British betting and gaming company Coral has announced a partnership with San Francisco-based social and mobile game developer Ruby Seven Studios, which will see the pair developing and launching new social slot machine games on an international level. The first app will see Coral’s games ‘The Magician’ and ‘The Magician Triple Pots’ launched inside a new social game.
Friends of Zynga’s Gems with Friends can now play a similar title on Facebook, as ‘2048’ is available to play for free. 2048 asks players to move numbered tiles around a game board using their arrow keys, with the goal being to create a tile worth 2,048 points. Players can manually meld tiles in relation to the arrow key they press, making the game more about skill than speed.
With the upcoming Easter holiday, it’s no surprise RoyalCactus’ Bunny Maniacs is growing in popularity on Facebook. The level-based puzzle game has over 368,000 monthly active players on Facebook, according to our app tracking platform AppData. In Bunny Maniacs, players combine elements to form new items, in a format similar to that found in Triple Town, as one example.
6waves’ Fruit Jamba is off to a fast start on Facebook, as the new puzzle game has climbed to over 228,000 monthly active users (MAU) in just a few weeks. According to our tracking service AppData, the game had just 6,300 players on March 29. In Fruit Jamba, players complete match-three levels by collecting fruit and completing level-specific tasks.
In 6waves’ newest Facebook title Once Upon a Night, players find themselves trapped in a mystical forest, speaking with trees and fighting an evil witch for control of the kingdom. The game is similar to Disney’s Facebook title Ghosts of Mistwood (our review), in that players will be given a small parcel of forest, filled with trees, vines and other debris, and can only complete as many tasks as they have available workers.
Zynga has announced a fitting new addition to its Hit It Rich: Casino Slots on Facebook, as players can now spin the reels on a FarmVille 2 slot machine. This machine marks the first time the world of FarmVille 2 has been available in a social casino game, and lets players earn virtual winnings using the famous animals and crops from the popular farming game.
GTarcade.com is finding growing success with its MMORPG League of Angels on Facebook. The game currently sits at over 445,000 monthly active users (MAU), according to our app tracking service AppData. That’s an increase from 282,000 MAU on March 30.
Game network Gogogogo.com has launched its newest MMO, ClanCraft, on Facebook. The game is a mix of city-building and simulation, as players enter a world inspired by European fairytales. Players will battle boars, goblins and other creatures, with combat taking place automatically until one team is the winner.
Game developer Wopidom has released its first social title on Facebook, the pirate-themed quiz game Quizdom. In Quizdom, players become the captain of a pirate ship, and are challenged with sinking their opponents’ vessels by answering trivia questions.
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