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This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Solstice Arena appeared on the App Store last week. It's a MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) game in which you choose a hero and play a top-down 3v3 match. Using various spells and abilities, you attack the op...

June 21st 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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I wasn't sure what to expect from Solstice Arena when I walked into Zynga/A Bit Lucky's meeting room. I'd heard about the whole "speed MOBA" thing, but I love playing as Nasus in League of Legends, so having no mobs was a bit conflicting. The game's also only being released on the iPhone and iPad,...

June 13th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Last fall, Zynga acquired the small mid-core, multi-platform game developer A Bit Lucky with the aim of expanding into that market. Today, the fruit of that team's labors is unveiled: Zynga announced the new 3v3 free-to-play MOBA Solstice Arena. Solstice Arena, which is playable on mobile devices...

May 3rd 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Zynga announced today it has acquired A Bit Lucky, a "mid-core" game developer, according to the company blog. The studio previously created Lucky Train and Lucky Space, but is currently working on a multiplayer, multiplatform game called Solstice Arena.The company's mid-core initiative is explaine...

September 17th 2012 at 8:37pm 0 Comments