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Bigpoint breaks through 300m user barrier

Online games maker Bigpoint has surpassed 300 million registered users. Bigpoint has created online hits, such as Battlestar Galactica Online, Drakensang Online, Farmerama, Pirate Storm and Dark Orbit, amassing communities across the world, connected by its global gaming site Bigpoint.com. In recent years, we’ve seen a rapid increase and unprecedented …

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What does free-to-play mean for retail?

There’s no hiding the impact that digital games is having on retail. The sales decline seen this year may be driven by the aging console cycle and the economic downturn. But the fact that more games are coming out digitally and fewer are released physically is having an effect. Games …

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Is free-to-play the future of gaming or just a cheap fad?

People don’t want to pay for games. That’s what MCV was told repeatedly at E3. And indeed many of this year’s high-growth or most controversial games – World of Tanks, League of Legends, CSR Racing amongst others – were absolutely free. Of course anyone that has followed this market as …

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