Star Wars: The Old Republic has been in the works for a long time. If you’ve been tapping the end of your lightsaber impatiently while counting down the minutes, good news: Your wait will reportedly be coming to an end this Holiday season. If you’re still irritated over the wait, cheer up. BioWare wanted to get The Old Republic just right, because you’ll supposedly be playing the game for a long, long time. Years. Decades, even. James Ohlen, the...read more
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Valve’s famous team-based shooter, Team Fortress 2, recently went free-to-play. Everyone should celebrate by repeating this good news to themselves in the voices Valve has bestowed upon the game’s colorful cast. Start with Scout (“Yo!”) and end with Pyro. (“Mrfrrfrff!”). This isn’t the first instance of a subscription-based online game going free-to-play. Dungeons & Dragons Online has done it, as has Lord of the Rings...read more
The summer months are ideal for fresh air and exercise, but sometimes outdoor activities are rendered downright unpleasant by that relentless, pulsating ball of nuclear fire in the sky. If you need a break from Mr. Sun, consider slipping into an air-conditioned basement to chip away at some video games. What’s that? You’re saving your money for ice cream? Well, here are ten of the best free games and free-to-play games available online, inclufing free...read more
Looking to play all the best free online social games for Facebook you’ve been hearing so much about? Our guide to social gaming breaks down how to get social games, install them and enjoy free online games of all types without needing a degree in computer engineering. Here’s how to start playing today: What is a Social Game? — Generally, a social game refers to a game that is coupled with social interaction–in other words, a multiplayer...read more
Need a vacation, but low on funds? Consider Azeroth, where you can befriend walking cows and pillage in the name of the Horde. Best of all, it won’t cost you a dime: World of Warcraft is the latest subscriber-based game to switch to the free-to-play formula. There is a catch, though: World of Warcraft is free until you hit level 20. If you want to break out and go beyond, you have to pay up. IndustryGamers asked some of the industry’s best-known...read more