Even the NHS is warning about gaming’s loot boxes

The video game monetisation strategy termed 'loot boxes' have come under fire from gamers and mental health organisations alike, but rarely from an organisation as well-known or respected as Britain's NHS. Claire Murdoch, the mental health director of the NHS, has called for the practice to be banned over concerns that it sets up children [...]

By |2021-03-01T17:08:56+11:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Gambling, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

IT: Chapter 2 raises fresh concerns about horror movie promo and children

Peak national body Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM) has claimed that promotions of the movie IT: Chapter 2 have been irresponsible due to the use of graphic imagery in places that children can easily see, such as outdoor posters and internet advertising. ACCM President, Professor Elizabeth Handsley, said yesterday, “The impacts of [...]

By |2020-03-09T11:29:21+11:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Trauma|Tags: , , , |0 Comments