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Press Releases Games

Mar 17, 2014

Virtual Wells Bring Clean Water to Kenya for World Water Day

As of today, players of Farmerama, the online farm simulator game developed by Bigpoint, might be hit by a sudden heat wave. More than 50 million farmers could be shocked to see their once blue rivers go brown and lush fields turn to plots of dust.

Mar 03, 2014

Drakensang Online Now Enriches Mac MMO Space

The multi-award-winning action RPG Drakensang Online now provides full support for Macintosh users. A beta client for Apple OS X, which supports easy Facebook registration, can be downloaded at www.drakensangonline.com.

Feb 03, 2014

DarkOrbit Reloaded: Bigpoint releases a Sci-fi Epic

Bigpoint today announced the launch of DarkOrbit Reloaded. Built upon the great success of its predecessor, DarkOrbit Reloaded is an epic space action MMO that boasts a refined new look, an immersive sci-fi narrative and important reworks to make it easier for newcomers to get prepared for the epic space battles that await.

Nov 07, 2013

Merc Elite: Bigpoint introducing the Assault class

Bigpoint is revealing exclusive details today on the Assault, the fifth of five playable classes in the forthcoming blockbuster Merc Elite. The world’s first military-themed MOBA game entered European Open Beta in autumn 2013 as a free-to-play browser title. Click the following link for a sneak peak at the gameplay trailer for the Assault:

Press Releases Corporate

Jul 21, 2014

Bigpoint Opens Mobile Games Studio in Lyon

Bigpoint has established a company to develop mobile games in Lyon, France. The initial production team of 13 employees joins Bigpoint Lyon following the acquisition of the mobile company Little Worlds Studio which was closed on July 15. Little Worlds Studio has long-standing and international experience in developing and launching mobile games such as Color Cross Online and Mana Crusher.

Jul 01, 2014

Ex-Zynga Producer Joins Bigpoint Team in Hamburg

Bigpoint recently welcomed Varun Nagendra on board. As the new producer of Farmerama, he is in charge of leading the farm simulation game’s live operations. The Farmerama team works on updates which include exciting new features and engaging events.

Feb 24, 2014

Design Director from CCP Joins Bigpoint

Bigpoint is proud to announce Craig Scott as new Lead Designer. Scott, previously Design Director at CCP, recently started at Bigpoint to lead the design efforts on a new game.

Feb 21, 2014

Bigpoint Expands Further into Asia with the Launch of Drakensang Online in Taiwan

Bigpoint announces the launch of Drakensang Online in Taiwan in Mandarin. The multi-award-winning online RPG was introduced to the island in cooperation with Cube Magic Inc., the tier-one web game publisher in Taiwan.

Feb 17, 2014

Bigpoint Accelerates Scientific Crowd-Sourcing Project

Today, Bigpoint and the Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing (HCI) are starting a broad evaluation to help prevent worldwide road accidents.

Nov 11, 2013

Bigpoint Publishes the Triple A Game “Warframe” Worldwide

Bigpoint announces the online publishing of the free-to-play, third-person action game Warframe®. Starting today the more than 330 million users registered at bigpoint.com have direct access to the PC-client game developed by the world-renowned triple-A developer, Digital Extremes.

Nov 07, 2013

Bigpoint Appoints Kees Koolen to Its Board

Bigpoint announced today that Kees Koolen has been appointed as a member of the board of Bigpoint as a non-executive Director. Koolen is the Chairman of booking.com. He had a key role in growing the company from a start-up to the largest online hotel booking company worldwide. Initially involved as an angel investor and advisor in the 90s, he became the Chief Operating Officer of booking.com in 2001 and was its Chief Executive Officer during the period 2008 to 2011.