Gameloft further secures their foothold on the casual gaming market with the acquisition of New York-based developer FreshPlanet, the makers of the widely-popular music trivia game SongPop and SongPop 2. “We are excited to welcome FreshPlanet as a part of the Gameloft family and to support them in their journey towards new, even more ambitious projects,” says Gameloft Charimand and CEO Stéphane Roussel. “FreshPlanet is the unmatched category leader in music trivia. Their mobile games gather a large and engaged audience and are developed with a level of craft and passion that is everything we stand for. This naturally led us to bring them on board. With FreshPlanet’s talent and creativity, we see great opportunities to develop new ways of having fun and to reinforce our presence in North America.” Under the acquisition agreement, FreshPlanet CEO Mathieu Nouzareth will continue to head the studio which will remain in New York operating as a Gameloft … [Read more...] about Gameloft Acquires New York-Based SongPop Publisher FreshPlanet
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Twin Saga launched its latest patch today which introduced 5 new dungeons, 6 new quests, a new large pvp battlefield, and a new crossover event today. Twin Saga is a free to play anime MMORPG developed by X-Legend, the same company behind Aura Kingdom and Grand Fantasia. The 5 new dungeons are: Blue Crystal Falls (for lvl 75+ characters), Senshi Territory (lvl 60+), Oubliette Labs 78 (lvl 78+), Desert Canyon (lvl 75+), and Secret Flower (lvl 78+). Besides the addition of these new dungeons, the game also added the hard difficulty for Sapphire Keep and Hellfire's Antre and also added Nightmare mode for Necrohol of Azmaveth. Completing dungeons in harder difficulties yields better rewards. This new patch also introduces the Foreign Gold Desert, a new PvP battlefield available only during specific times. Other new goodies include daily guild quests, a new Senshi point system, as well as new in-game events. Lastly, the update introduces new Senshis for players to unlock (they're basically … [Read more...] about New Twin Saga Patch Adds 5 New Dungeons, Events, New PvP Arena, & More
Looking for some new Nintendo Switch games to check out this week? You’re in luck. There’s a bunch of games ranging from classics to indie titles that have hit the e-shop this week, and here are our top 5 picks. #1 Townsmen Townsmen (Switch) is based on the long-lasting Townsmen series and comes with a carriage-load of content: players can pick between 26 different scenarios – such as protecting a city under siege from bandits or making sure the King’s birthday party is a huge success – or play one of 24 sandbox maps and build a thrilling town from scratch. It’s up to you as a wise ruler and careful planner to fulfill the needs of your beloved Townies, who follow individual daily routines. In Townsmen Switch players can research up to 75 different technologies, 45 production buildings and 129 other structures, all of which need to be considered if you want to succeed: Townies appreciate short commutes to work and love to enjoy food or relax … [Read more...] about 5 New Nintendo Switch Games You Should Check Out This Week!
This year, City of Titans creator Missing Worlds Media took its would-be City of Heroes successor super-hero MMO to New York Comic Con, where it allowed congoers to fiddle around with the character generator to whip up some fresh characters of their own. In a recent update, the devs shared a few of the creations in order to demonstrate some of the capabilities of the game’s character customization system. Featuring such renowned caped crusaders as Ryan Coolguy, Randomstar, and The Great Magnifico, the characters show off a few of the ways in which players will be able to make their characters stand out, as exemplified by Ryan Coolguy’s daring fashion choice of reptile-scale spaulders, a leather top, and garishly purple, latex tights, accented by a single boot. The team also highlights the female body type options, as exemplified by the hero Randomstar. “We promised that female Titans would have more choices than just busty and extra busty,” the post says. … [Read more...] about City of Titans shows off fan-made characters from New York Comic Con
You’ll have to pardon the wall of pictures, but after fighting Flappy last night our Monday Secret World group decided to jump into the New York raid just for the hell of it. Of course, we were only seven people and knew we had no chance of success, but none of us are against simply poking around and exploring the place. And I did my exploring, all right…I explored the inner workings of the Inutterable Monster’s gullet. But this may have just become my absolute favorite screenshots of all time: Anyway, the whole “fight” with him really just involved us running up to him and snapping as many pictures as possible before he roflstomped us. But still. Funcom has seriously outdone themselves. Gotta love a raid that takes place in an urban setting. The atmosphere down in the subway station was also positively chilling with the survivors trapped on the platforms. Check out the details in this place. And they totally nailed Times Square. Just take the giant … [Read more...] about TSW Screenshots: New York, New York