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Dustin Spino

Dustin Spino

Dustin has been a journalist for the past 6 years. Writing for gaming based websites and attending film school, he has brought his interest to The Movie Pool, PushStartSelect, and now Cinelinx. Follow me on Twitter! @KamiShadow

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What’s The Big Deal With Loot Boxes (An Explainer)?

There is a problem that is spreading faster than pay-to-win mobile games in the industry, and this time it hits close to home with console and PC gamers. Your favorite games now have a “loot box” system that is almost guaranteed, and we mean it will be in anything from your favorite platformer to your favorite shooter. Loot boxes are a problem, and we discuss why after the jump.

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