At one time, free PC games were dominated by indie testbeds and Flash time-wasters. These days, the free-to-play phenomenon has completely changed our expectations. The full-priced games that once topped the charts are getting some real competition from titles that offer large swaths of the experience with zero upfront cost.
Free to Play All Day
Regardless of your specific tastes, you won’t have to spend much to get hundreds of hours of entertainment. The free-to-play and free-to-start concepts get a bad rap from exploitative mechanics from titles like Clash Royale or Candy Crush Saga, but there’s still so much here that’s worth exploring. As long as you spend your time and money wisely, the entire experience can be pretty sweet. And since there are so many fish in this particular sea, there’s no reason to put off trying something else if the monetization pressure ever gets too intense.
James Webb Space Telescope Completes Deep-Freeze Testing
After removing Webb from the deep freeze, NASA now reports that all systems are go.
Researchers: One Person Drove Bitcoin Price from $150 to $1,000
Economists recently took a look the spike that first sent Bitcoin over $1,000, finding it was most likely the result of a single person using bots to make a quick buck.
Click-Fraud Chrome Extensions Removed from Store After 500,000 Downloads
Researchers from security firm ICEBRG report finding a cluster of scam extensions in the Google Web Store with a combined download figure of more than 500,000.