Twenty Studios Selected from 87 Submissions to Compete for Cash Prizes, Publishing Agreement and Recognition in Atari’s Developer Spotlight
LOS ANGELES – May 1, 2012 – Atari today revealed the 20 indie developers advancing past the first round of the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge, becoming semi-finalists in the pursuit of the ultimate chance to release an iOS title under the Pong brand. The 20 semi-finalists, chosen from a total of 87 submissions, will now work to deliver a game build and compete to become contest finalists, earning Atari’s publishing support, upfront cash prizes and a position on Atari’s Developer Spotlight. To view the qualifying semi-finalists, please visit http://atari.com/pongdeveloperchallenge/.
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First expansion to the popular mobile Action MMORPG welcomes the gritty dual-wielding Pirate class
HONG KONG – April 5, 2012 – Conquer Online, one of the longest-running, free-to-play online PC games, made its formal debut as a full-featured Action MMORPG on iPad in December of 2011 to great fanfare, breaking into the Top 10 RPGs category in its first week. The game’s iPad community has already surpassed 200,000 fans and continues to grow. Today, NetDragon is introducing the first expansion, Invasion of Pirates, to the Chinese fantasy universe. In the new expansion, players will have access to explosive new skills with the newly added Pirate class. An all-new video has been released to showcase the Pirate class in action.
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The award-winning game developer Herotainment launches its first mobile game Tango Chase, a new arcade adventure
NEW YORK — April 26, 2012 —Herotainment swings onto iOS devices with its first mobile game, Tango Chase. Tango, the wildly popular orangutan sidekick from the superhero online world of Herotopia, headlines this action arcade title. Players will tilt, swipe and swing through snake-ridden jungles, cursed ancient ruins, fiery factories and more on Tango’s quest to save his sweetheart from an evil super villain. Tango Chase is fun for all ages with over 70 levels of addictive arcade adventures, available now, free, for iOS devices.
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Free to play real-time strategy game gains Clan & Global Maps and New Giants
PARIS — April 25, 2012 — Renowned PC developer Frogwares today announced a huge global update for World of Battles: Morningstar, the free-to-play online real-time strategy game (RTS). The Clan system lets you team up with other players to protect your turf and conquer your neighbors. The Global Map system offers a metagame where players can command their armies in a board-game like setting. A wide range of other new features includes new Giants and equipment, new battlefields, a reworked shop system, plus in-game balancing and tweaks. It’s practically a brand new game, blending tabletop war gaming with fast RTS action. To see for yourself, check out World of Battles: Morningstar on Steam today!
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PARIS – April 25, 2012 – Game of Thrones, the RPG, today unveiled 5 new screenshots! The role-playing game for PlayStation®3, Xbox 360® and PC, based on the best-seller novels by George R.R. Martin and the popular HBO® TV series, has revealed more of its epic battles that players will soon be able to take part in. Many opponents are eager to battle them as they explore the continent of Westeros to complete their Quest!
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Sendai Clan Pack awarded upon completion of Total War Battles: Shogun™
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – April 25, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd. today announced that, upon completing Total War Battles: Shogun™ for iOS devices, players will gain access to the Sendai Clan-Pack for use in Total War: Shogun 2 – Fall of The Samurai™, the latest installment in the award-winning PC Strategy series from The Creative Assembly.
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Stereo Charging Dock for Vita In GameStop Stores Now
LOS ANGELES – April 24, 2012 – Nyko Technologies®, the leading videogame peripherals manufacturer, is now shipping the Speaker Stand for PS Vita, the latest in its line of accessories for the handheld console. The stand is a charging dock featuring stereo speakers that keeps your Vita ready for action while offering dynamic sound for music and movies. Unveiled at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Speaker Stand for PS Vita is available now at GameStop retail locations.
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Mobile Enterprise Platform Receives Capital to Fuel Product Development of Productivity Apps and Acquisition of Engineering Talent
SAN FRANCISCO – April 24, 2012 – DoubleDutch, the leading provider of cloud-based geo-social applications for the mobile enterprise, today announced that it has secured $2 million in Series A-1 funding, led by Bullpen Capital and including Mike Maples’ FLOODGATE Fund, among others. The capital will allow DoubleDutch to grow the team and further enhance their mobile app product line, in use by Cisco, UBM, Lowe’s, HP, IDG, Macworld, Interop, Young Presidents Organization, More Direct, RightNow Technologies, and ad:Tech, among others.
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