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Grabbity Pulls Down 100,000 Downloads

Gravity-bending Platformer Reaches #1 Free Game on Mexico App Store

MEXICO CITY – September 28, 2012 - Televisa Home Entertainment and Efecto Studios are proud to announce that Grabbity, the free platformer with gravity-warping gameplay, is now weighing in at over 100,000 downloads for iOS devices worldwide. What’s more, Grabbity has achieved the hefty milestone of reaching the #1 spot on the Free Games chart on the App Store in Televisa’s respective home country of Mexico. Televisa and Efecto both flipped when they heard the news – but thankfully, the game’s lovable Grabbians were able to flip them back over again. Continue reading

BattleTech Goes Mobile: MechWarrior: Tactical Command Out Now for iPad Devices

SINGAPORE – September 27, 2012 –Personae Studio today announced the release of MechWarrior: Tactical Command for iPad, bringing the beloved franchise to mobile for the first time. MechWarrior: Tactical Command combines innovative multi-touch game controls along with an immersive single player story campaign written byseries’ canon authors, Loren L. Coleman and Randall N. Bills for a AAA-quality RTS. The game is available on the iTunes App Store for $9.99.

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These Colors Do Run: Polara Coming Soon to iOS and Android

Hope This Works Games Announces Color-Switching Side Runner, Title Debuts October 11

VANCOUVER, CANADA – Sept. 27, 2012 – Canada-based mobile game developer Hope This Works Games today unveiled their newest game Polara, a side scrolling platform running game, coming to iOS and Android devices. Polara turns the popular free-running platform genre on its head by introducing a color switching strategy, challenging players to do more than just dash and jump, as well as a compelling and immersive story line that keeps players hooked for more. You’ll need a fast eye and even faster reflexes to make your way through all 50 levels, check out the teaser for the game here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCJCL46EhQ0
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Skillz: Universal Edition Now Available on the Apple App Store


Chart-topping DJ Music and Rhythm Game Comes to iPhone and iPod touch

HONG KONG – September 27, 2012 – Playpen Studios today announced that its hit DJ music and rhythm game Skillz is now available for iPhone and iPod touch devices. The universal release follows a successful launch on the iPad, which reached the #1 spot in Music Games for iPad, #1 Music Game in over 90 countries and the #1 grossing game in over 80 countries on the App Store charts. In Skillz, players scratch and tap through original mixes using virtual turntables on their way to DJ superstardom. Download Skillz now for the special launch price of $0.99 USD (normally $2.99) from the App Store at:  http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skillz-universal-edition/id536082347?ls=1&mt=8 Continue reading

RaidCall Surpasses 10 Million Registered Users with Free Group Chat Software

With HD audio quality for up to 20,000 simultaneous users, RaidCall experiences continued growth after 2 successful years

SAN JOSE, Calif.- September 26, 2012 -RaidCall, providers of high-quality group communication software, announced today that it has reached more than 10 million registered users worldwide. RaidCall allows users to seamlessly communicate with an unmatched amount of people (up to 20,000 simultaneous users), without paying a dime or setting up servers. With a simple installation process, lightweight system requirements and minimal memory usage, RaidCall keeps group conversations fluid and clear, with little to no impact on other concurrently running programs. RaidCall also unveiled a new website to commemorate the occasion and showcase its offering, viewable at RaidCall.com.

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Pocket God Episode 46 Released, Goes Viral. Literally.

Special Travel Advisory Issued for Visitors of Apocalypse Island, Monster Skin Pack by Aaron Blecha Now Available

SAN FRANCISCO – September 26, 2012 - Attention all passengers headed for Apocalypse Island, an urgent travel advisory has been issued. Due to a deadly plague of biblical proportions running its course through all of Pygmy-kind (released into the wild today by Bolt Creative in Pocket God Episode 46: Germs of Endearment), we strongly urge you to be considerate and cover your mouth while passing away into the afterlife in order to prevent further spreading of this malicious ailment. Also of grave importance, please stay away from the new—and aptly named—Plague Room, as the water contained in the fountain within this chamber is infected with the virulent disease. Continue reading

Wheelz Expands Car Sharing Service Across Los Angeles College Campuses

Wheelz Delivers New Transportation Alternative for Students at the Claremont Colleges, Loyola Marymount, Caltech and Occidental

SAN FRANCISCO – September 25, 2012 – Wheelz, the peer-to-peer (P2P) car sharing service that is revolutionizing car ownership and access, announced today that it is launching across four new college campuses in Los Angeles. Wheelz connects students with cars to students who need them and is doubling the number of California college campuses it serves after seeing great traction at Stanford, UC Berkeley, USC and UCLA. By offering a convenient and easy-to-use car sharing solution, Wheelz is filling an important need for students in L.A., who really need a car to access the amazing business, cultural and entertainment options that surround them. Continue reading