Crytek is intent on shaking up the current FPS paradigm by transitioning entirely to a free-to-play (F2P) business model in two-to-five years.
One of the most popular and seemingly successful video game franchises on the scene today is EA'a and Crytek's Crysis franchise.
Star Wars is more than just a series of movies or your typical franchise.
One of the first RPG games I ever played was from the Ultima franchise. As you may recall, Ultima IV originally debuted back in 1985 and was perhaps best known for its virtues system.