Monthly Archives: August 2012

Wooga presents own open source Webserver

My name is Knut, and I want to show you something really cool that I built to solve some problems we are facing here at Wooga. Having several very successful social games means we have a large number of users.

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Krosmaster Arena Coming To Dofus And Wakfu

Ankama Games has announced the upcoming release of Krosmaster Arena, an add-on for its Dofus and Wakfu online games. The expansion will offer players the chance to fight against each other with a team of virtual figurines. [link to article]

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Zynga to launch a core social game later this year

Zynga wants to prove to you that it can make “hardcore” games work on Facebook. But it seems Zynga would rather leverage the power of its network than create the games itself, hence the announcement of a partnership with Eruptive Games. Together,

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New Consoles just ione year away says EA

EA Label’s president Frank Gibeau (…) Speaking to Bloomberg about Madden this week he was asked about declining sales of consoles at the end of a cycle. His response was quite straightforward: ”The new hardware is going to be coming out in about

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Another Farmgame – KapiFarm now in Open Beta

Quote: Seit gestern befindet sich Upjers neuestes Spiel KapiFarm in der Open Beta-Phase. Damit können alle interessierte Spieler ihre eigene Farm bewirtschaften. Dort hält man sich Tiere, pflanzt Gemüse, Getreide sowie Pilze an und kann Rohstoffe abbauen. Neben klassischen Farm-Features wie dem Bepflanzen,

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Coasterado – Rollercoaster Sim by Bitcomposer – enters Open Beta Sepmtember 3rd

Quote: Die Closed-Beta von Coasterado soll laut bitComposer am 3. September starten, der offizieller Startschuss ist für Ende des Jahres geplant. [link to article]

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Gamigo shuts down Black Prophecy

Black Prophecy will set offline on September 26th. Gamigo did not mention its reasons.  Quote: Das Free2Play-Weltraumspiel Black Prophecy schließt am 26. September 2012 seine Tore. Gründe, die zu diesem Schritt geführt haben, nannte der Betreiber gamigo allerdings nicht. [link

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Another Zynga double departure

Zynga’s management exodus continued today as two vice presidents resigned in the wake of other departures over the last few weeks. Bloomberg reported today that Zynga vice presidents Bill Mooney and Brian Birtwistle have departed the social-game giant. They follow the departure of chief

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Zynges new Title Chef Ville already has 7 million daily active users

Zynga’s ChefVille’s kitchen was on fire in the No. 1 slot with a 6.98 million gain and 3,173 percent more daily active users leaving the DAU at 7.2 million. (…) Besides ChefVille, all of the games on this week’s list

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EA to produce cheaper F2P titles

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), the second- largest U.S. video-game publisher, will develop fewer Facebook games as it shifts to mobile and free offerings, the head of the company’s development studios said. (…)Electronic Arts is hastening development of less-expensive games, titles

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