Had the entrepreneurial teen continued his operations, he would’ve brought in $56k by the end of the school year, but his venture hit an unexpected setback. School staff found out about his burgeoning business – which, by then, was active in 3 schools with the help of 11 ’employees’ – and promptly put a stop to it. Though Nathan was discouraged, he still has his eye on millions in the future. “I would like to become a stock broker… And in property, 100 per cent,” he told the Daily Mail. You win some, you lose some, but at least this ‘Wolf’ has a winner’s ambition.
There's been recent concern about the messaging around in-app purchases in similar free-to-play games, which has led the European Commission to strongly recommend that apps built on the business model no longer call themselves 'free'. Google's App Store has changed its policies to fall in line with the new rules. While Apple hasn't followed suit, the company behind the iPhone and iPad has intervened in the past when kids have unwittingly made large in-app purchases. We've reached out to representatives for Machine Zone, the company that makes Game of War: Fire Age and will update this post if we hear back.