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Usain Bolt Sprints into Temple Run 2

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Run as the Fastest Man On Earth in the Fastest Growing Mobile Hit Ever

Raleigh, N.C.– August 1, 2013 – Imangi Studios, the developer behind the global sensation Temple Run, and Usain Bolt, the six-time Olympic Gold Medalist and world’s fastest man, today announced one of the greatest videogame & athlete cameo cross-overs of all time as Usain Bolt is now a playable character in Temple Run 2. As the first branded character in Temple Run history, Usain Bolt’s worldwide recognition demonstrates the global and cultural reach of the original endless runner game.

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GUNNAR Optiks Gaming Eyewear Now Available At GameStop Stores Nationwide and Online

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SAN DIEGO, CA- July 10, 2013 - GUNNAR Optiks®, the world’s leading manufacturer of computer and gaming eyewear, today announced a first-of-its-kind distribution deal with GameStop. The Intercept and Vayper, two gaming styles that help reduce eye fatigue and visual stress, will be available in 450 GameStop stores nationwide at an MSRP of $59.99 and $79.99, respectively. Additional gaming styles will be available for purchase at GameStop.com. The deal marks the first time GameStop will carry the Advanced Gaming Eyewear in stores, expanding the emerging retail category and making it easier for gamers to protect their vision while enhancing their gaming experience.

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PlayFirst’s ‘Diner Dash Rush’ Races onto the App Store

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Restaurateur Flo is back in the fastest DASH ever, featuring timed rounds, social competition and Happy Hour bonuses

SAN FRANCISCO – June 27, 2013 - PlayFirst Inc., a global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today announced Diner Dash Rush, the fastest DASH ever for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Diner Dash Rush serves up new fast-paced and competitive gameplay based on PlayFirst’s signature time-management design that has made Diner Dash a worldwide favorite for years.

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Reliance Games, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Announce Pacific Rim Mobile Game

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Become The Monster To Fight Monsters in Earth-Shattering Action Inspired by the Official Film

LOS ANGELES – June 06, 2013 – Reliance Games, a leading international developer and publisher of mobile games, is bringing the sci-fi action-adventure Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim to mobile devices. Based on the Guillermo del Toro directed film coming to theaters July 12, 2013, the Pacific Rim mobile game tasks players with protecting the world’s most famous cities from the Kaijus, monstrous aliens that have risen from the seas to destroy humanity.

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Dancing With the Stars: On the Move Now Available on Apple App Store

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Dance Your Way to Victory with the New Game Based on the Hit TV Show

LOS ANGELES – May 21, 2013 - Reliance Games, a leading international developer and publisher of mobile games, has set the stage for you to get your groove on with the release of Dancing With the Stars: On the Move for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This rhythm-based game is inspired by the enormously popular television show and lets you prove you’re the best dancer on the floor as you Jive, Tango, and Samba your way to the top spot.

Dancing with the Stars: On the Move offers countless ways to play on mobile:

  • Choose your favorite professional dancer from the show—including Derek Hough, Mark Ballas, and Cheryl Burke—and develop your own revolutionary style in a world-renowned performance.
  • Customize your dancing outfit with over 100 different options and prove to the judges that you have what it takes to be the champion.
  • Select from 30 all-time hit songs including Fallin’, Toxic and Respect.
  • Perform the dance of your life with motion-captured moves choreographed by US Champion Kym Johnson.

Dancing with the Stars: On the Move mixes the glamour and high-stakes drama of the competitive show with the rhythm-based gameplay people love,” says Manish Agarwal, CEO of Reliance Games. “Both new and seasoned casual gamers will be addicted to the combination of music, colorful costumes and amazing dance floor moves.”

Players can also share their game progress with friends via Facebook Connect allowing users to share their dancing outfit and show off their winning score.

“It’s an amazing, immersive experience,” said Paul Joffe, VP BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment and Games. “It puts the excitement and energy of Dancing with the Stars in your hands. Fans get the chance to enjoy firsthand the journey to becoming a champion. They can even team up with their favorite dancers from the show.”

The iconic Dancing with the Stars airs on ABC on Monday and Tuesday nights and is now in its 16th season. Dancing with the Stars showcases paired celebrities and professional dancers that compete for the famed mirror ball trophy season after season. That same fun and competitive spirit can now be available to fans in a downloadable instant with Dancing with the Stars: On the Move.

Dancing With the Stars: On the Move is now available on the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® from the App Store. For more information, watch the trailer video here and like us on Facebook.

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About Reliance Games
Reliance Games, a leading publisher and developer of mass-market mobile games, is the international gaming division of Reliance Entertainment, which also comprises entities like DreamWorks, SKG, IM Global and Codemasters. The game portfolio includes more than 600 games for over 2,000 devices across various operating systems like iOS, Android, Windows, Java and Symbian. Its current roster of hit games includes Real Steel, Total Recall, and F1 2011, among others. The company’s content can be accessed worldwide through 80 networks across 40 countries as well as through global app stores.

Find Reliance Games on the web and get the latest news on our products by going to: www.reliancegames.com. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter. All trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners.

 

About BBC Worldwide Ltd.
BBC Worldwide Limited is the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The company exists to exploit the value of the BBC’s assets for the benefit of the license fee payer and invest in public service programming in return for rights. In 2011/12, BBC Worldwide generated headline profits of £155 million on headline sales of £1085 million and returned £216 million to the BBC. For more detailed performance information please see our Annual Review website: http://www.bbcworldwide.com/annualreview

From April 2013, BBC Worldwide restructured its business to be based around geographic locations, supported by key global business areas.

 


Media Contact

Samantha Qualls, TriplePoint
samantha@triplepointpr.com

Rebecca Tran Vu, Reliance Games
Rebecca.tranvu@relianceada.com

Temple Run 2 Adds New Terrain and Obstacles in Latest Update

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RALEIGH, N.C.– May 17, 2013 – Imangi Studios, committed to regularly delivering meaningful new content to fans, today announced an update for the hit-mobile game Temple Run 2. This new update will test Temple Run 2’s millions of daily active players with new roadblocks and tasks, bringing even more challenges to the beloved game.

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Groundbreaking Space MMO Vendetta Online Now Available on iPad

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. – April 17, 2013 – Guild Software, the veteran independent gaming studio, today announced the release of Vendetta Online for the iPad. Now, iPad users can pilot their own spaceships through a vast interstellar gaming universe and compete in intense real-time PvP combat for a mobile PC-Grade MMO experience.

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Guild Software Bringing PC-Scale MMO Vendetta Online to iPad April 17

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. – April 4, 2013 – Guild Software, an award-winning independent game developer, today announced that the groundbreaking space MMO, Vendetta Online, will be released on the iPad on April 17. Vendetta Online is currently available on PC, Mac, Linux and Android, providing seamless gameplay between platforms in the same interstellar gaming universe.

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