SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON – July 31, 2014 – SEGA Networks, Inc. today announced the launch of Crazy Taxi™: City Rush, the newest game in the iconic Crazy Taxi franchise, for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Crazy Taxi: City Rush was designed by Kenji Kanno, creator of the original Crazy Taxi arcade phenomenon, and developed by Hardlight Studios, one of SEGA’s top in-house studios and developer of the global hits Sonic Dash and Sonic Jump Fever. The game, designed from the wheels up for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices with intuitive controls and a new world to explore, is free to download today from the App Store and coming very soon to Google Play.
New Integration Helps Event Organizers Seamlessly Gather Attendee Information for Increased Engagement and More Accurate Event Data
SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK – July 31, 2014 – DoubleDutch, the leading developer of mobile event technology, today announced a partnership with Eventbrite, the global self-service ticketing and event discovery platform, to integrate the company’s online ticketing technology within its comprehensive event management system. The integration allows event organizers to sync attendee lists from their Eventbrite to their DoubleDutch accounts for an easy onboarding experience.
SAN FRANCISCO – July 30, 2014 – Chute, a visual marketing automation company, today announced the addition of John Battelle, founder of WIRED Magazine, Federated Media and, most recently, sovrn and NewCo, to its board of directors. In addition, the company launched its Visual Content Engine for brands, which provides marketers with automated tools to acquire permission to use fan photos and videos, publish this visual media across all of their marketing channels and obtain real-time analytics on performance. Chute also opened its New York office led by David Bear, former global agency director for Microsoft.
Industry-leading Revenue Platform Looks to Support Rapidly Growing Asian App Market
SAN FRANCISCO and BEIJING – July 30, 2014 – Chartboost, the largest revenue platform for mobile games, and international mobile games company Chukong Technologies today announced a strategic partnership to bring Chartboost’s powerful monetization and advertising technology to the Chinese mobile market. As one of China’s largest mobile entertainment companies, Chukong will provide the local expertise necessary to share Chartboost’s technology with the local developer community. The partnership will empower developers to find new players and monetize their games through higher retention, increased advertising revenue and greater transparency and control of their campaigns. Continue reading
The Wikipad Android Gaming Tablet Will Offer Users All Current and Upcoming Content on OUYA
SANTA MONICA, CA. – July 28, 2014 –Wikipad, a leader in mobile gaming tablets and maker of the GameVice gamepad controller, and OUYA announced today their global partnership to bring OUYA game content to current and future Wikipad devices. The partnership between OUYA and Wikipad will offer gamers with a comprehensive portable console gaming experience through the Wikipad Android tablet and attachable gamepad controller. OUYA’s library of nearly 900 games, including recently-released titles Toto Temple Deluxe and So Many Me, will be available through Wikipad. Continue reading
Collect, Hatch, Battle and Evolve a Mythical Menagerie of Curious Creatures
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – July 24, 2014 – Mobile social gaming leader Storm8 today launched Fantasy Forest Story – the latest free-to-play game from TeamLava, the Storm8 brand behind such casual hits as Dragon Story and Farm Story 2. The game features never-before-seen fantasy and mythology themes in the breeding simulation genre on mobile.
New Competitive Local Multiplayer Party Game Out Now on OUYA
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – July 24, 2014 – Toto Temple Deluxe, the fast paced smash-and-dash title from Juicy Beast, is now available exclusively on OUYA for $9.99. Juicy Beast previously developed the hit platformer Knightmare Tower, and has brought the same quirky art style to the local multiplayer genre with Toto Temple Deluxe’s outlandish take on a game of keep-away. Acclaimed as one of Yahoo Tech’s Top 10 Family-Friendly Games, Toto Temple Deluxe is a must-have for anyone with a penchant for party games. To get a glimpse of the goat-play firsthand, check out the launch trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXoVesBXP94&feature=youtu.be.
AAA-turned-indie developers Moonshot Games and indie publisher Gameblyr announce PC release on Steam
BOSTON – July 23, 2014 – Moonshot Games and Gameblyr today announced that the hit stealth puzzle game Third Eye Crime is now available on PC platforms. Created by AAA-turned-indie talent from Bungie with years of design expertise on titles including the Halo series, Third Eye Crime features gorgeous visuals in noir stylings and a soulful jazz score to deliver a stylistically immersive, fully independent gameplay experience.