Project Nebula Virtual World Announced for PS4, PC, Mac

With the upcoming closure of PlayStation Home, a virtual world for players on PS3, developer Kovok is already looking to fill the gap the world will leave behind with its Project Nebula. A 3D interactive world, Project Nebula is set for release on PlayStation 4, Mac and PC, and takes players to a world called the Nebula, a group of habitable islands formed after a distant solar system split into several fragments. In Project Nebula, players will be able to customize their own avatar and home space, socialize with others and more.

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Four Lights Launches Defenders of Time on PC, Mac

Defenders of TimeIndependent developer Four Lights has announced the launch of Defenders of Time, its fast-paced tower defense game, on Steam. While the standard multiplayer game is available for $20, Four Lights has done something interesting, offering the entire single-player mode of the game in full, for free, via a download on the game’s website. In addition, users can invite up to three friends into the paid version of the game, for free, in order to make the game truly social for friends.

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Warframe Updated to Celebrate Movember

Developer Digital Extremes has announced the launch of its Movember content update in Warframe, its multiplayer free-to-play title on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The update sees Digital Extremes partnering with the Movember Foundation’s annual Movember campaign, which asks participants to grow a mustache during the month of November in order to raise awareness, and hopefully funds, to ultimately save or improve the lives of men affected by prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health issues. In Warframe, this partnership translates to virtual mustaches being given out to the game’s players.

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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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E3 2014: Obsidian Entertainment releases new gameplay trailer for Armored Warfare

At this year’s E3 in Los Angeles, Obsidian Entertainment and My.com released the newest gameplay trailer for Armored Warfare. The upcoming free-to-play MMO military video game places players behind the wheel of tanks and other armored vehicles, with this new trailer showing off a few differences between the game’s main unit types.

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E3 2014: Sony announces social, free-to-play games for PS3, PS4, PS Vita

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While free-to-play games are already huge money-makers for mobile and browser developers, console developers are racing to secure their own piece of the pie. At this year’s E3 in Los Angeles, Sony announced a variety of free-to-play titles for its PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 home consoles and PlayStation Vita handheld gaming system.

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The Little Vikings aims to be the largest social game to date

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Hooqt’s platform for casual online gaming is described as being built “by gamers, for gamers.” The platform’s first game, The Little Vikings, is an ambitious release, with Hooqt claiming it’s one of the largest social games ever created. In it, gamers take on the role of a Viking, exploring their own island to make a settlement while completing quests.

Upon arrival, the island is covered in fog, and is revealed as players manually explore the land around them. To start, users complete quests by constructing cottages, chopping down trees and other basic tasks, but the game eventually expands to include combat against enemies like killer rabbits that appear on the island.

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GSN Games brings Treasures of Cleopatra Slots to Facebook

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GSN Games has announced the launch of its latest slot machine within the Games by GSN Facebook app: Treasures of Cleopatra Slots. The game is also available on GSN.com, and offers a contest to users playing outside the Facebook platform. On either platform, the game takes players to an Egyptian themed machine, where they can win big Tokens by matching themed symbols.

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ROBLOX’s Developer Exchange awards first $10,000 monthly payout

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User-powered content platform ROBLOX has announced a milestone for its Developer Exchange program, which allows game creators to earn money from the virtual currency earned from their ROBLOX games. The ROBLOX platform gives users the tools they need to create and share independent games with millions of players around the world.

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Goodgame Big Farm passes 25 million registered players

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Goodgame Studios’ browser farming game Goodgame Big Farm has passed a milestone, as more than 25 million people have registered to play the game. That figure translates into some equally large in-game stats, as Goodgame has released an infographic of interesting figures from the title’s past. For one, more than 362 million units of cow feed are produced each month.

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