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Alha, Kati

The Rise of Free-to-Play: How the Revenue Model Changed Games and Playing

2020, ISBN: 978-952-03-1774-4.

Doctoral thesis Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Attitudes, Augmented reality, Ethics, Evaluation, Experience, Facebook, Free-to-play, Freemium, Future, Game industry, Grossing, Heuristics, Literature review, Metascore, Mobile gaming, Paying, Playability, Pokémon Go, Reviews, Sales, Social games, Social networks, Virtual goods


Alha, Kati; Kinnunen, Jani; Koskinen, Elina; Paavilainen, Janne

Free-to-Play Games: Paying Players' Perspective

In: Proceedings of the 22nd International Academic Mindtrek Conference, pp. 49–58, 2018.

In proceedings Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Attitudes, Digital games, Ethics, Experience, Free-to-play, In-game purchases