Bigpoint reveal the latest character in their science fiction MOBA game, Shards of War. Pulsar, the nineteenth Sentinel to be introduced, is an attack character that can unleash blasts of stellar energy which, when charged to full damage and range, will surprise even the most hardened of enemies.
Today’s update to Shards of War, the first sci-fi game in the MOBA genre, expands the battlefield and brings new acoustic dimensions to each fight. The update introduces the game’s second map, giving players a whole new world to battle for. With Decima, the game’s 18th Sentinel, players have a new character to fight with as well. During combat, the interactive music system reacts to what’s happening, increasing the drama and tension for all players.
Today Bigpoint revealed the details of the biggest update yet to its sci-fi driven MOBA, Shards of War. Some of the major elements of this update include...
Drakensang Online, the award-winning action RPG and MMO, is in the midst of preparing the largest content update in its history. With an already improved game entry, new group finding features and the unfavoured Crystals of Truth removed from the game, Drakensang promises to delight hardcore fans and new players alike.
Bigpoint has hired Brian Morrisroe as Creative Director, and Julien Proux as Director of Art and Content Production. Both new roles will be based at Bigpoint’s Headquarters in Hamburg.
Bigpoint hired Francois Coulon as Director of Production for its upcoming mobile titles developed in Lyon. Coulon is notably the former creative lead and producer of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell at Ubisoft and of Spec Ops: The Line at Take-Two Interactive. “Francois is a great addition to our teams in Lyon and brings an amazing track record of production of original IPs”, says Khaled Helioui, CEO of Bigpoint.
In the aftermath of the deadly and devastating earthquake in Nepal, Farmerama is teaming up with charity: water to support the country’s rebuilding efforts. Starting today, players can contribute to long-term, sustainable clean water projects that will provide the most precious of resources to the people of the area.
Bigpoint recently hired a new Head of Software Development. Philipp Kölmel was previously the Director of Development at the Electronic Sports League (ESL) organizer, Turtle Entertainment.
Bigpoint entered into an exclusive partnership with Tencent, a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services in China, for the publishing of Drakensang Online in Mainland China.
Bigpoint recently increased the leadership of its live games management team. Newly appointed positions include former Zynga General Manager Heather Sinclair as Head of Product Optimization. Shawn Lord is the new Producer of DarkOrbit Reloaded. He previously led developer teams at Sony Online Entertainment and KingsIsle Entertainment.