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19 Jan 2018

The MMO Subscription Cull: 2018 Edition

Over the last few years, I’ve developed a bit of a January ritual. I look at the games coming out and think about what I want to play, and there’s plenty to look forward to in 2018. But I only … Continue reading

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10 Oct 2013

Free to Play: Myth or Miracle?

It’s become almost a perennial tale: an MMO in distress makes the switch to free-to-play and becomes instantly successful. But, without hard numbers, it’s been difficult to appreciate just how much a difference it can make. That has now changed. … Continue reading

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20 Jan 2012

SWTOR: The Retention Rate Question

Earlier today I was listening to Talk of the Galaxy over on Galactic Public Radio, when they reminded me that the month of game time bundled with the full version of the game was about to expire and that subscriptions … Continue reading

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23 Nov 2011

A Limit on Subscription MMOs?

With Star Wars: The Old Republic being less than a month away, the game seems to be treading the well-worn path of other top-flight MMOs in charging a subscription. For $14.99 or £8.99 a month you’ll be able to clash … Continue reading

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3 Nov 2010

The Optional Extras

We often think of choice as being a good thing. Go to any chocolate shop and you’re greeted with a range of options to choose from, all of them tempting. Then again, being free from choice is also a wonderful … Continue reading

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