Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gameglobe: Guns for Hire

Square Enix and Bigpoint are happy to announce that the new Mercenaries theme is now available for Gameglobe. The Mercenaries theme is fully loaded with new enemies, buildings, weapons and hazards including barbed wire, machetes, explosives and shotguns. It even

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Free-to-Play Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade Landing in North America

Square Enix and DeNa announced today that Final Fantasy Airbone Brigade, a free-to-play social game, is coming to North American Android and iOS devices, though no release date has been set. This is far from Square’s first foray into mobile

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Kongregate now lets you download and launch free-to-play games

Kongregate, the extensive flash games depository, is busting out of the browser to let you download a selection of free-to-play games. Three games are currently available from their downloads page. There’s Bomb Buddies, a Bomberman-style online arcade game; Smashmuck Champions,

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Mortal Online Is Now Free-To-Play

StarVault’s massive-multiplayer online, role-playing survival game, Mortal Online, has decided to abandon the premium monthly fees and head to the new hotness of “Freemium” or “free-to-play” monetization. This means that gamers can download the client, install the game and hop

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Zynga Just Can’t Win

So what happens when Zynga alters its agreement with Facebook to make it less dependent on the social network? The stock goes down. So Zynga gets punished for being overly dependent on Facebook. And then it gets punished for trying

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City Of Heroes Shuts Down Tonight

NCSoft made the decision to close developer Paragon Studios and therefore end City Of Heroes back in September this year and now, we’re into the final night of the City Of Heroes servers being operational. (…) City Of Heroes was

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RuneScape developer has yet to issue yearly filing due in September

Jagex has failed to produce its annual financial report nearly two months after the due date. The company best known for RuneScape has opened a number of new studios this year, including one in the US. But not all has

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Grimlands Heads Into Second Closed Beta

Gamigo has announced that the open-world, post-apocalyptic, vehicular first-person shooter, Grimlands, will be heading back into closed beta testing this week and will run all the way up until December 5th, giving gamers a little bit of time to hop

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EVE Online Selected for Museum of Modern Art’s Permanent Collection

EVE Online, the Sci-Fi massively multiplayer online (MMO) game developed by CCP Games and launched in 2003 is amongst a select 14 video games to be accepted into the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The games,

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InnoGames Deploys Great Buildings into Forge of Empires

Today InnoGames released a new multiplayer feature, Great Buildings, into the international version of the popular browser title Forge of Empires: http://en.forgeofempires.com.  The massive constructions will give players permanent bonuses and can be leveled up through the use of Forge

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