King Celebrates Candy Crush Soda Saga Launch in London, NYC

King recently celebrated the launch of Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook and mobile devices in a big way, by partnering with pop star Nicole Scherzinger to trigger a soda fountain display in the River Thames in London. The event saw giant illuminated replica candies floated under the Tower Bridge, while a seven meter high Candy Bear was lifted 20 meters into the sky to represent the game.

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A Better World for Kids Launches New Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo

Since the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, big changes have taken place for the folks at A Better World for Kids. The upcoming social game allows children to create a virtual avatar and home for themselves in a friendly environment, and the developer will partner with charities to donate some of its profits to organizations that help children. That being the case, the developer has decided to cancel its Kickstarter campaign and launch a new fundraising effort on Indiegogo, which it felt was a better fit for the theme of its project.

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Neverwinter: Rise of Tiamat Content Update Launches on PC

Game publisher Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios have announced the launch of the newest content update in Neverwinter, entitled Rise of Tiamat. The free-to-play MMORPG is set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms Universe from Wizards of the Coast, with this new content update being the culmination of the Season of Dragons, and a direct follow-up to the game’s fourth module: Tyranny of Dragons.

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The Skies MMORPG Revealed for PC, Mac

Ukrainian game developer Eforb Games has announced the development of its post-apocalyptic free-to-play MMORPG, The Skies, for PC and Mac. Inspired by the science-fiction novel Skies, the game is described as an MMORPG, but not in the traditional sense of the word. Instead, players will complete a non-linear storyline, where they can create their own “game reality” and choose their own role within it.

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Project Nebula Virtual World Announced for PS4, PC, Mac

With the upcoming closure of PlayStation Home, a virtual world for players on PS3, developer Kovok is already looking to fill the gap the world will leave behind with its Project Nebula. A 3D interactive world, Project Nebula is set for release on PlayStation 4, Mac and PC, and takes players to a world called the Nebula, a group of habitable islands formed after a distant solar system split into several fragments. In Project Nebula, players will be able to customize their own avatar and home space, socialize with others and more.

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R2Games Launches Kingdom Rift in Open Beta

Zombies Ate My Pizza publisher R2Games has announced the release of its newest MMORPG, Kingdom Rift, in open beta. The Facebook title takes players to a world where the seven deadly sins have come to life in the form of seven demon kings, who wish for nothing more than to destroy everything that is good in the world.

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Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme Spin Comes to DoubleDown Casino

Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme SpinsBack in September 2014, a Wheel of Fortune Double Diamond slot machine was added to DoubleDown Casino on Facebook and mobile devices, thanks to a partnership between Sony Pictures Consumer Products and International Game Technology (IGT). Part of this partnership includes the development of additional Wheel of Fortune-themed experiences for DoubleDown Casino, and the next game has been released in that series: Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme Spin.

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Dots Releases Puzzle Game TwoDots on Facebook

TwoDotsMobile game developer Dots has announced the launch of TwoDots on Facebook. The game was released on iOS devices in the Summer of 2014, and has been played by over 20 million people worldwide. In TwoDots, players complete puzzle levels by drawing lines to connect two or more colored dots in a row. With this Facebook release, players who have connected their mobile experience to their Facebook account can carry their progress across devices.

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InnoGames Announces City-Building MMO Elvenar for Browser

ElvenarOnline game developer InnoGames has announced the development of Elvenar, its strategy city-building MMO for browser. Elvenar takes players to a fantasy-themed world, where they’ll choose to create a city for the Elves or the Humans, with this choice having a major impact on the way the game plays out. In the game, users build and upgrade their city, but can also interact with other players and compete in turn-based battles on a 3D battlefield.

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Aeria Games Announces Echo of Soul for North America, Europe

Free-to-play games company Aeria Games has announced that Echo of Soul, a fantasy-themed MMORPG, will be coming to North America and Europe in Spring 2015. The game was originally launched in Korea last year, and was developed by Nvius Corporation (including members of the team behind another MMO, Lineage II). In Echo of Soul, players choose from five classes and explore what’s described as a “massive” game world.

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