Entries in 'f2p' (137)
The EU Commission must talk to UK games firms before taking drastic action against the controversial free-to-play business model, says UKIE.
Fable creator Peter Molyneux has warned that “brutal” and “greedy” free-to-play mechanics are inviting government legislation, something he believes will be detrimental to the industry.
Hedge fund manager and Nintendo share holder Seth Fischer has urged Nintendo to move into the smartphone market.
Angry Birds creators Rovio says it is crucial that parents are made aware of the costs in free-to-play games.
The fifth F2P Summit will place on Thursday, April 24th and returns to the Rich Mix in Shoreditch, London.
“I think any time you re-make anything that is much beloved and has a great sense of nostalgia for people are going to be very protective of it.”
Developers, publishers and retailers must make sure free-to-play games are appropriate for their audience, says Square Enix.
Tencent's free-to-play shooter CrossFire brought in revenues of nearly $1 billion in 2013.
Disney has announced its latest Star Wars game – a free-to-play space combat title by the name of Attack Squadrons.
Wargaming's World of Tanks has surpassed 75m registered players.
Crysis developer CryTek has announced a CryEngine-powered mobile game called The Collectables.
Jagex is one of the oldest names in free-to-play games, having launched RuneScape in 2001.
Shops can help sell free games, says free-to-play specialist Jagex.
Free games are not a threat to triple-A console releases.
The CEO of Take-Two has expressed scepticism about the potential of publishers to make significant money from triple-A free-to-play games.
The launch of Xbox One and PS4 is awash with free games. Or rather, freemium games. Glorified demos that if players want full access to, they’ll have to pay.
EA has halted development on the free-to-play version of popular RTS franchise Command & Conquer and disbanded the team working on the title.
Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that PS4 RPG Deep Down will be a free-to-play title.
One analyst has speculated that the time may be nearing for Activision Blizzard’s World of Warcraft to make the jump to free-to-play.
Namco Bandai’s free-to-play frenzy seems to be continuing.
Ubisoft is to resurrect the Tom Clancy EndWar brand.
Xbox 360 is getting another free-to-play war title – Crytek’s Warface.
Outspoken EA COO Peter Moore has moved to clarify statements he recently made about free-to-play and online games.
Publisher Electronic Arts is working on implementing some form of free-to-play into all of its major franchises moving forward, says Peter Moore.
Killer Instinct is not a free-to-play game, a key Microsoft exec has argued.