Friday, April 4, 2014
04/04/2014 - DigThatBox Announces Arcade Token Gallery 2014
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Arcade Token Gallery 2014Welcome to our 2014 arcade token
celebration! In this gallery we will be posting a new token every day for the next 61 days. Our countdown concludes with the
reveal of our brand new Five Year Anniversary Token! Learn the complete history of our collectible coins. Click the link to
see cool and unique tokens from around the world.
Click Here to Visit the Gallery
Submitted by: E. Thomas
04/03/2014 - Dragon Saga Announces Character Jump Event
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New and Old players
are ready to Jump into the Action!
DRAGON SAGA WELCOMES EUROPEAN PLAYERS WITH CHARACTER JUMP EVENT
BUENA PARK, Calif (April 3, 2014)
– WarpPortal is excited to welcome European players of Dragonica to join the Dragon Saga server. To kick things off
Dragon Saga will be hosting a special Jump into the Action Event that will allow them to create a level 40 character nearly
instantly! More information can be found at https://playdragonsaga.com
With the European Dragonica server closing April 30th, the European territory has been acquired by Dragon Saga
and will now allow players to create characters on the WarpPortal server. To celebrate the occasion, Dragon Saga will have
a Jump in the Action Event for the entire month of April, which will grant players the chance to create one level 40
character nearly instantly. To qualify, they must have (or already own) a level 5 character on the account.
About Dragon Saga
(Rated E 10+) is a free action/fantasy 3D Side Scrolling MMORPG, where players explore a world in which Dragons roam the land
and sky, and civilizations thrive with extraordinary magical powers. The world of Dragon Saga, will take new adventures into
the discovery of its riches and traditions. Dragon Saga compliments the hyper quick game play with visually beautiful settings.
More information can be found at www.playdragonsaga.comAbout WarpPortal
world renowned Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMORPG) publishing giant, Gravity Interactive, Inc., WarpPortal
is the newest online platform for North American gamers. Users able to utilize a single login-account for multiple game accesses
and manage their online accounts for some of the hottest online titles including Ragnarok Online, Rose Online,
Requiem: Memento Mori, Dragon Saga, casual games and more. Additional highlights of the site include community
forums, online support and the Gateway system-an application that provides users’ access to gaming news, community communication
and music all from one online application. More information can be found at www.warpportal.comSubmitted by: E. Thomas
04/03.2014 - Hero Generations Launches New Kickstarter Campaign
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Heart Shaped Games Revives IndieCade Finalist Strategy/Rogue-like game Hero Generations on Kickstarter
Hero Generations, “The 5-Minute Civilization” returns via Kickstarter
from the creator of Highgrounds
SEATTLE, Washington. - Apr. 3, 2014 –Hero Generations, independent game designer Scott
Brodie’s unique strategy/Rogue-like game is returning with the help of a crowd funding campaign now live on Kickstarter.com. A Finalist at IndieCade 2011, Hero Generations is a quick-playing turn-based
strategy game that takes inspiration from rogue-likes, 4X strategy, and independent art games. It has been described
as the offspring of Sid Meier’s Civilization, Jason
Rohrer’s Passage, and The Legend of Zelda. In the game,
each turn your hero takes costs them one year of their life. Heroes age, seek out fame, find a mate, and have a child in order
to build a lasting legacy.
The new version of the game sports a gorgeous new art style, epic overworld map, city
crafting, all new generational traits, and more. The game is targeting a PC, Mac, and Linux release, along with the OUYA console
thanks to the “OUYA Double Our Funds” program.
Learn more and back the project now on Kickstarter.com:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/786551472/hero-generationsSubmitted by: E. Thomas
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
04/02/2014 - Havok's Next Gen Physics Powering inFAMOUS Second Son
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April 2, 2014 -
San Francisco - Havok™, a leading provider of 3D interactive game development technology, announced today that
its next generation physics engine is powering inFAMOUS Second Son™, the recently released PlayStation®4
exclusive video game title from Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA).
