South Korea's Zepetto, developer of Point Blank (aka Piercing Blow), has licensed its new, free-to-play shooter title Battle Carnival to GameNet. The publisher will present the FPS at the forthcoming game show IgroMir Expo where it will run a first public test.
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Anime shooter First Assault will end its Early Access phase on Steam the next days and Nexon invites everyone based in both Americas, Europe and Australia to the free-to-play Open Beta which is slated to start on July 28.
Multiplayer shooter Evolve is now available as free download on Steam as Evolve Stage 2. The free-to-play version skyrocketed on Steam. From almost nil players it has seen almost 25,000 concurrent players yesterday.
Turkey-based developer MadByte Games has partnered up with IDC/Games to extend publishing services for free-to-play FPS Zula to Europe. The game is being localized into several languages and will be also available on Steam later this year.
It isn't about adding just trucks in the most recent update 'Everhart - Knights of the road' for free-to-play WWII shooter Heroes & Generals. The trucks allow for nine infantry units to be transported and that "strengthens teamplay" and "have a great impact on the overall feel of the game".
The Korean version of FPS Alliance Of Valiant Arms (A.V.A) celebrates its 8th year since launch and Red Duck invested serious resources in bringing out a new upgraded version. Still using the same engine, the new update is titled "Super Soldier Project" and delivers better graphics with more object details and textures. The all-new A.V.A launches in Korea, June 28th.
Blizzard Enterainment's Overwatch surpassed League of Legends and is the most played game in Korea by today. Overwatch reached an overall playing time of 30% of all Korean gamers, measured by Gametrics.
Digital Extremes announced a new PvP mode for its popular shooter Warframe: with upcoming "Lunaro" space ninjas need all their skill, teamwork and creativity for victory and honor.
Blackspot Entertainment explained in a Facebook posting that the launch of free-to-play military shooter Line of Sight on Steam might be delayed. The Korean developer is confident that they will bring it out later in September at the latest.
Oh that is good news for Blizzard Enterainment. Overwatch shot straight in at no.1 in the UK, right after the launch on May 24th. But more interestingly, the shooter secured the no. 2 spot on the overall top ranking of all played PC games in Korea, a country where free-to-play is the only business model for gaming.
Military-themed FPS Iron Sight heads into Closed Beta this month. Together with publisher Neowiz Games, Wiple Games will conduct the first Closed Beta test for Korean gamers beginning on June 14.
Arena shooter LawBreakers heads to the next stage, Boss Key Productions announced that they will be soon releasing dates for the Closed Alpha test, which will begin in mid-June.
Crytek released a new co-op mission for free-to-play shooter Warface. Named of the Egyptian god of death himself, Anubis is 'an epic three stage, action-packed co-op mission set in Eastern Africa, where players must battle hard, smart, and as a team'. Check out the teaser trailer:
The May update for free-to-play FPS S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2 comes with "the most mighty weapon the 21st century has seen": the M1A0! Funny? Cute? Or just silly? Check this out: