Back in 2011, we took our first look at A Better World, a Facebook game from ToonsUp that encourages users to perform good deeds both in-game and in the real world to create a better world for us all. The game is still going strong on Facebook, with over 2.5 million players (to date) performing almost 24 million good deeds.
Casino game developer GameSpring has launched its latest title on Facebook: Baccarat Online 3D. While gamers are probably used to the many slot machine and poker games on Facebook, baccarat might still be an unfamiliar product. Initially, Baccarat Online appears to only be a game for experienced pros, but a click of the menu’s “Help” button reveals a tutorial for how to play the game.
Electronic Arts has revealed its plans to shutter PopCap Games’ Plants vs. Zombies Adventures on Facebook. The game was released in 2013, and sees players defending a base from the undead. It features famous franchise plants like Sunflowers and Wall-Nuts, as well as new zombies and plants, like the Beet, which causes large amounts of melee damage to enemies.
Social and mobile game developer GamePoint has announced the release of its latest social casino title on Facebook: GamePoint Poker. The game joins existing titles including GamePoint Bingo, Royaldice and Cardparty, and allows users to player against others while forming friendships.
In action-battle Facebook game Castle Rock, players travel to a land tormented by an evil dragon, and must rescue the world’s survivors while defeating their enemies before it’s too late. The game offers a mix of level-based gameplay and city-building, as users complete one battle encounter at a time, choosing their team based on the kinds of enemies on the opposing side. Outside of battle, they’ll complete quests and train new warriors for their army.
If you’ve ever wanted to be like Cinderella, it’s likely the royal carriage and “happily ever after” you’re looking for, rather than chores. However, Cinderella Story on Facebook hopes to make those chores fun by introducing gamers to a variety of characters and quests to complete. Starting in the Royal Kitchen in the palace, players will learn to cook recipes, and yes, even clean, before moving onto other locations and duties.
Independent game developer Undercoders has announced the launch of the first episode of Video Games Quiz on Facebook. The game challenges players’ knowledge of video games by showing them screenshots from games and asking them to name them.
The experience is similar to brand logo-identification games, or the recently popular “Guess the 90’s,” as each video game title is represented by a single screenshot, and users can access hints if they need help.
Mobile and social game company Game Insight has announced a series of new updates for its strategy game Cloud Raiders: Sky Conquest. The updates have been made after taking players’ wishes into account, and result in “a lot of new possibilities” for gamers. For instance, the game has been updated with new tactical commands during combat.
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