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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. That’s the verdict of the Advertising Standards Authority, which has upheld a complaint about an advertisement for the game in which it was described as being free. The ad was also criticised for showing a well-developed …

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GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

A retail version of free-to-play PC shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms is now available exclusively from GAME. The press material also carries the pay-to-win themed boast that the SKU features all the necessary equipment for users to develop the ultimate clan and dominate the leaderboards”. It costs 15.99 and includes a …

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Dungeon Keeper remake ‘misjudged the economy’, EA CEO Wilson admits

EA has admitted that it made mistakes with its free-to-play Dungeon Keeper remake for smartphones. The game was roundly criticised earlier this year for its use of microtransactions, with Peter Molyneux – designer of 1997’s original Dungeon Keeper – describing it as ridiculous”. The game also employed some questionable ratings …

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Bandai Namco scrapping F2P racer Ridge Racer Driftopia

Ridge Racer’s foray into the world of free-to-play is coming to an end in the summer. Bandai Namco has confirmed that it will turn off the game’s servers by August 15th. The Bugbear-developed title had been widely criticised for its implementation of microtransactions. The leading developer and publisher wanted to …

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VIDEO: New Deep Down video arrives, but European release not yet confirmed

A new trailer for Capcom’s Deep Down suggests the action RPG is coming on very nicely. The Dark Souls-esque short of the still un-dated PS4 title points to the game being a visual performer, offering tactical combat and a range of assorted monsters to tackle. Less positive, however, is confirmation …

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VIDEO: PS4 exclusive Let it Die will be free-to-play

The latest release from acclaimed game director Suda51 will be free-to-play. Let it Die was unveiled earlier this week during Sony’s E3 2014 press conference as an exclusive for the PS4. But now creator Suda51 has revealed to Destructoid that the title will use the free-to-play business model. Additional details …

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VIDEO: Final Fantasy VII G-Bike races onto mobile

Square Enix has announced popular FFVII mini game G-Bike is coming to iOS and Android. The publisher revealed last year it wouldn’t be porting Final Fantasy VII to mobile devices anytime soon but has opted to release one of its mini games instead. Final Fantasy G-Bike is a free-to-play motorcycle …

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