Items tagged with Mercenaries

Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon Wildlands has been around for quite some time, having launched over two years ago (March 7th, 2017 to be exact). With that being said, the game’s developers are aiming to give the game a big going away party before its successor – Ghost Recon Breakpoint – arrives on the scene. An all-new multiplayer mode is arriving, and it’s called Mercenaries. It’s a frantic PvPvE free-for-all that kinda takes on the guise of today’s popular battle royale shooters. The gameplay mechanics have us screaming out, “Run, get to the choppa!” to quote Arnold Schwarzenegger from the classic 1987 action flick Predator. You will have to fend... Read more...
When it comes to video game sales, there's no love lost between game publishers and game retailers--particularly GameStop. Nearly half (48.1 percent) of GameStop's profits come from sales of used games. The company's entire business model is built around the acquisition and sale of previously owned games. Such sales are pure profit to the company. GameStop has never released an estimate of how often the same copy of a game passes through a store, but the combination of a popular title and good location could easily lead to multiple resales. Game publishers hate the fact that they're completely cut off from this revenue stream; a member of Lionhead Studios made headlines last May when he declared... Read more...