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Free-to-play Loadout coming to PS4

By Steve Watts, Jun 06, 2014 1:30pm PDT

The PC free-to-play game Loadout is coming to PlayStation 4 as a console exclusive.


Free-to-play War Thunder flies to PlayStation 4 June 3rd

By Robert Workman, May 29, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Gaijin's ambitious free-to-play military shooter finally has a release date on PS4.


Armored Warfare gameplay trailer explores new environments

By Ozzie Mejia, May 28, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Obsidian Entertainment has released a new gameplay trailer for Armored Warfare, showing some of the game's environments and the way they crumble ever-so-quickly from a blast of a big honkin' tank.


Battlecry is a team-based multiplayer game without gunpowder

By Ozzie Mejia, May 28, 2014 7:30am PDT

Battlecry Studios has revealed their first project, an animation-driven third-person class-based multiplayer combat game called Battlecry. Set after a devastating war at the dawn of the 20th century, there's only one main rule to abide by in this team-based endeavor: No gunp...


"The comparison to TF2 comes from the animation, which is very similarly styled. It's in its very ..."

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Star Wars: Attack Squadrons canceled by Disney Interactive

By Ozzie Mejia, May 24, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Six months after it was first announced, Disney Interactive has pulled the plug on Star Wars: Attack Squadrons.


"Disney really needs to release a sequel/spiritual game to the X-Wing/Tie-fighter series as there ..."

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Splash Damage's Extraction becomes Dirty Bomb again

By Ozzie Mejia, May 22, 2014 5:30pm PDT

Nearly a year ago, Splash Damage's Dirty Bomb became Extraction. Today, it is Dirty Bomb, once again.


"I think you meant to say, "Splash Damage blah blah blah bad game." I knew what you meant, though."

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Magicka: Wizard Wars entering open beta May 27

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2014 8:30am PDT

Magicka: Wizard Wars will enter open beta on May 27, Paradox announced today.


Unreal Tournament returns as ambitious, fan-driven free first-person shooter

By Robert Workman, May 08, 2014 11:35am PDT

Unreal Tournament is coming back in a big way, as a free-to-play shooter with a secondary mod market.


"I hope the base game rocks and the mods are Rocket Arena quality."

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Panzer General Online enters open beta

By Steve Watts, May 07, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Panzer General Online, the free-to-play strategy game, has entered open beta. Those who participated in the closed beta get two extra tanks.


CastleStorm: Free to Siege hits mobile this week

By Steve Watts, May 06, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Castlestorm, the free-to-play tower defense game, is hitting iOS and Android this Thursday.


Smite adds Egyptian god Osiris

By Steve Watts, May 05, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Smite has added another new character to its growing pantheon of gods: Osiris, the Egyptian god of the afterlife.


"Or possibly Anubius, who is also an Egyptian God associated with Death. Kinda."

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Defiance MMO goes free-to-play in time for season two

By Andrew Yoon, May 02, 2014 9:00am PDT

"As we head toward Season 2 of the Defiance television show, we expect that many new fans will want to join the world of Defiance, and having a system that allows them to experience the Defiance universe for free is good for everyone," Trion explained.


"Even if they went F2P without changing anything else they wouldn't really lose as the game price ..."

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Tony Hawk: Shred Session launches on iOS & Android this summer

By Andrew Yoon, May 02, 2014 7:00am PDT

As previously teased, the next Tony Hawk game is made for mobile Tony Hawk's Shred Session is a brand new game developed by UK studio Big Bit. Planned for a soft launch later this summer, players will tap and swipe their finger on the screen to perform tricks.


"fantastic! i was just noticing how few F2P endless runners there are on iOS.... ..."

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Transformers Universe opens Founders program

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Transformers Universe has opened its Founders program, offering tiers of packages with pre-paid season pass time, relics, and founders titles and avatars.


"I'm a huge sucker for anything Transformers my only question is will there be servers for Asia? "

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Star Wars: The Old Republic gets double XP weekend and free droid for May 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 28, 2014 3:30pm PDT

May 4 is rapidly approaching and that means it's almost time to celebrate Star Wars Day. It's only appropriate that BioWare get in on the fun, too, so the studio is planning a Star Wars Day celebration for Star Wars: The Old Republic with a double XP weekend and a free droid...