Havok’s Next-Gen Physics Powering inFAMOUS Second SonTM On the PlayStation®4 system
Havok’s next generation
physics technology has been re-architected from the ground up to offer developers a smoother performance profile, enhanced
run-time and reduced memory footprint enabling maximum physical fidelity with unprecedented performance.
team at Sucker Punch Productions has made full use of Havok’s latest physics technology in conjunction with their in-house
engine to bring the highly interactive world to life, where seamless collision detection, as well as realistic simulation
of objects, debris are controlled by Havok’s next-gen physics technology.
“Havok’s newest and
latest physics technology delivers significant technical innovations in performance and memory utilization allowing developers
to leverage the incredible capabilities of platforms like the PlayStation 4 to take simulation to the next level” said
David Coghlan, President & Managing Director at Havok. “Havok’s advanced physics technology and Sony’s
robust hardware open up the possibilities for impressive titles like inFAMOUS Second Son.”
information about Havok, please visit: www.havok.com.
Submitted by: E. Thomas
04/02/2014 - Digimon Masters Announces Easter Update
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BLAST INTO EASTER WITH
New Riding Mode,
Easter Eggs, and More!
April 2, 2014 - Leading online game developer and publisher
Joymax is celebrating Easter with new and exciting events this April in their worldwide, sensational MMO Digimon Masters!
Whether you’re looking to gain a new digital friend, grab a new mercenary follower, or grab a sweet new ride, you can
do it all! Tamers can peruse the full details of this huge event at http://www.joymax.com and downloading the game today.
Riding mode has now been available
for three months, and Easter marks the third update to the new system! Tamers will need to collect 5 Mode Selector pieces
to saddle up their new mounts, which include Blacksaintgalgomon and Victorygreymon; both of these Digimon have bipedal riding
modes, so if you’re not keen about four legged friends, these are the mounts for you! Selecting, raising, and
digivolving Digimon who offer a riding mode continues to be a hot trend in the Digital World in 2014.
Easter without a few hidden eggs! From now until April 22nd, hunt level-appropriate Digimon and there’s
a chance they’ll drop a Miracle Sapphire! These eggs drastically increase the amount of EXP that a player earns
– and aren’t attached to a time limit. Both the Tamer Miracle Sapphire and the Digimon Miracle Sapphire
will grant the recipient a bonus 661, 500 EXP over time. Grab these goodies before they disappear with the Easter Bunny.
This is in addition to the Easter Bunny coin log-in event, where players can earn prizes including a Level 4 Random
Reinforced Mystery Mercenary Digi-egg! Fans can find everything and anything about Digimon Masters Online on its official
Facebook page, which has more than 388,000 likes from all over the world. Join the conversation now at https://www.facebook.com/digimonmasters
Players can learn more about the game and download it for free at
Submitted by: E. Thomas
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
04/01/2014 - Steampunk Airship RPG coming to iOS
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Become a Rebel Captain! Liberate
us from the Imperial Tyrants!
Steampunk Airship RPG coming to iOS
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - April 1, 2014 – BoxCat
Games, the 2-man indie developer team of the award winning mobile game, Nameless: The Hackers RPG, now feverously working
on their next title, Flying Fortress RPG, which is expected to release Q3 2014.
Flying Fortress RPG takes place
in a futuristic steampunk universe that combines deep character narratives with lush pixel art environments in epic airship
battle gameplay! The game will feature 108 collectible story-driven characters, the ability to craft and tinker with
airships setups, and an exploration-based culture filled with kooky inventors, ruthless air-pirates, zealous Imperials, and
a desperate rebellion force.
The spirit of adventure goes mobile with Flying Fortress RPG! Live out your
dreams of becoming an airship pirate as you save the land from total Imperial rule!
BoxCat is offering an exclusive
airship to players who join the Rebel Coalition & a chance to participate in the limited closed beta. Sign up at
the Rebel Recruitment Page.
Rebel Recruitment Page
http://ff.box.catPreview Story Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTB6qhfRm20ABOUT BOXCAT GAMES
BoxCat Games is an award-winning Los Angeles-based video game development studio that focuses on making story driven narrative
games with awesome UI for mobile. Founded by James Liu, a former White Hat security expert and Stephen Ip, a Japanese Hip
Hop producer, BoxCat Games has been turning heads with their debut game, Nameless: the Hackers RPG. Winner of SlideDB’s
App of the Year 2013 Interaction Award and 148Apps Editor’s Choice, Nameless: the Hackers RPG continues to bring a unique
perspective to the JRPG category. With over 2000 reviews internationally and an average of 4.7 ratings, Nameless: the Hackers
RPG has quickly become a must-have for any iOS RPG player. Moving forward, BoxCat Games aims to release more titles in 2014.
