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Color Guardians Sprints towards Launch on PS4, Vita, PC and Mac

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Tricky New Side-scroller Arrives April 14 on All Systems

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica - Feb. 26, 2015 - Fair Play Labs revealed today that Color Guardians, a new action title where side-scrolling action meets tricky, multi-faceted obstacles and objectives, will launch simultaneously for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the PlayStation®Vita portable entertainment system, Windows, and Mac OS on April 14, 2015. Color Guardians, a game that challenges players to navigate a series of increasingly difficult stages while dodging hazards and changing their own color on the fly, will release digitally for all systems, giving players everywhere a chance to experience the excitement and challenges on their platform of choice.

Meet the Guardians and get a glimpse of their world in this colorful trailer: http://youtu.be/AjszFByUBto Continue reading

NetEase Expands Global Presence with First Headquarters in the West

NASDAQ-listed internet technology company sets up shop in the US, led by gaming veterans; Announces first game for Western audiences

Redwood Shores, Calif. – Feb. 24, 2015 NetEase, Inc. (NTES), one of China’s leading internet and online game services providers, today announced the establishment of operations in North America. The US headquarters combines the development and scaling capabilities of over 3,600 employees in China with local market expertise in North America. The team will focus on building a strong pipeline of mobile games for Western audiences from the ground up.  Multiple titles are planned for release in North American and European markets in 2015.  Continue reading

My, What Big Guns You Have! Come See Dragon Fin Soup Subvert Fairy Tales at PAX East 2015

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Industry Vets turned Indie Devs Showcase Darkly Humorous Hybrid Roguelike/JRPG on PC, PS4, PS3 and Vita

PHILADELPHIA – Feb. 17, 2015 – Five-man indie studio Grimm Bros today announced that they will showcase the latest demo of their debut title, the blackly humorous fantasy RPG Dragon Fin Soup, at PAX East in Boston March 6-8. An homage to the classic NES RPGs of their youth, Dragon Fin Soup seamlessly blends genres to create a fresh experience: half story-driven strategy RPG and half high-stakes roguelike, with a pinch of crass humor and a heaping helping of cohesive, comprehensive world-building. Continue reading

Once More with Feeling: FreshPlanet Unveils SongPop 2

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Sequel to FreshPlanet’s Smash Hit Music Trivia Game Coming This Spring

NEW YORK CITY – Feb. 17, 2015 Mobile games developer FreshPlanet today announced that SongPop 2, the sequel to the immensely popular music trivia game SongPop, is currently in production for release later this year. SongPop 2 will be available on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Facebook canvas, and Android devices. The title builds on the Name That Tune™ foundation of the original IP with a fresh new face and a slew of brand new content: new ways to play, tens of thousands of new songs, and more. Continue reading

Let the Raids Begin! Acquire Releases Fort Raiders SMAAASH!

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A combat strategy game that sends players on an adventure for untold riches as they search for the Temple in the Sky

TOKYO, Japan – February 12, 2015 – Acquire, the creators of the Way of The Samurai and Tenchu series, today released Fort Raiders SMAAASH! as a free download for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android smartphone and tablet devices. This 2D combat strategy game rendered in a refreshing Japanese art style lets players create customizable forts for their expanding forces as they embark on the ultimate quest for glory: unimaginable riches guarded in a legendary temple in the sky! Continue reading

Imangi Studios and The Bruce Lee Estate Partner to Bring Legendary Martial Artist to Temple Run 2

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Enter the Temple with Bruce Lee, Now a Playable Character in the Mobile Classic

RALEIGH, N.C. — February 12, 2015 — Imangi Studios, the developers behind the mega-hit endless runner, Temple Run, and Bruce Lee, LLC, wholly owned and operated by Shannon Lee, the daughter of genre-defying martial artist and film star Bruce Lee, today announced the introduction of Bruce Lee as a playable character in Temple Run 2. Players can harness Bruce Lee’s swift and agile athleticism to blast by obstacles, earn points, and escape the frightening Demon Monkey! Widely recognized as the man who brought martial arts to the global stage, Bruce Lee is known for films such as The Way of the Dragon and Enter the Dragon, and as the creator of the groundbreaking martial art of Jeet Kune Do. Continue reading

Chukong Expands Cocos Services Initiative with Testin Crash Analytics

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New Service Streamlines Error Identification, Resolution, and Prevention for Mobile Apps

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Feb. 11, 2015 – Chukong Technologies today announced the addition of Testin Crash Analytics to Cocos Services, adding to the suite of professional application services available on the platform. Testin provides mobile app developers with comprehensive crash reporting and diagnostics tools, including real-time updates on the number and causes of app crashes and exceptions over time. The inclusion of Testin in Cocos Services further expands the capabilities of the platform to provide a single destination for Cocos2d-x developers to access and integrate industry-leading app technology to support their games. Continue reading

What’s in the Box? Unpack the Party on OUYA Today with The Jackbox Party Pack

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Five Hilarious Party Games Available Now for the Launch Sale Price of $19.99

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Feb. 10, 2015 – OUYA and Jackbox Games today announced that uproarious local multiplayer party game bundle The Jackbox Party Pack is now available on OUYA. The pack contains five of Jackbox’s acclaimed party games, including an updated, culturally relevant incarnation of the pop-culture trivia game YOU DON’T KNOW JACK 2015. The Jackbox Party Pack will be sold for $24.99, but for this week only the entire Pack can be purchased for the launch sale price of $19.99. Continue reading