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Zenless Zone Zero by Genshin Impact Developer Introduces Anby and Her Friends With Hilarious Trailer

Genshin Impact an Honkai: Star Rail developer HoYoverse is going all out promoting its next big game Zenless Zone Zero, and today it introduced Anby. Anby Demara is a member of the off-jobs agency…

November 26, 2023 | 06:10 EST

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Atelier Resleriana Showcases Story and New Heroines in English Ahead of Global Release

Today Koei Tecmo released a new trailer of the upcoming global version in English of the free-to-play JRPG Atelier Resleriana: Forgotten Alchemy and the Polar Night Liberator. The video showcases…

November 23, 2023 | 06:37 EST

Atelier Resleriana: Forgotten Alchemy and the Polar Night Liberator - The Girls

Free-to-Play All-Star JRPG Atelier Resleriana Announced for the West by Koei Tecmo

Today Koei Tecmo and Akatsuki Games announced the western release of their free-to-play JRPG Atelier Resleriana: Forgotten Alchemy and the Polar Night Liberator. The game will be localized in…

November 20, 2023 | 09:19 EST

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Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis Gets Steam Page and Reveals PC System Requirements

Square Enix has published the official Steam page for the recently announced PC version of its free-to-play game Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis.  You can find it on Valve's Storefront, albeit a…

November 20, 2023 | 12:47 EST

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Square Enix Cruelly Brings Back Xenogears as Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Crossover

Square Enix is pulling Xenogears out from its dusty drawer of underutilized IPs, but I'm sure most won't be surprised that there is a catch. It's not a much-requested remake or remaster of the…

November 18, 2023 | 01:35 EST

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Zenless Zone Zero by Genshin Impact Developer Reveals Billy Kid and Closed Beta Date [UPDATED]

Genshin Impact and Honkai: Star Rail developer HoYoverse just started introducing the cast of its newest game, Zenless Zone Zero, starting with Billy. His full name is Billy Kid (the inspiration is…

November 22, 2023 | 01:35 EST

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Senran Kagura Returns Thanks to Azur Lane Crossover Event But It's Still Confined to Mobile

Western fans of the Senran Kagura series have been pretty much abandoned by Marvelous over the past several years, but a new event in the popular mobile game Azur Lane will bring the popular shinobi…

November 17, 2023 | 12:44 EST

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Genshin Impact Competitor Wuthering Waves Reveals Danjin and Her Stylish Gameplay

Kuro Game released a new trailer of its upcoming free-to-play open-world RPG Wuthering Waves, showing off another of its characters.  This time around, the spotlight is on Danjin, also known as "…

November 17, 2023 | 04:37 EST

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Free-to-Play Fashion Game Life Makeover Announced for PC

Chinese developer Archosaur Games is bringing its popular free-to-play fashion and social simulation game Life Makeover to a PC near you. The game will be available both via Steam and Epic Games…

October 18, 2023 | 04:05 EDT

The free Black Hawk coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator Free Black Hawk, Pilatus PC-12, & Wroclaw Get New Screenshots

Third-party developers have shared news about upcoming add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator, while an airport has been released. We start with Delta Simulations, which shared an update and…

October 15, 2023 | 06:01 EDT

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Aether Gazer Introduces "Countertide Whalesong" Update & New Character Skadi With New Trailer

Today Yostar released a new trailer for its popular mobile action RPG Aether Gazer, focusing on the next update and character. The trailer introduces the next update titled "Countertide Whalesong"…

June 25, 2023 | 04:44 EDT

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MultiVersus Halloween Event Is Incredibly Stingy

Want to unlock everything the new MultiVersus Halloween event has to offer? You'd better get to grinding. If you want to get the two skins, emote, and profile picture on offer, then you're probably…

October 12, 2022 | 11:32 EDT

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Waves And Waves 2 Free To Play After Dev Passes Away

Two arcade twin-stick shooters, Waves and Waves 2: Notorious, have been made free to play after their creator sadly passed away from cancer. Squid in a Box, whose real name was Rob, died two weeks…

August 19, 2022 | 09:02 EDT

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Ukrainian Dev Starni Games Announces Ukraine War Stories

Ukrainian studio Starni Games has announced Ukraine War Stories, a collection of visual novels telling stories about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The game is set to arrive on Steam later this…

July 25, 2022 | 11:22 EDT

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Fault: Elder Orb Is A Blockchain Game Somehow Allowed On Steam

Third-person MOBA Fault: Elder Orb is going free-to-play, and its new economic system includes blockchain technology. However, owing to a technicality, the game is still on Steam, despite Valve's…

July 19, 2022 | 09:59 EDT

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Fall Guys Free To Play Currency System Angers Fans

Next week, the Fall Guys free-to-play transition begins. You'll soon be able to play the game for free across all platforms, and ahead of that launch, developer Mediatonic has shared some info about…

June 16, 2022 | 11:19 EDT

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Halo Infinite Season 2: Has Free to Play Been Working?

