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August 11, 2016

AION Free-to-Play: Update “Lost Memories” now available in Europe

Expansion introduces new level cap of 75, ascent to High Daeva as well as more regions and instances | Exclusive content for European servers

Karlsruhe, 11/8/2016 – European players can now enjoy the full promise of the numerous improvements which can be found in the "Lost Memories" update of popular fantasy MMO AION Free-to-Play. Amongst other things, ready for players is the ascent to become High Daeva, the new… more

August 3, 2016

HEX: Shards of Fate – Herofall Set Announced

Expansion introduces over 270 new cards | New eSports tournament series in the “Cosmic Crown Showdown”

Karlsruhe, August 3rd 2016 – Gameforge and developers HEX Entertainment are revealing the first details on the upcoming fifth set, “Herofall”. The latest card set brings an additional 275 new cards to HEX: Shards of Fate, and is slated for release this fall. Alongside the… more

July 22, 2016

Dropzone Enters Closed Beta. First Tournament To Be Held.

Gameforge, Sparkypants Studios, and ESL team up to hold first-ever Tournament as Dropzone enters its early Closed Beta phase.

Karlsruhe, Germany, July, 22nd, 2016 – Leading European video game publisher Gameforge in partnership with Sparkypants Studios is providing select players with early access to Dropzone through its Closed Beta Test.  In this ground-breaking RTS experience, players outfit their squad of three Rigs with specialized… more

July 13, 2016

Heavy hitter: Orcs Must Die! Unchained welcomes Queen Bionka as playable hero

Update introduces two new maps as well as guilds and rating system

Karlsruhe, 7/13/2016 – Developers Robot Entertainment are integrating numerous new features in patch 1.3 of team action tower defence game Orcs Must Die! Unchained. Mighty yet also a little cumbersome, orc queen Bionka joins the fracas in order to hold a protective hand over the… more

July 11, 2016

AION Free-to-Play: release date for Update 5.0 announced

Play ‘Lost Memories’ on European servers from August 10th

Karlsruhe, 11/7/2016 – Fans won’t have to wait much longer for the hotly anticipated Update 5.0 of fantasy MMO AION Free-to-Play: Gameforge is releasing the game’s newest enhancement to European servers on Wednesday, 10th August – where players will complete numerous quests in German, English,… more

July 8, 2016

TERA – Update Adds New Battleground, Reworked Instances and Wardrobe to Arborea

New storage space for winter fashion | Kumases run riot in new battleground | Seek the truth in the new dungeon Manglemire

Karlsruhe, 8/7/2016 – Gameforge and developers Bluehole are releasing a new update for TERA which introduces a raft of new contents. Brand-new storage space is available in the form of the Wardrobe, giving players a place to store costumes and accessories they don’t currently need.… more

June 1, 2016

Axes swinging and thirsty for blood: Bloodspike extends the ranks of heroes in Orcs Must Die! Unchained

Update 1.2 introduces new close-combat battler, simplifies crafting system and reworks 'Survival' mode

Karlsruhe, 1/6/2016 – In the latest update to Orcs Must Die! Unchained, publisher Gameforge and developers Robot Entertainment are sending brutal smasher Bloodspike on the hunt for the prettiest orc scalps. In doing so, he pays no heed to whether the scalp belongs to friend… more

May 30, 2016

S.K.I.L.L. – Special Force 2 unleashes the cats

New Weapon | Zombie Map

Karlsruhe, 30/5/2016 – The internet was made for cat videos and video games. Recently a S.K.I.L.L. – Special Force 2 video combined the two things, generating a frenzy of interest. Now Gameforge and developer Dragonfly are bringing the trigger-happy tabby to Europe. The latest update… more

May 25, 2016

TERA – Ninjas from the Shadows!

Twelfth Class: Ninja | New Dungeons | Flying Mounts | Mystic and Priest Overhaul

Karlsruhe, 25/5/2016 – Gameforge and developers Bluehole expand the range of available classes in the fantasy MMO TERA, introducing the Ninja with the latest update. The patch also includes new dungeons designed specifically for end-game level 65 players, whilst flying mounts provide players with an… more

May 19, 2016

Elsword: Expansion introduces Elysion region

New town Atlas includes new fields and dungeons | Upper level cap increased to 85

Karlsruhe, 19/5/2016 – South Korean development studio KOG and Gameforge are introducing the continent of Elysion in the latest update to Anime side-scroller Elsword. New quests and rewards, varied fields and dungeons as well as the increased level cap to 85 all offer sustained entertainment… more

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2017

„I love how it adds more RTS sensibilities to the mix, and even if the Early Access state is a little rough (there's placeholder art, and some pathfinding issues) I can see the potential.“

"Dropzone Preview – A Twist in the MOBA Formula", cgmagonline.com

„All in all, the whole package sits on a good engine with a large amount of challenge, meaning that it won't get old anytime soon.“

"Dropzone Preview", KeenGamer

2014

„Orcs Must Die!: Unchained feels promising. It’s lighter – more slapsticky – than some of the other games in the genre. [Read]“

Orcs Must Die! Unchained Closed Beta Impressions - Rock Paper Shotgun

„Orcs Must Die! Unchained doesn’t actually feel like it’s piggybacking, though. It feels more like an evolution of ideas Robot has been developing for years. [Read]

Orcs Must Die! Unchained Closed Beta Impressions - Rock Paper Shotgun

„But just looking through my starting hand it instantly became very clear that Hex is like nothing we’ve seen, especially as far as digital TCG’s go. Each ability and description had me more interested than the last. The cards in Hex are limited only by the creativity of the team making them. Which means there are no limits for Hex. It’s a new game with entirely new and unique cards made specially for the game.“

First Look: Hex: Shards of Fate, Connected – Digital World

„The title is still a work in progress, but on its current trajectory, Robot Entertainment has the potential to make a splash in the crowded MOBA space.“

“Orcs Must Die Unchained”, gameinformer

„At first glance though I'd say I'm cautiously optimistic that Sigils: Battle for Raios can pull off its lofty goals. [Read]“

“Hands-on with Sigils: Battle for Raios”, Pocket Gamer

„The game shows great visuals. Furthermore the mods and maps are a great deal for a weekend with friends and clan mates.“

Evonity-gaming.de about S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2

„SKILL provides rapid shooter gameplay with a large arsenal of weapons.“

Com! Das Computer-Magazin

2013

„S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2 is a valid free-to-play shooter which puts a lot of emphasis on community and clans.“

"S.K.I.L.L. – Special Force 2 Exclusive Review", F2P.com

2010

„Grown ups, though, should be prepared for that sceptical look when they start a quick game of Elsword during their lunch-break. But it might also happen, that their colleagues turn out to be secret teammates who would love to join. It’s tons of fun, playing together with others!“

Martin Deppe, GameStar.de

„[...] the company Gameforge that has its home in Karlsruhe has increased its revenue by 6000 percent in the last five years. Today more than 400 people work at the south german headquarters developing, operationg, marketing and supporting the browser games.“

Stephan Freundorfer, Spiegel Online

„One of the most successful German publishers of online games is Gameforge AG from Karlsruhe.“

Kurt Sagatz, Zeit.de

„Without any doubt one can call Europe 1400 a true gem among all free browser games.“

Alexander Bohnsack, SFT