One day I’ll get a chance to play Star Citizen proper. Until then, the newly-released browser game Hyper Vanguard Force IV will have to do.
Since its launch way back in 2001, browser-based massively-multiplayer online role-playing game RuneScape has received a steady stream of updates, but never anything as ambitious as its first expansion pack, Lost City of the Elves.
In a world awash with bad Transformers movie tie-in games, Runescape developer Jagex deploys the open beta for a free-to-play, browser-based Transformers Prime MOBA. It's got to be better, right?
The massively online tactical action Transformers Universe has officially entered closed beta this weekend, giving developer Jagex the perfect opportunity to dole out brand new Autobots and Decepticons like they own the place. Meet Front-Line and Conduit.
Facebook gaming is far from dead — it's just getting started. 2013 saw impressive growth in both audience numbers and diversity of Facebook game developer, making for one exciting year for free browser-based entertainment.
It's been 12 years and change since Jagex first unleashed the ridiculously popular free-to-play MMO Runescape on the world, and it's finally starting to look like something I might play. The game's largest upgrade ever, Runescape 3 has been confirmed for a July 22 launch.
Why are you sitting on your ass reading a website when you could be sitting on a dinosaur while wearing a cowboy hat and shooting lasers? Why do I even have to ask a question like this?
Gameglobe is a place where everyday folks like you and me can play, create and share unique 3D games (like that one up top) with people all over the world. Square Enix and Bigpoint have just launched the site's open beta, so it's game on for everybody.
"In a freemium game it's not a rational decision to pay; it's an emotional one." Wednesday at the East Coast Games Conference in North Carolina, former BioWare design manager Ethan Levy explained how free-to-play games can harness to emotions of their players in order to profit.
Capcom has teamed up with those magical people at Gaikai to deliver a 30 minute timed demo of Dead Rising 2 that runs in your Java-enabled web browser. Ain't technology a thing?
Ubisoft knows exactly what North America needs: More free-to-play, micro transaction-fueled, browser-based online empire building sims. The Settlers Online is making its way to North America, with a generic name change to make sure it sounds as unappealing as possible.
I will play any game that pits the forces of magic against (relatively) modern military forces. Battlefield Heroes gets wizards today. I approve.
It seems today that all you see are quick and dirty browser-based tie-in games for popular shows on TV. 20th Century Fox is bringing Seth MacFarlane's animated comedy online, giving fans a chance to make their pop culture laden flashback dreams come true.
Dying in a video game pisses people off. In-games advertising pisses people off. Independent free-to-play browser-based online game developer Artix figures it might as well kill two angry birds with one annoying stone, merging death with in-game ads. Isn't it just perfect?
The war between the United States and Russia escalates today as EA's browser-based shooter Battlefield Play4Free enters open beta, allowing gamers everywhere to enter the fray with the default equipment or pay to play the tricked-out way.
Earlier this week I told you about Spiral Knights, the upcoming free-to-play online space dungeon crawler from the creators of Puzzle Pirates. Now watch me play through the game's Training Grounds and, if you're lucky, try it out yourself.