GameDailydotRecap: Senator Maggie Hassan implores the FTC to investigate loot boxes in games

The ESA remains firm on its stance that loot boxes aren't a form of gambling. Senator Hassan (and the FTC) clearly don't agree.

GameDailydotRecap is a little news show about the biggest beats in game industry news.

Today, we're talking about the FTC and its investigation into loot boxes, mind-boggling financials from Tencent and NetEase, Battlefield V's difficulty with physical sales, and the ongoing battle royale for ultimate mobile battle royale between Fortnite Mobile and PUBG Mobile.

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Amanda has been meandering around the game journosphere since 2010, mostly covering indie games, culture, and industry news. These days, she talks about the business of making games through a critical cultural lens. She adores RPGs, weird narrative indie games, and strategy games that take forever to learn. Amanda is also the editor-in-chief of SuperParent. You can find her on Twitter as @AmandaFarough or you can email her at

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