Tag Archives: bigpoint
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 23:22 GMT
Employees at online gaming company Bigpoint have voted to install an employee organisation to represent them. German public services trade union Verdi has assisted the move and will manage working conditions.
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 03:13 GMT
German MMO publisher Bigpoint has hit a major milestone – 300 million registered user worldwide.
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 | 20:50 BST
Bigpoint has announced the departure of CEO Heiko Hubertz and the cutting of 120 jobs at the online gaming company, and the firm has announced it will no longer develop games in the US.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 14:42 BST
The online gaming behemoth shows support for Amazon’s gaming channel with a host of its free-to-play games.
Sat, Jul 28, 2012 | 16:37 BST
Bigpoint has announced Universal Monsters Online has entered closed beta, and is now accepting open beta registrations. The free-to-play MOBA pits a cast of monsters into a “winner-take-all” timed gameplay session where two opposing teams are tasked with raiding enemy territory to locate a damsel in distress and returning her to the team’s fortress. During closed beta, players can choose from iconic monsters such as Dracula, The Wolf Man, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, and Frankenstein’s monster, among others. A video posted below walks you through setting up your account, picking a monster to play, and choosing a match.
Thu, Jul 19, 2012 | 03:34 BST
Managing directors Philip and Tobias Reisberger have left free-to-play publisher Bigpoint, Develop reports. The pair have launched a mobile developer, AppFlag, and a consulting business. Bigpoint has grown enormously during the pair’s tenure, adding a second CEO to its international business, enjoying marked success with Battlestar Galactica Online and the ridiculously lucrative Dark Orbit, and snagging the first Game of Thrones MMO license.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 10:12 BST
Check out the first footage of Bigpoint’s free-to-play MMO Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms.
Tue, Jul 03, 2012 | 02:26 BST
Bigpoint has settled on a subtitle for its browser-based Game of Thrones MMO – Seven Kingdoms. The title was announced in a press release but little else of note was added to what we learned from the game’s GDC 2012 reveal. We’ll see more of the HBO-partered effort at San Diego Comic Con, which runs July 12-15.
Sat, Jul 28, 2012 | 16:30 BST
Back in 2010, SEE Virtual Worlds announced an MMO where players can run amok as monsters such as the mummy, Frankenstein’s monster, the wolf-man, etc. But BigPoint has one in the works as well called Universal Monsters Online, which is based on – you guessed it – classic monsters from the various movies produced by Universal Studios. The game is going to be a free-to-play, browser MOBA and the developers are now accepting applications for the closed beta. Now you will have two options to play as Gill-Man instead of just one.
Tue, May 01, 2012 | 02:24 BST
Bigpoint is pleased as punch with Battlestar Galactica Online, and to celebrate the MMO’s birthday, has a number of pressies on offer.
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 | 15:08 BST
Square Enix has announced its teamed with Bigpoint to release a new, unannounced title from the publisher to the latter’s games portal. The effort, which is “”already well into development,” will be social-focussed and feature heavily on UGC. The game is expected to be detailed in the next few weeks, with a release due within the next six months. It’ll launch on Bigpoint’s website in Europe and North America.
Sat, Mar 10, 2012 | 20:19 GMT
BigPoint and Artplant provided an overview of the browser-based, free-to-play MMO A Game of Thrones at GDC this week and IGN was lucky enough to attend the chat and dish on the details.
Wed, Feb 29, 2012 | 14:50 GMT
Bigpoint has announced it will provide a first look at its browser-based MMO for A Game of Thrones during GDC next week.
Tue, Jan 31, 2012 | 22:47 GMT
Bigpoint has passed a significant milestone across its catalogue of free to play titles.
Wed, Nov 23, 2011 | 14:27 GMT
Bigpoint has made over €2 million this month on an in-game item purchase in the company’s free-to-play, browser-based space shooter MMO, DarkOrbit.
Wed, Nov 23, 2011 | 06:12 GMT
Battlestar Galactica Online publisher Bigpoint may rescue browser-based MMO Star Trek: Infinite Space from imminent shelving.
Tue, Nov 15, 2011 | 20:41 GMT
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Wed, Nov 09, 2011 | 01:02 GMT
Atlus US has nabbed the publishing rights to Cyanide’s upcoming RPG based on George RR Martin’s fantasy epic, a Song of Ice and Fire – better known to recent fans by the name of its HBO adaptation, Game of Thrones.
Wed, Sep 07, 2011 | 22:01 BST
Bigpoint has announced its browser-based, free-to-play space-combat MMO, Battlestar Galactica Online has surpassed 5 million registered players worldwide since its February launch.
Wed, Sep 07, 2011 | 00:50 BST
Philip Reisberger of free to play portal Bigpoint has said traditional publishers don’t understand how to monetise additional content.