PCWorld Editors Alex Wawro, Nate Ralph and Jason Cross (who sounds like he's trapped in a well) join Game On contributing writer David Daw to talk about what the popularity (and profit margin) of free-to-play games like Team Fortress 2, Tiny Tower and Realm Of The Mad God means for the future of the game industry. What makes a free-to-play game fun to play, and when is it worth paying for? Tune in to find out, and stick around 'till the end to hear our recommendations on some great free games for tablets, smartphones and PC that you might want to check out.

You could also check out the Free Friday feature on our Game On blog, but then you'd miss out on fantastic free-to-play games like Hero Academy and League of Legends. Choose wisely!

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