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Flaregames soft-launches Nonstop Chuck Norris, trend predictions for 2017, and which games turned a corner in 2016?

Flaregames soft-launches Nonstop Chuck Norris, trend predictions for 2017, and which games turned a corner in 2016?

As we step back into our jobs after a pleasant break from it all over Christmas and New Year, it's important to reflect on what has been and think ahead to what will come.

Or so our readers thought based on this week's Hot Five, which starts off with our look at the five free-to-play games that turned a corner in 2016.

Second up is a collection of predictions for the trends we'll see in 2017, from a number of industry experts who think that brands and transmedia content will be the next big things.

Chuck Norris, resolutions, and Korean RPGs

Thirdly, German publisher flaregames has soft-launched the intriguing Nonstop Chuck Norris, a branded version of its popular Nonstop Knight game which swaps swords for roundhouse kicks.

And finally, our industry experts tell us their New Year's resolutions for 2017, and we take a look at the making of Angry Birds Action-esque Korean RPG Knight Slinger.

Click the link below to find out more about the stories that caught our readers' attention last week.


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Ric likes to read epic poems and watch classic films to hide the fact he plays way too many games. The facade has thus far not been very effective.

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