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Chariot Rides Onto Next-Gen Consoles Starting September 30

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Frima Unveils New Trailer for the Gorgeous Couch Co-op Platformer

QUEBEC CITY – September 23, 2014 – Frima Studio today announced that couch co-op platformer Chariot will arrive on PlayStation 4 on September 30, 2014 in North America and October 22, 2014 in EU territories. It will launch worldwide for Xbox One on October 1, 2014, with launch dates for Wii U and Steam to be revealed soon. In Chariot, a princess and her fiancé descend through the royal catacombs in order to find a burial place worthy of His Majesty. By using carefully selected power-ups and relying on their wits, players must learn how to solve each challenge ahead in order to proceed on the journey of an afterlife.

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Defense Grid 2 Now Available for Digital Download

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Sequel to the hit tower defense game blasts onto Steam,
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WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — Sept. 23, 2014 – 505 Games and Hidden Path Entertainment  announced the official launch of Defense Grid 2 (DG2), the long-awaited sequel to the 2008 definitive tower defense game, Defense Grid: The Awakening. DG2 introduces new worlds and threats to test player’s tower placement strategies in single-player mode, online player-versus-player and multiplayer co-op campaigns. With 21 engaging maps and endless ways to win, DG2 will challenge your strategy skills and once again define the tower defense genre.

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Corsair Unleashes Corsair Gaming RGB Keyboards, RGB Mice, and Headsets

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New Corsair Gaming division and brand dedicated to elevating PC gaming in partnership with eSports teams and gamers

FREMONT, Calif. — September 22, 2014 — Corsair®, a leader in PC hardware, today launched Corsair Gaming, a new division within the company dedicated to the elevation of PC gaming and the development of high-performance PC peripherals. Forged from Corsair’s engineering know-how and developed alongside eSports professionals and gaming enthusiasts, Corsair Gaming products are driven by a philosophy of performance, style, and comfort. Corsair Gaming’s first salvo is the immediate worldwide release of the much-anticipated range of RGB keyboards and mice. Continue reading

The Ultimate Nightmare Fuel: Neverending Nightmares Coming to OUYA and PC September 26

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Highly Anticipated Psychological Horror Game Inspired by Real-Life Mental Illness

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Sept. 18, 2014 Neverending Nightmares, the psychological horror game that has been called “gorgeous” and “repulsive” in the same breath, will be launching on Steam and OUYA on September 26. In the game, players will take on the role of the harried and haunted Thomas as he awakens into nightmare after nested nightmare. Thomas must evade the phantasms of sleep and safely traverse these horrorscapes in a desperate attempt to discern fact from fiction; to survive until morning, he will have to learn the truth behind the nightmare. A success story of OUYA’s Free the Games Fund, Neverending Nightmares will be available for the discounted price of $13.49 on Steam and OUYA during launch week only.

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Epic Island from Backflip Studios Launches September 25

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Loot-gathering adventuring game features upgradeable heroes and limitless fun for iOS

BOULDER, CO – September 4, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced its newest game, Epic Island, will launch next Thursday, September 25 on iOS. Epic Island is an action-packed adventure game where players assemble and upgrade a team of five heroes tasked with reclaiming an island overrun with the minions of the evil sorcerer Cedric Sparklehands. Epic Island will be free to play with optional in-app purchases.

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NativeX Announces Lightning Play™ Video Ads

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Now Offering the Most Comprehensive Suite of Reward and Non-reward Ad Formats in the Industry

SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 15, 2014 - NativeX, the leading advertising technology for mobile games, today announced the launch of Lightning PlayTM Video, a video ad format that combines the latest mobile video ad technology with NativeX’s industry leading selection of native advertising formats. This includes discovery walls, interstitials, and other rich media formats, both reward and non-reward. Lightning Play video provides NativeX game developers with yet another tool to best monetize their apps by serving the right ad format based on what’s happening in the game. Designed with maximum performance in mind, Lightning Play uses proprietary technology to instantly play video ads without interrupting the user experience. Continue reading

SETI Institute Game Jam Challenges Developers to Riff on the Search for Life in the Universe

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The SETI-Jam will Leverage Latest Science and Data to Inspire Learning.

Mountain View, Calif. – September 11, 2014 – The SETI Institute, the world’s only organization dedicated to researching the origin and nature of life in the universe, has today announced SETI-JAM, the first game development jam to utilize SETI Institute research findings, data, and input from key scientists. SETI-JAM is for game developers of every experience level interested in collaborating to create games on the theme of the Drake Equation, which is used to estimate the number of communicative extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way Galaxy. While this equation is the theme for SETI-JAM, participants will also have access to actual data of over 70 scientists at the SETI Institute, including research on asteroids, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, extrasolar planet detection, earthquake prediction, climate change, the birth of stars, and much more. This game jam is the first in a new SETI Institute Initiative to use games to engage the public in real science and the search for life in the universe. Continue reading

Imangi Studios and National Geographic Kids Partner on Temple Run Action-Adventure Book, Available Now


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Now Readers Will Explore Ancient Worlds and Meet a New Temple Run Character Debuting Simultaneously in the Book and Temple Run 2

RALEIGH, N.C. and WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 9, 2014 – Imangi Studios and National Geographic Kids today announced their partnership to bring Temple Run to life through an educational action-adventure book. Applying the popularity of Temple Run to encourage academic learning, the book introduces young readers to the natural sciences, history and archaeology through the Temple Run world. The book, “Temple Run: Race Through Time to Unlock Secrets of Ancient Worlds,” is now available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and the National Geographic store.

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