Friday, April 12, 2013
04/12/2013 - Celebrate Pangya's 4th Birthday
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Comets, Keys, and
Pangya Challenges: Celebrate Pangya’s 4th Anniversary
Calif. – April 11, 2013 -– SG Interactive, a leading North American free-to-play game publisher, proudly announces
the 4th Anniversary of Pangya. Pangya is turning 4 and we will be celebrating everything that makes Pangya great.
This year we are giving back to the fans and rewarding their loyalty with exclusive giveaways and interactive events.
“We want this celebration to focus on the players that make Pangya so great” said Joan Kim, Pangya
producer for SG Interactive. “Our events and item giveaways will reward our loyal community, in addition we will be
raffling out some really great prizes that I’m sure players will be excited for.”
Pangyateers can kick
off the celebration by a scavenger hunt of sorts. Players will discover “Master Keys” scattered across Pangya
Island. These keys can be used to spin the 4th Anniversary Wheel, take a spin and see what great prizes are in
store. The fan art contest will make three special Pangyateers infamous, they will be rewarded handsomely and their art will
be showcased on Pangya Island! Last but not least, we will be raffling off some actual limited edition Pangya “Comets”
golf balls! All current subscribers to our Pangya Newsletter will receive a gift just for playing.
find more information about Pangya Challenge, the 4th Anniversary Celebration please use the following link.
About Pangya Challenges
Challenges is a deep and challenging MMORPG golf game wrapped in the anime-style magical world of Pangya Island.
Gamers can explore 18 unique courses in solo play, or challenge friends online in one of the five different modes: Versus,
Tournament, Practice, Approach, and Pang Battle. Once on the tee, players are tested by fairway obstacles, both standard and
fantastic. Whether with a sand trap, water hazard, cannons or portals, Pangya Challenges will keep players engaged as they
strive to reach the perfect Pangya shot. Along the way, players can choose new characters to play and outfit them with a colorful
choice of clothing, caddies, comets and clubs. To get up-to-date information on Pangya Challenge’s Community and Fan
Pages, check out the following links:
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NAPangyaWebsite – http://pangya.gamerage.com/
About SG Interactive
SG Interactive is a leading publisher of
micro-transaction high-quality free-to-play online games. Founded in 2006 in the small community of Irvine, Calif., SG Interactive’s
mission is to creating a game experience focused on engaging gameplay, player accessibility and the very best game support
for our growing online community. The official US publishing arm of SmileGate, SG Interactive provides an eclectic and ever-expanding
catalogue of gaming experiences that includes the popular MMO first-person shooters CrossFire, CrossFire: Europe,
and Project Blackout, the addictive action brawler Grand Chase, the anime-inspired casual golf game Pangya,
and the expansive role-playing world of Trickster Online. With goals set on publishing triple-A free-to-play games
to current and next-gen multi-platform outlets, SG Interactive is dedicated to driving innovation to the MMO market through
its proprietary online gaming portal, http://gamerage.com.
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Thursday, April 11, 2013
04/11/2013 - Ridge Racer Driftopia Free to Play Coming to PS3 and PC
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- NAMCO BANDAI
Games Europe to Bring New Title Based on One of its Most Successful Franchises to Market for Free with In-game Transactions
FREE-TO-PLAY ‘RIDGE RACERTM
DRIFTOPIA’ COMING TO PLAYSTATION®3 AND PC IN 2013
CERGY PONTOISE, FRANCE – 11 April 2013 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe
today announced a new downloadable free-to-play title based on the smash RIDGE RACER™ franchise, RIDGE RACER™
Driftopia. The game is slated for release later in 2013 for PlayStation®3 and PC.
BANDAI Games we are committed to embracing new business models alongside the still vital traditional retail sector,”
said Olivier Comte, Senior Vice President, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe. “Free-to-play is playing an increasingly important
role, so it’s very exciting to be bringing one of our most successful franchises to the free-to-play space for everyone
RIDGE RACER™ Driftopia will put the series’ irresistible
signature drifting right at the heart of the experience, with more details to be announced soon.
For more information
about NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe and its entire line up of games, visit http://namcobandaigames.eu.
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
04/10/2013 - New Elsword Special Mission Dugeons
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Irvine , Calif.
, April 10, 2013 - Kill3rCombo, publisher of the hit free-to-play action MMORPG Elsword, has revealed
the game’s toughest assignment yet: the Mission Dungeons. These brand new levels provide the ultimate challenge
for veteran Elsword experts. Players can even compete to show their skills on special ranking boards created just for
ELSWORD’S SPECIAL MISSION DUNGEONS TURN THE DIFFICULTY UP TO ELEVEN
The mission dungeons are the six most devilishly difficult obstacle-based dungeons ever in Elsword.
