in-app purchases

FTC orders Google to refund unauthorized in-app purchases

The Federal Trade Commission ordering tech giants to pay up for unlawful charges is nothing new. Earlier this 2014, Apple was slapped and asked to pay $32.5 million to consumers for unauthorized mobile charges. Last July, FTC filed a lawsuit against Amazon for easy in-app purchases. Before that, it accused T-Mobile of billing unwanted charges to customers after receiving numerous complaints about the matter.

Modern Combat 5 throws IAP out of your crosshairs

Modern Combat 5 is finally here and Gameloft seems to be delivering pretty much everything on its checklist. Gorgeous graphics, fast-paced multiplayer and engaging single player modes, and anything else you'd expect from the top-rated FPS Android game. And there are absolutely no in-app purchases to ruin the experience!

FTC files lawsuit against Amazon for easy in-app purchases

After going after Apple previously, the Federal Trade Commission has now filed a lawsuit against Amazon because of its policies that make unauthorized in-app purchases by children on their devices too easy. What’s more, the FTC says that online retail giant’s refund policy is too confusing, preventing parents from refunding the said purchases.

Civilization Revolution 2: no multiplayer, no IAP

Delivering on its promise, 2K Games has made Civilization Revolution 2 available on iOS today and, based on early runs and reviews, Android gamers might be both pleased and disappointed by what's coming to the platform soon. There is word that there will be no in-app purchases, but there will also be no chance to compete with friends either.

Sky Force 2014 blasts its way into Android

If you ever wanted to play a retro style game that still had enough modern pizazz in it, you might want to give Sky Force 2014 a whirl. Celebrating 10 years of the title, the developers are bringing the top-down shoot 'em up game to Android with some stunning visuals and some clearly modern game mechanics.
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