Entries in 'f2p' (52)

MMO title Neverwinter confirmed for Xbox One

MMO title Neverwinter confirmed for Xbox One

City of Heroes and Star Trek Online developer Cryptic Studios' free-to-play MMO outing Neverwinter is coming to Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 3:08PM in News
Romero: PC is decimating consoles and free-to-play is killing triple-A

Romero: PC is decimating consoles and free-to-play is killing triple-A

While PS4 and Xbox One win the majority of the headlines, it’s the PC that’s actually bossing the games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2014 at 11:33AM in News
F2P games can no longer be listed as 'free' in Google Play Store

F2P games can no longer be listed as 'free' in Google Play Store

Google has altered the way in which it displays free-to-play game listings on the Google Play store following pressure from the European Commission.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 11:40AM in News
ASA bans EA's Dungeon Keeper ad for claiming game is free

ASA bans EA's Dungeon Keeper ad for claiming game is free

Dungeon Keeper on iOS is not free and must not be advertised as such.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 12:47PM in News

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GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

A retail version of free-to-play PC shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms is now available exclusively from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Bandai Namco scrapping F2P racer Ridge Racer Driftopia

Bandai Namco scrapping F2P racer Ridge Racer Driftopia

Ridge Racer’s foray into the world of free-to-play is coming to an end in the summer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
VIDEO: PS4 exclusive Let it Die will be free-to-play

VIDEO: PS4 exclusive Let it Die will be free-to-play

The latest release from acclaimed game director Suda51 will be free-to-play.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 11th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Defiance goes free-to-play

Defiance goes free-to-play

Trion Worlds MMO Defiance has made the inevitable free-to-play move on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 3:17PM in News

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Uncertainty hangs over Harmonix's F2P shooter Chroma

Uncertainty hangs over Harmonix's F2P shooter Chroma

Harmonix has said that its free-to-play shooter Chroma needs a significant rethink.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 1:37PM in News
Disney abandons Star Wars: Attack Squadron

Disney abandons Star Wars: Attack Squadron

Star Wars: Attack Squadron has been abandoned by Disney just four months after entering closed beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
Free-to-play FIFA World enters global open beta

Free-to-play FIFA World enters global open beta

EA has entered the next stage in the evolution of its lucrative FIFA franchise by opening up its free-to-play PC title FIFA World to all.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2014 at 9:44AM in News
Elder Scrolls Online and other MMOs still locked behind Xbox Live paywall

Elder Scrolls Online and other MMOs still locked behind Xbox Live paywall

Recent changes to Xbox Live have not liberated Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online from its Xbox Live Gold requirement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 1:01PM in News

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Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

It is only a matter of time before studios are able to convince console users to splash out on in-game purchases without a major backlash.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 9th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Cousins leaves Scattered to become F2P consultant

Cousins leaves Scattered to become F2P consultant

Ben Cousins has left Scattered Entertainment to pursue a job as a free-to-play games consultant.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 29th 2014 at 11:16AM in News
Bandai Namco announces free-to-play fighter Rise of Incarnates

Bandai Namco announces free-to-play fighter Rise of Incarnates

The people behind Tekken and Soul Calibur are working on a new F2P fighter called Rise of Incarnates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 1:41PM in News
King: All games companies must transition to free-to-play

King: All games companies must transition to free-to-play

Call of Duty. New Super Mario Bros. Dark Souls. Halo. Uncharted. ALL games must become free-to-play, according to Candy Crush maker King.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 9:23AM in News

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Cousins says free-to-play criticisms are unfair

Cousins says free-to-play criticisms are unfair

DICE, Sony and Lionhead veteran Ben Cousins has launched a spirited attack of what he argues is the wrongly maligned free-to-play sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 12:17PM in News
Obsidian announces its own F2P World of Tanks rival

Obsidian announces its own F2P World of Tanks rival

Obsidian Entertainment believes its new online military combat title can hold its own against Wargaming’s world-dominating World of Tanks.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 21st 2014 at 2:26PM in News
UKIE: EU Commission must talk to games 
industry over F2P controversy

UKIE: EU Commission must talk to games industry over F2P controversy

The EU Commission must talk to UK games firms before taking drastic action against the controversial free-to-play business model, says UKIE.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 12th 2014 at 3:04PM in News
F2P must stop 'grooming children', says Molyneux

F2P must stop 'grooming children', says Molyneux

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.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 10th 2014 at 11:36AM in News
"Just think of paying 99 cents just to get Mario to jump a little higher"

"Just think of paying 99 cents just to get Mario to jump a little higher"

Hedge fund manager and Nintendo share holder Seth Fischer has urged Nintendo to move into the smartphone market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 9:58AM in News
Rovio: 'We must do free-to-play ethically'

Rovio: 'We must do free-to-play ethically'

Angry Birds creators Rovio says it is crucial that parents are made aware of the costs in free-to-play games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 21st 2014 at 12:32PM in News
F2P Summit

F2P Summit

In Events Apr 24th 2014 - Apr 24th 2014 in London, UK

The fifth F2P Summit will place on Thursday, April 24th and returns to the Rich Mix in Shoreditch, London.

EA Mythic downplays Dungeon Keeper criticism

EA Mythic downplays Dungeon Keeper criticism

“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.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 12:48PM in News
Square Enix: Free-to-play games mustn't alienate core

Square Enix: Free-to-play games mustn't alienate core

Developers, publishers and retailers must make sure free-to-play games are appropriate for their audience, says Square Enix.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 12:48PM in News