Everything you need to know about Erin is in the games she plays. E-mail: efan@triplepointpr.com

Everything you need to know about Erin is in the games she plays. E-mail: efan@triplepointpr.com

Let the Trolling Begin! Trolls vs. Vikings Sieges the App Store This January

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Megapop strikes down Viking propaganda with a pro-Troll game trailer

OSLO, Norway – Nov. 20, 2013 – Megapop, a startup studio founded by former Funcom (Age of Conan) and Artplant (Battlestar Galactica Online) developers, today announced a January 2014 launch for Trolls vs. Vikings, their debut mobile / PC tower defense game. The puzzling lane-defense game puts a casual twist on the popular tower defense formula, infusing a blend of humor and an ever-changing battlefield. See it all in action in the game’s official trailer on YouTube. Or download the trailer in 1080p. Continue reading Let the Trolling Begin! Trolls vs. Vikings Sieges the App Store This January

Coming to iOS: Renowned Anime, Comic, and Game Artists Bring Their Talents to CCG Alteil: Horizons

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Final Fantasy X artist Shunya Yamashita and others join all-star lineup for mobile and browser collectible card game

BOSTON — Sept. 26, 2013 — Boston-based video game start-up, Apocoplay, today announced their project 10 years in the making, Alteil: Horizons, will make its way to the App Store. The development team, which includes collectible card game veterans and a writer from the Yu-Gi-Oh! Franchise, are joining forces with world-renowned artists who have worked on staples including The Legend of Zelda, Pacific Rim, and many more. Alteil: Horizons tasks players with employing deeper strategy with elements inspired by tactical RPGs, such as building formations on a battle grid and a Day and Night cycle that affects the abilities of certain cards in play. Continue reading Coming to iOS: Renowned Anime, Comic, and Game Artists Bring Their Talents to CCG Alteil: Horizons

Renowned Anime, Comic and Game Artists Join Alteil: Horizons

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Zach Weiner of webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal joins all-star artist lineup for mobile and browser collectible card game, now live on Kickstarter

BOSTON — Sept. 5, 2013 — Apocoplay, a Boston-based video game start-up founded by anime and collectible card game veterans, is bringing a vision 10 years in the making to life with Alteil: Horizons, an all-new, wholly owned sequel to one of Japan’s most popular online card games. The team behind Horizons includes veterans from the massively popular Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, as well as artists known around the world for work on properties like The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy X and many more. Featuring deeper gameplay elements inspired by tactical RPGs, such as resource management and a Day and Night cycle that affects the abilities of certain cards in play, Alteil: Horizons aims to provide the most full-featured, beautifully imagined CCG available.

Learn more about Alteil: Horizons and view exclusive art on Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/978065956/alteil-horizions.

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Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders Chosen as Apple’s “App of the Week,” Temporarily Free on iTunes

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Aug. 22, 2013 – Atypical Games, the premier maker of combat flight games for mobile devices, announced today that Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders has been named Apple’s App of the Week. The 2013 Apple Design Award-winning game, typically priced at $4.99, is now front page featured and is free to download starting today. It was the #1 Top Action game at launch, with a Metacritic score of 89. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy gravity-defying dogfights as the promotion only runs for the next week.

See the game in action in the trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHnsZHJlXV0

Download the universal app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sky-gamblers-storm-raiders/id574375380?mt=8 Continue reading Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders Chosen as Apple’s “App of the Week,” Temporarily Free on iTunes

Aarklash: Legacy reveals official website and first developer walkthrough video

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PARIS—July 24, 2013—Cyanide Studio today announced the launch of the official Aarklash: Legacy website, featuring never-before-seen content, along with the first video of the game and new screenshots.

Starting today, all the latest news on Cyanide’s upcoming solo strategy game can be found at www.aarklash-legacy.com, including a weekly introduction of a new Aarklash: Legacy hero. The first character unveiled today is Nella, the guild magician, with an official artwork where she is accompanied by two of her comrades, Denzil and Bo Lahm. Also live is the official Confrontation Wiki on the Aarklash: Legacy website, which provides more information on game’s universe. Continue reading Aarklash: Legacy reveals official website and first developer walkthrough video

Mobile Air Combat Evolves With Sky Gamblers: Cold War

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Expanded squadron of Jet Fighters rules the battlefield in the newest installment of award-winning series

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – July 18, 2013 – Atypical Games, the premier creator of combat flight games for mobile devices, today announced that Sky Gamblers: Cold War is out now for iOS. With a refined single player campaign, larger number of multiplayer modes, and 17 of the era’s most famous military planes, Sky Gamblers: Cold War brings flight simulation to an unwritten part of history on the App Store for $4.99: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sky-gamblers-cold-war/id652041723?ls=1&mt=8

Players can also find the game on the Mac OSX App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sky-gamblers-cold-war/id652045920?ls=1&mt=12

See the high-flying action in the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VERAvyEHC3k Continue reading Mobile Air Combat Evolves With Sky Gamblers: Cold War

Unleash the cyborg T-Rex! The App-pocalypse has arrived in Nuclear Outrun

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Gamenauts announces release of drive & shoot iOS game

SAN JOSE, Calif. – July 18, 2013 – Gamenauts, in conjunction with developers Nerdook Productions and Nightspade, today announced the launch of their absurdly awesome apocalyptic game, Nuclear Outrun. They’d like to remind players that one of the many ways to get away from a world-ending nuclear missile while mowing down zombies is to load up a fart bazooka, read a Book of Rapture, and drive away in a 600 horsepower ice cream truck. Nuclear Outrun is now free in the App Store: http://itunes.apple.com/app/nuclear-outrun/id588934383 Continue reading Unleash the cyborg T-Rex! The App-pocalypse has arrived in Nuclear Outrun

Popular Social Sharing App Digisocial Launched for Android

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After Reaching 4 Million Downloads on iOS, Free Social App Brings Unique Mix of Image, Audio and Text Sharing to Google Play

BOSTON, Mass. – July 17, 2013 Digisocial, Inc. today announced that its popular social sharing app is now available for free on Android devices, following an initial iOS launch earlier this year. With 4 million cumulative downloads on iOS, Digisocial features a large, global community for Android owners to create and share audio-enabled content with, in an experience that is as private or public as a user chooses. The first app of its kind, Digisocial gives users the power to add voice and sound to image and text posts, delivering an extra layer of expression, or instantly record and share their voice in standalone audio posts with friends and other users around the world. To learn more about how Digisocial can be used to empower the social sharing experience with voice, visit the company’s YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/digisocial.