Entries in 'free-to-play' (128)

H1Z1 heading to Steam Early Access in January

H1Z1 heading to Steam Early Access in January

Sony Online Entertainment's upcoming free-to-play zombie survival game H1Z1 will launch as a Steam Early Access title next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2014 at 12:26AM in News
Zelnick re-iterates scepticism of free-to-play

Zelnick re-iterates scepticism of free-to-play

In what appears to be an annual traditional, Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick has again questioned the viability of the free-to-play business model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 12:41PM in News
Crytek is closing Warface on Xbox 360

Crytek is closing Warface on Xbox 360

Just eight months after going live, Crytek has announced that it is calling time on the Xbox 360 version of free-to-play shooter Warface.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 10:41AM in News
iOS banishes 'Free' icon from F2P game descriptions

iOS banishes 'Free' icon from F2P game descriptions

Free-to-play games are no longer listed as being ‘Free’ on the Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2014 at 9:35AM in News

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Human Element ditches free-to-play, losing publishing partner in the process

Human Element ditches free-to-play, losing publishing partner in the process

Indie studio Robotoki’s upcoming title Human Element has decided to ditch free-to-play in favour of becoming a premium product.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 3:37PM in News
League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

Look, we don’t know if it’s an MMO or a MOBA, so don’t shout at us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
Chinese firms purchase majority share in Warframe dev Digital Extremes

Chinese firms purchase majority share in Warframe dev Digital Extremes

Warframe developer Digital Extremes has announced China-based companies Multi Dynamic Games and Perfect Online Holding have combined to acquire the majority of shares in the studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 9:42PM in News
Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Mobile and free-to-play giant Tencent has been beating out AAA companies such as EA and Activision Blizzard in terms of game revenue, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:32PM in News

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Next Hearthstone expansion will include over 100 new cards

Next Hearthstone expansion will include over 100 new cards

Blizzard has said that it hopes to offer over 100 new cards when it rolls out its next expansion to free-to-play card game Hearthstone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2014 at 3:30PM in News
VIDEO: Fully-fledged Assassin's Creed game sneaks onto iOS

VIDEO: Fully-fledged Assassin's Creed game sneaks onto iOS

Ubisoft has, without much in the way of warning, sneaked Assassin’s Creed: Identity onto the Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Syfy renews Defiance for third season

Syfy renews Defiance for third season

Trion and Syfy's TV and gaming crossover experiment Defiance will get a third season, the television network has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 28th 2014 at 9:00PM in News
Gameloft's Asphalt Overdrive takes a different approach to smartphone racing

Gameloft's Asphalt Overdrive takes a different approach to smartphone racing

Asphalt Overdrive is now available on iOS and Android, offering a different take on racing to previous entries in Gameloft’s racing series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2014 at 1:41PM in News

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Quake Live lands on Steam

Quake Live lands on Steam

Bethesda's free FPS Quake Live is now available on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2014 at 12:05AM in News
Assassin's Creed: Pirates goes free-to-play on smartphones

Assassin's Creed: Pirates goes free-to-play on smartphones

Ubisoft has altered the payment model for Assassin’s Creed: Pirates on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
WWE SuperCard downloaded 1.5m times

WWE SuperCard downloaded 1.5m times

Free-to-play mobile trading card game WWE SuperCard has combined for 1.5m downloads between iOS and Android platforms, 2K has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:06AM in News
Assassin's Creed Memories launches on iOS

Assassin's Creed Memories launches on iOS

Ubisoft has released Assassin's Creed mobile spin-off game Assassin's Creed Memories onto Apple's App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 4:36AM in News

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Warframe heads to Xbox One in September

Warframe heads to Xbox One in September

Free-to-play shooter Warframe will launch next month on Xbox One, developer Digital Extremes has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2014 at 5:01PM in News
Nexon partners with Valve for Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies

Nexon partners with Valve for Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies

Nexon has announced a new deal with Valve to produce Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies, a free-to-play spinoff of the series featuring various undead enemies.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 8th 2014 at 12:17AM in News
Broforce meets The Expendables 3 in free-to-play The Expendabros

Broforce meets The Expendables 3 in free-to-play The Expendabros

Upcoming film sequel The Expendables 3 and Steam Early Access title Broforce have crossed over to form a new free-to-play title by the name of The Expendabros, publisher Devolver Digital ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2014 at 12:47AM in News
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
Ace Combat Infinity passes 1m downloads

Ace Combat Infinity passes 1m downloads

Online dogfighting game Ace Combat Infinity has reached one million downloads worldwide.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 10th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
'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
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