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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Samba Rio Slot Comes to Brasingo on Facebook

Samba Rio SlotIn celebration of the upcoming summer season in South America, Caleta Gaming has announced the launch of a new content update in its bingo and slot machine game Brasingo on Facebook. The update brings the Samba Rio slot to the game, featuring samba dancers and Copacabana-themed symbols.

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Glu Mobile Brings Kim Kardashian: Hollywood to Facebook

Glu Mobile has announced the launch of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood on Facebook. The game was originally released on mobile, and has held high positions on the Top Grossing App chart on iTunes since its launch in late June. In the game, players go from being a nobody to a superstar by completing quests, going on dates, having photo shoots, managing their social media presence and more to please fans and other characters, including Kim Kardashian West herself.

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A Better World for Kids Seeks Funding on Kickstarter

A Better World has announced a Kickstarter campaign for a new game in its uplifting game franchise, aimed specifically at children. Appropriately, the game is called A Better World for Kids, and it takes many of the popular elements from the original A Better World Facebook title (which is aimed at teens and adults) and transforms them into experiences suitable for youngsters.

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Froggle: Help Froggy Rescue His Tadpoles on Facebook

FroggleWhile 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.

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Sportster–Bet and Win Launches on Facebook

SportsterWin and Nordeus have announced the launch of Sportster—Bet and Win on Facebook. The sports betting game gives players the chance to make virtual currency bets on live football (soccer) events in the English Premier League, the Bundesliga in Germany, Spain’s Primera División, and other professional football leagues. In addition, users can make bets on virtual matches, the outcomes of which have been determined using real-world statistics and the game’s odds prediction engine.

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Sweet Smash Story: It’s a Birthday Party for Pets in this Facebook Match-Three Game

Sweet Smash StoryRenatus 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.

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Charm King: Complete Match-Three Levels in this Royal Adventure on Facebook

Charm KingSince there’s always room for one more match-three game in one’s life, PlayQ Inc has launched Charm King on Facebook. The game asks players to clear symbols (charms) like clouds, butterflies and feathers from the board by swapping the location of two symbols to create lines of three or more matching items, horizontally or vertically. Each level of Charm King has a different board layout and overall requirement for completion, with many of the genre’s expected features, like stars and move limits, being present throughout.

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Sleepy Wings: Wake Up Birds in this Facebook Match-Three Game

Sleepy WingsRoyalCactus 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.

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6waves Launches Sundae Smash on Facebook

Sundae Smash6waves’ 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.

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