Asia’s popular social discovery and gaming platform, Friendster, together with one of the world’s leading online game developer and publisher – Bigpoint, today announces the open-beta launch of Drakensang Online FX in Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore. The multi-award winning browser Role-Playing Game (RPG) is now available to play for free on Friendster.
The latest version of blockbuster videogame Grand Theft Auto may have stoked a worldwide buying frenzy, but the ultra-violent offering is likely to be a minnow in Japan’s vast gaming market.
Zynga co-founder Mark Pincus on Monday said he is handing over the helm of the struggling social games company to Microsoft entertainment division chief Don Mattrick.
Sony’s new-generation PlayStation 4 console scored an opening skirmish triumph over Microsoft’s Xbox One on the eve of the Tuesday start of premier E3 videogame conference here.
Microsoft has its head in the cloud with Xbox One.
Struggling social games star Zynga said Monday it is cutting nearly a fifth of its staff as it refocuses on games for mobile devices.
Online gaming is among the fastest growing digital entertainment in the Internet. The fact that online gaming has millions of active players has brought it within sight of cybercriminals, according to a recent report.
A new study into the fast moving Mobile & Tablet Games market has highlighted the pivotal role of tablet devices in the future growth of the sector. The rapid take-up of tablets, combined with the growing acceptance of in-game purchasing and virtual currencies will result in an estimated $3.03 billion of sales in 2016, reaching over ten times the $301 million figure calculated for 2012.
Sony unveiled a new generation PlayStation 4 system Wednesday and laid out its vision for the “future of gaming” in a world rich with mobile gadgets and play streamed from the Internet cloud.
Sony will this month announce the late 2013 launch of its latest PlayStation console, Japanese media said Thursday, as is looks to its games business in a bid to repair its tattered finances.
Finnish mobile gaming company Rovio said on Friday that a movie based on its hit game “Angry Birds” could result in the group establishing an animation studio rivalling global giant Walt Disney.
They’ve vanquished elves, trolls, and all manner of magical monsters. But one select group of online gamers is facing an even more formidable foe: The US sanctions regime.
A free version of the blockbuster video game “Call of Duty” will be offered to players in China, the developers said Tuesday.