Tag: IAP


Google agrees to refund $19 million in kids’ IAPs case

Google has come to an agreement in the current case they have been involved in where a case was filed regarding IAPs  that were unfairly charged to their parents credit cards from a variety of games such as Ice Age Village (Gameloft) and Air Penguins (Gamevil). According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission children sometimes put hundreds of dollars on their parents’ credit cards without permission.


Poll: Have you made an in-app purchase for consumable items before?

Some time back, we published an editorial entitled “In-App Purchases: The Downfall of Android Gaming?”. In the three months between the article getting published and now, the number of games being released for free, or even paid, that contains IAPs for consumable items have increased exponentially. To be honest, finding a game devoid of some form or another of consumable IAPs these days is like looking for a needle in a haystack.