When Halo Infinite was officially released in December 2021, it seemed like 343 Industries basically caught a unicorn. Halo Infinite's solid gameplay mechanics combined with a free to play…

May 7, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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PlayStation Free-to-Play Games Will Reportedly Have Ads by Late 2022

Sony reportedly has plans to put advertisements inside of PlayStation free-to-play games in a fashion similar to a project reportedly in the works at Microsoft. As with most modern gaming platforms…

April 20, 2022 | 02:52 EDT

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Ads Reportedly Coming to Xbox Free-to-Play Games Later This Year

Microsoft reportedly has plans to put advertisements inside of Xbox free-to-play games -- and this new initiative could begin as early as the summer of 2022. Xbox has been happily chugging along…

April 15, 2022 | 03:49 EDT

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Velan Studios To Make Knockout City Free-To-Play

Velan Studios has confirmed that it's making its multiplayer dodgeball game Knockout City free-to-play. The change will go into effect as of Season 6, with Velan also moving away from publisher EA in…

February 24, 2022 | 11:28 EST

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Cozy Social MMO Palia Will Be Free-to-Play

Singularity 6 has announced that its upcoming social MMORPG Palia will be free-to-play -- and don't worry, it's only going to sell cosmetic items. Palia was first announced less than a year ago.…

February 17, 2022 | 03:21 EST

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel is Overwhelming Yet Still Fun for Boomers Like Me

I have a lot of nostalgia for Yu-Gi-Oh! Like many, my first exposure to it was through the original anime series as a kid, which led to me buying those starter decks based on those from the show and…

February 14, 2022 | 01:00 EST

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Swords Of Legends Online Goes Free-To-Play Next Month

Publisher Gameforge has decided to make Swords of Legends Online free-to-play. The MMO will drop its asking price next month. That's also when the new 2.0 update lands, bringing with it new classes,…

January 31, 2022 | 09:43 EST

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PUBG Player Count Nearly Doubles on Steam After Free-to-Play Launch

The PUBG player count has practically doubled overnight. The reason why is simple: the PUBG free-to-play release has proven to be immensely popular. PUBG is inarguably one of the games that started…

January 12, 2022 | 02:16 EST

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Fortnite Party Royale Kirby Cameo is An Awfully Strange Crossover

A Fortnite Party Royale Kirby cameo has been spotted by a keen-eyed Twitter user. Believe it or not, the diminutive pink superstar from dozens of Nintendo games has somehow slipped his way into …

May 6, 2020 | 03:58 EDT

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Total War: Elysium Announced For the West, Launches Closed Beta

Last August, Total War: Elysium was announced, with plans for announcing it worldwide eventually. Now it has been announced for the West, with a Closed Beta launching today on Android…

May 6, 2020 | 10:42 EDT

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Amazon Game Studios' F2P Team-Based Shooter Crucible Will Launch May 20

Amazon Games has announced that Crucible, its free-to-play competitive team-based shooter for PC, will be launching on May 20, 2020.  */ /*-->*/ In Crucible, players will be able to choose from a…

May 5, 2020 | 09:46 EDT


Dauntless Update 0.9.3 Adds Loadout Slots, Crafting And More

A new update for monster-slaying action RPG Dauntless has been released. The update adds loadout slots, new crafting elements, and more to the game. The new loadout slot system in Dauntless allows…

September 6, 2019 | 10:00 EDT


Steambirds Alliance Set to Soar this Month

If you're looking for your next free to play to game, Steambirds Alliance might be a good bet. This bullet-hell MMO developed by Spry Fox comes out this month, so buckle up and get ready to fly. Spry…

August 13, 2019 | 02:02 EDT

Warframe Developers Release Full Graphic Overhaul The Jovian Concord

Warframe Developers Announce Another Graphic Overhaul With The Jovian Concord

Canadian developer and publisher Digital Extremes has announced a full graphic overhaul update for Warframe Jupiter tileset, also known as Gas City. The free update, called The Jovian Concord, will…

May 21, 2019 | 11:45 EDT

EVE Online: Invasion Expansion Announced Featuring Mighty Triglavians

EVE Online: Invasion Expansion Announced Featuring Mighty Triglavians

CCP Games have just announced the newest expansion to their massive single shard free-to-play spaceship MMO EVE Online. The expansion is called Invasion, and it will arrive on May 28. EVE Online:…

