Entries in 'free-to-play' (120)
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.
With a new-look management team and two new business models, we find out why OnLive says it's ready to win over gamers.
The ability to advertise free-to-play titles as ‘free’ is under threat thanks to a new European Commission initiative.
Hedge fund manager and Nintendo share holder Seth Fischer has urged Nintendo to move into the smartphone market.
Eve Online and Dust 514 designer Craig Scott has joined free-to-play studio Bigpoint to take the reigns on a new unannounced MMO.
Angry Birds creators Rovio says it is crucial that parents are made aware of the costs in free-to-play games.
The Valve-produced Dota 2 documentary Free to Play will arrive March 19th on Steam, the company has announced.
Last month, the Office of Fair Trading issued principles to protect consumers from the aggressive monetisation practices used in many free-to-play video games.
A free-to-play take on 3DS title Steel Diver is coming to Nintendo’s eShop today.
The studio behind in-development hardcore racing sim Project Cars has revealed an altogether more light-hearted title.
“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.”
Popular multiplayer online battle arena title League of Legends supports 27m active players on a daily basis, developer Riot Games has announced.
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.
Glu Mobile has released a RoboCop game on iOS that ties in to next month’s movie return for the Detroit law enforcer.
Sega is keen on bringing additional free-to-play titles onto the 3DS beyond its upcoming microtransaction-fueled racing game, Initial D: Perfect Shift Online.
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.
A free-to-play Family Guy mobile game likely in the same vein as The Simpsons: Tapped Out has been announced for iOS and Android devices.
Crysis developer CryTek has announced a CryEngine-powered mobile game called The Collectables.
Last year one of the questions was whether free-to-play was really a legitimate business model or a temporary fad?
Jagex is one of the oldest names in free-to-play games, having launched RuneScape in 2001.
If you listen to everything the media has to say on the MMO genre then you’d be led to believe it’s in a state of decline. The vast majority of ...
It’s been a tough year for free-to-play. Of course, the number of people playing these cost-free games continues to rise at a rapid rate. But free-to-play has certainly taken a ...
Shops can help sell free games, says free-to-play specialist Jagex.