Posted June 17, 2011
Post-apocalyptic MMOFPS gets a F2P makeover.
We all knew, but now it’s official. Joystiq’s Massively team first broke the news about the F2P transition on June 15, and today, GamersFirst put out a press release formally announcing its plans to transition Fallen Earth to a F2P model.
Posted June 15, 2011
Open beta gets underway.
If any game publisher can pull off a seamless transition from CB to OB to full launch, it’s Aeria Games. These folks know their stuff. Aeria Games announced earlier today the launch of Eden Eternal‘s open beta (at approximately 7pm PDT), just a little under two weeks since its closed beta launched.
Posted June 15, 2011
Item shop opens for business; Leafs of Oblivion up for grabs.
We’re only two weeks into Prius Online’s open beta, and the game is already ready for prime time. Earlier today, gPotato announced the launch of Prius Online’s Item Shop, along with a special event that should give you plenty of incentives to log in.
Posted June 13, 2011
Well lookit that, Lapins!
Gamepot has announced that Wizardry Online will be heading to North America and Europe next year. Developed by Headlock and first announced last month, Wizardry Online is a free-to-play, hardcore dungeon crawler that’s every bit as unforgiving as its predecessors. Gamepot says there’s even permanent death in the game. Sounds like a pain in the ass. I like it.
Posted June 11, 2011
Added Under GIVEAWAYS | EU
Posted June 10, 2011
Military simulator to go F2P this month. Cash shop not included.
Bohemia Interactive, following in EA and Ubisoft’s footsteps, has announced Arma 2: Free, a free-to-play version of the acclaimed tactical shooter Arma 2. Originally released back in 2009, Arma 2 is a military sim set in the fictional former Soviet state of Chernarus. If you’re not familiar with the Arma series, think Battlefield 2, except with larger maps, more strategy, and greater realism.
Posted June 9, 2011
CCP’s latest MMO lands on the PS3.
EVE Online developer CCP announced recently that its upcoming MMO shooter Dust 514 is due out summer 2012 and will be a PS3 exclusive. The game’s business model, according to CCP’s press release, is a “departure from the traditional subscription or one-time purchase model,” and will be “supported by revenues from the in-game sale of virtual goods.”
Posted June 8, 2011
:Toy shooter goes live tomorrow.
Rock Hippo Productions annoucned recently that its free-to-play third-person shooter MicroVolts is scheduled to go live on June 9, 2011. Accompanying the official release is a slew of new content and in-game events, including new maps, the Clan Hall system and the “Free The Hippo Tournament” where you can compete for Micro Points and costume sets.
Posted June 7, 2011
:It’s real, it’s coming this year and it could be free-to-play.
Back in August of last year, Cryptic and Atari announced that they were making a new online RPG based on the Neverwinter Nights series. Today Cryptic announced the launch of the game’s official website and released a teaser trailer to accompany the launch.