Entries in 'microtransactions' (44)
Think the big money is in paid-for apps? Think again – the real money is in in-game purchases.
EA PopCap has dropped ZipZapPlay’s Facebook game Baking Life, despite the title having almost three quarters of a million players.
Microsoft Flight could harm the simulation games market if the company doesn’t open it up to third-parties, publishers have told MCV.
Just how far can EA push the freemium model on smartphones?
Nintendo will soon allow developers to create and sell virtual goods on 3DS games, according to reports.
More than $2 million has been generated through Team Fortress 2 microtransactions, Valve has said.
Subscriptions for MMOs have declined for the first time, according to new research.
Publisher Konami has admitted that it has to evolve how people pay and play Pro Evolution Soccer.
An in-game microtransaction-based Marketplace has been introduced to Sony Online Entertainment's PS3 and PC MMO title DC Universe Online.
Icelandic studio CCP Games is being threatened with as much as $1 million in lost subscription revenues, as uproar over the company’s microtransactions policy intensifies.
Xbox Live is too closed for the developer of PS3 exclusive Dust 514.
Developer CCP has placed a rather big feather in the PS3's hat by confirming that shooter Dust 514 will be exclusive to Sony's console.
Players of Capcom's hit iOS title Smurf's Village will, once having installed the latest update, find that the game has introduced a cap on the game's micro-transactions.
Bigpoint has announced that its network of browser-based games now generates over one billion transactions every day.
Rovio Mobile has announced it will launch its own in-app microtransactions system.
Having this morning confirmed a brand new, free-to-play instalment of its popular Battlefield series, publisher EA has said that the emergence of such titles threatens to rock the world ...
Rod Cousens, the CEO of Britsoft publisher Codemasters, has confessed that he’s no fan of DRM and has instead urged the industry to embrace new retail models based on emerging ...
In the wake of EA’s long-expected purchase of social network gaming specialist Playfish earlier this month, boss John Riccitiello has predicted that emerging online-based gaming models will overtake traditional console ...