Sony and Microsoft are straying from traditional video game service models. While it might help diversify the market, it could also force avid gamers to empty their pockets.
Fortnite developer Epic Games deployed its own in-app payment system to circumvent a 30% transaction fee taken by Apple and Google. Fortnite got the boot, and multiple lawsuits ensued.
The mobile game has been downloaded more than 50 million times. If you have kids, they've probably played it. But it's more problematic than most people realise.
The supervised, structured and balanced use of Minecraft could allow students to fully benefit from the potential of this game to build skills and increase motivation.
Educational mobile gaming can offer students a way to practice language while taking away the pressures of typical face-to-face communication.