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For years, players have sought MMOs that truly offered a combat-free experience. FlapMMO, a massively multiplayer version of the sadly defunct Flappy Bird (not officially sanctioned), is that rare gem that delivers precisely that. In fact, it delivers everything you could ask for in the genre -- no...

February 12th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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It's a sad day when a game shuts down, especially one that caters to an unusual audience. Faunasphere, a game about cleaning up a pollution-riddled world while developing your personal animals, has announced its shutdown on March 15th. All subscription options have been removed, all subscriptions o...

February 20th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Unlike other competitions that might, say, award efforts to design games for the greater good, ScholarGamers.com hopes to attract teens who simply excel at beating their peers in video games. It's a simple but effective pitch: "The concept of winning student scholarships for being an ultimate gamer...

October 22nd 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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GameStop just took a huge step into the casual online gaming market, by agreeing to purchase the Flash game portal Kongregate. According to the announcement, the site will remain under the management of founders Jim and Emily Greer following the purchase, which should finalize on August 1. CEO J. P...

July 27th 2010 at 10:12am 0 Comments
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Are you looking for some MMO fun in your brief downtime through the day, but don't have the time to sink into a dungeon run in your game of choice? MMO Crunch has discovered the perfect solution: 5-Minute MMORPG. It's a simple, cute flash game that promises level 80 in five minutes, offers explodi...

June 2nd 2010 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Marvel executive vice president Ira Rubenstein says that the comics company has been experimenting in-depth with Flash games (not to be confused with games about DC's The Flash), and that it's looking to bring some of its most popular online minigames to console download services. The comic book co...

April 30th 2010 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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The arena of social gaming is a hotly contested one, with two equally enthusiastic schools of thought on whether or not they even count as MMOs. Regardless of your opinion, social gaming is here to stay, and more and more developers are turning their attention to the games (and the profits they pot...

March 9th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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With the launch of Ponged.com, GameFly continues its slow, but steady, transition from video game rental service to internet publishing operation. The latest website started by the rental service is a collection of 500 free-to-play Flash games. The titles are "hand-picked" by "hardcore gamers" to k...

June 24th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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BioWare CEO Ray Muzyka is standing behind PC games, directly opposing all of the naysayers that shout the doom of PC gaming from on high.A recent article over at Computer And Video Games.com pointed to Muzyka's confident stance as well as his expression of changing the definition of PC gaming, such...

January 20th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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The new kids on the scene, FlowPlay, have recently come out with their first creation - OurWorld. Combining the elements of your standard virtual space with the addictive qualities of casual flash based games, OurWorld hopes to keep you playing the night away.The game is built from the ground up for...

May 8th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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We know it's a little early to be throwing phrases like "Game of the Year 2008" around, but when we discover flash games of this caliber, we can't help but voice our heartfelt infatuation. With its stunning character design, addictive gameplay, and breathtaking soundtrack, You Have To Burn The Rope...

April 6th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Are casual, social games the wave of the future? In years to come, will we lovers of the swinging sword, the flashing fireball and the gigantic gun be left reminiscing about the "good old days" as we sign on for another evening of massively multiplayer bingo? The makers of Mytopia took a look into t...

March 25th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments