Entries in 'f2p' (54)

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
Tencent F2P FPS Crossfire made $950m in 2013

Tencent F2P FPS Crossfire made $950m in 2013

Tencent's free-to-play shooter CrossFire brought in revenues of nearly $1 billion in 2013.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 20th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Star Wars F2P shooter reporting in

Star Wars F2P shooter reporting in

Disney has announced its latest Star Wars game – a free-to-play space combat title by the name of Attack Squadrons. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 18th 2013 at 12:39PM in News

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75m registered and 1m concurrent players for World of Tanks

75m registered and 1m concurrent players for World of Tanks

Wargaming's World of Tanks has surpassed 75m registered players.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 16th 2013 at 3:32PM in News
Crytek and DeNA team up for CryEngine-powered F2P mobile game

Crytek and DeNA team up for CryEngine-powered F2P mobile game

Crysis developer CryTek has announced a CryEngine-powered mobile game called The Collectables.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 2:30PM in News
F2P: The state of free-to-play

F2P: The state of free-to-play

Jagex is one of the oldest names in free-to-play games, having launched RuneScape in 2001.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 11th 2013 at 1:40PM in News
Jagex: Retail can sell free games

Jagex: Retail can sell free games

Shops can help sell free games, says free-to-play specialist Jagex.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 11th 2013 at 1:03PM in News

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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
Take-Two not convinced by triple-A free-to-play

Take-Two not convinced by triple-A free-to-play

The CEO of Take-Two has expressed scepticism about the potential of publishers to make significant money from triple-A free-to-play games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 3:46PM in News
Söderlund questions free-to-play console future

Söderlund questions free-to-play console future

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.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 27th 2013 at 12:38PM in News
EA cancels F2P Command & Conquer, disbands Victory Studios

EA cancels F2P Command & Conquer, disbands Victory Studios

EA has halted development on the free-to-play version of popular RTS franchise Command & Conquer and disbanded the team working on the title.

by Seth Tipps
on Oct 30th 2013 at 11:04AM in News

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Capcom's Deep Down will be free-to-play on PS4

Capcom's Deep Down will be free-to-play on PS4

Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that PS4 RPG Deep Down will be a free-to-play title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 10:51AM in News
World of Warcraft revenues "drop 54% in seven months"

World of Warcraft revenues "drop 54% in seven months"

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 10:24AM in News
Soul Calibur also getting the free-to-play treatment

Soul Calibur also getting the free-to-play treatment

Namco Bandai’s free-to-play frenzy seems to be continuing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2013 at 10:35AM in News
EndWar IP returns as free-to-play title

EndWar IP returns as free-to-play title

Ubisoft is to resurrect the Tom Clancy EndWar brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2013 at 3:32PM in News

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Free-to-play shooter Warface coming to Xbox 360

Free-to-play shooter Warface coming to Xbox 360

Xbox 360 is getting another free-to-play war title – Crytek’s Warface.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2013 at 4:08PM in News
EA's Moore clarifies free-to-play and online comments

EA's Moore clarifies free-to-play and online comments

Outspoken EA COO Peter Moore has moved to clarify statements he recently made about free-to-play and online games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 11:07AM in News
Every EA franchise to feature free-to-play in future, Moore claims

Every EA franchise to feature free-to-play in future, Moore claims

Publisher Electronic Arts is working on implementing some form of free-to-play into all of its major franchises moving forward, says Peter Moore.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 27th 2013 at 11:28AM in News
Microsoft: "Killer Instinct is not free-to-play, is the world's most generous demo"

Microsoft: "Killer Instinct is not free-to-play, is the world's most generous demo"

Killer Instinct is not a free-to-play game, a key Microsoft exec has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 11:22AM in News
F2P Summit

F2P Summit

In Events Oct 10th 2013 in London, UK

The fourth F2P Summit will take place on Thursday 10 October 2013 at Rich Mix in Shoreditch, London.
It’s a unique event that explores all aspects of F2P and freemium from ...

LittleBigPlanet Hub: Free-to-play PS3 service launching this year

LittleBigPlanet Hub: Free-to-play PS3 service launching this year

The latest expansion of the LittleBigPlanet universe is LittleBigPlanet Hub, a free-to-play service set to hit PS3 later this year.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Aug 20th 2013 at 9:18PM in News
FIFA 14 for mobile goes free-to-play, features touch gameplay

FIFA 14 for mobile goes free-to-play, features touch gameplay

EA Sports is set to completely overhaul its FIFA offerings for mobile devices.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Aug 20th 2013 at 5:27PM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2: Time-travelling free-to-play sequel out now for iOS

Plants vs Zombies 2: Time-travelling free-to-play sequel out now for iOS

PopCap’s tower defence phenomenon Plants vs Zombies has made its long awaited return.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Aug 16th 2013 at 8:16AM in News
Free-to-play FIFA World announced for Brazil and Russia

Free-to-play FIFA World announced for Brazil and Russia

The FIFA brand is to be released in free-to-play form for the second time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2013 at 9:01AM in News