Games publisher 6waves has launched another match-three title on Facebook: Dogs vs Cats. The title follows our furry friends on an adventure, as players complete stages by swapping the locations of yarn balls to create matches of three or more matching yarn balls horizontally or vertically. Each level has its own board layout and goal, with multiple kinds of levels being available for play.
While match-three games might be the current go-to genre for Facebook game developers, Sleepy Wings company RoyalCactus has shown its love for the bubble shooter with the release of Froggle on the platform. In Froggle, players help a frog named Froggy free his tadpoles from bubble formations at the top of the screen. In each level, players shoot colored bubbles at existing groups of orbs to form groups of at least three matching bubbles. This pops them and removes them from the screen, while also rewarding players with points.
Renatus Media has announced the launch of its newest Facebook puzzle game, Sweet Smash Story. Inspired by a real-life relationship between a little boy and his dog named Toy, the game is the fulfillment of a son’s wish to play a game that contained his dog, allowing him to play with Toy even when the real pet wasn’t around. In each level of Sweet Smash Story, which was developed by Playcream, players click on groups of two or more touching, matching squares on the board to clear them in order to meet level-specific objectives.
RoyalCactus has a new puzzle game available for Facebook gamers: Sleepy Wings. The game sees users completing levels by dragging their mouse on top of colorful, sleeping birds in order to wake them up and remove them from the screen. Each level has its own board layout and completion requirements, which become more complicated as players progress.
6waves’ Sundae Smash is now available to play on Facebook. The level-based puzzle game sees players following a young girl named Eva on a journey through Planet Sundae, with her friends Collin and Douglas, in an effort to find a rocket ship that can send her home. Players complete levels by swapping the locations of ice cream sundaes to create matches of three or more like-symbols in a row.
After announcing the game at Casual Connect in July 2014, RealNetworks’ GameHouse division has announced the official launch of Slingo Adventure on Facebook. RealNetworks acquired the Slingo brand last year, and GameHouse has been hard at work ever since, creating a game that combines bingo and slot machines in a new way to attract both existing franchise fans and completely new players.
Qublix Games has released its newest puzzle title on Facebook: Fruit Farm Frenzy. In each level of the game, players help a raccoon drop fruit onto the screen to make matches of three or more fruits that touch in some way. That is, gamers can form horizontal and vertical lines of fruit, but diagonal and L shape matches also qualify. When matched, these fruits are removed from the screen. Players will need to drop enough fruit in each stage to finish specific goals, without letting rogue fruits reach the top of the screen and end the game.
Happy 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.
Eva Studio has released yet another new match-three game for players on Facebook: Fiesta, a party-themed game that sees gamers making matches with firecrackers to increase their size and eventually cause them to detonate on the board. The game’s match-three style asks players to swap the locations of touching firecrackers to make matches of three or more like-colored symbols vertically or horizontally.
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