Foreign language games permeate this week’s emerging Facebook games

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By Mike Thompson Comments

Three older Chinese games are experiencing traffic boosts, putting them on our list of emerging Facebook games alongside several other foreign language titles.

Heroic expedition – Happy Farm took the No. 1 spot this week after bringing in 40,000 monthly active users for a 400 percent gain, but the app’s traffic is still much lower than its peak levels a year ago when it had just over 1 million MAU. It’s hard to tell what caused the surge as there is no English mode to play.

IGG’s Chinese version of Galaxy Online II (the title’s fully translation is “Interstellar civilization free strategy StarCraft web game development, expansion,plundering, strategy, ships DIY challenge your IQ”) and Titan Quest took the No. 3 and No. 7 spots with gains of 150 percent and 300 percent, respectively. Both of these games have histories of going through peaks and valleys somewhat regularly, and they look like they’re starting to go through another round of increased traffic. The Indonesian version of Galaxy Online II topped last week’s emerging games list.

Five other titles saw gains of 100 percent or more: On5’s Charadium, NTB Games’ The A Game, Webs’ Fling a Thing, Tall Tree Games Fortune Slots, ELEX’s Frohe Ernte 3 – Buntes Farmleben (German for “Happy Harvest 3 – Colourful farm life”) and yet another version of Galaxy Online II (this time in Portugese).

GamePoint’s Bingo Deutsch is the final foreign title to appear on our list, with a gain of 50 percent.

Name MAU Gain  Gain,%
1.   英雄遠征-開心農場活動 50,000 +40,000  + 400%
2.   Charadium 60,000 +30,000  + 100%
3.   星際文明 免費策略星海爭霸網頁遊戲 發展,擴張 50,000 +30,000  + 150%
4.   Criminal Empire 50,000 +20,000  + 67%
5.   Puzzle Spot 60,000 +20,000  + 50%
6.   The A game™ 40,000 +20,000  + 100%
7.   泰坦戰爭-首款3D大型網遊,全新引擎,史詩大作 20,000 +15,000  + 300%
8.   Fling a Thing 20,000 +12,000  + 150%
9.   Bet Tycoon – Betting Game 60,000 +10,000  + 20%
10.   Big City Bingo 70,000 +10,000  + 17%
11.   Bingo Deutsch 30,000 +10,000  + 50%
12.   Bubble Raider 80,000 +10,000  + 14%
13.   CLASH : Rise of Heroes 60,000 +10,000  + 20%
14.   Cristina the Mystic Psychic 80,000 +10,000  + 14%
15.   EA SPORTS™ PGA TOUR® Golf Challenge 50,000 +10,000  + 25%
16.   EW Mobile 90,000 +10,000  + 13%
17.   Football City (soccer) 60,000 +10,000  + 20%
18.   Fortune Slots 20,000 +10,000  + 100%
19.   Frohe Ernte 3 – Buntes Farmleben 20,000 +10,000  + 100%
20.   Galaxy Online II – “O” Jogo de Estratégia 20,000 +10,000  + 100%

All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppData. Come back next week for our top weekly gainers by monthly active users on Monday, our daily active users on Wednesday, and the top emerging apps on Friday.