Crossword Combat launches for free on a browser near you

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Independent game developer Blue Fondue has announced the worldwide release of Crossword Combat, a browser-based word game that sees users completing a crossword grid with any words that come to mind, so long as they fit into the grid’s horizontal and vertical letter placements.

In each game, players have two minutes to fill the grid, with certain letters offering bonus points and others resulting in penalties. For instance, using the letters O or P could offer bonus points, while using X takes away points. These letters are different in each game. In addition, each game has a required letter, which must be used in at least one word on the grid.

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Complete match-three levels in Game Insight’s Smiley Boom on Facebook

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Game Insight’s Smiley Boom will soon make its way to iOS and Android devices, but until then, users can play the match-three game on Facebook. In Smiley Boom, players are taken to the town of “Smiland,” where players are introduced to the “Smileys,” groups of colorful orbs with their own personalities.

On each stage of the game, players are asked to complete certain requirements before moving onto the next area of town. These may ask gamers to earn a set number of points, remove special ice tiles from the board, and so on.

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Rebuild a medieval kingdom in Puzzle Tale on Facebook

A kingdom has fallen, and it’s your job to restore it to glory in Renatus Media’s Puzzle Tale on Facebook and iOS. The game takes players to a medieval land, with fields of grass and wheat, farm animals like sheep and chickens, and the goal of collecting as many raw materials as possible to turn them into better resources.

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Bubble Chronicles DE: Burst bubbles using fuel on Facebook

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Social game companies Renatus Media and Clonefish are experiencing growing success with their bubble-popping game Bubble Chronicles: Diamond Edition (DE) on Facebook. The game sees players traveling throughout time, bursting bubbles in Ancient China, the Jurassic period and more.

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Match gems to collect treasure in Pirate Treasures on Facebook

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OrangeApps’ Pirate Treasures has experienced hefty success in Russia, but now a whole new audience has been introduced to the colorful match-three game, thanks to its release on Facebook. In Pirate Treasures, players complete match-three levels to find treasures while completing goals in each.

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2048: Match number tiles to earn a high score on Facebook

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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.

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6waves’ Fruit Jamba is growing fast on Facebook

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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.

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Collect treasures with Indy Cat in this match-three Facebook game

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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.

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Feed your dragons for big points in Pig & Dragon on Facebook

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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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Take the Cake: Help Julie find her lost cat in this match-three Facebook game

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Xi-Art’s Take the Cake is growing fast, as thousands of players have raced to try the new match-three game on Facebook. Take the Cake follows a young girl named Julie, as she enters the Magic Forest to find her lost cat. In each level, players are challenged to complete specific goals, like earning a set number of points or clearing pastries of a single color from the board.

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