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Free-to-play AscendAon released

Free-to-play AscendAon released

May 28, 2013

2 point 1 Studio based in Brisbane have send us word announcing that AscendAon, a First-Person Adventure game that will immerse players into a frozen wasteland is now available and free to download. In the game you use your trusty Grapple Gun and Rock Climbing Rope to scavenge for resources scattered around the environment and reach the top of the mountain to radio for help....

Firefall enters Open Beta on July 9th

Firefall enters Open Beta on July 9th

Apr 18, 2013

Red 5 Studios today announced that Firefall, will enter Open Beta on July 9, 2013. Firefall is a free-to-play open world shooter that takes place in a science fiction universe 200 years in the future. Players are part of the last humans on Earth, fighting to survive against all odds on a hostile planet ravaged by an aggressive energy storm and under attack by a mysterious humanoid...

Creative Assembly reveals free-to-play Total War: ARENA

Creative Assembly reveals free-to-play Total War: ARENA

Mar 29, 2013

During his session at GDC 2013 in San Francisco, Creative Assembly’s Lead Designer James Russell revealed Total War: ARENA, a new spin-off for the Total War series and CA’s first title in a F2P model. According to the studio, Arena will “offer players the chance to pitch history’s greatest commanders and their armies against each other in massive team-based battles,...

Real Racing 3 will be free, launching February 28

Real Racing 3 will be free, launching February 28

Feb 12, 2013

Electronic Arts has a release date for Real Racing 3, the latest installment in its popular racing franchise which was created by Firemonkeys Studio, the merger of Firemint studios and Iron Monkey studios. The game is scheduled for release on February 28 and will be offered for the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android smartphones and tablets for free. “Today we announced Real...

War Thunder MMO Enters Open Beta

War Thunder MMO Enters Open Beta

Jan 28, 2013

Gaijin Entertainment, the developer and publisher of the upcoming free-to-play World War II combat MMO War Thunder, has officially announced the start of the game’s open beta test in Europe, North America, and South America.  “After four years of working on War Thunder, we’re sincerely happy that we can finally present it to the gaming community all over the world,” says Kirill...

TERA goes free-to-play

TERA goes free-to-play

Jan 9, 2013

Gameforge have announced today that in February 2013, the much-loved fantasy MMO TERA will be switching from the former subscription model to free-to-play. Korean developer Bluehole Studio already announced this switch in December. “We are very pleased to be able to in future offer the game content of TERA to its fans for free and in addition, to offer all who are interested the...

Street Fighter X Mega Man now available for free

Street Fighter X Mega Man now available for free

Dec 17, 2012

Street Fighter X Mega Man, the new fan-made crossover title featuring two of the company’s most iconic franchises is now available for download for free Capcom has officially announced. Street Fighter X Mega Man was created and developed by Singapore native Seow Zong Hui (aka “Sonic”), with direction and support provided by Capcom. The game stars Mega Man and...

Free-To-Play MMO Shooter PlanetSide 2 released

Free-To-Play MMO Shooter PlanetSide 2 released

Nov 20, 2012

Sony Online Entertainment today announced the availability of its award-winning, massively multiplayer online first-person shooter (MMOFPS) PlanetSide 2 in North America and Europe. “PlanetSide 2 sets the new standard for shooters,” said John Smedley, President of Sony Online Entertainment. “With thousands of players fighting simultaneously across several beautiful, massive...

Free-to-play MMORPG RaiderZ coming November 20th

Free-to-play MMORPG RaiderZ coming November 20th

Nov 15, 2012

Perfect World Entertainment Inc. have today announced today that their free-to-play monster-hunting, action MMORPG RaiderZ, which was in open beta since October 24st, will officially launch on November 20th. RaiderZ is a 3D fantasy MMORPG where players players must hunt together giant boss monsters or die alone in massive raid battles. The game will utilize ‘non-targeting’ combat...

Star Wars: The Old Republic goes Free-To-Play on November 15th

Star Wars: The Old Republic goes Free-To-Play on November 15th

Nov 8, 2012

EA has just announced that the global launch date of the Star Wars: The Old Republic Free-to-Play option will be November 15, 2012. This release will be simultaneous across all of the territories and countries where The Old Republic is available. This new Free-to-Play option will allow gamers to experience all of the class storylines through to Level 50, the current level cap, at...

MechWarrior Online now in open beta

MechWarrior Online now in open beta

Oct 29, 2012

Infinite Game Publishing and Piranha Games announced today that MechWarrior Online, the upcoming free to play, action simulation game, is now in Open Beta. MechWarrior Online takes place in the year 3049 during the early stages of a massive interstellar war, The game puts you in command of the most powerful war machine to ever walk the field of battle, the mighty BattleMech....

Free-to-play 3D city builder Home Tycoon launches on PSN tomorrow

Free-to-play 3D city builder Home Tycoon launches on PSN tomorrow

Oct 2, 2012

Hellfire Games have just announce through the Playstation Blog that Home Tycoon, a free-to-play 3D city-building game that lets you build your own city from the ground up, then explore it with your own avatar, will launch on PSN tomorrow, October 3rd. According to the game’s press release in Home Tycoon players will be able to “save the city in action-packed missions, unlock...

Free-to-play adventure game The Tower released on Desura

Free-to-play adventure game The Tower released on Desura

Aug 27, 2012

Narrow Monolith, an independent gaming studio based in the UK, have today announced that their dungeon crawler game, The Tower, is now available for gamers to download via Desura for free. According to Narrow Monolith The Tower, inspired by the Myst series and Amnesia, brings unique, constantly expanding dungeon crawling experience. Some of the game’s key features include...

Free-to-play MMO XBLA battler Happy Wars coming this autumn

Free-to-play MMO XBLA battler Happy Wars coming this autumn

Aug 24, 2012

Toylogic have today announced that their upcoming free-to play multiplayer action title, Happy Wars, will be available on the Xbox Live Arcade this autumn. Happy Wars offers three player classes (warrior, mage and cleric) and gamers will be able to take on their enemies in a variety of battlefields including grasslands, lava fields and the ocean floor. The game offers cel-shaded...