Entries in 'f2p' (73)

Bandai Namco is making the Pixels mobile game

Bandai Namco is making the Pixels mobile game

Upcoming movie Pixel will be joined by an associated mobile game from Bandai Namco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 12:44PM in News
Hearthstone is now available for smartphones

Hearthstone is now available for smartphones

iPhone and some Android owners are now able to play Hearthstone on their mobile phones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
Ghost in the Shell Online hacking in to Western market

Ghost in the Shell Online hacking in to Western market

Nexon has confirmed that it is bringing its Korean online FPS Ghost in the Shell Online to the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2015 at 4:10PM in News
There's another free-to-play Pokemon game on the way

There's another free-to-play Pokemon game on the way

Nintendo has announced a second F2P Pokemon title – Pokemon Rumble World.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 11:16AM in News

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Pokemon Shuffle reaches 2.5m downloads

Pokemon Shuffle reaches 2.5m downloads

Free-to-play 3DS game Pokémon Shuffle has been downloaded more than 2.5m times since launching just over a month ago.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 11:34AM in News
Iwata: Free-to-start mobile games are an option for us

Iwata: Free-to-start mobile games are an option for us

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said that Nintendo’s smartphone games may well be free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
Ubisoft RTS AirMech Arena coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Ubisoft RTS AirMech Arena coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Carbon Games title AirMech Arena will be released on next-gen consoles, publisher Ubisoft has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
The next Magic: The Gathering game will be free-to-play

The next Magic: The Gathering game will be free-to-play

Wizards of the Coast is to make the next instalment in its Magic: The Gathering series free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2015 at 9:42AM in News

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Sony predicts free-to-play will be "really big chunk" of PS4 revenues

Sony predicts free-to-play will be "really big chunk" of PS4 revenues

Free-to-play games will account for a “big chunk” of PS4’s revenues within three to five years, according to Sony’s senior account executive for F2P.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 3:03PM in News
Neverwinter MMO arriving on Xbox One next month

Neverwinter MMO arriving on Xbox One next month

There’s another free-to-play game on the way to Microsoft’s Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 2:32PM in News
Fable Legends is going to be free-to-play

Fable Legends is going to be free-to-play

The rumours were true – Lionhead’s Xbox One and PC multiplayer title Fable Legends will be free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 1:37PM in News
'Free-to-start' could be free-to-play's way into the console market, EA boss says

'Free-to-start' could be free-to-play's way into the console market, EA boss says

Free-to-play may still be finding its feet in the console market, but EA has identified what it thinks may be a potential avenue for the business model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2015 at 12:08PM in News

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Deep Silver is bringing APB to PS4 and Xbox One

Deep Silver is bringing APB to PS4 and Xbox One

Realtime Worlds’ online action title APB is making the jump from PC to consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 4:18PM in News
Crossy Road hops onto Google Play store

Crossy Road hops onto Google Play store

Smartphone hit Crossy Road is now available to download via the Google Play Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 3:21PM in News
PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

Can F2P be as successful on consoles as it has on smartphones? There’s every chance, Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2015 at 1:08PM in News
Ustwo: Premium games are not dead

Ustwo: Premium games are not dead

The maker of smartphone hit Monument Valley has said that premium gaming lives on, despite the pressures of free-to-play and piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 3:24PM in News

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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
Hearthstone now has over 20m players

Hearthstone now has over 20m players

Blizzard’s free-to-play card battler Hearthstone has reached a significant player milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:48AM 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
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
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