While Guild Wars 2 always lacked a subscription, players had to pay a one-time fee for the game client. Not anymore, though. The base game is now free, so users can jump in, download the client, and play without spending a dime.
A new entry in the Steam database points to WildStar -- an MMO that launched less than a year ago -- dropping its monthly subscription fee and moving to Steam as a one-time purchase, similar to Elder Scrolls Online.
Definitely a deplorable situation, a California couple put their World of Warcraft addiction ahead of the well-being of two young children in their care and now face up to seven years in prison if convicted of child abuse.
While Activision Blizzard deals with players leaving the World of Warcraft for other games, Electronic Arts and Bioware appear to be welcoming them into the Star Wars universe according to the latest sales numbers.
While the popular World of Warcraft continues to bleed paying customers, more MMORPG titles are moving to the free-to-play model in order to attract more users and generate revenue through micro-transactions.
Mark your calendars Trekkies, Star Trek Online has gotten an official date for its free-to-play conversion. Cryptic Studios announced the F2P model will be launching on January 17, 2012. Become a captain and travel to all the iconic locations you love from the…