DENVER and SAN MATEO, Calif. – June 27,2016 – Today at the ISTE 2016 Conference and Expo, IXL Learning announced expanded coverage for IXL Science and IXL Social Studies, delivering an entire core curriculum of math, English language arts, science and social studies for grades 2-5. Students have already answered more than 85 million science and social studies questions since IXL released the new subjects.
Author: Jesse Bandeen
Imangi Studios Introduces Second Major Expansion with Desert-themed World and More to the Ever-growing Temple Run Universe
RALEIGH, NC – June 2, 2016 – It’s getting hot in here! Imangi Studios, the creators behind one of the most downloaded mobile game of all time, Temple Run 2, are opening up a whole new desert-themed world for their legendary runners around the globe. Hot on the heels of their latest escapades in the world of Frozen Shadows, the Blazing Sands expansion for Temple Run 2 is now available as a free update for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android smartphones and tablets.
Leading mobile sports company launches ‘theScore bot’ to deliver live scores and news
TORONTO, June 1, 2016 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the launch of theScore bot for Facebook Messenger, allowing sports fans to receive automated real-time scores and breaking news updates on the platform.
Edtech leader introduces new reporting tools that are intuitive and fun to use
SAN MATEO, Calif. – May 23, 2016 – Today, IXL Learning announced new features for IXL Analytics. Designed for teachers, IXL Analytics makes using data in the classroom a breeze. With nine reports, teachers can pinpoint exact item types students are struggling with, track class progress toward meeting state standards, identify areas for improvement, and more. Intuitive and visual, IXL Analytics is not only helpful for teachers, but is a delight to use.
Microsoft, Mojang and NetEase Games introduce the sandbox game Minecraft to China
GUANGZHOU, China, – May 20, 2016- Soon Chinese Minecraft fans will be able to create and explore their very own worlds limited only by their imaginations. Microsoft, Mojang and NetEase, Inc. today announced a five-year exclusive agreement to license Mojang’s Minecraft mobile and PC editions to a NetEase, Inc. affiliate in mainland China. As part of the agreement, Mojang will develop a version of Minecraft tailored for the Chinese market and release it in partnership with NetEase. Minecraft is a world-renowned sandbox game that enables players to adventure in uncharted realms, collect resources and build in an infinite world.
As one of the first developers committed to building an app for Daydream, NetEase shows the strength of its capabilities in virtual reality gaming
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – May 18, 2016 – NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES)’s virtual reality game Twilight Pioneers was revealed at Google I/O 2016 as one of the first games to commit to Google’s new high quality mobile VR platform built on top of Android called Daydream.
Design and Build Your Own Spaceship with Starship Corporation (PC)
Haarlem, The Netherlands – 29 April 2016 – Publisher Iceberg Interactive and developer Coronado Games are pleased to announce they have today launched their starship-building simulation title Starship Corporation (PC) into the Steam Early Access program. Starship Corporation is available for purchase at a price point of $ 19.99 with a 10% discount during the week of launch on Steam.
NetEase’s Latest Western Release Brings Anime Art Style, Battle Pets, and Fast-Paced Action
Brisbane, Calif. – April 28, 2016 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) has today announced the launch of Tome of the Sun, an action-packed mobile RPG, on iOS and Android devices. Featuring chibi-style characters and an art style reminiscent of Japanese animation, Tome of the Sun combines fast-paced gameplay, deep customization of characters, evolving pet companions, and real-time multiplayer gameplay.