EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nexon and Big Huge Games are celebrating the three-year anniversary of DomiNations, the hit mobile strategy game, with a series of history-based in-game events and activities throughout the month of April. Downloaded more than 37 million times worldwide since its launch, DomiNations is developed by renowned game development studio, Big Huge Games, putting players in command of a nation which they must advance through human history starting at the Stone Age and moving up to modern times.
“We created DomiNations because it’s a game we want to play, bringing history and a deep strategic gameplay into one place,” said Tim Train, CEO, Big Huge Games. “Today, we’re celebrating each and every passionate player that enjoys building their nation and waging war with their friends just as much as us, as we set our sights on bringing more history-based events and updates to DomiNations.”
To celebrate the third anniversary of DomiNations, Big Huge Games will be kicking off a month of in-game activities and events for players worldwide to work together to unlock prizes, upgrades, units and more. The first series of in-game events include:
- The Battle of Panipat Event: Running from Tuesday, April 3 to Wednesday, April 11, this celebratory in-game event will follow one of the earliest battles involving gunpowder firearms and artillery that marked the beginning of the Mughal Empire in India.
- Northwest Passage Event: Challenging players to collect diamonds, this in-game event will take players through the storyline of James Cook’s Third Voyage. Players can participate to earn extra diamonds from Thursday, April 12 - Wednesday, April 18.
- Global Community Challenge: Throughout the month of April, the global community will be working to earn points that will unlock rewards for all players - including supply drops, special sales and discounts, and bonus Troop Tactics. This collaborate event is the first of its kind for DomiNations.
Over the last three years, Big Huge Games has continued to expand and build upon the gameplay experience of DomiNations. The addition of four new massive Ages, with the Industrial Age, Global Age, Atomic Age and Cold War Age, has provided players with extensive new units, buildings, and upgrades to power their Nations to the top of the leaderboards. Players have collectively participated in more than 1.3 billion PvP battles, spending more than 2,853 years in battle with one million alliances battling for global superiority in massive 50 vs 50 World Wars.
DomiNations is a mobile strategy game challenging players to lead their own civilization from the Stone Age to the Space Age through advancement, exploration, and conquest. It is the debut title from Big Huge Games, founded in 2013 by a group of longtime industry collaborators. DomiNations is available as a free download for iPhone and iPad on the App Store and for Android devices on Google Play.
For more information about DomiNations visit: www.dominations.com
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) is a global leader in online games for PC and mobile. Founded in Korea in 1994, Nexon developed one of the world's first graphics-based massively multiplayer online games. Nexon also pioneered the concept of microtransactions and the free-to-play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in-game items to enhance their experience. Nexon currently services nearly 100 titles in more than 190 countries. The Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and its shares are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
About Big Huge Games www.bighugegames.com
Big Huge Games specializes in mobile strategy games. The studio was founded in 2013 by a group of longtime collaborators, and hopes to keep the flame alive of the original Big Huge Games which ran from 2000 to 2012. The studio was acquired by Nexon in March of 2016 to provide long-term, comprehensive service for DomiNations, including game development, operations, user support and marketing while continuing to create new and exciting strategy game experiences.