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Jagex: Retail can sell free games

Shops can help sell free games, says free-to-play specialist Jagex. The firm predicts stores will experiment with selling add-ons for games such as Killer Instinct, a free-to-play launch title on Xbox One. I think there are plenty of opportunities for retail to be involved in F2P,” said Jagex marketing director …

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Premium pricing will survive but console F2P important for new IP

Free games are not a threat to triple-A console releases. That’s according to experts from the biggest free-to-play companies. Execs at CCP and Wargaming dismiss the idea that all games in the future will be free, but tell MCV that free-to-play is a great way to break new IP. It …

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Take-Two not convinced by triple-A free-to-play

The CEO of Take-Two has expressed scepticism about the potential of publishers to make significant money from triple-A free-to-play games. "I’m not psyched about a business where three per cent of your customers pay you, which is what you’re dealing with," Strauss Zelnick said at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference, …

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Söderlund questions free-to-play console future

The launch of Xbox One and PS4 is awash with free games. Or rather, freemium games. Glorified demos that if players want full access to, they’ll have to pay. Free-to-play has become the dominant force in mobile, almost entirely replacing the premium model. But EA Studios boss Patrick Sderlund is …

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Doctor Who Legacy confirmed for iOS

The rumoured Doctor Who iOS game is real and is locked onto our spacetime coordinates. The game was murmured about last week but is now the recipient of an official Facebook page that confirms its name as Doctor Who Legacy. It carries a picture of the Doctor’s famous Tardis. Eagle-eyed …

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