Posts Tagged ‘Free to Play’

Evolved Into Abandonware: Turtle Rock Ends Development of Evolve

We’ve been keeping a close eye on Evolve ever since its Stage 2 update to free to play went into beta on PC, hoping that it would revitalize the community and bring new life into a game that hit too many hurdles (many it placed itself) during development. It didn’t, while Evolve ballooned up to […]

Randy Pitchford Denies “Reckless” Battleborn F2P Rumors

Gearbox head Randy Pitchford has denied “reckless” rumors that Battleborn is going free to play, following a report by Kotaku. I was just told about a reckless story about Battleborn going F2P that is false. There are no plans to convert Battleborn free to play. — Randy Pitchford (@DuvalMagic) September 29, 2016 While there are […]

MMOments: Star Trek Online On Xbox One

Xbox, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the USS Aye. Its mission, to explore old worlds and relive episodes of a video game that’s kinda like episodes of a tv show. To infinity and beyond. I’ve been taking a few days to play Star Trek Online and I love this game. Two things I […]

Eve Online Introducing Unlimited Trials

Eve Online is going free to play! Well, not really. While other websites are heralding today’s news as the coming of free to play for the 13 year old MMO, the term doesn’t entirely fit the package. What Eve Online is receiving is more akin to the unlimited trials that we saw in subscription games […]

Atlas Reactor Is Going Free Again

Atlas Reactor is going free, following the news from earlier this year that the game would be buy to play. In a post on the official website, Trion Worlds announced that players will have access to free character lists that rotate every week and are unique to the player. Reward caches are doled out as […]

Neverwinter Launches On Playstation 4

Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced that Neverwinter – the Dungeons & Dragons-based, free-to-play MMORPG – is now available for PlayStation®4. Along the Sword Coast of the Forgotten Realms, Neverwinter players will experience a fully realized roleplaying-game based on Wizards of the Coast’s storied franchise with […]

Evolve Re-Releases As Free To Play Title

Turtle Rock Studios officially announced today that Evolve will re-launch with a free to play model. The announcement comes after the title was mysteriously removed from sale on Steam last night. In addition to removing the entrance fee, players will be able to unlock everything simply by playing the game. Evolve has been completely overhauled […]

Trion Making It Possible To Buy Artifacts In Rift

There are well over 8,100 artifacts to collect in Rift, a number that likely has hardcore collectors chomping at the bit to get started and others probably crying behind their keyboards. In an update coming next week, players will be able to buy artifacts with credits, the cash shop currency bought with real money. From […]

Rift: More Perks For Patrons, Less For Everyone Else

Trion Worlds is improving Rift, provided you’re a paying member. If not, you might log in to find your game experience is actually worse off than when you left it. Trion Worlds has been making a few controversial decisions regarding how they monetize their games over the past week, each time noting the need to enhance revenues […]

Jagex Unveils RuneMetrics, Paid Stat Tracking

In the Behind the Scenes for February, Jagex officially unveiled a new stat tracking service coming to RuneScape this month. Named RuneMetrics, the service is advertised to log a wide variety of player actions, giving in-depth details on how efficiently the player is training, what they are collection, and how much damage they are dealing […]