INDEX.PHP HEADER.PHP Hctor.com | microtransactions

Tag archive for microtransactions - page 2

Ubisoft expects next-gen consoles to integrate ‘item based model’

Ubisoft likely knows more about the next generation of consoles than we all do, thanks to working on games for them and stuff, and it sees them going in a social gaming-oriented direction. The company’s earnings release features an outlook for the next year, in which Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot expects to see an increase of 25-61% in operating income

Continue reading →

Iwata interested in NFC payments, tolerant of microtransactions

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata gave his customary Q&A session to stockholders following the company’s financial results briefing .

Continue reading →

Angry Birds catapulting to Facebook on Valentine’s Day

Mirroring the plans of every bitter, lonely soul the world over, Rovio will be filling Facebook with anger come Valentine’s Day. Granted, Rovio’s February 14 release of Angry Birds for the social-networking site will be quite a bit different from the vitriolic bile we’ll be spewing as a projection of our own debilitating loneliness, but both activities do involve throwing things and impassioned rants about how things didn’t go as planned. In addition to leaderboard support, the Facebook version of Rovio’s darling will feature “higher quality animation” to take advantage of the game’s full-screen capabilities.

Continue reading →

Call Of Duty For China Is Free To Play [Activision]

The people who publish Call of Duty have been talking about their plans to bring more players into the online multiplayer fold, specifically targeting Asian players. Today, Activision finally divulged some details on its Chinese Call of Duty plans. More »

Continue reading →

Atari launches Atari GO, with plans to ‘reinvent’ classics for social gaming

Atari today launched a new initiative called “Atari GO” (short for “Atari Games Online”), which is designed to leverage the company’s current and future catalog across a number of platforms, including consoles, mobile, social and online gaming. Joystiq spoke with Atari Executive VP of Online and Mobile Gaming Thom Kozik, who said that the new program aims to use Atari’s catalog and partnered indie developers to “not only move Atari more aggressively into providing casual online and social games, but leverage that well of experience and creativity that all of these independent developers have.” Kozik reiterated that Atari has slowly built and acquired a large infrastructure for online and social gaming, and the company is now opening up that infrastructure to both developers interested in creating new Atari titles and online affiliates that can embed and host Atari’s games. Through Atari GO, Kozik said he hopes to turn sites that are currently hosting unofficial versions of Atari’s oldies into new sources of income.

Continue reading →

EA partners with Live Gamer for global microtransaction business

One of the burgeoning microtransaction industry’s biggest players, Live Gamer, announced today its partnership with its largest client to date: Electronic Arts.

Continue reading →

Madden 11 Scouts Your Online Games — and Sells Others the Report [Madden]

Madden NFL 11 will log every play you call online, building a book on your tendencies that will available, in-game, to any multiplayer opponent. While the reports can be earned or unlocked, they can also be bought for cash

Continue reading →

Magic: The Gathering Expansion Brings Microtransactions

On Wednesday Wizards of the Coast released the second downloadable expansion to Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers for Xbox Live Arcade. With it comes the opportunity for Xbox gamers to pay a buck to unlock cards they previously had to earn with victories.

Continue reading →

Pre-teen FarmVille player racks up $1,300 in charges

No, no, no.

Continue reading →

EA launches free-to-play Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online, stands by its man

Electronic Arts has officially launched Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online , its free-to-play version of the popular golf game. Players can sign in with an EA persona and play a limited number of featured courses for free ( St.

Continue reading →

Page 2 of 4 1 2 3 4
SIDEBAR.PHP
FOOTER.PHP