There is a gun in Enter The Gungeon that is there specifically as a joke to mock the practice of microtransactions.

Devolver Digital has a series of mock E3 press conferences specifically as a joke to mock the ways the AAA industry manipulates people into giving them money.

That Devolver would now put it’s name to a game that already has an up-front price yet still includes microtransactions – microtransactions that are on a timer to pressure players into buying them before they disappear – is more of a red flag than most coverage of the game seems willing to admit.

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