Here’s his updated info:

Mikel Reparez
Executive Editor | PlayStation: The Official Magazine
4000 Shoreline Court, Suite 400
South San Francisco, CA 94080
AIM: citizenbomberman

For GamesRadar inquiries contact:

  • Sterling McGarvey ( for reviews
  • Sophia Tong ( for previews
  • Henry Gilbert ( and Hollander Cooper ( for all other inquiries

NPD Group released new data:

  • 40 percent of people who have played an upgradable freemium game have made an in-game payment to extend or enhance the experience
  • Women and girls are “significantly more likely” to play freemium games than men
  • Men are more likely to pay than women
  • 38 percent of the U.S. population currently plays some form of freemium game
  • The majority of those who pay choose to do so within the first month of playing a game
  • Females are more likely to continue playing a freemium game after the initial try
  • Males 13 to 34 are most likely to abandon freemium games after initially trying it