Wyrmbyte’s Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) Game Begins Greenlight Process on Steam; Launches Season One with New Features
SAN FRANCISCO — July 17, 2013 — Wyrmbyte, an indie video game studio made up of veteran developers, today announced new metrics and features for the company’s inaugural title, Dragons and Titans, which has attracted over 600,000 players worldwide since beginning its open beta May 1. Wyrmbyte is celebrating the full release of Dragons and Titans and this metrics milestone by launching a Steam Greenlight campaign, adding new player customization features, and introducing its first recurring competitive season, where top-ranked players will win special prizes. Continue reading Dragons and Titans Surpasses 600,000 Players
Chartboost Store Empowers Mobile Game Developers to Modify their In-app Store and Virtual Items in Real Time
SAN FRANCISCO – July 11, 2013 – Chartboost – the business engine for mobile game developers around the world – today announced the launch of Chartboost Store, the latest addition to the company’s powerful technology platform that helps developers attract gamers and make money. Today’s launch underscores the company’s core mission to provide developers with a full suite of business tools that drive their businesses forward. Chartboost Store, which joins the company’s widely popular offerings – Direct Deals, Cross Promotion, and the Chartboost Network – harnesses the power of data to give developers full control to make real-time adjustments to their in-game marketplaces.
For more information on Chartboost Store, please visit www.chartboost.com/store. Continue reading Chartboost Launches Backend Service to Power In-app Purchases in Mobile Games
nWay Launches Console-quality Action-RPG into Open Beta on Web Browsers
SAN FRANCISCO – June 26, 2013 – nWay, an independent San Francisco-based gaming startup, has announced that ChronoBlade will be entering open beta today. In ChronoBlade, an action RPG set for multi-platform release, players are tasked with taking on the Chronarch Imperium and their quest to destroy the multiverse. With studio talent including former Lead Designer of both Diablo and Diablo II, Stieg Hedlund, in the role of Senior Game Designer, behind the game, ChronoBlade will offer a free-to-play console-quality experience on Facebook, and will be coming soon to OUYA, iOS, Android and Smart TVs with cross-platform co-op gameplay. Players can play the single-player version of the open beta now at www.chronoblade.com.
Continue reading Brawl Between Dimensions in ChronoBlade, Open Beta Begins Today
nWay Bringing Action-packed Multiplayer RPG to Multiple Platforms
SAN FRANCISCO – June 20, 2013 – nWay, an independent San Francisco-based gaming startup, today announced that the studio’s first title, ChronoBlade, will launch the single-player Facebook Open Beta on June 26. ChronoBlade is a free-to-play, side-scrolling action RPG featuring visceral combo-filled gameplay, heroic leveling, tactical skill trees, and epic amounts of loot. Gamers interested in playing the Open Beta can sign up at www.chronoblade.com.
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iWin Gains Access to Company’s Four Million Daily Active Users
Tel Aviv, Israel – February 5, 2013 –
This week, appnext, the free cross-promotion and advertising platform for social games, will begin delivering advertising across iWin’s collection of Facebook titles. Key games include Family Feud, Deal or No Deal, $100,000 Pyramid, which have amassed millions of players from around the world. Since the company released its products in July of 2012, appnext has garnered over four million daily active users across its network of games that include many Facebook hits, such as Lucky Slots, Hollywood Spins, Bubble Pirates, and Avatingo.
Continue reading Social Gaming Leaders Leverage appnext’s Cross-Promotion Platform to Drive User Engagement Across Facebook
New social platform features interactive characters and mini-games, with mobile expansion coming in December
NEW YORK – Nov. 28, 2012 – Developer PlayPlus today announced the launch of Cantasia on Facebook, a new kid-friendly social gaming hub. Cantasia is based on the Canimals characters from Voozclub, a popular series in South Korea and throughout Asia. Players interact with Canimals and customize their Cantasia City while completing quests and playing a variety of online games. Cantasia will initially feature one mini-game embedded in the platform, Canimals Match 3, with other mini-games to be subsequently released. A mobile version of Canimals Match 3 will be released in December, available exclusively from Samsung Apps for the first three weeks after launch. Have fun with friends and family by checking out Cantasia, available online at the following link: apps.facebook.com/Cantasia. Continue reading Cantasia Launches on Facebook, Brings Popular Asian IP “Canimals” to US for First Time
Explore the Great Outdoors in Atari’s New Free-to-Play Hunting Game
LOS ANGELES — Nov. 20, 2012 — Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, along with leading global social network and mobile games publisher 6waves, and game development studio Galaxy Pest Control today announced that the franchise that originated and popularized hunting games has set up camp on Facebook with Deer Hunter Online http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deer-Hunter-Online/300761470027886. Continue reading Hunting Season Begins! Deer Hunter® Online Playable Now on Facebook
New Content Represents First Addition for myVEGAS’ Rapidly Growing Base of Players
BURLINGAME, Calif. & LAS VEGAS – Oct. 11, 2012 – PLAYSTUDIOS, a game development company focusing on free-to-play casino games, today unveiled Studio City, the first addition to its flagship title myVEGAS. A new Hollywood movie-themed slot game, Studio City features wild symbols, four bonus games, and opportunities to earn myVEGAS collectibles. Studio City is the first in a series of upcoming game releases, each offering creative back-stories and fresh game mechanics. Its release brings the total number of playable games in myVEGAS to six, all of which allow players to earn Loyalty Points redeemable for real-world rewards.
The popularity of myVEGAS has attracted a base of over 350,000 players in just a few short weeks, with 12,000 already eligible to claim real-world rewards in Las Vegas. More than 500 rewards have been redeemed, with prizes ranging from complimentary passes to Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage, to tickets to Cirque du Soleil and a two-night stay in a suite at Mandalay Bay. Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action! PLAYSTUDIOS Adds Hollywood Flair to myVEGAS with New Game, Studio City