Quirkat Launches Fantasy Football Game On Facebook

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Quirkat, the Middle Eastern game development studio has announced the launch of a new online ‘Fantasy Football’ game just in time for the South Africa 2010 World Cup.  The game was developed exclusively for the Facebook platform and can be played in Arabic, English or French. The game offers players the range of features they’d [...]

Jawaker Adds To Advertising Options With Game Table Changes

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Jawaker, the online multiplayer card games website that was previously reviewed here, and whose co-founder Mohamad Haj Hasan was interviewed here, has introduced some new changes to their game table, expanding the available advertising options on the platform. The upgrades on the game table aimed to make it more user friendly for users, but also [...]

Kammelna: An Online Multi-player Baloot Card Game Service

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Taking its first step into the online gaming world, Saudi web company Remal IT has launched a beta of its ‘Baloot’ card game site, Kammelna. Kammelna is an online multi-player ‘Baloot‘ game, a popular card game played in Saudi Arabia (which is quite similar to the French game Belote), that is built in Flash and runs in [...]

3alaRasi, A Portal For Comedy Entertainment Content

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

3alaRasi is a Jordanian entertainment portal that features a mix of funny cartoons, caricatures, articles, videos, photos and audio. The portal’s content comes both from in-house productions, as well as content generated and submitted by the site’s users. The site integrates all the regular sharing and social networking features that allow users to create their [...]

Abu Dhabi Media Company Launches Goalarabia.com

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Abu Dhabi Media Company, one of the largest media companies in the region, has launched goalarabia.com, the UAE’s first international standard fantasy football game which is playable both online and on mobile devices in Arabic and English. Based on the English Premier League, players can compete in a virtual league to win the top prize [...]

Jawaker, Online Multiplayer Card Games For The Arab World

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Jawaker is a new online multiplayer card games website that was launched recently for the Arab world, by the same team that is behind the online career network Akhtaboot. The service is focused on delivering an entirely browser-based version of the most popular card games in the Arab world to an Arab and international audience. The [...]

Online Multiplayer Games Account For Over 60% Of cashU Revenue

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Recent numbers from Maktoob’s cashU service, the largest internet payment system in the Middle East and Africa, show that user payments for online multiplayer games account for over 60% of their revenue. cashU was launched some years ago to provide an easy online payment system for people without access to credit cards. At first they [...]

MBC Group & CDC Games Partner On Arabic Online Gaming Portal

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

MBC Group recently partnered with CDC Games, a global market leader in online gaming and distribution based in China, to develop and launch an Arabic online gaming web portal which will include a portfolio of massive multi-player online games (MMPOG/MMPORG), in both English and Arabic. MBC Group aims to reproduce the success of the online [...]

Getmo Arabia To Bring Digital Downloads To The Middle East

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Arvato Middle East Sales and Abu Dhabi Media Company yesterday announced the launch of Getmo Arabia, a new digital media platform for the Middle East and Africa, at the MECOM 2008 conference in Abu Dhabi. Getmo Arabia will offer services direct to consumers through www.getmo.com where customers can download over three million songs, videos, movies, [...]

Chkobba Popular Tunisian Card Game Online

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Chkobba is one of the most popular card games in Tunisia, mainly played by men at coffee shops around the country, but also played at home by men and women alike. Tunisian web agency Web Carré have successfully captured the Chkobba coffee shop experience and brought it online through Chkobba.net; the game, which is implemented [...]

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