Gaming and ”loot-boxes” | Darren McGarvey’s Addictions

"Loot boxes" is an in-game purchase (sometimes with real money) where the item is randomised. The feeling is described as addictive and has been linked to gambling.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'13''
  • Broadcast year: 2022
Curriculum Connection
  • Health & Social Care | Mental, Emotional, Social and Physical Wellbeing

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Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Scotland
  • Programme: Darren McGarvey's Addictions
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: 3