LOS ANGELES – Nov. 30, 2012 – SGN, a leading developer and publisher of cross-platform social and mobile games, today announced a partnership with Betable, the world’s only platform that enables developers to easily and legally offer real-money play. The partnership will enable SGN to activate gambling features into a selection of its mobile titles, which will release in overseas markets starting in the first half of 2013. Continue reading
Claims spot amongst Canada’s 10 Most Admired Growth Companies
Quebec City – Nov. 29, 2012 – Today Frima Studio announces they have been named among Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures in the annual awards hosted by Waterstone Human Capital. Frima was given the award for being one of Canada’s most promising growth companies with a commitment to creating a positive corporate culture for its employees.
SAN FRANCISCO- Nov. 29, 2012 - Plain Vanilla, developers of the QuizUp mobile platform, today announced the launch of Math QuizUp. The mobile app, available on iOS devices, is the perfect tool for students or adults who want to hone up on their mental math. With questions involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, Math QuizUp challenges players to speedily answer basic mathematical equations in order to move up in ranks and be crowned the top mathlete for their country. Math QuizUp will be coming soon to Android devices.
Paul Chen Joins as VP of Business Development, Emma Kumakura Promoted to VP of Production
SAN FRANCISCO – Nov. 29, 2012 – PlayFirst® Inc., the global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today announced two new members to its management team. The company hired Paul Chen as vice president of business development and promoted Emma Kumakura to vice president of production. Both new additions will play critical roles as PlayFirst expands its presence in the rapidly growing mobile game industry. Continue reading
$50,000 Grand Prize Winner of Pong Indie Developer Challenge Launches on Mobile
LOS ANGELES – Nov. 29, 2012 – Today Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced the release of Pong World™ for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The $50,000 grand prize winner of the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge developed by zGames, Pong World is a reimagined take on the pop culture classic and the first-ever official new PONG game for smartphones and tablet devices. In the game, players choose one of many Pong paddles and battle against opponents on various themed boards, experiencing the game in either classic mode or all-new gameplay modes including Blitz and Hotseat. Pong World is available now as a free download on the App Store at http://itunes.apple.com/app/id553946340.
BEIJING – Nov. 28, 2012 – Leading international mobile game company CocoaChina today announced that Fishing Joy 2 is generating over $1.6 million in revenue per month from Chinese Android markets alone. Fishing Joy 2 is the sequel to the company’s flagship game, Fishing Joy, which has been downloaded over 120 million times by players worldwide. Created by Punchbox Studios, CocoaChina’s development and publishing arm, the Fishing Joy franchise has become a profitable global hit as the Chinese mobile gaming landscape witnesses the rise of Android. Continue reading
New social platform features interactive characters and mini-games, with mobile expansion coming in December
NEW YORK – Nov. 28, 2012 – Developer PlayPlus today announced the launch of Cantasia on Facebook, a new kid-friendly social gaming hub. Cantasia is based on the Canimals characters from Voozclub, a popular series in South Korea and throughout Asia. Players interact with Canimals and customize their Cantasia City while completing quests and playing a variety of online games. Cantasia will initially feature one mini-game embedded in the platform, Canimals Match 3, with other mini-games to be subsequently released. A mobile version of Canimals Match 3 will be released in December, available exclusively from Samsung Apps for the first three weeks after launch. Have fun with friends and family by checking out Cantasia, available online at the following link: apps.facebook.com/Cantasia. Continue reading
Pop Trivia Guessing Game Now Available for Free Download on Google Play
JAKARTA – Nov. 27, 2012 – Alegrium, an independent developer of happy mobile games, today announced that ICON POP Quiz is now available to download for free on all Android devices. ICON POP players must name movies, TV shows, and famous faces using visual clues inspired by each answer, either by using their own smarts or with the help of some handy powerups. Prove your pop culture prowess today by downloading ICON POP Quiz from the Google Play Store at play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alegrium.iconpopquiz!