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Hawaii Targets Loot Boxes With Several Proposed Laws

11 monthes ago   |   By Cinema Blend

The lootbox controversy reached new heights recently, with lawmakers in Hawaii putting together a collection of bills that could make it difficult for publishers to continue using what they're calling light gambling mechanics in games.
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Legislation Proposed in Hawaii to Limit Sale of Loot Boxes

Legislation Proposed in Hawaii to Limit Sale of Loot Boxes

11 monthes ago   |   By IGN

Lawmakers in Hawaii have proposed a series of bills that target the sale of loot boxes in video games.
The Hawaii Tribune Herald reports the legislation aims to address potentially exploitative monetization like loot boxes which can lead to players harboring gambling addictions.
Two of the bills, if passed, will stop sales of games in which players under the age of 21 can use real money to buy randomized rewards. How exactly this could be regulated is not clear.
Another set of bills would see games with purchasable loot boxes or other random rewards feature labels to disclose as such as...
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Hawaii State Rep. Introduces Groundbreaking Loot Box Bills

11 monthes ago   |   By Game Rant

Hawaii State Representative Chris Lee introduces two pairs of bills for loot box regulation, including bills that would ban the sale of games with loot boxes to minors.
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