225 Results for

freemium

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Shadow Fight 2

Even with its tiresome freemium model, Shadow Fight 2 is one of the best fighting games available.

May. 12, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating May. 12, 2014

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The Collectables

Even with the minor freemium annoyances, The Collectables is a ton of fun with graphics and gameplay that make it worth jumping through a few hoops.

Apr. 4, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating Apr. 4, 2014

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European Commission to investigate "freemium" apps

Several months after the ACCC announced its investigation into freemium apps, the European Commission is launching its own inquiry.

By Mar. 2, 2014

Review

Real Racing 3

Even with the freemium model, Real Racing 3 still holds the crown as best racing game on a touch screen.

Feb. 28, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Feb. 28, 2013

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How to do freemium right

Everywhere you look, games are going free-to-play, which sounds like a good thing. But sometimes the ways developers try to part you from your money are anything but fun.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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The roads to freemium: Turning downloaders into customers

commentary With paid apps a tough sell and mobile advertising a slog, app makers are getting craftier at finding ways to to get paid.

By Oct. 7, 2013

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ACCC investigates 'freemium' apps aimed at kids

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it is now investigating apps that aggressively promote in-app purchases to children.

By Sep. 9, 2013

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ACCAN calls ACCC to action over 'freemium' games

ACCAN has called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to investigate mobile games that aggressively promote in-app purchasing.

By May. 15, 2013

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EA's Real Racing 3 a hit despite 'freemium' gripes

The mobile racing simulator boasts more downloads in its first week than Real Racing and Real Racing 2 combined. Also, don't expect a Real Racing 4 anytime soon; there are no plans for one.

By Mar. 15, 2013

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Inside Real Racing 3's freemium price structure

We upgraded an Audi TT Coupe to make sense of Real Racing 3's free-to-play framework and to find out how hard it will be to enjoy the game's content — and just how annoying the currencies and delay timers will be.

By Feb. 12, 2013