If you’re looking for traditional city-building gameplay on Facebook, but you’ve moved on from games like CityVille, Playkot’s Super City has an incredibly similar setup that might be perfect for you. The game places gamers in the role of mayor, challenged with changing a small plot of land with a few homes into a bustling metropolis.
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.
Social game company Plarium has launched Magecraft on Facebook. The game takes players to a medieval kingdom, and challenges them to rule the land with an army of their design. Gamers are led through the game with quests, which introduce them to the game’s city-building and battle mechanics.
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.
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.
While Marvel is busy updating its newest Facebook game, Marvel: Avengers Alliance Tactics, that doesn’t mean the franchise’s original game has been left behind. Far from it actually, as the original Marvel: Avengers Alliance has been updated with a “massive” new chapter inspired by the “Fear Itself” storyline from Marvel Comics.
After a successful launch on Facebook on June 3, Marvel has released the second chapter of content in its Marvel: Avengers Alliance Tactics. The follow-up to the original Marvel: Avengers Alliance allows users to interact with their favorite villains and heroes from the Marvel universe in turn-based strategy battles, while also building a base of operations to call home between combat encounters.
Independent developer Wyrmbyte has today announced a series of new updates to its multiplayer online battle area (MOBA) game Dragons and Titans on Facebook. The free-to-play title sees players becoming a dragon rider, and now offers an expanded storyline, with a new act of story quests to complete in a solo experience.
Geewa’s OnWords is now available on Facebook, offering asynchronous competitive word-play in a style similar to Boggle, but with a twist. In each three-round game, users race to form as many words as they can, using 12 letter tiles in a grid. However, where Boggle or Scramble with Friends require these letters to be touching in some fashion, OnWords allows users to pick and choose letters from all over the board to create words.
Fans of match-three games on Facebook likely know the frustration of playing their favorite game, only to run out of lives and be forced into a waiting game before they can continue playing. That’s why it’s so nice to have multiple other games to play while we wait. Now, yet another option is now available, in Nika Entertainment’s Magic Kitchen.
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