Entries in 'premium' (15)

'More games should become free-to-play,' suggests Trion Worlds CEO

'More games should become free-to-play,' suggests Trion Worlds CEO

The CEO of Trion Worlds has said that more titles should considering adopting a free-to-pay model, as paying upfront for games becomes harder to justify.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
Capcom refutes pay-to-win Street Fighter V comments

Capcom refutes pay-to-win Street Fighter V comments

Street Fighter V won't offer pay-to-win DLC, despite claims from one Capcom exec that it will.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 9:48AM in News
EA pulls original Peggle in New Zealand as F2P version is introduced

EA pulls original Peggle in New Zealand as F2P version is introduced

A free-to-play version of PopCap puzzler Peggle has arrived on the iOS App Store – at the expense of the existing paid version.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Mehdi - Xbox One with Kinect is still the 'premium experience'

Mehdi - Xbox One with Kinect is still the 'premium experience'

Microsoft may have bowed to market pressures and cut Kinect from Xbox One, but it hasn’t given up its Kinect charm offensive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 11:54AM in News

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Minecraft Realms launches in North America

Minecraft Realms launches in North America

Mojang's private-server service Minecraft Realms is now available in North America, the studio announced earlier today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 11:50PM in News
Elite: Dangerous Premium beta goes live today

Elite: Dangerous Premium beta goes live today

Those who have purchased to £100 Elite: Dangerous Premium Beta can get stuck in from today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 1:16PM in News
Titanfall Season Pass confirmed; 360 port 'lagging behind'

Titanfall Season Pass confirmed; 360 port 'lagging behind'

Upcoming Xbox and PC shooter Titanfall will employ the Season Pass DLC model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
Premium pricing will survive but console F2P important for new IP

Premium pricing will survive but console F2P important for new IP

Free games are not a threat to triple-A console releases.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 11th 2013 at 12:49PM in News

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Xbox One owners receive Battlefield 4 Premium refunds

Xbox One owners receive Battlefield 4 Premium refunds

Some Xbox One owners have claimed they have been successfully refunded for their Battlefield 4 Premium membership.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 11:08AM in News
Virgin Gaming launching subscription e-sports service

Virgin Gaming launching subscription e-sports service

A new subscription service has been unveiled by e-sports brand Virgin Gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 2:34PM in News
Iwata dismisses Wii U price concerns, says software is the issue

Iwata dismisses Wii U price concerns, says software is the issue

The Wii U’s full retail price of between £250 and £300 is not the reason for its market struggles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 12:54PM in News
Usain Bolt turns up as premium add-on in Temple Run 2

Usain Bolt turns up as premium add-on in Temple Run 2

The fastest man in the world is now available as a premium purchase in one of smartphone’s biggest games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 2:50PM in News

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Zelnick encourages "open-minded" next-gen, says premium iOS pricing works

Zelnick encourages "open-minded" next-gen, says premium iOS pricing works

Platform holders should listen very carefully to consumers as they lay the foundations for their next-gen machines, the CEO of Take-Two has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2013 at 11:16AM in News
Killer Instinct's limited character roster suited to the modern gamer, MS says

Killer Instinct's limited character roster suited to the modern gamer, MS says

Free-to-play Xbox One fighter Killer Instinct won’t have an expansive character roster. And rightly so, argues Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 11:51AM in News
Nintendo reveals paid DLC for 3DS' Street Pass

Nintendo reveals paid DLC for 3DS' Street Pass

Paid DLC in a game integrated into Nintendo hardware? Wow, this really must be the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 9:57AM in News