More information about the studio can be found at http://box.cat.
Submitted by: E. Thomas
04/01/2014 - Starpoint Gemini 2 New Beta Update
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New Dazzling Looking
Wormholes and Particle Effects, New ‘Smuggle’ Mission and Fresh Screenshots
NO APRIL FOOLS WITH STARPOINT GEMINI 2: NEW BETA UPDATE
The Netherlands – April 1, 2014 – No joke here, indie developer Little Green Men Games is spoiling its
community today with a brand new update to space sim Starpoint Gemini 2 (PC), currently available
on Steam’s Early Access program and growing ever more popular as it nears completion. This
first post-Beta update brings the game just that much closer to final launch, and features a number of improvements and community-suggested
tweaks. Also included is the brand new smuggle Freelance mission and many visual enhancements have been
made to fine-tune the game.
Important Update Notes Include:
For a full list of changes please visit the official Steam community hub HERE
- UPDATED: Wormholes received a visual and physics overhaul
- UPDATED: It is no longer possible to dock on hostile stations/planets
- UPDATED: HUD markers transparency now depends on distance to object
- ADDED: Smuggle Freelance mission
- ADDED: Particle effects on ships when being damaged
- ADDED: Heavy weapons can now force a ship to drop Power to Engines
- FIXED: Several bugs, amongst others in dialog panel issues and ship assembly
Starpoint Gemini 2
is currently in Beta on Steam’s Early Access program and is set to launch later in Q2 on Steam: store.steampowered.com/app/236150About Starpoint Gemini 2
In this sequel to Starpoint Gemini, players will captain their own space ship and roam the galaxy in 3D in this
tactical space simulator with tons of RPG depth! Space has never looked so inviting – but images can betray... It has
been two years since the end of the second Gemini war, and the situation in the war-torn system is further from resolution
than ever before.
- Complex, but easy-to-use RPG system, now coupled with dynamic real-time 3D combat.
- Explore the dynamic game world as a whole, rather than through individual maps.
- Use T-Gates, wormholes and rift ways to travel faster around the Gemini System.
- Fifty diverse factions ranging from states and companies to outlaws, locked in a power struggle, with over 100 commodities
to trade or plunder.
- Special revocable licenses acquired
from factions offer various bonuses and unlock new options.
mercenary captains to follow you on your travels and share your fate, and employ officers to fill key positions on your ship
(engineering, navigation, tactical).
- Random missions
get generated depending on the player’s actions and allegiances.
- More than 70 unique ships, fully upgradeable with various ship systems, with, amongst other things, visible turrets,
and a large arsenal of heavy weapons to blast enemies to pieces.
- Direct ship controls create complete immersion.
physics provided by NVIDIA PhysX technology
by: E. Thomas
04/01/2014 - Gameday Releases Doors & Rooms 2
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Puzzle Your Way Out of
Doors & Rooms 2 from Gameday
JOSE, Calif. – April 1, 2014 – The newest installment for Gameday’s puzzle escape series, Doors
& Rooms 2, has been released today worldwide on both the iOS and Android stores. It is the sequel to the #1 free
Puzzle and Adventure game in the App Store in 51 countries, and the #1 free game in the App Store in 12 countries with over
10 million downloads. The international developer, Gameday, is a pioneer for making “escape” style games where
players must exercise their minds to solve each stage. Gameday published the popular Roombreak series and the original
Doors & Rooms in 2013; they are now looking to improve the genre as a whole with Doors & Rooms 2.
Doors & Rooms 2 features improved and high quality HD graphics over its predecessor. Each stage contains
the main puzzle in finding an escape route, and also a secondary puzzle for those who want to push their sleuthing skills
to the limit. There are over 20 tough stages to solve, with more stages promised by the developers in future updates. As players
proceed, stages get harder, and more attention need to be paid to the smaller details. Players must think outside of the box
to discover and use the clues around them, even sounds, to solve their way out of all types of rooms, ranging from living
rooms, to a school and a subway.
