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Why Obsidian is going from RPGs to tanks with Armored Warfare

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 25, 2014 4:00pm PDT

It seems a bit strange that Obsidian Entertainment would go from large-scale RPGs to a free-to-play tank MMO, but chief executive Feargus Urquhart explains why the move to Armored Warfare isn't that unusual.


"Bwargh, I can but utterly disagree, but seeing how extreme you are about it, I'll leave it at that."

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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed goes free-to-play on mobile

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed has become free-to-play on iOS and Android, and Sega announced more content coming next week.


Free-to-play Happy Wars jumps to PC, requires Xbox Live account

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 25, 2014 8:00am PDT

Toylogic's "large-scale multiplayer" free-to-play action game, Happy Wars, is jumping from Xbox 360 to PC. And oddly, it requires an Xbox Live account on PC.


"Live sign in required? Just when you thought Games For Windows Live was dead... IT RETURNS. ..."

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Hawken update adds co-op team deathmatch

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 24, 2014 6:05pm PDT

Adhesive Games has deployed the April Update for its mech-based shooter, Hawken. The latest patch offers some adjustments to the game's economy, pilot progression, and some balance tweaks for the various fighting machines, but it also tosses in a new game mode: co-op team de...


"Yeah, it actually plays a lot like Virtual On. I'm really impressed with it; just no time :( ..."

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Soulcalibur: Lost Swords is unplayable at launch

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Soulcalibur: Lost Swords launched this week, but connection bugs have rendered it unplayable for such a large audience that Bandai Namco has said it has "delayed" the launch.


"Is that the one we all watched the awesome trailer for yesterday??"

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League of Legends introduces Braum, the first tank support

By Steve Watts, Apr 23, 2014 8:30am PDT

League of Legends is getting a new champion, which Riot says is the first "true tank support" character.


"Honestly, newbie I-don't-know-what-the-fuck-is-happening LoL/DotA is so much goddamn fun. ..."

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Soulcalibur: Lost Souls goes free-to-play on PS3 today

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Soulcalibur: Lost Swords, Bandai Namco's free-to-play take on the fighting franchise, will be available on PS3 today.


"I might not download it at all, if it doesn't at least have local multiplayer."

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Ace Combat Infinity brings free-to-play air combat to PS3 in May

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2014 7:30am PDT

Ace Combat Infinity, Bandai Namco's free-to-play aerial combat game for PS3, will officially launch on May 27.


""At launch, the game will include a story campaign, co-op, and competitive multiplayer modes." ..."

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Rise of Incarnates: Bandai Namco's free-to-play 2v2 battle game for PC

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2014 7:00am PDT

Developed internally at Bandai Namco, the publisher is positioning the game as a 2v2 online battle arena title "from the creators of Tekken and Soulcalibur."


"I'm game as long as they don't have real-money exclusive characters or such."

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League of Legends gets more human-like bots

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 16, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Pratice makes perfect in League of Legends, especially if it's against AI bots. That's why Riot has adjusted bot behaviors to act more human.


"Don't be fooled... Those aren't "more human like bots" those are mouthy preteens being paid in ..."

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No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either brings free-to-play Badman to Vita today

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 15, 2014 9:15am PDT

Badman, the anti-hero protagonist of the PSP games What Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord?! and its sequels, is heading to Vita today. Called "No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either!," the game strays from the original premise quite a bit. Apparently, it's a match-3 puzzle gam...


Record Run is a free-to-play mobile game from Harmonix

By Steve Watts, Apr 14, 2014 11:00am PDT

Harmonix has announced Record Run, a free-to-play music-based runner that will import your own songs to create the levels.


Orcs Must Die! Unchained announced as free-to-play PC title

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 10, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Believe it or not, orcs still aren't dead. That means Orcs Must Die! Robot Entertainment and Gameforge are teaming up on a new team-based free-to-play entry into the series called Orcs Must Die! Unchained.


"I'm bummed out that virtually every time we hear about an upcoming game that is F2P, we have ..."

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Infinite Crisis unlocks all Champions for a week

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 08, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Infinite Crisis, the free-to-play DC multiverse MOBA, is monetized much like League of Legends. But for one week, every character will be unlocked.


Warface launches on Xbox 360 on April 22

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 11:00am PDT

Crytek's free-to-play shooter Warface will officially launch on Xbox 360 on April 22.