Tag Archives: free-to-play

Free version of Threes doubles dev’s income

Free-to-play may still be a turn off to some sections of the fandom, but for developers it can often remain a very sensible choice. A perfect illustration of this is Asher Vollmer. He’s the creator of hit mobile (and now console) puzzle game Threes. It was originally released as a …

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Football Manager Online kicking off in China

A free-to-play Chinese version of Sega’s Football Manager Online is in development. It’s being made by series creators Sports Interactive in partnership with DaLe Games. PvP elements have been reworked and will provide the emphasis of the gameplay, while plenty of social features will be slotted in too. "For us, …

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Everybody hates free-to-play

Or do they? One of the most popular ways of paying for games is under constant scrutiny from the media and core consumers. So what can be done about free-to-play’s negative image? The successful freemium game is based on five principles,” says Canada’s minister of mobile gaming. Entice the player …

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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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