New large-scale battles head up Lineage 2: Revolution’s end of year update

Few mobile MMOs can claim late night talk show host endorsement, but if what’s good enough for Conan O’ Brian is good enough for you, a new update means now is the best time to try Lineage 2: Revolution. A fully 3D fantasy RPG, the game has recently added new sieges and servers to keep adventurers going head to head.

You asked, and Netmarble heard. Lineage 2: Revolution’s jam-packed end of year update sees the release of highly anticipated Fortress Sieges, a 50v50 online mode that lets 2 plans duke it out. There’s plenty of Adena, EXP, and Proof of Blood to be gained for all those who enter when the timed event goes live every Friday from 20:30 – 21:00 PST, but only the victorious will unearth bonus rewards like buffs.

If the thought of large-scale Fortress Sieges seems a little too intense for the time being, dialled back 30v30 battles now await in the newly added Open Siege mode. The principal of Open Sieges are, for the most part, the same, with the exception being that you can enter alone (if you dare) and that all players will be of equal combat power level. Build up your skill and work your way up.

As if that wasn’t enough, Lineage 2: Revolution is also adding three new servers as part of the major update, easing online traffic so that all can have a great time. 54 countries all want to get in on the action, and now they’ll be able to do so seamlessly and ch…

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Price Drop: Whoowasit? – Children’s game of the year 2008 (Games)


Whoowasit? – Children's game of the year 2008 1.5

Device: iOS Universal
Category: Games
Price: $ 3.99 -> Free, Version: 1.5 (iTunes)

Description:

Whoowasit? has been nominated in the categories „Bestes Kinderspiel“ (best game for kids) and “Bestes Familienspiel” (best game for families) for the “Deutscher Entwicklerpreis” (German Developers-Award).

Winner of the GIGA Maus 2012 as "Das beste Spiel" (the best game) in the category family

Award winner:
– GIGA-Maus 2012 (the best game/family category)
– Disney FamilyFun Toy of the Year 2011
– Creative Child Magazine Game of the Year 2011
– The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval 2011
– Children’s Game of the Year 2008

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4/5 – “This is a great app if you have children, I would certainly recommend picking it up. […] The production value is so amazing it may just be worth checking out anyway.”

The “Children’s game of the year 2008” from Ravensburger now available on your iDevice

“Whoowasit?” is the digital adaptation of the “Children’s game of the Year 2008” by the successful author Reiner Knizia. Now the fun tactical adventure full of mystery and magic is finally available on iPhone and iPad!

The king’s castle is in danger! The evil wizard has been seen near the kingdom. Only the king’s magical ring can protect the castle, but it has disappeared. Can you find the thief?

The children of the castle are the last hope. The animals have seen the thief: they want to help to catch him in order to get back the ring, and only the children can talk to them and understand them. A sharp eye and deduction skills are needed to solve this puzzle, as only together can the children track down the thief!
Careful thinking, strong team play and working closely together are necessary for the small detectives to reach their goal. But watch out for the ghost! Can the kingdom be saved on time from the evil magician?

Features:

► Digital adaptation of the “Children’s game of the Year 2008”.
► By the successful author Reiner Knizia.
► Interactive tutorial to easily start playing.
► Full Retina support on iPhone and iPad!
► Teamwork, tactics and powerful deduction skills are necessary to find the thief on time!
► Search the castle, speak with the animals, open secret doors and find the magical ring.
► Play with up to 4 players at the same time on the same iDevice. Work together to save the kingdom!
► Chest mode: use your iDevice with the original “Whoowhasit” board game!
► No need to assemble: simply start the application to enter the magic world! And best of all: no need to put away the game once you have finished playing.

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Feel free to check out Ravensburger’s other games, including Scotland Yard, THE aMAZEing Labyrinth and Puerto Rico, along with many, many others.

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What’s New

– Universal app – the update now works on both iPhone and iPad
– All new iOS devices and their respective resolutions are now supported, including higher-resolution textures
– Background music can be heard again
– Information on the ghost on the die
– New App icon
– Other small bug fixes and optimizations

Whoowasit? – Children's game of the year 2008

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DomiNations is a highly detailed looking strategy game coming to iOS and Android next year

There’s a new trailer doing the rounds for the first title to come out of Big Huge Games and Nexon’s recent partnership – DomiNations.

I’m in two minds about it.

On the one hand there’s a danger that it could turn out to be just another strategy management game in the mould of Clash of Clans or Tiny Realms or Plunder Pirates. In which case that’s fine, but there’s not an awful lot to get excited about.

While on the other hand, the sheer scope and size of DomiNations’ planned gameplay is really quite impressive, suggesting an unprecedented level of detail, and countless upgrade paths. The game plonks you in control of a nation in the Stone Age, and it’s your job to take them into the Space Age and beyond. It all sounds a bit Civilization, which could be very neat indeed.

The game comes to iPhone, iPad and Android some time in 2015. Here’s that trailer I mentioned earlier.

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