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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Wheel of Fortune Comes to DoubleDown Casino on Facebook, Mobile

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If you’ve been inside a major Las Vegas resort, you’ve likely seen a large Wheel of Fortune slot machine shining on the casino floor. Now, that real-world slot machine experience has been made virtual in DoubleDown Casino on Facebook and mobile devices, thanks to International Game Technology, or IGT. The real-world Wheel of Fortune slot machine is touted as the world’s most popular, and has created nearly 1,000 millionaires. The virtual experience, on the other hand, rewards virtual winnings, but it’s the first of many developments for the brand.

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Make Matches with Cute Critters in Anipop on Facebook

Anipop 650 2Happy Elements’ match-three puzzle game Anipop is currently featured on Facebook’s games portal, encouraging players to try some of the title’s 300+ levels. In Anipop, players help animals on their journey by making matches with them, one level at a time.

Each level of Anipop comes with different requirements and a move limit. Players make matches by swapping the location of two touching animals, and may be required to match large numbers of a specific kind of animal or clear ice blocks that rest under animals, among other tasks.

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Game Insight Announces Gameplay Improvements, Updates for Cloud Raiders

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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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Goodgame Studios Announces Shadow Kings for Browser, Mobile

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Big Farm developer Goodgame Studios has announced the upcoming release of its newest title on browser and mobile devices: Shadow Kings. The MMO building and strategy game sees players creating their own cities in a fantasy setting. The once-peaceful world has been thrown into chaos by an army of orcs, goblins and trolls, and players must work together to defeat this new darkness.

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