InnoGames Announces City-Building MMO Elvenar for Browser

ElvenarOnline game developer InnoGames has announced the development of Elvenar, its strategy city-building MMO for browser. Elvenar takes players to a fantasy-themed world, where they’ll choose to create a city for the Elves or the Humans, with this choice having a major impact on the way the game plays out. In the game, users build and upgrade their city, but can also interact with other players and compete in turn-based battles on a 3D battlefield.

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Aeria Games Announces Echo of Soul for North America, Europe

Free-to-play games company Aeria Games has announced that Echo of Soul, a fantasy-themed MMORPG, will be coming to North America and Europe in Spring 2015. The game was originally launched in Korea last year, and was developed by Nvius Corporation (including members of the team behind another MMO, Lineage II). In Echo of Soul, players choose from five classes and explore what’s described as a “massive” game world.

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GoMadKids’ Turmali Online Game Wants to Make Reading Fun for Kids

GoMadKids is putting the finishing touches on its Turmali online adventure game for kids. Aimed at players ages 6-12, the game will combine the 130 eventual eBooks in the GoMadKids series with online gameplay, in an effort to make reading more fun and rewarding for children.

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Renatus Media Surpasses 50 Million Players on Facebook, Mobile

RenatusSocial games company Renatus Media is celebrating its second anniversary by reaching a new player milestone, as over 50 million players are currently enjoying its titles across Facebook, iOS and Android devices. As of late 2013, that figure was just 10 million users.

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GamePoint’s Social Casino Games Surpass 10 Million Players

GamePoint PokerMultiplayer social game developer GamePoint has reached a new milestone for its player base, surpassing 10 million players across its suite of social titles on Facebook and the company’s own website. GamePoint’s catalog of casino games includes GamePoint Bingo and Royaldice, as well as GamePoint Poker.

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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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Kixeye Announces Release Date for Tome: Immortal Arena

Tome: Immortal ArenaFree-to-play game developer Kixeye has announced a release date for its upcoming multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title, Tome: Immortal Arena. The game will launch on Steam on November 21, alongside the debut of a new 5v5 map called “Sanctuary.” The game is said to advance the overall MOBA genre, with a focus on action and combat instead of grinding.

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F.E.A.R. Online Updated with Halloween Content, Blood Lust Mode

FEAR OnlineJust in time for Halloween, Aeria Games’ F.E.A.R. Online has been updated with spooky new content, including a Blood Lust game mode that allows players to transform into monsters with special abilities. In addition, special Halloween-themed items have been added to the game, and players will face off against special enemies during this event.

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Game of Thrones Ascent Receives ‘The Long Night’ Content Expansion

Game of Thrones Ascent The Long NightDisruptor Beam has announced the launch of the first expansion for its Game of Thrones Ascent on Facebook and mobile platforms. The expansion is called “The Long Night,” and it sees players traveling beyond The Wall, facing both the Wildlings and the White Walkers in this new area. The expansion offers upgrades to the game’s Alliances system, along with new quests to complete and items to collect.

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