Monthly Archives: August 2013

The gaming company Google is betting on: It isn’t Zynga

Google Ventures has upped its bet on private gaming company Kabam, and mobile strategy is a big part of the wager. Being early into mobile is seen as big advantage for Kabam. Zynga has made a move to mobile of

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Nexon Announces MapleStory Makeover Month

Nexon America, one of the world’s leaders in massively multiplayer online games, is celebrating MapleStory Makeover Month in August with the addition of new giveaways and events! As part of the MapleStory Makeover Month, players will be treated to: Cassandra’s

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Jagex set for new round of layoffs

RuneScape developer undergoing review of player support functions. Jagex is set for a new round of layoffs after entering a period of consultation with a number of its player support teams. A source connected to the matter told Develop a

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Kabam’s newest game is Dragons of Atlantis: Heirs of the Dragon, now available on Google Play

Kabam has already released a few of their popular and large scale free-to-play MMO games onto Android and now we know what their next one will be. Dragons of Atlantis: Heirs of the Dragon is the name of the game

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EVE: Valkyrie announced for Oculus Rift

EVE Online developer CCP Games has announced that it will release virtual-reality space-combat game EVE: Valkyrie in 2014, as reported by AusGamers. The game was previously shown to EVE Online series supporters as EVE-VR, a working prototype, at the company’s

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Rift News – Player Counts Rise Since F2P Conversion

According to a new report at GamesIndustry.biz, Trion Worlds has announced that Rift player numbers are significantly higher since the game’s conversion from a subscription title to a F2P title. In addition, sales are up according to the report. [link

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Bigpoint Unveils Futuristic MOBA Game “Merc Elite” at gamescom

Bigpoint is unveiling its Unity3D game Merc Elite at Gamescom in Germany. The Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game, developed over the course of 20 months by an over 40-person team of experienced game developers and designers, underscores Bigpoint’s commitment

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Germany’s RTL Relaunches Online Gaming Platform

COLOGNE, Germany — German commercial broadcaster RTL has relaunched its online gaming platform Gamechannel.de, signing a series of deals with game makers such as Electronic Arts, Ubisoft and Bigpoint to expand its free-to-play offerings for the German market. RTL put

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Moshi Monsters: The Movie hits cinemas this Christmas

The Moshi train rumbles on. Next stop: Hollywood. Mind Candy has announced that the first Moshi Monsters feature film is heading to cinemas in the UK and Ireland this December. This animated film will see Katsuma, Poppet and other familiar

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Gamescom: FIFA 14 on Mobile is Free to Play, Demo En Route

EA has announced that FIFA 14 will be, for the first time, free to play on mobile devices. IGN’s Justin Davis rather enjoyed its touch controls during the first hands-on. A FIFA 14 demo will be available on September 10

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