Steel Wool Studios Sets in Motion VR Physics-Based Puzzle Adventure — Bounce — Coming Soon for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

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Bounce challenges you to solve complex physics-based puzzles to help your robot companion D1G-B bounce his way to his final destination

OAKLAND, CA — October 20, 2016 — Steel Wool Studios — an independent VR development studio formed by creative veterans of Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, and Telltale Games — today announced that Bounce, a physics-based puzzle game, is coming soon for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Bounce combines the powerful narrative elements of feature animation films with the intricate gameplay mechanics of VR to create the ultimate puzzle adventure. Players are tasked with helping their playful robot companion, D1G-B, bounce, sling, jump, shoot, and roll his way through an increasingly complex labyrinth of rooms on a galactic spaceship to make his way to his final destination.

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XSplit Developer Acquires Premier Overlay Editor, Strexm, as Part of $10M Investment Strategy

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Strexm and Stream Overlay Pro Joins Player.me and Challonge as XSplit Continues to Evolve its Platform – Strexm v2.0 to Debut at TwitchCon

LONDON – September 28, 2016 – SplitmediaLabs, the makers of industry-leading internet broadcast and live streaming software XSplit Gamecaster and XSplit Broadcaster, today announced the acquisition of popular live stream overlay management tool Strexm. With over 150k users, Strexm.tv is the premier cloud hosted overlay editor for the game live streaming market. Strexm plans to unveil their version 2.0 overlay editor at TwitchCon 2016 in San Diego. Version 2.0 of Strexm has been rebuilt from the ground up to provide the most efficient, dynamic and flexible overlay editor available to content creators.

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Lost Castle, Action RPG Beat-Em-Up, Now Available Worldwide

With more than 130,000 players in Steam on Early Access, Lost Castle opens its doors to a challenging, procedurally generated dungeon adventure

BEIJING – September 1, 2016 – Another Indie, a leading international indie games publisher, and co-publisher X.D. Network Inc., today announced Lost Castle is now available worldwide. Lost Castle is an action RPG beat-em-up with roguelike elements, optional local co-op and a “dark comedy” backstory. Already finding profound success with more than 130,000 initial downloads in Early Access, Lost Castle is now ready for players worldwide to storm its dungeons, downloadable for an on sale price of $7.89 USD on Steam until September 7.

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Action-Puzzle Game Lumines: Puzzle & Music Launches Worldwide for iOS & Android

Mobile recreation of PSP music puzzle title now available in all territories following initial limited release

TOKYO – September 1, 2016 – mobcast Inc. today announced that Lumines: Puzzle & Music has made its debut in global markets on iOS and Android. After a successful initial limited release in Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, Lumines: Puzzle & Music is launching in 169 countries so that players around the world can now download the award-winning action puzzle classic on their mobile devices and tablets for US$2.99. A launch trailer featuring gameplay and music from the game can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cd5MRFDtVuw

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Steel Wool Studios Secures $5 Million Series A Investment from HTC

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Financial Backing to Drive Development and Production Pipeline for Oakland-based VR Studio Formed by Pixar Veterans; Launches Mars Odyssey Simulation

OAKLAND, CA – August 31, 2016 – Steel Wool Studios – an independent VR development studio formed by creative veterans of Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, and Telltale Games – today announced that it has raised $5 million in Series A funding from HTC Corporation. The funding will support development of multiple medium-pushing VR projects already underway, which span game, simulation, and narrative-based concepts. The first of these upcoming projects, interactive simulation Mars Odyssey, will launch on Steam on September 9. In April, the studio launched Quar: Battle for Gate 18, an action strategy title, on Steam for the HTC Vive.

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Action RPG Beat-Em-Up & Dark Comedy Lost Castle Launches Sept. 1

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Selling 130,000 copies while in “Early Access,” Lost Castle to be launched worldwide on Steam

BEIJING – August 17, 2016 – Another Indie Studios, Inc., a leading international indie games publisher, together with X.D. Network Inc., today announced that Lost Castle, an action RPG beat-em-up with roguelike elements, will officially launch worldwide on Steam on September 1. The title, which has sold nearly 130,000 copies in “Early Access,” pits players against deadly minions inside Castle Harwood in a dynamically challenging and procedurally-generated dungeon showdown that is sure to make players laugh throughout. The dark comedy of action RPGs, Lost Castle will be available for digital download and priced at $7.99 USD on Steam and the Humble Bundle Store.

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Lumines: Puzzle & Music Arrives in Japan, Australia, and New Zealand

071316_Mobcast_Lumines_Key Art_ADeveloped in collaboration with Tetsuya Mizuguchi, the original creator of Lumines, the all-new game for iOS and Android launches in select overseas markets

TOKYO – July 19, 2016 – mobcast Inc., a leading mobile games publisher based in Japan, today announced that it has rolled out the hotly anticipated Lumines: Puzzle & Music in select markets overseas, including Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. The game is now available in those countries for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and Android smartphone and tablet devices. The game is expected to launch in the United States and all major markets around the globe this September for a download price of US$2.99 on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

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XSplit developer acquires social platform, Player.me and tournament management service, Challonge

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Leading broadcast and live streaming software company announces $10m investment that will evolve and connect gaming content and the entire gaming community  

London – July 14, 2016 – SplitmediaLabs Limited (“SplitmediaLabs”) , the makers of industry-leading internet broadcast and live streaming software, XSplit Gamecaster and XSplit Broadcaster, is excited to announce the acquisition of social discovery platform, Player.me, and tournament management service, Challonge.

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