Hype Meter is a FreeMMOStation show where we give you an overview of the most anticipated free MMO games. This time we take a look at Black Desert Online, the hugely exciting MMORPG from Pearl Abyss. Introduction What is Black… Read More »
You should all know what free-to-play (often abbreviated to F2P) means by now. At its best it’s a business model where players get to enjoy a game without having to fork a large sum even before knowing if the money… Read More »
The talk about a freemium future isn’t exactly new, with more and more high-profile studios showing their love for the hugely popular business model, one which everyone wants to take a piece of the pie from.
The announcement didn’t exactly came as a surprise; with Electronic Arts frequently talking about how freemium is the future and stating that having a subscription model in a free-to-play world is challenging was enough to see that something was brewing.
All of us know that the free-to-play market is a tough one that will relentlessly chew game after game without any kind of regret. Some games manage to get a considerable player base and can happily endure a couple of… Read More »
Widely regarded as little more than rubbish just a few years ago – and still considered as such by some less informed minds –, free-to-play games are in a stage where evolution is around the corner and mentalities are changing.
Battlefield 3 is just around the corner and it is one of the most wanted games for the end of 2011. There’s a beta running and players are able to see if their expectations correspond to the reality. It’s easy… Read More »
Drakensang Online already convinced us and more than a million players at the time of writing, so it must be doing something good. Actually, it does quite a few things well and it should be studied by other studios who… Read More »
Vindictus is an amazing free-to-play game that proves how thin the line between the F2P genre and retail games is getting. There are a lot of good ideas and work in this action MMORPG and most of them should be… Read More »
Dead Island is a recently released open-world action game that became worldwide famous due to the magnificent trailer where a family got to bit more than they could chew (pun intended). Although opinions are varied in regards to the overall… Read More »