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World of Speed preview: a friendly shift

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2014 6:00am PDT

Publisher My.com has announced a new MMO racing game for PC called World of Speed, which will be developed by Need for Speed: Shift developer Slightly Mad Studios.

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"Best thing about this game is it helped get car licenses they wouldn't have otherwise gotten for ..."

- thejay247 see all 2 comments

Obsidian Entertainment helping localize Russian MMORPG Skyforge

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 20, 2014 9:30am PDT

Obsidian Entertainment will be assisting Russian developer Allods Team with their upcoming sci-fi fantasy MMORPG Skyforge by helping mold it for western audiences.

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"so there'll be less invading other people's territory and declaring "DIS EES MINE KOMRADE!""

- cptstern see all 7 comments

Obsidian Entertainment's Armored Warfare is a free-to-play multiplayer tank game

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 20, 2014 6:05am PDT

Obsidian Entertainment is taking a slight departure from their RPG wheelhouse and announcing a free-to-play multiplayer tank game called Armored Warfare.

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"sure sure, leave me for Titanfall and then come back just to slap me. I see how it is"

- beastrabban see all 12 comments

Ghost Recon Online releases on April 10 as Ghost Recon Phantoms

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 17, 2014 11:00am PDT

Ubisoft's free-to-play multiplayer Tom Clancy shooter, Ghost Recon Online, will come to Steam on April 10 under the new banner Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Phantoms.

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Infinite Crisis enters open beta

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 15, 2014 11:00am PDT

Warner Bros. and Turbine's MOBA based on the DC Comics Multiverse, Infinite Crisis, is now in open beta.

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Free-to-play Crazy Taxi: City Rush announced for mobile

By Steve Watts, Mar 14, 2014 7:00am PDT

Crazy Taxi: City Rush, a free-to-play mobile game based on Sega's classic franchise, is coming later this year.

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Purchase no longer required for Hawken Early Access

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 10, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Hawken is fully free-to-play once more, as a purchase is no longer required to enter the game's Early Access.

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"If you had a free account pre-Steam,it carried over and you didn't have to pay for a bundle to ..."

- Th3rdSun see all 8 comments

Destiny of Spirits materializes on Vita on March 25

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2014 3:00pm PST

The free-to-play social turn-based RPG, Destiny of Spirits, will be summoned onto Vita on March 25.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer reveals player housing

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2014 11:00am PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic's newest trailer teases the addition of player housing, for those Jedi that just want to settle down on the futon after a hard day of battling Sith Lords.

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Dead or Alive 5: Core Fighters offering free character to celebrate one million downloads

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2014 5:00pm PST

The free-to-play version of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate has reached a million downloads, and will be releasing Jann Lee for free to celebrate.

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League of Legends bringing Team Builder mode into beta

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 03, 2014 12:00pm PST

League of Legends is bringing a new Team Builder mode into beta, which allows players to set their champion, role, and position prior to entering the game, in order to help bolster teamwork.

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"In retrospect, I have no idea why it has taken a MOBA game this long to implement this."

- Moonbase Commander see all 6 comments

Loadout explodes with two million users

By Robert Workman, Mar 03, 2014 7:00am PST

Things are looking good for Edge of Reality's raucous, free-to-play third-person shooter Loadout. Following its release a couple of weeks ago, the...

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Study: Only 1.5% of F2P customers buy in-app purchases

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2014 8:00am PST

A new study suggests that an incredibly small number of free-to-play customers on mobile devices buy any in-app purchases at all, and among that group only 1/10 of them pay enough to account for 50% of revenue.

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"Yeah I was just sharing my opinion of optimal IAPs. Haven't tried dungeon keeper but I'm done ..."

- dantastic see all 26 comments

Dead Island: Epidemic closed beta begins today

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2014 5:00pm PST

Dead Island: Epidemic is kicking off its closed beta later today, bringing the zombie-killing franchise into the MOBA realm.

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"MOBAs are the new MMOs. All you have to do is show an investor a PowerPoint chart with how ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 8 comments

Infinite Crisis open beta begins March 14

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2014 6:40am PST

The DC Comics-based MOBA, Infinite Crisis, will begin its open beta on March 14 with three new characters. Shacknews got to go hands-on with Turbine's game and try out the upcoming new map, Gotham Divided.

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