Category Archives: Web

Usually about new videogame website launches

Open Up the WarFlow

The developer of  Business Tycoon Online are due to bring you a new game this week, DOVOgame announced that WarFlow is to launch and will allow fans of city building RTS browser games to play the game that has been polished up for quite a while before going live.

Features are:
City
Each player will be the owner of a city. There are buildings in the city include barracks that produce soldiers, training ground that recruits and upgrade heroes and war academy that develops technologies. Like other popular RTS games players will unlock more buildings along with the upgrading of Town Center.
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Lucasarts Give Away Lightsabers

The LucasArts "golden guy" logo
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Lucasarts posted around 6 links on Twitter that all led to a .txt page of codes which, when redeemed on Xbox Live, gave the gamer Starkiller’s Dual Lightsabers for their avatar.

Although there must have been about 100 codes per link/page, they went like poop off a shovel, ol’ MGaceman here was lucky enough to enter a valid code and obtain the goodies!
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Become The God of Facebook

Dave Castlenuovo & Allen Dye from Creative Bolt
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Pocket God has been available for the iPhone and iPod Touch for quite some time, now Frima Studio are bringing the Bolt Creative title to Facebook.

“There were very few partners who could truly understand the essence of what Pocket God has become to its legion of devoted fans,”

said Dave Castelnuovo, CEO of Bolt Creative.

“Frima knew exactly what needed to be done in order to take Pocket God from being an application for millions of individuals, to a shared experience for hundreds of millions more.”

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Blitz The Future On Facebook

Cover of "Back to the Future - The Comple...
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The full proper videogame is due for release soon, but Telltale Games would like to give gamers a taste of the action by playing Back to the Future: Blitz Through Time on Facebook.

“By aligning a social gaming component with our upcoming launch of Back to the Future: The Game on various platforms, we will utilize the drawing power of social media to maximize the effectiveness of all our efforts with the franchise,”

said Steve Allison, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Telltale Games.

“This extension to our product launches is a decisive step in our growth strategy to establish closer connections to our consumers. Social gaming is also a great medium for breaking through competitive noise and the confusion of media fragmentation so that we can communicate directly with a focused, pre-qualified consumer.”

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Facebook Fantasy

An example of a chocobo from Final Fantasy X.
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Fans of Final Fantasy will be pleased to know (if they aren’t playing already) that Final Fantasy has hit Facebook with a couple of RPG‘s.

Square Enix has launched beta’s of Chocobo’s Crystal Tower and Knights of the Crystals which are both free to play… although, I don’t think anyone actually charges fees to play games on Facebook and if they do, well it’s a big rip off and undeserving of attention since all Facebook games should be free, if you’re paying to play something on there (other than being stupid enough to buy ‘credits’), stop and/or ask for your money back.
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Namco To Open Facebook Portal

Namco Bandai have announced that they will be developing Facebook exclusive content beginning with City of Football and Treasure Abyss which will have beta versions available very soon.

The games will be free to play with options to buy in-game content, with iPhone and iPod Touch versions to come, meaning that the Facebook games should be able to be played on the iPhone through the touch version of the site. Continue reading Namco To Open Facebook Portal

MTV Woo Facebook

Stone Creek Entertainment and MTV are bringing what they call a social dating game to Facebook called I Woo You and is also a promotional vehicle for the MTV shows, including “The Real World” and incorporates the likes and dislikes of many of the shows’ characters.

“MTV and Facebook are a powerful combination when it comes to reaching the youth market,” said Sharon Wood, CEO of Stone Creek Entertainment. “We know I WOO YOU will be a game that they really enjoy while interacting with their favorite shows, personalities and finding out which of their friends they are really a love match with.”

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