Combining time attack elements and navigation puzzles, they require a keen intellect and quick reflexes to complete under
the time limit while discovering their many secrets. Each day of the week, a single dungeon will be available to be
explored, while on weekends all six dungeons will be available for delving. Every 24 hours the rankings will start fresh
so everyone has a chance to be king for a day.
Players will face all manner of harrowing threats such as a gauntlet
of laser beams, reminiscent of classic spy movies. Other dungeons include a low-light scenario, a climb up a hazardous
peak full of rolling boulders, and an exploration of an icy chasm with incredibly difficult jumps. Will you be ready
for the ultimate challenge?
Players will also be pleased to see the fruits of the “Design Your Favorite
Elsword Costume” contest in-game. Six new costumes will now be available, designed completely by the community,
for the community.
To play Elsword for free, please visit ElswordOnline.com and keep watching the official Facebook page here.
In Elsword, gamers can choose from six specialized and customizable characters as they explore an immersive
world and battle rivals to complete dynamic quests. As players progress through the game, they can evolve their fighting styles
by upgrading to new job classes, learn deadly new abilities and master combo attacks. With intuitive and straightforward controls,
Elsword offers players of all skill levels the chance to experience the thrill of victory in combat either on
solo missions or cooperatively in a party of up to four players. For those who welcome a challenge, Elsword also
delivers action-packed PvP combat.
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
04/09/2013 - Warner Interactive Announces Batman Arkham Origins
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Warner Bros. Interactive
Entertainment Announces Batman: Arkham Origins
Arkhamverse Expands with Prequel Story and New Addition of Handheld Games with Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate
London, UK. – 9th April, 2013
– Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Batman: Arkham Origins™
and Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate™, the next instalments
of the blockbuster Batman: Arkham videogame franchise. Batman: Arkham Origins will
be available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 system, the Wii U™
system, and Windows PC. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate™ will be available for the
Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system, and PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system. Both titles are scheduled
to release worldwide 25th October, 2013.
Developed by WB Games Montréal, Batman:
Arkham Origins features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set several years
before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, the first two critically acclaimed games
of the franchise. Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals, the game showcases a
young and unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming
the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, players will meet many important characters for the first time and forge key relationships.
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is a 2.5-D game developed by Armature Studio that brings
the Batman Arkham experience for the first time to Nintendo and Sony handheld systems. A companion game to Batman:
Arkham Origins, players can continue the storyline of the console version and discover more details of the Dark
“Batman: Arkham is a huge triple-A videogame franchise and we are delighted
to expand the experience with Batman: Arkham Origins,” said Martin Tremblay, President, Warner
Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “WB Games Montréal has an incredibly talented team building upon Rocksteady’s
award-winning gameplay and technology to deliver a deep, immersive, quality experience fans will love.”
Games Montréal is honoured to have the opportunity to create Batman: Arkham Origins, a new
chapter in this amazing franchise” said Reid Schneider, Vice President and Executive Producer, WB Games Montréal.
“We are huge fans of the franchise and are committed to creating an experience that offers players more of what they
love, as well as the chance to play as a younger Batman within a fresh storyline and expanded world.”
Batman: Arkham Origins is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license. Fans can visit
www.batmanarkhamorigins.com for more information about the game.
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Monday, April 8, 2013
04/08/2013 - Gun Commando Storms The App Store
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RETRO RUN AND SHOOT ‘EM
UP LAUNCHES ONTO THE APP STORE THIS APRIL
GUN COMMANDO SOON TO SIEGE THE APP STORE
08/04/2013: Dutch indie powerhouse Abstraction
Games and UK-based Ripstone Publishing announced today that the action-packed first-person-shooter Gun Commando
is gunning its way to the App Store this April.
Originally released for PlayStation®Mobile in
January 2013, Gun Commando is a first-person shooter with a distinctly classic shoot ‘em up
vibe that combines 8-bit graphics with visceral game-play. Offering unprecedented blazing fast touch FPS controls, the game
promises to let you be the hero and shoot your way through over 24 action-packed levels.
has players re-living the classic FPS premise – the earth has been invaded by aliens and you’re the only person
that stands in their way. Shoot, run and dodge bullets in a frantic and fictional game world that’s packed full of devastating
weapons. Your goal is simple: kill every last one of them!
With 24 alien infested levels to lay to waste and an
ingenious weapon upgrade system that requires and rewards accurate play, Gun Commando will have
you coming back for more.
View screenshots here: http://tinyurl.com/GunCommandoiOSSubmitted By: E. Thomas