While the school lunchroom may not be the best spot for excitement, new Facebook game Cafeteria Clash changes that, as players complete food fights in over 100 levels of tower defense gameplay. In each stage, gamers will need to recruit students to toss food at other students, all with the goal of protecting their side of the lunchroom.
Gamesys is experiencing continued success with its popular Facebook game Here Be Monsters. While Here Be Monsters currently sits at 155,000 monthly active users (MAU), according to our tracking service AppData, that number is expected to grow thanks to the game’s recent release on iPad. The mobile release features cross-platform play, allowing iOS gamers to dive into the game’s 600 existing quests.
Players looking to take a break from traditional match-three games can now try Sugar Tales, a level-based Facebook game that asks players to help a monster eat candy in large groups of bright colors. Instead of swapping the location of candies, players click on groups of three or more touching candies, while the monster moves around the board to eat them.
Zynga has announced a huge milestone in its work for charities. For a period of two weeks, Zynga and Water.org collected charity donations in the form of poker winnings in Zynga’s social poker game Zynga Poker. The recent campaign saw users giving a portion of their in-game winnings to a “Water.org Helping Hands” charity pot, with two trillion chips being turned into $100,000 in donations.
What’s better than staring at pictures of cats on the internet? How about a match-three game starring a cat that thinks he’s Indiana Jones? That’s the setup for Indy Cat on Facebook, PlayFlock’s colorful match-three game, which sees players completing puzzle levels to collect treasures with Indy Cat and his friends.
NSi4’s Car Stories is quickly racing up the charts on Facebook, as car fans are challenged to build and research exotic vehicles in this car-themed city-building game. Designed as a car collection game, players in Car Stories will build garages, research buildings and more to increase their collection with classic rides as well as sports cars.
There’s always room for one more social casino game, as proven by the rapidly growing Gold Fish Casino Slots on Facebook. The game has 681,000 monthly active users (MAU), according to our app tracking platform AppData. That’s up from just 206,000 at the end of February. In Gold Fish Casino Slots, players wager virtual currency on underwater-themed slot machines in the hopes of striking it rich, at least digitally.
This week at Game Developers Conference (GDC), Facebook revealed new statistics for Facebook-connected games across the web and mobile devices. On average, over 375 million people play Facebook-connected games each month, while Facebook’s own website and mobile apps send 735 million referrals, on average, to games each day.
Game Insight has announced the latest title in its growing series of hidden object games: Mysterium. From the creator of Mystery Manor, Mysterium places players in a detective story, as they explore the mysterious Collector’s house, filled with mechanical contraptions. In addition, as players explore environments, they’ll travel the globe, from Paris to New York, and will encounter strange artifacts called Mysteriums.
We’re familiar with the war between birds and pigs, but did you know an equally important battle is currently waging between pigs and dragons? That’s the case in Pig & Dragon, CookApps match-three Facebook game which currently has over 843,000 monthly active users and climbing, according to our app tracking platform AppData. The game sees players swapping pieces of fruit to feed dragons, with a variety of goals to complete along the way.
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