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Valve Cancels Development On Artifact 2.0, Makes Original And Remake Free For Everyone

Valve Cancels Development On Artifact 2.0, Makes Original And Remake Free For Everyone

Valve is pulling the plug on disappointing digital Dota 2-inspired CCG Artifact.

By Jason Winter - 6 months ago
Valve Preps Artifact 2.0, Which Won't Sell Cards Or Packs

Valve Preps Artifact 2.0, Which Won't Sell Cards Or Packs

Saying that Valve's Artifact didn't perform well is a bit of an understatement.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Valve's Auto-Chess Title, Dota Underlords, Is Now Free Via Steam Early Access

Valve's Auto-Chess Title, Dota Underlords, Is Now Free Via Steam Early Access

Last week, Valve announced Dota Underlords, its auto-chess variant based on Dota 2.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Valve Promises "A Better Artifact," And There's Probably Just One Way To Accomplish That

💣 Feature | Valve Promises "A Better Artifact," And There's Probably Just One Way To Accomplish That

After going nearly two months without any communication, Valve posted to the Steam page for Artifact last Thursday, March 29.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
What Will Go F2P Next? We Offer Up 6 Predictions

💣 Feature | What Will Go F2P Next? We Offer Up 6 Predictions

Back in 2015, I made a few predictions about MMORPGs that I thought had a chance – even if only a slim one – of going free-to-play.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
MMOBomb's Top 5 Free-To-Play Predictions For 2019 (And Grading 2018's Predictions)

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's Top 5 Free-To-Play Predictions For 2019 (And Grading 2018's Predictions)

It's time, once again, to be amazed and astounded by my precocious acts of prestidigitation, my prescient predictions, my prattling on about probable outcomes … however you put it, it's free-to-play prediction time again her...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
MMOBomb's 2018 In Review: Top 5 Shocking F2P Headlines

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's 2018 In Review: Top 5 Shocking F2P Headlines

Now that we've covered the free-to-play gaming news you totally saw coming, it's time to take a look at the surprises from 2018.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Dota 2 Gets Review Bombed Again, This Time For Racist Comments From A Pro Team

Dota 2 Gets Review Bombed Again, This Time For Racist Comments From A Pro Team

Remember when the reveal of Artifact caused such a review-bombing of Dota 2 that it made Valve add charts to Steam pages so people could see if games had been recently review-bombed?...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Dota 2's Player Base Is In Decline, Says SuperData

Dota 2's Player Base Is In Decline, Says SuperData

With around half a million players at any one time -- trailing only PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on Steam -- Dota 2 isn't exactly dying.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Top 5 Free-to-Play Games That Ended Up Buy-to-Play

💣 Feature | Top 5 Free-to-Play Games That Ended Up Buy-to-Play

What do you think when an upcoming game is announced as free-to-play?...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Valve's Artifact Plays Like Dota 2, Won't Be Free-To-Play

Valve's Artifact Plays Like Dota 2, Won't Be Free-To-Play

As one game enters free-to-play, another exits.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
MMOBomb's Top 5 Predictions For F2P Gaming In 2018

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's Top 5 Predictions For F2P Gaming In 2018

It's prediction time again!...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
MMOBomb's Top 10 Free-to-Play Gaming New Stories of 2017

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's Top 10 Free-to-Play Gaming New Stories of 2017

What a wild and wacky 2017 it's been!...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Dota 2 Gets Review Bombed On Steam; Also, Valve (Finally) Tries To Combat Review Bombing On Steam

Dota 2 Gets Review Bombed On Steam; Also, Valve (Finally) Tries To Combat Review Bombing On Steam

Sometimes events happen in succession that might seem related but maybe aren't.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Nearly Everyone Hates Valve's Artifact – And It Probably Won't Matter

💣 Feature | Nearly Everyone Hates Valve's Artifact – And It Probably Won't Matter

Since its reveal just over a month ago, I've been following the amazing saga of Artifact: The Dota Card Game.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Valve Announces Artifact, The Dota Card Game

Valve Announces Artifact, The Dota Card Game

Valve announced a new game yesterday.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago

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