Games have a refund problem according to Norwegian authorities

If you thought loot boxes were the only thing in games attracting the attention of various consumer authorities at the moment you were wrong – refund policies are frequently under the microscope too.

According to the Norwegian Consumer Council, several digital video game platforms have inadequate refunds systems, but Nintendo’s refund policy for pre-ordered games is outrightly breaking European law.

When it comes to digital purchases on its eShop, Nintendo states that “all purchases

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Games have a refund problem according to Norwegian authorities

If you thought loot boxes were the only thing in games attracting the attention of various consumer authorities at the moment you were wrong – refund policies are frequently under the microscope too.

According to the Norwegian Consumer Council, several digital video game platforms have inadequate refunds systems, but Nintendo’s refund policy for pre-ordered games is outrightly breaking European law.

When it comes to digital purchases on its eShop, Nintendo states that “all purchases

read more

Games have a refund problem according to Norwegian authorities

If you thought loot boxes were the only thing in games attracting the attention of various consumer authorities at the moment you were wrong – refund policies are frequently under the microscope too.

According to the Norwegian Consumer Council, several digital video game platforms have inadequate refunds systems, but Nintendo’s refund policy for pre-ordered games is outrightly breaking European law.

When it comes to digital purchases on its eShop, Nintendo states that “all purchases

read more

Ricoh Will Turn Your Pentax K-1 Into a K-1 Mark II for $550

The new Pentax K-1 Mark II is identical in many of its core features and specs to its predecessor, the original K-1. The two cameras are so similar that Ricoh can actually upgrade your K-1 into a K-1 Mark II for a fee.

Ricoh has just announced that existing Pentax K-1 owners can use a new upgrade service for a limited time to receive the advanced functions of the K-1 Mark II.

Pay $550, and Ricoh will replace the main circuit board in your K-1 to the board used by the K-1 Mark II, which features

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Google reveals its top Android smartphones for businesses

Google has launched a new certification program aimed at helping businesses identify the best mobile devices for their workers.

The company's new Android Enterprise Recommended initiative looks to promote the smartphone vendors that Google believes are doing good work with its Android platform, offering businesses a solid working platform with great security and user experience.

Among the devices highlighted by the new program are Google's own Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL offerings

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Overwatch fans can now earn in-game rewards by watching the pros play

As stage two of the Overwatch League kicks off, a new system of rewards has been introduced for viewers of matches, who will be able to earn tokens for every game they watch – and these can be used to purchase in-game team skins.

To collect these League Tokens, spectators must first link their Battle.net account with their Twitch, MLG.com, or Overwatchleague.com account.

At the conclusion of every bout on a map watched live, the viewer will then get one token. There’s an added bonus

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