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Turtle Rock Studios will no longer be supporting Evolve

Back in July, it was reported that asymmetrical multiplayer shooter Evolve was trying to increase its active player numbers by going free-to-play. But despite an initial increase, the relaunch didn't draw in as many people as hoped. Now, Turtle Rock…

Assassins Creed: Pirates now available for free on the browser

Ubisoft has teamed up with Microsoft to offer a version of Assassin's Creed Pirates for free on the browser. It is available in Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Internet Explorer with both touch and mouse/keyboard input support. The mobile spin-off…

Plants vs. Zombies 2 Review: Free-to-play that's good

Fans of the original flower defense game were understandably miffed when they discovered the official follow-up would be launching exclusively on iOS, but what really worried folks was the "free-to-play" business. Luckily, Plants Vs. Zombies takes a different approach to in-app purchases than most mobile games.

Rather than alienating fans of the original game by locking content behind pay walls or dumbing-down gameplay for more casual players, Plants Vs. Zombies 2 is only going after players who lack the patience or skill to make it through the game on their own.