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New How to Train Your Dragon iOS game features £69.99 IAP

With a second movie on the way later this year, How To Train Your Dragon is the star of a new iOS and Facebook game. Be warned, however – this kids game is just the latest in a long line to feature some eye-watering prices for its in-app-purchases. Apps Playground …

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GTA Online economy designed "for the vast majority of players who will not buy extra cash"

The in-game economy of Grand Theft Auto Online has been designed for those who won’t pay out on the included microtransactions. That’s according to Rockstar, which has moved to reassure players who were perturbed by yesterday’s news that users will be able to buy in-game currency using real-life cash. You …

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OFT warns devs over in-app payments

It may be a little behind the times, but the Office of Fair Trading has issued a reports warning smartphone developers about their in-app-payment strategies. A new sector-wide principles paper published for consultation today by the OFT has highlighted a number of areas of concern regarding the sector, chief of …

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