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Are You Afraid of the Dark? You Will Be: Neverending Nightmares is Available Now

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Psychological Horror Game Inspired by Developer’s Own Mental Illness Now on OUYA and PC

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Sept. 26, 2014 OUYA today announced that Neverending Nightmares, the highly-anticipated 2-D psychological horror game that condemns players to awaken into nightmare after unending nightmare, is available on OUYA and Steam for the discounted price of $13.49 for this week only (following launch week, the game will be priced at $14.99). The game will also have a free-to-try demo on OUYA. Nominated for two Best of Show awards during E3 2014 and called “scarier than any ghost story or zombie infestation,” Neverending Nightmares confronts players with the most terrifying monsters of all—the ones that exist only in their minds. Continue reading

Kiwi Adds Veteran Games Industry Talent to Support Mission to Bring AAA to Mobile

kiwi-logo-650New Team Members Bring Wealth of Game Development Experience from Leaders in Mobile, PC, and Console Gaming

PALO ALTO, Calif. — September 25, 2014 — Kiwi, Inc., today announced the addition of veteran games industry talent to its team as part of the company’s mission to build AAA games for mobile platforms. The new additions include Vice President of Creative Eric Todd, Vice President and Executive Producer Jason Woodward, Director of Product Wes Culver, Lead Gameplay Engineer Pratik Patel and Art Director Shawn Peters. Combined, these new team members bring decades of game industry talent from marquee developers and publishers including EA, Disney Interactive/Playdom, GREE, and Zynga. The new hires follow on the heels of Kiwi closing a $15 million Series B round which is being used to develop next-gen, cross-platform, AAA titles for mobile devices. Continue reading

Sparklehands be Damned! Epic Island Available on iOS Today

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Makers of DragonVale offer endless adventure and stunning 3D animation in new RPG, available exclusively on iOS

BOULDER, CO – September 25, 2014 – Excellent adventure, sweet loot, and epic heroes await iOS players as Backflip Studios launches Epic Island for free on the iTunes App Store today. In Epic Island, you’ll enlist and upgrade a group of hella cool heroes on a quest to defeat the evil Cedric Sparklehands and his army of baddies. Epic Island is free to play with in-app purchases.

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Chariot Rides Onto Next-Gen Consoles Starting September 30

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Frima Unveils New Trailer for the Gorgeous Couch Co-op Platformer

QUEBEC CITY – September 23, 2014 – Frima Studio today announced that couch co-op platformer Chariot will arrive on PlayStation 4 on September 30, 2014 in North America and October 22, 2014 in EU territories. It will launch worldwide for Xbox One on October 1, 2014, with launch dates for Wii U and Steam to be revealed soon. In Chariot, a princess and her fiancé descend through the royal catacombs in order to find a burial place worthy of His Majesty. By using carefully selected power-ups and relying on their wits, players must learn how to solve each challenge ahead in order to proceed on the journey of an afterlife.

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Defense Grid 2 Now Available for Digital Download

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Sequel to the hit tower defense game blasts onto Steam,
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WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — Sept. 23, 2014 – 505 Games and Hidden Path Entertainment  announced the official launch of Defense Grid 2 (DG2), the long-awaited sequel to the 2008 definitive tower defense game, Defense Grid: The Awakening. DG2 introduces new worlds and threats to test player’s tower placement strategies in single-player mode, online player-versus-player and multiplayer co-op campaigns. With 21 engaging maps and endless ways to win, DG2 will challenge your strategy skills and once again define the tower defense genre.

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Corsair Unleashes Corsair Gaming RGB Keyboards, RGB Mice, and Headsets

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New Corsair Gaming division and brand dedicated to elevating PC gaming in partnership with eSports teams and gamers

FREMONT, Calif. — September 22, 2014 — Corsair®, a leader in PC hardware, today launched Corsair Gaming, a new division within the company dedicated to the elevation of PC gaming and the development of high-performance PC peripherals. Forged from Corsair’s engineering know-how and developed alongside eSports professionals and gaming enthusiasts, Corsair Gaming products are driven by a philosophy of performance, style, and comfort. Corsair Gaming’s first salvo is the immediate worldwide release of the much-anticipated range of RGB keyboards and mice. Continue reading

The Ultimate Nightmare Fuel: Neverending Nightmares Coming to OUYA and PC September 26

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Highly Anticipated Psychological Horror Game Inspired by Real-Life Mental Illness

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Sept. 18, 2014 Neverending Nightmares, the psychological horror game that has been called “gorgeous” and “repulsive” in the same breath, will be launching on Steam and OUYA on September 26. In the game, players will take on the role of the harried and haunted Thomas as he awakens into nightmare after nested nightmare. Thomas must evade the phantasms of sleep and safely traverse these horrorscapes in a desperate attempt to discern fact from fiction; to survive until morning, he will have to learn the truth behind the nightmare. A success story of OUYA’s Free the Games Fund, Neverending Nightmares will be available for the discounted price of $13.49 on Steam and OUYA during launch week only.

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Epic Island from Backflip Studios Launches September 25

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Loot-gathering adventuring game features upgradeable heroes and limitless fun for iOS

BOULDER, CO – September 4, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced its newest game, Epic Island, will launch next Thursday, September 25 on iOS. Epic Island is an action-packed adventure game where players assemble and upgrade a team of five heroes tasked with reclaiming an island overrun with the minions of the evil sorcerer Cedric Sparklehands. Epic Island will be free to play with optional in-app purchases.

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