Anno Online mixes SimCity and Civilization, parties like it’s 1399 — GamesRadar
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We here at Maverick PR pride ourselves on being pretty serious gamers. Yes, despite the creep of old age, the interference of pesky things like work, families and other responsibilities, we generally still carve out the time to play many of the new games — from the biggest blockbusters to the smallest indie titles. Shooters, RPGs, RTS, MMOs… we try to get them all in. Heaven forbid we’re at a press event and can’t keep up with the conversation about top games of the year. Heaven. Forbid. read more
We’re not going to lie — some of our favorite games are purely multiplayer shooters.
Going back all the way to Quake 3 Arena (which Matt helped ship) through onto Unreal Tournament 2003 and 2004 (which Matt shipped) and even more modern day games like Left 4 Dead (which Matt wished he shipped). read more
SAN FRANCISCO – March 21, 2013 – Today Ubisoft® and Blue Byte® announced that The Settlers® Online, the browser-based strategy game, will showcase a thrilling Easter event. Starting today, the vast lands of the free-to-play game will be packed with a brand new resource: Easter eggs.
Players will have to take part in eight adventures to collect as many Easter Eggs as possible to trade and exchange them in the warehouse. They will have access to new buildings for resource production or decoration. read more
We’ve been fortunate enough to work with LEVEL-5 on many of their recent titles as games have made their way from Japan to North America and Europe. Specifically, we’ve been able to help bring the titles from the 3DS, Japan-only multi-pack, GUILD01, to NA and EU. Our most recent activity? Bringing SUDA51′s awesome sci-fi shooter LIBERATION MAIDEN to the iOS devices.
Now the reviews are coming in, and the media seem to agree - LIBERATION MAIDEN on iOS is a really fun game! Check out some of the reviews below. read more
SAN FRANCISCO – January 22, 2013 – Today, Ubisoft® and Nadeo announced that ShootMania Storm, the online multiplayer first-person shooter, will be released on April 10, starting February 12, the game will enter an Open Beta phase allowing the developers to receive more feedback from the community ensuring a higher level of polish before the release in April. read more
It’s a new year and it’s nice to have some new news to talk about — to keep it brief, Maverick is now working with Ubisoft on their upcoming online FPS Shootmania Storm.
Yay! Clap-clap, for us! Even Lakers fans are STOKED.
Second of Three Downloadable Titles from Some of Japan’s Greatest Game Designers Set to Release Later This Month via eShop for Nintendo 3DS
SANTA MONICA, CA (November 16, 2012) – Renowned Japanese video game company LEVEL-5, best known for their critically acclaimed Professor Layton video game series, today announced that airport-simulator and puzzle game, AERO PORTER, will release November 29 via the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS™ in both North America and Europe at $4.99 USD and €4.99 / ₤4.49 respectively (please check the Nintendo eShop for pricing in other available countries).
Gamers Get One of the Best-Looking, Best Playing PC Games of 2012 for only $19.99; Each Purchase Comes With a Second Copy for a Friend via Steam, Amazon or GamersGate
CARSLBAD, CA (NOV. 14, 2012) — Dark Vale Games, an independent video game developer based in Southern California, will release FORGE, a multiplayer-only PC game set in a high-action fantasy world, on December 4 for $19.99 via digital distribution. As an added bonus, anyone who purchases the game for $19.99 will receive a second copy of FORGE free-of-charge to bring another competitor into the fold.
On December 4, FORGE will be available as a PC download through several online retailers, including through Valve’s Steam service, Amazon.com and GamersGate, as well as directly from Dark Vale Games’ web site at www.PlayForgeWar.com.
As Dark Vale Games bring their upcoming PC multiplayer game FORGE closer and closer to release, the closed beta is in full swing. That means that PC gamers from around the world have been blasting, shocking, hitting, casting and burning one another wildly for weeks.
Not in the closed beta yourself? Wondering what’s going on in there? Wondering what in this game drove media previewers to call it “Face-Punchingly Good?” Well now is your chance to take a peek inside the exclusive gaming sessions with an all-new gameplay video.
And the best part about this video is that it is made BY the community, for everyone who hasn’t discovered the game yet. That’s right — Dark Vale Games has been hosting a Movie-Making Contest, and community member Pilluminati won with the submission below. The prize? Some free stuff PLUS we’re using the submission as part of our PR campaign.
So take a look and enjoy — the game is coming very soon and is definitely one of the best looking and playing indie PC games of 2012.
Sci-Fi Shooter from Acclaimed Developer SUDA51 Now Available via Nintendo eShop
SANTA MONICA, CA (Oct. 25, 2012) – Renowned Japanese video game company LEVEL-5, best known for the Professor Layton video game series, has released critically acclaimed sci-fi shooter LIBERATION MAIDEN via the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS™. LIBERATION MAIDEN was previously released only in Japan as part of GUILD01, a multi-game pack featuring masterworks by some of the industry’s most respected game creators.
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