London: October 30, 2012 – Square Enix and Bigpoint are happy to announce that Gameglobe™ is now in open beta for everyone.
Gameglobe is a unique experience that lets anyone create, share and play their own games – all with console-level HD graphics – or pick from a multitude of levels created by people all around the world.
“People find it hard to believe that this is free-to-play in the browser and now that we’ve opened up the game to everyone, we can’t wait to see what the world will create,” said Rune Vendler, Game Director.
Created by Phantomias
Find all of the hidden secrets in this great platform, puzzler set in a beautiful jungle environment.
THE RESCUE – PART ONE
Created by MichaelRud
Can you save your brother from the evil Baron in this brilliantly designed action adventure?
A MINER PROBLEM
Created by Bones
Clear out the plague of Pirates from the mine and loot it dry while you're at it in this solid side-scrolling adventure.
With easy-to-use tools and props making a game has never been easier; there are even tutorials if you need. But it’s not only about making games: you can play thousands of levels created by other builders and if you want to share them, simply send the unique URL to your friends for them to jump in and start playing straight away… that’s right, they don’t even need to register, the game is playable in the browser, and is free-to-play.
It’s easy to find a great game to play with the Trending, Most Played, Most Liked and Recently Published categories.
Welcome to your new world – www.gameglobe.com @gameglobeHQ
Bigpoint (http://www.bigpoint.com) is an online-game developer, publisher and content provider for more than 1,000 global distribution partners. Bigpoint’s free-to-play games are played by over 250 million registered users in over 30 languages. The company’s diversified portfolio includes high quality games for browser, mobile and social platforms. More than 850 employees from over 35 different nations work at the company headquarters in Hamburg, Germany or at other locations in Berlin, San Francisco, São Paulo and Malta. Bigpoint’s many distinctions in the industry include the European Business Award 2011, the Mashable Best Online Game Award for “Farmerama”, the “Fastest Growing Larger Company” and “Uniqueness of Offering” prizes at the 2010 Media Momentum Awards, as well as the MTV Skyscraper Award for extraordinary achievement in game development. For more information or press material, please visit the press area at www.bigpoint.net.
Hapti.co is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Square Enix Group, based in Copenhagen and specialising in digital products and services such as CORE®ONLINE and Gameglobe™. CORE®ONLINE is a new service that offers high definition games in the browser for free via an advertising supported business model. Gameglobe™ is a unique browser-based platform and game experience that allows players free access to limitless game worlds and creative possibilities, all in HD quality. For more information please visit: www.hapti.co
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 59 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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