May 4, 2019 | 12:20 EDT


Terrifying Anti-Smoking Game "One Leaves" Free On Xbox One

The advertising agency behind the "bully-hunters" campaign, FCB, has partnered with the FDA to bring the dangers of smoking to life for teenagers. As part of their "The Real Cost" anti-youth tobacco…

March 24, 2019 | 01:35 EDT


Epic Adding "Undo" Button To Fortnite Purchases

Epic Games, makers of insanely popular money printing machine Fortnite, have announced the addition of a new undo button on all purchases made in the game. The new feature will be added in an…

March 16, 2019 | 01:20 EDT

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Path of Exile: Synthesis Launches March 8, Simultaneous With PS4 Release

Grinding Gear Games has revealed Synthesis, the next expansion for their increasingly popular loot-driven RPG Path of Exile. Synthesis will launch March 8 alongside the anticipated Path of Exile…

February 19, 2019 | 06:20 EST

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Fortnite Delays Full Launch and Free To Play Save The World Mode

It's easy to forget that Fortnite actually has a game mode that isn't Battle Royale. The game started out as a survival coop zombie tower defence experience in 2017, titled simply Fortnite. The…

October 23, 2018 | 08:45 EDT

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Simple Survival - Fighting Vigor's Inherent Indolence

Bohemia Interactive is well known for their work on the ARMA series, online multiplayer games about military simulation and tactical play. For a long time, the studio has been a major darling for PC…

July 25, 2018 | 02:00 EDT

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Bethesda E3 2018: Fallout Shelter for PS4 and Switch

Fallout Shelter for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch has been officially confirmed by Bethesda at the tail-end of their E3 conference this year. The game was first rumored to be coming to the…

June 10, 2018 | 11:51 EDT


Hi-Rez Studios Bringing Paladins to the Nintendo Switch

Hero Shooter Paladins: Champions of the Realm is officially going to the Nintendo Switch. Hi-Rez Studios has officially announced Paladins for the Switch by revealing a short new bumper trailer of…

June 7, 2018 | 03:31 EDT

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Snowy Battle Royale Game Darwin Project Is Now Free to Play

Scavengers Studio has revealed that their battle royale game Darwin Project is now Free to Play. Creative Director Simon Darveau took to Steam to announce the news, detailing how the game will run…

April 22, 2018 | 12:57 EDT

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Monster Slayer Dauntless Travels To Open Beta in May

Phoenix Labs’ Co-op Action RPG Dauntless is set to get an open beta on May 24, according to a press release. This news follows the run of the closed beta, which saw 100K players teaming up to take…

April 11, 2018 | 12:28 EDT


LawBreakers Devs' Radical Heights is a 80s Game Show Battle Royale

Update: Hours after their initial reveal, Boss Key Productions tweeted about Pay to Win concerns in the Radical Heights founders pack. The permanent cash boost that was initially present is replaced…

April 9, 2018 | 12:40 EDT

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World of Tanks Receives Free War Story Trilogy, "Spoils of War"

World of Tanks, a free to play game where you can take command of one of over 660 different tanks to duke it out in 15 vs. 15 multiplayer matches, is offering console players a brand new PvE…

April 6, 2018 | 09:13 EDT

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Gigantic Will Officially Shut Down In July, Final Update Now Available

Last November, publisher Perfect World Entertainment announced it had laid off a large majority of its subsidiary Motiga Games, the developer behind the free-to-play MOBA title Gigantic. A skeleton…

January 31, 2018 | 05:15 EST

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PC & Console Microtransactions Revenue Has Doubled Since 2012

PC & Console microtransactions revenue has doubled since 2012 according to Superdata, a provider of market intelligence relating to video games. While the furor from the Star Wars Battlefront II …

November 27, 2017 | 09:10 EST

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Marvel Heroes Developer Lays Off All Staff, Service May End Friday

In a Discord message circulated on ResetEra, a former employee of Marvel Heroes developer Gazillion revealed that all staff have been laid off, and Marvel Heroes will close as early as this Friday.…

November 22, 2017 | 09:45 EST

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Battlerite Review - The Thick of the Battle

About a year ago, we gave our initial impressions of Battlerite, the spiritual successor of Bloodline Champions from Stunlock Studios. While being rough around the edges, the game showed potential…

November 14, 2017 | 01:00 EST

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Fortnite Battle Royale Goes Free for Everyone on September 26th

Epic Games survival shooter game Fortnite Battle Royale is going free to play for everyone starting September 26th, not long after it was initially added to the base game. The major hook for Fortnite…

September 20, 2017 | 03:00 EDT


Dauntless Interview With Design Director Chris Cleroux

Travis Williams and I had the opportunity to play Dauntless at PAX West this year. We understood some about what Dauntless was, but didn't know a whole lot. I like to approach games at events knowing…

September 12, 2017 | 01:00 EDT