Starting today, anyone with an Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or PC can download the free trial of Gearbox Software’s hero shooter Battleborn, gaining instant access to all of the game’s competitive multiplayer content. It’s like it’s gone half free-to-play.
To be honest, the first time I ever saw Fable Legends – Lionhead’s 4v1 multiplayer remix of Fable, due out later this year – I could have made a confident educated guess that it would be free to play.
Uli Kilian once set a world record by solving 100 Rubik's Cubes while running a marathon at the same time. So he's smart. And fit. But the smartest thing he's done might have been building a robot to tap his iPad screen in the middle of the night so that he wakes up to a ton of money in a mediocre free-to-play game.…
The first free-to-play game for the Nintendo 3DS, Initial D Perfect Shift Online, is starting to recruit beta testers in Japan.
Few video game companies' PC release practices are as reviled as Ubisoft's. From titles that require always-on internet connections to security-compromising DRM, attempts by the Assassin's Creed publisher to stop people from illegally obtaining or running their games on PC have met with strong criticism. Their…
Set your phasers on stupid Trek reference, as Cryptic's Star Trek Online opens its free-to-play docking bay and invites the world inside following a brief subscriber-only period. To see what players get for free, hit up the official Star Trek Online web page.
With the assumption that BioWare's new subscription-based massively multiplayer online Star Wars role-playing game will one day succumb to the dark side of free-to-play running rampant, commenter Odin believes The Old Republic could flourish under the archaic monthly model in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
Bright, colorful, and charming, the massively multiplayer LEGO Universe has attracted droves of players willing to spend $10 a month to experience everything the block-built world has to offer. For everyone else, there's LEGO Universe: Free to Play.
If you've waited this long to finally play a game of Team Fortress 2, now may be the best time. Or at least the cheapest, as Valve is giving Team Fortress 2 away for free—forever—with the team-based first-person shooter now solely supported by microtransactions.
Starting today, Valve's digital distribution service, Steam, supports Free to Play games (Spiral Knights, Forsaken Worlds, Champions Online, etc.) with in-game purchases through Steam's microtransaction system. Players who download the games through Steam will receive exclusive content this week. [Valve]