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Raft Pirates Plunder the Mobile High Seas

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6waves’s mobile MMO out now on the App Store

SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 28, 2013 – Leading global and mobile social game publisher 6waves, and Big Blue Bubble, the biggest, baddest buccaneers of game development, today announced the launch of Raft Pirates, an MMO featuring adorable robot pirates made just for mobile devices. Starting today, sailors can explore the online seas for resources to build armed rafts, plunder other pirate ships for loot, and protect themselves against enemy captains bent on snatching the booty for themselves. Join the Raft Pirates for free on the shores of the App Store: http://itunes.apple.com/app/raft-pirates/id539098940 Continue reading

Arm the Battlements for Victory in Castle Champions

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Tower building meets RPG in Gamenauts’ and Artlogic’s upcoming iOS game

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Feb 28, 2013 – Gamenauts, in conjunction with developer Artlogic Games, today announced their upcoming tower building / RPG hybrid, Castle Champions. The first in a series of games published under Gamenauts’ Asian indie mobile publishing initiative, Castle Champions combines castle-management simulation with RPG/battle party management. The game is set to hit the App Store for free on March 14, 2013. Continue reading

Game Connection Announces Speaker Sessions at Game Connection America

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Meeting Application Now Open for Attendee Use

SAN FRANCISCO – February 27, 2013 – Game Connection has today announced a number of panel discussions and lectures to be held at Game Connection America 2013 event, March 25-27 at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco.  The program will include executives from leading game industry companies like Ubisoft, Telltale Games, Tapjoy, and Playfirst. Today also marks the opening of the Game Connection America Meeting Application. Attendees can browse and book meetings with other attending companies including Chillingo, Zynga, GREE, Activision Blizzard, and Sony. Continue reading

SoftKinetic Powers Gesture Recognition and Control at Mobile World Congress 2013

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Gesture Interaction Leader Powering Technology from Multiple Companies at Mobile World Congress

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – BARCELONA – February 25, 2013 – Softkinetic, the leading 3D gesture recognition software and solution provider, today announced its technology will power gesture control solutions from several leading electronics providers at Mobile World Congress, February 25 – 28 in Barcelona, Spain. Across the show floor, companies including Intel, Marvell, and YOUi Labs will be demonstrating a range of gesture control interfaces and technologies powered by SoftKinetic’s solutions – from full body tracking in a living room experience to finger tracking on laptops and desktop computers.

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TriplePoint to Host SXSFedu: Pre-Conference EdTech Mixer in San Francisco on February 25

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Leading Edtech Companies Featured on Panel Moderated by Tina Barseghian of NPR’s Mindshift

SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 22, 2013 –

TriplePoint, a leading full-service public relations agency, officially announced it will be hosting SXSFedu, a Bay Area edtech mixer featuring a panel discussion of leading entrepreneurs in the education space. The event was organized by TriplePoint’s education technology team, Technapex, and will serve as a precursor to the SXSWedu conference in Austin. SXSFedu will bring together investors, executives and entrepreneurs in a happy hour event for those who can’t make SXSWedu, as well as people interested in meeting other attendees before the conference. The event will take place on Monday, February 25, 2013 at Parisoma, an event venue located in San Francisco. Tickets are now available for purchase at http://sxsftechnapex.eventbrite.com.
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Zombies & Trains! Rides the Rails onto Google Play

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With Millions of Zombies Massacred on iOS, Arcade Defense Game Arrives on Android with new Updates

NORWAY – Feb. 21, 2013 – Norwegian indie mobile developer Dragonhead Games today announced that Zombies & Trains! is now available for Android devices, following a previous iOS release.  Zombies & Trains! challenges players to defend against the undead menace using the ultimate death machine on wheels: Trains! Blast through waves of zombies with powerful iron engines, and add to the havoc with a number of devastating power-ups. With four game modes and simple controls, Zombies & Trains! brings addictive arcade action to mobile devices. Download your boarding pass to zombie-smashing mayhem today for $0.99: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dragonhead.android.zombiesandtrains.

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Explore the Spores with Sporos, a Biological Puzzle Game from the Creators of Lightopus

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Developer Appxplore launches stylish, relaxing mobile game for iOS and Android

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Feb. 21, 2013 – Appxplore today announced the launch of Sporos, a puzzle game for iOS and Android that’s equal parts relaxing and brain-bending. The company’s debut mobile game, Lightopus (published by Bulkypix), was the winner of numerous critical awards. Sporos, the first self-published title from Appxplore, offers casual accessibility for puzzle fans who enjoy a calm, methodical approach to mobile gaming. Sporos’ intuitive touch-and-drag controls, vibrant graphics and minimalist soundtrack create a game that is both understated and challenging at the same time. With a simple goal to “light up every cell,” the game will lure in puzzle gamers with its gradually escalating difficulty. Explore the spores in Sporos, out now for iOS and Android.

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Swipe for Your Life! Outrun the Giant Space Worm in Worm Run Today for iOS

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New mobile game from indie New York developer Golden Ruby Games offers unique D-Pad-free touch-based controls

NEW YORK – Feb. 21, 2013 – Golden Ruby Games, an independent New York-based game developer, today launched Worm Run, a procedurally generated, frenetic and fast-paced endless runner for iOS devices. Worm Run puts players in the space boots of Zeke Tallahassee, a hapless space janitor on the run from a completely insatiable, omnivorous galactic worm. Worm Run is available now in the App Store for $0.99 as a universal app.

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