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  • Blog Post: PlayStation Plus Get Ico And Rayman Origins Free In September

    PlayStation Plus members only have a few more days to download their free games from August, but Sony's Instant Game Collection for September looks pretty enticing as well. Check your PlayStation Plus account on Mondays throughout the month of September to see which of the following games are available... More
  • Blog Post: Rift Creative Director On Free-To-Play Conversion

    Trion’s fantasy MMO is going free-to-play starting June 12. We spoke with creative director Bill Fisher on the upcoming conversion and what it means to new and existing players. Trion announced yesterday that Rift is joining the majority of its peers as a fully free-to-play MMORPG this summer.... More
  • Blog Post: The Cave & Tekken 6 Are This Week's Free PlayStation Plus Downloads

    Ron Gilbert departed Double Fine last week, and starting tomorrow his latest game, The Cave, will be a free download for PlayStation Plus members. PlayStation Plus has become a hell of a deal, delivering free games and discounts every week. The Cave isn't the only free game this week. Namco Bandai... More
  • Blog Post: Plants Vs. Zombies Vita Free To PlayStation Plus Members Tomorrow

    Sony continues to hand out free games to PlayStation Plus subscribers. Tomorrow's free loot is the Vita version of PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies, a game that sells for $10.49 in the PSN store. Sony is also discounting the price of a handful of other Vita games starting tomorrow. PlayStation Plus... More
  • Blog Post: Closure Free For PlayStation Plus Members Tomorrow

    Sony has announced that the indie hit Closure will be free to PlayStation Plus members starting tomorrow. The stylish puzzle/platformer was the Grand Prize winner at 2012's Indie Game Challenge, and also won an award for Excellence in Audio at the Independent Games Festival back in 2010. Closure... More
  • Blog Post: Free Blacklight: Retribution GI Weapon Tags

    Win one of these free tags for your Blacklight: Retribution weapon and you can represent GI as you gun down fools in the free-to-play sci-fi shooter. Enter into the contest for free right here , and the free tag and helmet shown above could be yours! What finer way to celebrate the weekend, the onset... More
  • Blog Post: Want A Free Copy Of The Splatters For Xbox 360?

    Update: All the codes have been handed out. Thanks for commenting everyone! -------------------------------------------------- We've got a few codes for the creative physics puzzler to give away. We have three copies to give away, so leave a comment below, and keep an eye out for a code to show up... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Flight Trailer Shows Off Its Free Goods

    Microsoft Flight Simulator has been around since the early days of Windows, but it never looked anywhere near so good as it does in its latest incarnation. Though Flight lacks the "Simulator" in its name, this free-to-play PC game is as dedicated to recreating reality as ever. Not that you... More
  • Blog Post: Take Our Tribes: Ascend Beta Keys

    Ready to jump into some free online multiplayer sci-fi shooting action? Come on in and get your Tribes: Ascend beta key, courtesy of Hi-Rez Studios and Game Informer. Click here to go to our contest page and get your name on the list. You'll need to be logged into your GI account to do so. Tribes... More
  • Blog Post: Battlefield 1943 Will Be Available To PlayStation 3 Battlefield 3 Owners

    It's been a tumultuous journey for PlayStation 3 owners who were promised Battlefield 1943 for free with their purchase of Battlefield 3, but Electronic Arts is now making the game available. The game was promised to be included for free, but in October it was revealed that the game was pulled ,... More
  • Blog Post: Heroes Of Newerth Goes Free-To-Play

    S2 Games is taking its DotA-alike in the direction they all seem to be going these days: free-to-play, with a strong base game available to anyone and additional heroes for purchase. To its credit, S2 is doing right by the players who have previously paid for the game. All existing Heroes of Newerth... More
  • Blog Post: Free-To-Play Call Of Duty Game Coming To China

    Activision announced today the development of a microtransaction-based Call of Duty game for the Chinese market. We don't know anything about the game beyond that, but we have to assume that it falls under the new digital initiative with Beachhead Studios . A strong Call of Duty presence in China... More
  • Blog Post: Champions Online Free-To-Play Features Detailed

    Cryptic has posted the full comparison between "gold" accounts (a.k.a. the soon-to-be-former subscription model) and free-to-play accounts in handy chart form. Notably, you'll be able to play through all of Champions' current content all the way to level cap and beyond without paying... More
  • Blog Post: Bloodline Champions Now In Open Beta

    Funcom is inviting anyone and everyone to play the open beta of the upcoming PC action/RTS, effective today. Gamers who pre-order Bloodline Champions get some exclusive bonuses for this pre-release phase of the game as well. Bloodline Champions is an interesting take on DotA-like action/RTS combat. Instead... More
  • Blog Post: Questions On APB's Future Answered

    Having been recently purchased by free MMO publisher GamersFirst, dead MMO APB is getting a new lease on life with a free-to-play relaunch planned for the first half of next year. The answers to several pressing questions about APB's future are below. Is GamersFirst going to fix any of the gameplay... More
  • Blog Post: APB To Reopen As Free-To-Play

    It's official: The corpse of short-lived action/MMO APB has been purchased and is set to be reanimated by free MMO publisher GamersFirst. APB: Reloaded will be developed by new U.S. studio Reloaded Productions, a subsidiary of GamersFirst that doesn't appear to have any previous titles under... More
  • Blog Post: EA Uncovers Battlefield Play4Free

    Following in the footsteps of fellow free-to-play title Battlefield Heroes, EA is ditching the stylized presentation for a more realistic approach in the newly announced Battlefield Play4Free. Available for the PC, EA boasts that Play4Free offers the same production value, vehicular warfare, sandbox... More
  • Blog Post: Free Game Of The Moment: Super Crate Box

    You like free things, 8-bit aesthetics, and awesome games, right? Of course you do. That's why you should download this sweet free platformer right now. Super Crate Box is as simple as it gets. You move, jump, and shoot your way to collecting crates that randomly appear throughout the single-screen... More
  • Blog Post: Free iPhone Game Of The Moment: Enjoy Sudoku Daily

    There are a lot of Sudoku apps out there, but this is easily the best one I've found in months of searching. You'd think that it wouldn't be that hard to not screw up something as simple as Sudoku, but this is the only one that doesn't have a terrible interface, annoying graphics, or... More
  • Blog Post: Survey: 34% Of Social Game Players Buy In

    It may not be in a direct purchase of Facebook tokens or other in-game currency, but a third of social gamers interact with sponsors in some way according to a survey by Lightspeed Research. Clicking on ads, signing up for newsletters, taking surveys -- all of these have tangible marketing value. Companies... More
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