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Bigpoint breaks through 300m user barrier

Online games maker Bigpoint has surpassed 300 million registered users. Bigpoint has created online hits, such as Battlestar Galactica Online, Drakensang Online, Farmerama, Pirate Storm and Dark Orbit, amassing communities across the world, connected by its global gaming site Bigpoint.com. In recent years, we’ve seen a rapid increase and unprecedented …

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Crytek’s Warface hits 5m registered users

Free-to-play FPS Warface is seemingly doing the business for Crytek in Russia. The studio has announced that the game has now reached 5m registered players in the territory. The news comes in the same week as the shooter received the Best Online Game accolade in Russia’s Runet Awards. Reaching the …

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Day Z reaches one million unique users

Independently developed Arma II mod Day Z has passed the one million registered users milestone. It’s a tremendous achievement for creator Dean Hall, whose creation – which is completely free to download – has become one of the hottest properties in gaming since its release in June of this year. …

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Fight My Monster reaches 1m boys

Fight My Monster has become the UK’s fastest-growing online game for boys after reaching 1m players. The Moshi Monsters rival launched in 2011 and has gone on to achieve an average game session time of 40 minutes per player. The company claims this is almost twice as long as a …

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FIFA Ultimate Team patch bolsters security

EA is cracking down on scammers with an update for FIFA 12 which includes new security and game features. It predominantly affects the game’s Ultimate Team online mode, which allows players to buy, sell and trade virtual player cards for in-game coins, or purchase packs for real money. There have …

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EA losses narrow as 2m buy Star Wars: Old Republic

You could almost smell the desperation in some quarters of the game press for EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic to fail. Well guess what? It’s been a huge hit. Since its release in December the game has sold in excess of 2m copies worldwide, with 1.7 players signing up …

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Old Republic is "fastest growing MMO in history"

Over a million. That’s the closest we’ve got to hearing any firm sales numbers for EA and BioWare’s new MMO title Star Wars: The Old Republic. The figure was issued by EA on Boxing Day following the game’s release on December 20th. The game entered the UK Charts in 10th …

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Over 2m take part in Old Republic beta

EA has said that upcoming MMO release Star Wars: The Old Republic has seen over 2m gamers participate in its recent beta. Over 725k unique users took part over the US Thanksgiving weekend alone, with each player logging in for an average of 12 hours over the period. "The game …

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PopCap: 120m people play social games

More people are playing social games than ever before, says PopCap. The casual giant found that 71 per cent more play social games today compared to last year – 120m players in total. Plus, the number of ‘avid’ social game players have more than doubled from seven per cent in …

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Mafia Wars 2 sheds 900k users in under a month

Casual games title Mafia Wars 2 has suffered an exodus of players in November. Business Week reports that having hit a user peak of 2.5m daily active users in October. However, that number has tumbled by a massive 900k players in November according to AppData. The site goes on to …

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