Pop bubbles with a lovely frog princess in Bubble Magic 3D: Frog Princess on Facebook

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Social game company Renatus Media has embraced the imagination of children with its puzzle game Bubble Magic 3D: Frog Princess on Facebook. Developed by 3D Magic, the game was inspired by the daughter of one of the game’s developers, who drew a picture of a “lucky frog princess” who was happy to stay a frog forever.

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Zynga announces Zynga Poker Leagues for a chance at real-world prizes

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Responding to requests from players, Zynga has announced the upcoming launch of Leagues in Zynga Poker on Facebook. These Leagues will allow players to join a pool of 100 players for a chance to win real-world prizes, including dream vacations, tablets and even a new car.

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Steal cheese for your stockpile in The Rats Online on Facebook

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Do you have what it takes to control the mightiest rat pack and claim domination over the cheese empire? That’s the question posed by The Rats Online, Intenium’s action strategy game on Facebook. The game mixes pet care elements with action, as players complete battles and missions to steal as much cheese as possible for their own stockpile.

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E3 2014: Obsidian Entertainment releases new gameplay trailer for Armored Warfare

At this year’s E3 in Los Angeles, Obsidian Entertainment and My.com released the newest gameplay trailer for Armored Warfare. The upcoming free-to-play MMO military video game places players behind the wheel of tanks and other armored vehicles, with this new trailer showing off a few differences between the game’s main unit types.

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E3 2014: Sony announces social, free-to-play games for PS3, PS4, PS Vita

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While free-to-play games are already huge money-makers for mobile and browser developers, console developers are racing to secure their own piece of the pie. At this year’s E3 in Los Angeles, Sony announced a variety of free-to-play titles for its PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 home consoles and PlayStation Vita handheld gaming system.

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Nival releases Prime World: Defenders on Facebook and Android

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Strategy game specialist Nival has released Prime World: Defenders on two additional platforms: Facebook and Android. The game is already available on iOS, Mac, Windows and NVIDIA Shield, and offers cross-platform functionality for users to take their progress across platforms or devices.

Prime World: Defenders combines gameplay from the tower defense and collectible card genres, as players become treasure hunters in a story-driven campaign. The story revolves around stopping a mutant horde, with each level seeing players defending an altar on the path by building towers, casting spells and more to defeat enemies.

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Learn to ‘go green’ in GreenYrLife on Facebook

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Environmental simulation game GreenYrLife looks to inspire Facebook gamers to help the world by making the act of “going green” a more accessible concept than players might initially believe. The game combines quizzes, informational videos, an experience points system, mini-games, virtual home decoration and more, into an experience that focuses on protecting Mother Nature.

In GreenYrLife, players receive a badge and title, and can upgrade that title by earning points. These points are earned by completing tasks within the game, like answering quiz questions or watching Green Tips videos.

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Bubble Witch Saga 2 now available on Facebook, mobile

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After briefly teasing the game earlier this year, King has officially launched Bubble Witch Saga 2 on Facebook and mobile devices. The game takes players to a colorful world of friendly witches and animals, and challenges them to complete bubble-shooting levels with limited numbers of moves.

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The Little Vikings aims to be the largest social game to date

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Hooqt’s platform for casual online gaming is described as being built “by gamers, for gamers.” The platform’s first game, The Little Vikings, is an ambitious release, with Hooqt claiming it’s one of the largest social games ever created. In it, gamers take on the role of a Viking, exploring their own island to make a settlement while completing quests.

Upon arrival, the island is covered in fog, and is revealed as players manually explore the land around them. To start, users complete quests by constructing cottages, chopping down trees and other basic tasks, but the game eventually expands to include combat against enemies like killer rabbits that appear on the island.

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Marvel: Avengers Alliance Tactics launches on Facebook [Interview]

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Marvel has announced the launch of its newest Facebook game, Marvel: Avengers Alliance Tactics. This new title in the Marvel: Avengers Alliance series is a tactical combat game, which sees players engaging with Marvel heroes in 3D environments to defeat villains from the Marvel universe.

The game places players in the role of S.H.I.E.L.D. commander, in charge of a team of super heroes and a base of operations. Players will interact with characters including Iron Man, Thor and Captain America, while villains like Loki become available as the game’s story unfolds.

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