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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

April 27, 2016

Gameforge takes on publishing of SoulWorker for Europe and North America

New action MMORPG promises high-energy battles in an impressive Anime style, set in a post-apocalyptic background

Karlsruhe, 27.04.2016 – Gameforge announces its cooperation with South Korean development studio Lion Games and will be publishing SoulWorker in Europe and North America. "I am pleased to finally accommodate the desires of players in Europe and North America with SoulWorker. There's plenty in SoulWorker… more

April 20, 2016

HEX: Shards of Fate – now on Steam

Karlsruhe, 20/4/2016 – Gameforge and HEX Entertainment are now offering the trading card game HEX: Shards of Fate on distribution platform Steam. The game is free and available for download in the shop. The trailer for release is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXfHX0zSpnw Steam users can read… more

April 19, 2016

Dropzone brings Real-Time Strategy back to Core-Gaming in 2016

Intense Action, Deeply Strategic Gameplay and Unit Customization Highlight Upcoming RTS Title from the Creators of Rise of Nations

Karlsruhe, Germany,  April, 19th, 2016 – Leading European video game publisher Gameforge and developer Sparkypants Studios have introduced a transformative entry into the real-time strategy genre with Dropzone.  A highly competitive title, Dropzone combines the intense 1v1 action, deep strategic multi-units tactics and map control… more

March 29, 2016

Fisticuff fun for all: Orcs Must Die! Unchained enters open beta

7 languages available | exclusive skin for open beta players | get access through omd.gameforge.com and Steam

Karlsruhe, 29/3/2016 – Gameforge and developers Robot Entertainment are headed into the home straight with the third entry in successful action tower defence series Orcs Must Die! – their joint project Orcs Must Die! Unchained today enters open beta. Now all can join in on… more

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Press Voices


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