Tag Archives: f2p

Hearthstone mobile revenue overtakes PC

Blizzard’s World of Warcraft inspired card battler Hearthstone is for the first time making more on smartphones than it is on PC. SuperData Arcade data reveals that the game’s mobile revenue had remained fairly low since it was launched on iPad in April 2014. However, following the release of the …

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Devil’s Third is getting a free-to-play PC release

We’re already getting accustomed to Nintendo publishing on smartphones – now a Nintendo title is coming to PC. Developer Valhalla has confirmed that Devil’s Third is to receive a free-to-play PC release by prior agreement with Nintendo”, with a September release date scheduled. Nintendo will not be the publisher, however. …

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New Tavern Brawl mode (and maybe more deck slots) coming to Hearthstone

Blizzard’s F2P card battler Hearthstone will get a new game mode in the near future. Tavern Brawl will pit players against each other with an alternating set of rules and requirements. One week might feature preset decks, while another week could have you crafting a brand new Tavern Brawl deck …

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Konami launches PES Club Manager on iOS and Android

There’s another PES game available for smartphones. Konami has launched PES Club Manager on iOS and Android. The in-game engine itself is the same one found in the console version of PES 2015. The aim of the title is, in the publisher’s words, to create and develop a small club …

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Subway Surfer dev launches new endless runner Blades of Brim

Sybo is hoping to replicate the success of its hit mobile title Subway Surfer with a brand new endless runner release. Blades of Brim is now available on iOS following a simultaneous launch in 17 countries, including China. It’s built using Apple’s Metal graphics engine and can be played both …

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VIDEO: Hearthstone ad to air during NBA and NHL finals

Blizzard will give its free-to-play card battler Hearthstone a big push with a TV ad that will air during the NBA and NHL finals in the US. The 30-second short takes a light-hearted approach to the title, showing off little in the way of gameplay and instead showing a fictional …

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Steam listing hints at Wildstar free-to-play switch

NCsoft’s sci-fi MMO Wildstar could be in the cusp of abandoning subscription charges. A new listing for the game on SteamDB suggests that the game will be free-on-demand” whenever it eventually appears on Valve’s service. That’s the name used by all free-to-play games on Steam. The data is mined from …

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New 3DS Pullbox game is free to download in Japan

It probably doesn’t qualify as free-to-play, but Nintendo is again tinkering with payment models, this time with the release of a new Pullblox game. Siliconera reports that Pushmo: Hippaland can be downloaded on 3DS for free. For 500 (around 2.67) players can then grab another 100 levels. Three further 50 …

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‘We don’t let business affect the game in the middle’: Lionhead on taking Fable free-to-play

When Lionhead Studios made the decision to turn its latest entry in the long-running Fable franchise free-to-play, it knew one thing: not everyone was going to love it. The outlet announced back in February that upcoming co-operative action RPG Fable Legends wouldn’t cost a penny on either of its release …

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Heroes of the Storm has a release date

Blizzard has finally announced a release date for MOBA title Heroes of the Storm. The free-to-play game will receive a full release on June 2nd. It has been in closed beta for some time, and will make the jump to open beta on May 20th. It will launch with over …

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