Entries in 'free-to-play' (232)
It has a reputation for resisting technology and business developments, but Nintendo has finally conceded to the logic of the free-to-play space.
BoaCompra has stated that it’s on the hunt for European talent having established its first office in the territory.
Xbox Live’s first free-to-play title Happy Wars has amassed over 1.2m players worldwide since launch.
European distributor Koch Media is venturing into free-to-play games by investing in the company behind Brick-Force.
Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley believes the free-to-play model's reputation has taken a hit because Zynga has 'monetisation products' masquerading as games.
The publishing giant is rebranding its Play4Free label to add free-to-play games into its growing Origin offering.
Some gaming enthusiasts find buying games on the High Street safer than via online, says Ubisoft.
Online games portal Kongregate has introduced downloadable free-to-play games to its catalogue.
Free-to-play FPS Warface is seemingly doing the business for Crytek in Russia.
The publisher of upcoming free-to-play game Hawken has vowed never to spend any money on advertising.
Free-to-play games on average lose 70 per cent of their userbase within the first day, says EA's play4Free VP Sean Decker.
PlayFirst’s Chris Williams has been hired by Big Fish to head its new push into the free-to-play market.
After what can rightly be described as a mixed first year, EA and BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic is now a free-to-play title.
One of the more popular iOS games of late has been forced to drop its free-to-play model and instead ask players to pay up front.
It’s one of the biggest triple-A franchises in gaming – so it might surprise you to learn that Crysis is struggling to break even.
Creating free-to-play video games is a risky affair.
Trion Worlds aims to reinvent the MMO space with each title, and is using free-to-play to attract a wider audience.
If you believe the boss of developer Crytek, then games consoles are facing a crisis.
EA has announced that BioWare’s MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic will become free-to-play in all territories on November 15th.
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.