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Press Releases Games

Jun 15, 2015

Shards of War: Bigpoint introduces a new Sentinel, Pulsar

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.

May 12, 2015

Shards of War: New Map and a Host of New Gameplay Features

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.

Apr 15, 2015

Shards of War: Bigpoint Announces Major New Update

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...

Mar 11, 2015

Largest Expansion in Drakensang Online’s History Underway

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.

Press Releases Corporate

Jun 09, 2015

Bigpoint bolsters its Creative Department with the appointment of two industry heavyweights

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.

May 26, 2015

Bigpoint adds leadership to its French Mobile Studio with Splinter Cell and Spec Ops Producer

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.

May 13, 2015

Farmerama users help rebuild Nepal

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.

Apr 27, 2015

Bigpoint Hires Former Turtle Entertainment Director

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.

Mar 30, 2015

Bigpoint Partners with Tencent to Bring Drakensang Online to China

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.

Mar 05, 2015

Bigpoint Expands its Live Game Management Circle with Zynga and SOE Managers

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.

Mar 03, 2015

Bigpoint Wins Game Connection Awards 2015

The world´s first science fiction-oriented MOBA game just won the Game Connection Awards. Shards of War by developer and publisher Bigpoint convinced the international jury in the category ‚Best Desktop & Downloadable‘.