Hardware/software collaboration aims to accelerate adoption of gesture control in TVs and PCs
DALLAS – Dec. 27, 2012 – Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced it is collaborating with SoftKinetic®, a leading provider of end-to-end 3D sensor and gesture recognition middleware solutions, to grow adoption of gesture control in televisions (TVs), personal computers (PCs), and a wide variety of other consumer and industrial devices. At the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), TI will demonstrate its new 3D time-of-flight (ToF) image sensor chipset, which integrates SoftKinetic’s DepthSense® pixel technology and runs SoftKinetic’s iisu® middleware for finger, hand and full-body tracking. The TI chipset is inside 3D cameras that control a laptop and a smart TV to access and navigate movies, games and other content with the wave of a hand. The TV demonstration also features TI’s OMAP™ 5 processor, which powers an impressive natural user interface with robust gesture recognition and full-HD graphics. Continue reading TI to demonstrate its innovative 3D time-of-flight image sensor chipset with SoftKinetic at CES 2013
SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 21, 2012 – PlayFirst® Inc. the global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today unveiled seasonal updates for Diner Dash® and Mall Stars™ on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini that offer a holiday-themed haul of exciting new content for both games. Continue reading MEDIA ADVISORY: PlayFirst Rings in the Holidays with Winter Wonderland Updates for Diner Dash and Mall Stars on iOS
Personae Studio working to bring the best Battletech experience on the iPad and future mobile devices.
SINGAPORE – December 20, 2012 – Personae Studios today announced an update for MechWarrior: Tactical Command addressing many gameplay issues based on fan feedback. In addition, the latest update of the game will be on sale Friday, December 21st on the iTunes store for $6.99. Download MechWarrior: Tactical Command at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mechwarrior-tactical-command/id557552094?ls=1&mt=8
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Continues fastest rate of growth in company’s history
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Dec. 20, 2012 – Mobile social gaming leader, Storm8, today announced the launch of Bingo!, the latest free-to-play social casino game from its Shark Party brand. Bingo!’s launch comes as Storm8’s mobile gaming network is growing at a record pace, recently surpassing 400 million game downloads.The new title highlights Storm8’s continued expansion into popular genres, including the booming online social casino gaming space, which is expected to hit $2.4 billion in revenue by 2015. Continue reading Storm8 Expands Mobile Social Casino Footprint with Bingo! on iOS
Bolt Creative and the Pygmies of Pocket God Gear up for big Things in 2013
SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 19, 2012 – The end times have come to the Pygmies of Pocket God, and the apocalypse brings with it friends new and old. Pocket God Episode 47: Apocalypse, Ow! opens up the Apocalypse Temple’s final room, the Closet Room, where a strange, couch-jumping, closet-hiding Pygmy named Tom holds the key to kick-starting the end of days. Forget the Mayans; it turns out that Hollywood’s pesky scientologists were behind the Apocalypse all along! Continue reading Forget the Mayans, Pocket God’s Final Content Update Ushers in the Apocalypse
Update for Millions-Strong XBLA Battler Improves Multiplayer Stability, Adds New “Special Challenge” Mode, Brings Holiday Cheer
TOKYO – December 18, 2012 – Toylogic today announced the arrival of a major holiday update for Happy Wars on Xbox LIVE® Arcade (XBLA) for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system. The new content should bring tidings of joy to a lot of players around the globe, as the studio has also revealed that the free-to-play multiplayer battler has been downloaded more than 1.2 million times worldwide, as shown in the game’s leaderboards!
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#1 Overall Paid App in 30+ countries, Metascore of 89 and App of the Year awards abound
NEW YORK – December 18, 2012 – Today publisher Armor Games and developer Ironhide Game Studios are pleased to announce that iPhone tower defense classic Kingdom Rush is now available free, for a limited time only! Normally $0.99 on iPhone, today players can download the full game free of charge. Optimized for iOS 6 and iPhone 5 and featuring retina graphics, the game is free today for iPhone, and also available for iPad and iPad Mini. With an overall score of 89 on Metacritic and countless critical praise, the casual tower defender truly belongs on every iDevice. This holiday promotion won’t last long; download Kingdom Rush today! (iPad link, iPhone link)
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You can already brag about your high scores, now brag about your gaming knowledge
SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 18, 2012 – Plain Vanilla, developers of the QuizUp mobile platform, today announced the launch of Video Game QuizUp. The mobile app, available on iOS devices, was created with competitive gamers in mind. With trivia questions based on design, characters and history of video games across all platforms, Video Game QuizUp challenges the most elite and knowledgeable gamers to battle it out for top rank. Featuring a classic, arcade design, the real-time social trivia app lets players around the world compete head-to-head in ten-questions rounds.
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