor was ridiculous, Need for Speed irked us fu...

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