Monetization

01.08.15
John Smedley praises free-to-play on consoles [Updated]
01.08.15

John Smedley praises free-to-play on consoles [Updated]

Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley knows a thing or two about running free-to-play MM...

By E. Lefebvre,   01.08.15
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10.09.14
Facebook isn't planning to monetize Whatsapp just yet
10.09.14

Facebook isn't planning to monetize Whatsapp just yet

Whatsapp has always had a pretty low-key business model: your first year on the service is free, a...

By C. Velazco,   10.09.14
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08.07.14
Pathfinder early access starts September 15, cash shop structures revealed
08.07.14

Pathfinder early access starts September 15, cash shop structures revealed

GoblinWorks has posted some "major announcements" on its Pathfinder Online website. They include th...

By J. Reahard,   08.07.14
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06.15.14
New Minecraft EULA exceptions drafted to clarify monetization
06.15.14

New Minecraft EULA exceptions drafted to clarify monetization

The fact that Minecraft users can run their own servers has always been a bit of a double-edged swo...

By S. Prell,   06.15.14
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05.04.14
Stick and Rudder: How Star Citizen is turning the game industry on its ear
05.04.14

Stick and Rudder: How Star Citizen is turning the game industry on its ear

When this column began, the first thing I talked about was Star Citizen's then-unique development m...

By J. Reahard,   05.04.14
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04.24.14
John Smedley discusses H1Z1 monetization
04.24.14

John Smedley discusses H1Z1 monetization

Player characters in H1Z1 won't be concerned with money, seeing as how they'll be busy trying to fo...

By E. Lefebvre,   04.24.14
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03.06.14
Norrathian Notebook: What EQN Landmark's business plan says about you
03.06.14

Norrathian Notebook: What EQN Landmark's business plan says about you

As surely expected by all involved, EverQuest Next Landmark's proposed business plan ruffled a few...

By MJ Guthrie,   03.06.14
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09.06.13
The Daily Grind: Do you play MMOs without spending money?
09.06.13

The Daily Grind: Do you play MMOs without spending money?

Yesterday, Massively's Beau Hindman pointed me to a Touch Arcade article that explains to readers h...

By B. Royce,   09.06.13
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09.05.13
Lost Continent: On the 'failure' of ArcheAge
09.05.13

Lost Continent: On the 'failure' of ArcheAge

This week's rumored XLGAMES restructuring brought with it a predictable cascade of "fail" catcalls...

By J. Reahard,   09.05.13
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