All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘free-to-play’

Destiny Of Spirits Out Today On PS Vita

Have you been itching for a new free-to-play RPG? If so, you might be getting just what you want on the Vita. Sony announced today that Destiny of Spirits, a free-to-play location-based RPG, will be out today on the PlayStation Vita. The game has players summoning spirits to do battle with and against players from all over the world. Players …

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Is It Worth It To Build And Maintain A Mobile App?

If you want to make money in today’s market, you’re going to have to make a mobile app. That’s at least what it seems like when you look at financially successful apps like Angry Birds and Minecraft: Pocket Edition. As it turns out, however, these are anomalies in a market full of mobile apps that make little to no money. …

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PlanetSide 2 Is Getting Some Major Updates In 2014

Sony Online Entertainment had a major hit on its hands in 2012 with the launch of PlanetSide 2 on the PC. The free-to-play shooter attracted casual and hardcore gamers alike with its combination solid shooting mechanics and approachable gameplay. With the game entering its second year of operation, some may be wondering if SOE has any new content coming for …

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The Future Of PlayStation 4 Is Looking Bright

The PlayStation 4 launched in the middle of November 15, but that doesn’t mean we’re done learning about the console just yet. In fact, Sony has put together a few videos that invite developers and those in the business to talk about the PlayStation 4 and what the future holds for the platform. First up is a small talk by …

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‘Heroes of Dragon Age,’ a Free-to-Play Mobile Game, Announced

Fans of Dragon Age: Origins are patiently waiting for BioWare to finish the upcoming Dragon Age: Inquisition. The game’s developers seem to have taken the significant criticism of Dragon Age II to heart, and previews of Inquisition have made it one of the most anticipated next-generation titles yet announced. Today, EA announced that Dragon Age fans won’t have to wait …

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Dead Island: Epidemic, a MOBA, Announced

The success of League of Legends and DOTA 2 has proven both the possible success of a free-to-play business model, and the popularity of the relatively new MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) genre. Publishers are now beginning to chase both in ham-fisted ways, such as inserting micro-transactions into full-priced games and pushing out MOBA’s without understanding what made them popular …

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Tekken Revolution to Get New Character Through Facebook Poll

Namco Bandai today announced that it will be adding a new character to Tekken Revolution, the free-to-play title released for the PlayStation 3 last month. The catch is that the new character will be selected by the fighting game community through a Facebook poll. Fans can vote for their choice from now until July 14 in a Facebook poll app. …

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Microsoft And KLab Are Working On Age Of Empires For iOS, Android

Microsoft, like any company, loves money. The best way to get said money is to make sure your products are on as many devices as possible, especially when those devices are selling loads more than your own platform. Nikkei (via Reuters) reports that Microsoft will be bringing its popular game franchises to iOS and Android devices later this year. The …

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E3 2013: Killer Instinct is Free-to-Play, Digital-Only

Microsoft promised games for its big E3 conference, and actually delivered. The presentation was packed with games, a few of them exclusive to Xbox One. One of the exclusives shown was a reboot of Rare’s Killer Instinct, the Mortal Kombat-like fighting game Nintendo brought to the Super Nintendo in the mid-90s. While the game only got a short trailer and …

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New Update Hitting Team Fortress 2 Was Made Entirely By Fans

Valve loves its fans, and fans love Valve right back. This relationship has led to some amazing things, with the latest being Team Fortress 2: Robotic Boogaloo. Team Fortress 2: Robotic Boogaloo is a new update hitting the popular free-to-play shooter with content that was made entirely by fans for fans. Here’s the official word from Valve: This update is …

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Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Goes Free To Play This Week

In the past, Sony has experimented with free to play by making Killzone 3’s multiplayer free to play to a certain point. The experiment must have worked pretty well because Sony is now offering the multiplayer component from Uncharted 3 for free. Naughty Dog announced that Uncharted 3 will be broken up into parts and sold separately from each other …

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First Gameplay Footage Released For Dirty Bomb, a Free-to-Play FPS

Splash Damage today revealed the first gameplay footage from Dirty Bomb, an upcoming PC-only free-to-play first person shooter. Splash Damage is the British developer best known for last year’s tepidly-reviewed Brink. Dirty Bomb may remind gamers quite a bit of Brink, for better or worse. The new game will feature a similar class system, where players can choose to take …

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