Icehole games announced the release of the latest addition to its successful World Basketball Manager game series. WBM Tycoon is a completely new game mode that lets player become the owner of a basketball club and lead it to glory.
In classic WBM game the user creates his profile and starts his international career as the Manager of a basketball club, trying to become the best manager in the world.
But in WBM Tycoon the user is not only the Manager, but also the Club Owner and the Financial Manager, and he gets to create a new basketball franchise in any country he wants or take control of an existing one.
As the Club Owner the user must generate (or loan) the necessary funds in order to expand the club’s facilities, raise the financial level and improve the team’s roster in order to win titles.
And as he remains the Manager, he is still in charge of the Player’s training program and when the match day comes, he will have to select the team lineup, create the most appropriate strategy and find the way to victory by countering the opposing manager’s plans. Read more
NEXON Europe is announcing the launch of the Navy Field 2 Open Beta. To celebrate the launch, there will be three exciting events for players to participate in.
Players can enlist in Navy Field 2 to enjoy the exciting RTS set on the seas of World War I and World War II, in which up to 64 players can battle for domination of the seas with over 170 ships. From submarines to aircraft carriers, each ship is customizable right down to the crew, and are fully realized through the impressive 3D graphics of the Gamebryo engine.
Players can battle it out with fleets from a host of nations, including the Imperial Japanese Navy, Royal Navy, US Navy, and the Kriegsmarine. Players are able to compete in a variety of epic missions such as Dover, Midway and the Solomon Isles with historically accurate fleets, or earn points in the ‘Total War’ Deathmatch mode.
NEXON Europe is calling all captains to the seas in three events full of battles, rewards and sea salt. The oceans are dangerous, and enemies cunning, so NEXON Europe will help new recruits into battle -as long as players prove their worth – and reward great leaders for customizing their fleets. Read more
WarpPortal is announcing an exciting line-up of events to celebrate the Beta testing period for upcoming sequel to their world-renown Ragnarok Online, Ragnarok Online 2: Legend of the Second, starting Thursday, April 18th– April 22nd. More Details: www.playragnarok2.com
Event Line Up
1. Double your Fun with Ragnarok and Ragnarok 2!
Players with a Ragnarok 1 account and register for a Ragnarok 2 account on the same WarpPortal account will receive a bonus to both accounts come launch!
2. Save your name!
Reach level 10 with your character during the beta period to have your name saved for commercial service.
3. Registration Raffle!
Register for Ragnarok 2 and be entered to win ingame items as well as WarpPortal energy!
4. Facebook Go and Grow
Visit and like the official Facebook and for every Like Milestone reached EVERYONE on the server will win a prize! Read more
ThreeGates announced that Legends of Aethereus, an indie action RPG with up to four player co-op and a variety of PvP game types, has now released its full Multiplayer Beta.
The game has been in development since 2011 and had a successful Kickstarter in July 2012.
Legends of Aethereus has entered its pre-launch polish phase as the game prepares to launch in the coming months.
The title is currently a Steam Greenlight candidate and is looking at digital distribution platforms to bring the game directly to Windows PC, Linux and Mac players.
“We’ve been working hard to get the full multiplayer version of LoA out to our beta testers,” said Don Geyer, CEO of ThreeGates. “The feedback we’ve received from the single player beta was great and we are now looking to the community to test out the full feature set including four-player co-op, PvE and PvP game types. We’ve have also added over one hundred skills, expanded the crafting system, improved the animation system and upgraded the GUI in the new beta version.”
The new Legends of Aethereus multiplayer beta is available for Windows, Mac and Linux.
For information about getting into the beta now, please visit http://www.aethereusgame.com
WEBZEN Inc. announces an epic new update for the first-person shooter, ARCTIC COMBAT.
Beginning Thursday, April 18, 2013, players will be able to participate in a thrilling new 4-player co-op mode.
This exciting new mode marks the first major content update for ARCTIC COMBAT since its official launch in December 2012. The 4-player co-op mode will feature various levels of difficulty, all resulting in an assortment of rewards. The new feature will allow gamers from all different backgrounds, including more casual FPS-type players, to enjoy the game. The new update for ARCTIC COMBAT will also feature new weapons and maps, plus a challenging, upgraded Artificial Intelligence (AI) system.
For an exclusive look at the new update for ARCTIC COMBAT, check out the trailer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0ccqHI_Zsc).
Set amidst the chaos of World War III, ARCTIC COMBAT is a multiplayer online first-person shooter (MOFPS) featuring realistic gameplay experience and a tactical skill development system. The game revolves around the story of a national conflict between two groups; the Allied Forces (AF), led by the United States, and the Red Star Alliance (RSA), led by Russia. Read more
Get ready for a storm of epic proportions! Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that tickets for its seventh BlizzCon gaming convention will go on sale in two batches on April 24 and April 27. In addition, a limited number of tickets to an exclusive pre-BlizzCon dinner to benefit Children’s Hospital of Orange County will go on sale May 1.
Set to tear through the Anaheim Convention Center this November 8 and 9, BlizzCon is a thundering celebration of all things Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft. The annual-ish two-day community gathering features in-depth discussion panels with Blizzard developers, hands-on play time with the latest Blizzard games, and tons of other exciting events and activities. As announced earlier this week, BlizzCon 2013 will also host the StarCraft II World Championship Series Global Finals—a high-stakes showdown where the top pro players in the world will battle for the right to be crowned StarCraft II World Champion.
“We love having the opportunity to hang out with our players at BlizzCon, and it’s always awesome to see the greatest gaming community on earth swarm Anaheim,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “We look forward to delivering two full days of gaming, activities, and other entertainment, and we can’t wait to show some of the exciting projects we’ve been working on.”
Tickets to attend the convention will be priced at $175 USD each and will be available for purchase from the official BlizzCon website (www.blizzcon.com) in two separate batches. The first batch goes on sale Wednesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. Pacific time, and the second batch goes on sale Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. Pacific time. Read more
The training bibs are off, the boots are on and the orange slices at the ready. Fish Eagle and game developer Geniaware, today launch Lords of Football available for download via www.lordsoffootball.com, Steam, Green Man Gaming, GamersGate and other leading digital vendors.
Lords of Football takes you out of the arm-chair and straight into the dugout. Take your team from Sunday league slouchers to world legends.
Take a look at the official Launch Trailer here: http://youtu.be/rwS2SI0-ZCE
Lords of Football is a whole new sports lifestyle simulator, played in God Mode. The everyday routine of football is brought to life, simulating footballers’ training to improve their skills and all the drama and real-life distractions that unfold during a normal season. With easy drag-and-drop navigation and by learning each footballer’s personality, you must oversee all your footballers and resources to bring the team up to international competition level. The game takes place in an immersive 3D world with a customisable team, and rewards success with club upgrades to expand this exciting, vibrant football simulation.
Gianluca Vialli, consultant for Fish Eagle said: “We are all really excited about the launch of Lords of Football today. It has been a long time in the making and we are really proud of the final product. The game gives users a completely unique approach to a football sim, putting them directly in the hot seat, controlling everything on and off the pitch.” Read more