Category Archives: Free-to-Play
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 | 23:45 GMT
Turbine has agreed to license technology from Treehouse, a Canadian company which sued the MMO developer for patent infringement.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 | 15:28 GMT
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft was given the survey treatment at BlizzCon a few weeks ago, in an attempt to gauge interest in potential new features. Among the list, co-op raids, spectator modes and other interesting features were mentioned.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 21:43 GMT
Neverwinter’s second free module – that’s expansion, for those not totally savvy with RPG terminology – drops next month, bringing a new class and zone.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 18:16 GMT
Warframe is available in North America on PS4 now and will soon be in Europe, and today on PC, Update 11: Valkyr Unleashed has been released. It includes new environments, Damage 2.0, the Codex, trading, a new titleset, Warframes, weapons, the introduction of the new Berserker Warframe Valkyr and more. The development team has released a video showing some of the highlights. It’s posted below.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 17:54 GMT
Injustice: Gods Among Us is now available for Android devices through Google Play and will soon be made available on the Amazon Appstore. The free-to-play title was released earlier this year for iOS. Those who also own the PS3 or Xbox 360 version will be able to unlock content in the console game through the mobile version – and vice versa – by registering for a Warner Bros. ID account. A launch trailer is below.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 03:17 GMT
Team Fortress 2′s next update is called Two Cities, and while we don’t yet have full details Valve has dropped a number of teases as to what’s to come.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 | 19:40 GMT
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 | 17:35 GMT
Fractals of the Mists is the latest update to Guild Wars 2, and features an endless dungeon experience which houses the Thaumanova Reactor and two other new Fractals mini-dungeons. Players will also participate in the final battle inside the Tower of Nightmares.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 | 21:13 GMT
Command & Conquer’s free-to-play reboot may have been labelled as cancelled, but it seems that EA is looking for a new studio to salvage the project.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 | 06:05 GMT
Glitch developer Tiny Speck has given away tens of thousands of beautiful assets from its shuttered, much-mourned free-to-play MMO.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 | 01:56 GMT
Following some down time this weekend, the Helm’s Deep expansion for Lord of the Rings has been delayed. The free-to-play MMO went down due to a power outage at its data centre, according to a Facebook post, and as a result Helm’s Deep will be released on November 20, a few days late. Helm’s Deep pre-purchase offers and 100% XP boost and Bounder’s Bounty events have been extended to the same date.
Thanks, Shack News.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 | 23:58 GMT
The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot is now available on Steam through Early Access. That means if you’ve been trying unsuccessfully to get into the beta you can now buy your way in through a number of tiers, each offering various bundles of in-game content normally available through microtransactions. The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot is a free-to-play PC dungeon crawler in which players make raids on each other’s citadels.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | 17:55 GMT
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 | 22:26 GMT
Dota 2 has received a huge patch, with a number of interesting new additions and changes, including one which has made at least one person very, very unhappy.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 | 14:24 GMT
Microsoft Studios is looking to fill a Technical Producer position, and upon being hired, the candidate will help “drive the future of gaming through a hybrid of AAA quality games and service-based experiences, technology, and business models.” In other words, they’ll be developing a free-to-play title.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 | 05:05 GMT
In what may practically be true but will almost certainly turn out to be technically inaccurate, Capcom has claimed that PlayStation 4 exclusive Deep Down’s random dungeon generator is capable of “infinite variations”.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 | 01:29 GMT
Path of Exile, the life-eating online dungeon crawler from New Zealand indie Grinding Gears, has received its first major post-launch update – and it’s a doozy.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 22:02 GMT
Star Trek Online Season 8: The Sphere is live. The free content update adds the Solanae Dyson Sphere allowing travel into the Delta Quadrant using the Iconian Gateway.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 01:06 GMT
Paradox has produced a Free Admission Edition of Dungeonland, a co-op action game released early this year which has three players battling through an amusement park as a fourth takes the role of villain. The conversion to free-to-play also delivered the addition of Steam Trading Cards. Paradox says it’s not worried about going free-to-play because it’s going to loot players’ corpses, but probably it’ll make a few dollars from conversions to the full game, as the free version only includes one of four stages.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 00:14 GMT
Planetside 2 will attract the Xbox crowd to the PlayStation 4, according to Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley.