Most gamers have an understandable sceptisicm when it comes to free-to-play games, and rightfully so. The majority of them turn out to be nothing more than cynical cash-grabs where the developers blatantly try to push people towards breaking out their walleys by making earning in-game items through normal play a tedius grind, and ensuring that things which can only be bought with real money offer powerful advantages. Sometimes, though, we get something that seems to respect its audience by giving them a well designed game, relying on the fans to help support it. Such is the case with Dreadnought, a 5v5 tactical shooter about humungous capital ships clashing in a violent display of destruction. Currently in closed beta I checked the game out and came away feeling pretty hopeful for the full release.
Microsoft and Lionhead today made a slightly surprising announcement; the forthcoming Fable Legends, a 4v1 game where a team of heroes battles a player-controlled villain, is going to be free-to-play. Here’s how the cross-platform Xbox One and PC title will play out: at launch there will be four […]
Bethesda have announced a new game by Battlecry Studios named…well, Battlecry. The game will offer up free-to-play 16vs16 player mayhem, and is Battlecry Studio’s first official game since they were founded back in 2012. The concept of Battlecry is that gunpowder was banned following a cataclysmic world war at […]
If I mentioned that Landmark, a new game based within the vast Everquest universe, was built around the central pillars of mining for materials and then using those self-same materials to construct anything you can possibly imagine, you’d likely have a picture of Minecraft forming in […]