free to play


April 2, 2014

Free to Play documentary updated with Q&A content

Valve’s Dota 2-themed documentary Free to Play has been updated with some new content. The 2.1GB patch adds in a few fixes – apparently the menu and some localisations have had bug fixes – as…


March 24, 2014

Free to view film Free to Play seen by 5.5 million

Surprising news! A free to watch documentary about three professional players of the immensely popular DOTA 2 has proven to be quite popular since its release last week. Free to Play has “eclipsed box office…


March 20, 2014

Valve’s Free to Play Documentary Review

Valve’s Free to Play Documentary Review

Free to Play is not a film about Dota 2, nor is it a film about the international tournament that’s confusingly named The International. It’s important to note this for all sorts of reasons, but…




June 28, 2013

How to do free-to-play right

Funny how things change. Much as we’ve always treated any new developments in gaming with a degree of suspicion and mistrust, there’ve always been new content types that have evoked a huge range of possibilities….


December 16, 2012

Best Free to Play 2012 – Readers’ Vote

The quality of free to play games continues to improve every year and there have been some great titles to choose from in 2012, all without making a massive dent in your wallet (unless you’re…







August 30, 2012

Ghost Recon Online [Review] – Back to war

Have you heard of the bystander effect? This particular little psychological quirk basically means that, if lots of people witness an emergency, they’re less likely to act on it than if only one person had…


August 15, 2012

Command & Conquer: Generals 2 will be free-to-play

Just as Ubisoft did earlier in the day, EA appears to be advancing hard on the free-to-play market. It appears pretty lucrative at present (you only need a handful of players to become regular ‘microtransaction’…