Players can start escaping immediately with the intuitive UI and easy to learn
mechanics of Doors & Rooms 2. This game is part of the K!games community and is available for download for free
now! Get it here and here!
Established in 2006, Gameday
Inc. is a mobile game development company that provides services to not only the global app stores but also to Korean domestic
markets. Their first iOS app “Escape the Room” jumped to the #1 in the App Store in Korea in 2011, with over one
million cumulative downloads. Based in Busan, Korea, Gameday’s company motto is to overcome the challenges of rapid
market change through adapting like a chameleon.
K!games is a leading
platform and gaming community for free-to-play iOS/Android mobile games. It is expertly curated and managed by passionate
gaming professionals. The platform provides quality user experience and up-to-date news and service announcements. K!games
was founded in 2013 as part of the Kiyat Games network.
Submitted by: E. Thomas
Monday, March 31, 2014
03/31/2014 - Age of Wonders 3 Now Available
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The legendary fantasy series makes its return to the legendary PC platform
Are True: Age of Wonders III Now Available!
the Netherlands, March 31, 2014 – Triumph Studios, the team behind the successful Overlord and Age of Wonders series,
announced today that Age of Wonders 3 is now available on Steam, GoG and retail in select territories with a recommended price
of $39.99 (local prices may vary)
The third Age of Wonders title revives the classic fantasy strategy gameplay
of the original, where kings, queens, and dark lords battle for the spoils of an ancient paradise. This iteration adds RPG-inspired
classes and specialization, letting rulers craft empires of their own design and craft their own unique strategies and play
"After 39 months of hard work, we're finally letting our baby out into the world. We're excited
to let people finally return to the game they loved so much," said Lennart Sas, Development Director at Triumph Studios.
"The new classes and specializations let players choose to play the way THEY want, rather than being hemmed in by the
typical fantasy restrictions."
Key features include:
·Explore, expand and exploit a living fantasy
world. Discover wondrous locations and gather legendary heroes.
·Develop your domain, with many classes having
the ability to change terrain and climates to suit your needs.
·All new 3D graphics that provide a crisper and
more detailed overview of the world and battle maps.
·New styles of play are possible with the introduction of
RPG style leader classes like warlord, theocrat, rogue and sorcerer, along with a wide selection of specializations.
a variety of races. Pick your starting race and shape your people’s destiny using your leader’s unique skills.
·A brand-new tactical battle system renders each battlefield and siege in great detail; new rules include flanking
and a massive set of special unit abilities.
·An epic story campaign with two playable factions;. Choose the mighty
Commonwealth Empire or join the Court of the High Elves, founded after the reunion of the Dark Elves and Wood Elves.
online in extensive multiplayer modes and scenarios.
·High replay value through random maps, difficulty modes
and tools allowing user created content.
Age of Wonders 3® is rated T for Teen and PEGI 16 and now available
through Steam, GOG.com, and a variety of online and physical retailers. For more information, visit www.ageofwonders.comSubmitted by: E. Thomas
03/31/2014 - Racer 8 Rally Inspired Puzzle Game for iOS
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Racer 8 - Rally inspired
puzzle game for iOS
Thirty 06 Studios are pleased
to announce the release of their latest game - Racer 8 - on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
A Rally inspired puzzle
game, reminiscent of old arcade favourites like Pipe Dream and Gutang Gong, where you must rotate road tiles to keep the rally
car driving for as long as possible, without crashing, while reaching your objectives. As you drive around, you can collect
bonus items, and more importantly extra coins - which can be used to buy more power ups, more cars and new paint schemes.
The game is free to play and integrated into Game Centre and Facebook - allowing you to challenge your friends and
achieve the highest scores.
There is also a micro game on Facebook call Racer 8 Enduro - where the aim is
to achieve the best time as the car accelerates from a slow steady pace , to a full on turbo charged, vision blurring speed.
Thirty 06 Studios have released previous award winning apps in collaboration with Harper Collins - The Big Cat series
of children's interactive books - as well as their first title WarChesst which was released nearly three years ago.
Racer 8 on Apple App Store
Facebook - Racer 8 Page
Search for Racer 8 on Facebook
Racer 8 Enduro on FaceBook
Submitted by: E. Thomas