Entries in 'free-to-play' (163)
There’s no hiding the impact that digital games is having on retail.
People don’t want to pay for games.
The firm behind upcoming free game Hawken has scored an extra $18m in VC funding.
Major developers believe Sony can be the No.1 platform holder once again, thanks to its ambitious move into the free-to-play market.
It may be the industry buzzword of the moment, but freemium games still have a long way to go before they take down retail.
It can be startling how quickly the music video game genre changes.
PlayStation karaoke titan SingStar could be on the verge of a switch to free-to-play.
Free-to-play FPS mech title Hawken has had its beta dated by new publisher Meteor Entertainment.
Toylogic has touched on the indications of launching Xbox Live’s first free-to-play game Happy Wars, predicting that the release marks further expansion of the model – specifically into the AAA ...
Upcoming Hollywood outing The Hobbit is to get the free-to-play game treatment.
Blizzard is looking into potentially offering a free-to-play option for Starcraft II’s multiplayer mode, according to the game’s lead designer Dustin Browder.
Ubisoft showed off its download line-up at its Digital Days showcase in Paris earlier this month, and MCV caught up with worldwide director of online games Stephanie Perotti.
New data from Ipsos Media CT and ISFE suggests that free-to-play games accounted for half of the European games market in the last 12 months.
Most games publishers are dipping their toe in the tempting waters of free-to-play gaming, but Ubisoft is diving in with both feet.
NaturalMotion has revealed that its free-to-play iOS game CSR Racing grossed in excess of $12m in its first month.
Three big PC brands are spearheading Ubisoft’s push into free-to-play.
The Japanese market for social network games is expected to soar over the course of the current year.
Star Trek: Infinite Space, a browser game by German publisher Gameforge, has been scuppered.
Japanese publisher Q Entertainment is bringing a free-to-play RPG to PlayStation Vita this month.
Freemium will become the dominant force throughout the global games industry, leading experts claim.
A brand new version of Ultima Online is on the way.
The millions of voices that suddenly cried out in terror when they discovered that Star Wars: The Old Republic would have a monthly subscription have been suddenly silenced.
China’s biggest online games company Tencent has just announced a brand new entry in the Call of Duty series – Call of Duty Online.
Free-to-play is not necessarily a dangerous monster stalking the innocent gamer. But at times it feels like it could be.