Now There's A Mighty Marvel Mobile Multiplayer Brawler

Available today on iOS and Android, Marvel Mighty Heroes is a pint-sized online brawler in which players team up to batter villains with big-headed collectible comic book characters. » 3/31/15 10:44am Yesterday 10:44am

Heroes Of The Storm Could Use Some Better Skins

Heroes of the Storm is a great-looking game compared to the other big MOBAs out there today. Despite that, Blizzard's game might have a problem. » 3/20/15 7:30pm 3/20/15 7:30pm

Final Fantasy Record Keeper is All About the Combat

Final Fantasy Record Keeper is an iOS/Android game that takes characters and creatures from almost every main numbered Final Fantasy game and lets your create your own party to fight against those creatures. In short, it's a game for Final Fantasy fans who really love the old-school combat from the earlier games. » 3/12/15 6:00am 3/12/15 6:00am

One Part League Of Legends, One Part StarCraft. Wait, What? 

From Namco Bandai's official announcement, "Set in the distant, space-faring future Supernova takes an innovative approach to the multiplayer online battle arena genre by adding real-time strategy elements." That's kind of like innovating a peanut butter sandwich by adding jelly. » 2/28/15 12:00pm 2/28/15 12:00pm

Fable Legends is Indeed Free-to-Play – And it's Not a Bad Thing

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. » 2/26/15 9:30am 2/26/15 9:30am

The Latest Transformers Game Had Me Until I Spent $20 On Nothing

Forming a team of four Transformers characters from throughout franchise history and participating in online turn-based battles? Transformers: Battle Tactics had me written all over it. Then I dropped $20 on... well, nothing much. » 2/07/15 2:30pm 2/07/15 2:30pm

So Far, Nosgoth's Team-Based Vampire Battles Feel Surprisingly Fun

I wasn't expecting to enjoy Nosgoth. In all honesty I only loaded up the beta because it was free and my love for Soul Reaver is strong. » 1/28/15 6:30am 1/28/15 6:30am

A New Sign That The Elder Scrolls Online Might Go Free-To-Play

The Elder Scrolls Online recently did away with its six-month subscription option, a change that the MMO's developer and publisher have had very little to say about publicly so far. In the absence of any solid justification about its removal, fans are guessing this mean it's going free-to-play in the near future. » 12/30/14 6:20pm 12/30/14 6:20pm

This Year In The Business: The Best Quotes Of 2014

QUOTE | "You ever feel like what we're doing is too much like pornography?" - Trip Hawkins, EA and Digital Chocolate founder, asking an odd question while talking about the difficulty of monetizing games. » 12/27/14 10:00am 12/27/14 10:00am

South Park Craps All Over Free-To-Play Games

Last night's episode of South Park was an ode to all things freemium, and as you might expect from the longrunning comedy show, they went in hard on the unethical free-to-play menace that has been plaguing video games for the past few years. » 11/06/14 9:00am 11/06/14 9:00am

FIFA 15 Is Really Broken on Mobile (UPDATE)

FIFA is best known as a console and PC game, but EA's hit soccer franchise has had a dedicated mobile audience for years now too. Some fans have had a hard time enjoying FIFA 15 Ultimate Team since it arrived last month for iOS and Android devices, however, because it's been marred by technical issues. » 10/29/14 2:00pm 10/29/14 2:00pm

Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies Is Like A Half-Broken Mod

Seeing Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies on Steam, I knew from the title alone I had to try this free-to-play version of Counter-Strike. After all, it has a confusing title...and, zombies! » 10/22/14 3:00pm 10/22/14 3:00pm

Thirteen-Year-Old MMO Gets Its First Expansion Pack

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. » 8/11/14 10:00am 8/11/14 10:00am

Zombie Shooter Epidemic Spreads To Counter-Strike

The series may be an apocalypse or two late to the party, but massively popular multiplayer shooter Counter-Strike is getting a zombie-centric spin-off. Huh. Well, I guess it worked for Call of Duty. » 8/07/14 1:15pm 8/07/14 1:15pm

If Pokémon Were A Free-To-Play Mobile Game

Imagine, if you will, a world where Pokémon isn't just something you can buy for $40 or so. Imagine Nintendo's collectible critter game as... free-to-play. » 8/04/14 5:43pm 8/04/14 5:43pm

My Favorite Mobile Game, Ruined By Free-To-Play

Brilliant in concept and nearly flawless in execution, Sword & Poker and Sword & Poker 2 were two of the best reasons to own an iPhone. With the release of the free-to-play Sword & Poker Adventures, the whole thing has gone to shit. » 7/21/14 12:30pm 7/21/14 12:30pm

What It's Like To Spend $50 On Hearthstone Cards

I finally bit the bullet and started playing Hearthstone when it was released on iPad, and I've been staring at that buy button for weeks now. So let's figure out if there's anything worth buying in 40 packs of Hearthstone cards. » 5/16/14 4:00pm 5/16/14 4:00pm