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Nostalgia fuels the free-to-play Micro Machines, but it's pretty fun too

Free-to-play games often look appealing, but it’s difficult to know at a glance whether the business model is insidious and fun ruining, or reasonable and worth pumping a few bucks into. With Freemium Field Test, we’ll take a recent free-to-play iOS game, put it through its paces, and let you know if it’s really worth your time (and money). Licensed video games have a long history of missing the mark, and that’s as true today as it was decades back.
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