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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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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Renatus Media Surpasses 50 Million Players on Facebook, Mobile

RenatusSocial games company Renatus Media is celebrating its second anniversary by reaching a new player milestone, as over 50 million players are currently enjoying its titles across Facebook, iOS and Android devices. As of late 2013, that figure was just 10 million users.

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GamePoint’s Social Casino Games Surpass 10 Million Players

GamePoint PokerMultiplayer social game developer GamePoint has reached a new milestone for its player base, surpassing 10 million players across its suite of social titles on Facebook and the company’s own website. GamePoint’s catalog of casino games includes GamePoint Bingo and Royaldice, as well as GamePoint Poker.

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Travian Games Announces Truck Nation for Browser, Mobile

Truck NationTwo years after the launch of their Rail Nation, Travian Games and Bright Future have announced their second transport strategy title, Truck Nation, which is in development for release in Spring 2015. The game will revolve around building a successful trucking company, completing shipping orders and gaining control of as many routes around the game world as possible.

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Arcane Legends Celebrates New Release with Gameplay Stats [Infographic]

Arcane LegendsSpacetime Studios is celebrating the success of its MMORPG Arcane Legends with the release of an infographic, detailing the game’s highlights over the past two years. In addition, the company has announced the launch of the game on the Amazon Appstore, with this new version joining releases on iOS, Google Play and the Chrome Web Store for PC and Mac.

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Jagex Announces Chronicle: RuneScape Legends for PC, Mobile

Chronicle RuneScape LegendsDuring RuneFest on October 11, Jagex announced the development of its new game set in the world of Gielinor, Chronicle: RuneScape Legends (working title). The title is coming to PC, Mac, tablet and mobile platforms in 2015, and will offer a collectible card game experience to players.

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Runsters on the Run: Help Friendly Critters Escape Hard Labor on Facebook

German publishing company Computec Media has branched out from its work in print-based magazines and online content to begin publishing “promising” indie titles. One such game is Runsters on the Run, a mobile and Facebook game that sees players helping innocent “runsters” escape from a work camp controlled by an evil sorcerer. The match-three game offers a literal twist on the genre, as players must twist rings to make matches of runsters and free them.

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iLands is Like Minecraft, on Facebook, for Free

ilands 650Fans of Minecraft that don’t want to pay for the game have Yacko’s iLands on Facebook as an alternative. In this persistent 3D game, players are given a rotating selection of block types for free each week, or can pay one price to unlock them all. Once they’re ready to build, players use the scroll wheel or the number keys to select their block type, and simply click to place them in the world, building small and quaint or grand and impressive structures, one block at a time.

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Battle Nations Launches on Steam with Team Fortress 2 Content [Interview]

battle nations 650After an initial release on iOS and Android devices, Battle Nations has officially launched on Steam, giving a whole new set of players the chance to get in on the tactical, turn-based combat experience. The game was released in beta on Steam via the platform’s Early Access program earlier this year, but this official launch introduces new content to gamers, as Valve and Z2 have partnered to bring Team Fortress 2 content to the game.

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