Tag Archives: free-to-play
Sat, Sep 21, 2013 | 19:08 BST
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 | 13:07 BST
It looks as though we might never again see a retail release for a Command & Conquer game. Instead, developers Victory are hedging their bets on a free-to-play model.
Wed, Aug 21, 2013 | 15:18 BST
A few months ago Rift joined the ranks of MMOs that switched business model from monthly subscriptions to free-to-play in hope of righting the ship. It seems like it might have done the trick.
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 | 01:22 BST
The free-to-play spin-offs keep on coming. EA has announced Heroes of Dragon Age, a Dragon Age mobile spin-off set in the world of BioWare’s popular fantasy RPG series. More info and first screens after the break.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 05:48 BST
Valve has finished a Dota 2 documentary, Free to Play, and invited special guests to private viewings to “beta test” it.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 16:19 BST
Epic Games VP Mark Rein has said that both Sony and Microsoft are to chase the free-to-play and in-app purchase business models with their next generation of hardware.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 17:50 GMT
Command & Conquer mega fans, your franchise is returning. We sent VG247′s ‘video colonel’ Sam Clay to the front lines to get you all the details.
Mon, Jan 21, 2013 | 17:18 GMT
Namco Bandai has announced Tekken Card Tournament, a free-to-play title that allows players to purchase physical packs of QR cards for assistance.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 | 05:54 GMT
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 | 22:54 GMT
The recent Game Monetization Summit in San Francisco saw panels delve into the topics of casual gaming, mechanics that keeps gamers playing, transmedia marketing, online gambling, monetization strategies and in-game advertising, a great deal of which touched on free-to-play.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | 18:21 BST
Playnomics has released a report on user engagement with social games. The audience management firm discovered that 85% of players in the US didn’t return to a social game after their first day of play.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 09:27 BST
Ubisoft has released its first content expansion for free-to-play tactical shooter, Ghost Recon Online. The Arctic Pack features a new conquest map and a host of new weapon and equipment variants. All of the content is available via either in-game or premium currency. Full content list detailed through the break.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 15:43 BST
Cryptic’s free-to-play MMORPG slips into next year.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 14:42 BST
The online gaming behemoth shows support for Amazon’s gaming channel with a host of its free-to-play games.
Tue, Jun 12, 2012 | 12:39 BST
Thu, Mar 15, 2012 | 20:18 GMT
It’s already been on PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iOS and Android, but now Dungeon Defenders is finally available for Mac. More »
Thu, Feb 09, 2012 | 10:13 GMT
Gabriel Leydon, CEO of mobile company Addmired, has told a DICE audience that the high cost of console games to consumers is pushing growth in the free-to-play market.
Thu, Sep 22, 2011 | 08:47 BST
Free-to-play games are one step closer to world domination. Aeria Games, the publisher of WolfTeam and Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine, among others, has just signed a deal with EA to bring the Play4Free titles to a wider audience.
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 | 15:23 BST
Thu, May 26, 2011 | 09:24 BST
Age of Conan has joined the growing ranks of high-profile free-to-play MMORPGS. Is chasing the micro-transaction dollar a sign of impending doom, or the future of the genre?