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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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NativeX Announces Lightning Play™ Video Ads

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Now Offering the Most Comprehensive Suite of Reward and Non-reward Ad Formats in the Industry

SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 15, 2014 - NativeX, the leading advertising technology for mobile games, today announced the launch of Lightning PlayTM Video, a video ad format that combines the latest mobile video ad technology with NativeX’s industry leading selection of native advertising formats. This includes discovery walls, interstitials, and other rich media formats, both reward and non-reward. Lightning Play video provides NativeX game developers with yet another tool to best monetize their apps by serving the right ad format based on what’s happening in the game. Designed with maximum performance in mind, Lightning Play uses proprietary technology to instantly play video ads without interrupting the user experience. Continue reading

SETI Institute Game Jam Challenges Developers to Riff on the Search for Life in the Universe

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The SETI-Jam will Leverage Latest Science and Data to Inspire Learning.

Mountain View, Calif. – September 11, 2014 – The SETI Institute, the world’s only organization dedicated to researching the origin and nature of life in the universe, has today announced SETI-JAM, the first game development jam to utilize SETI Institute research findings, data, and input from key scientists. SETI-JAM is for game developers of every experience level interested in collaborating to create games on the theme of the Drake Equation, which is used to estimate the number of communicative extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way Galaxy. While this equation is the theme for SETI-JAM, participants will also have access to actual data of over 70 scientists at the SETI Institute, including research on asteroids, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, extrasolar planet detection, earthquake prediction, climate change, the birth of stars, and much more. This game jam is the first in a new SETI Institute Initiative to use games to engage the public in real science and the search for life in the universe. Continue reading

Imangi Studios and National Geographic Kids Partner on Temple Run Action-Adventure Book, Available Now


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Now Readers Will Explore Ancient Worlds and Meet a New Temple Run Character Debuting Simultaneously in the Book and Temple Run 2

RALEIGH, N.C. and WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 9, 2014 – Imangi Studios and National Geographic Kids today announced their partnership to bring Temple Run to life through an educational action-adventure book. Applying the popularity of Temple Run to encourage academic learning, the book introduces young readers to the natural sciences, history and archaeology through the Temple Run world. The book, “Temple Run: Race Through Time to Unlock Secrets of Ancient Worlds,” is now available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and the National Geographic store.

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Airheads Jump Now Available for Android Devices

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Arcade-style Jumper from Tactile Entertainment and Crazy Labs Makes Its Debut on Google Play

September 8, 2014 – Today Crazy Labs announced its newest game Airheads Jump is now available as a free download for Android devices on Google Play. Developed by Tactile Entertainment, the Danish mobile development team behind the mega hits Skyline Skaters and Chasing Yello, Airheads is a fresh take on the endless jumper genre with a rumble through the jungle of more than 100 levels. In the week following its release on the Apple App Store, Airheads was featured in over 140 countries and has been downloaded over one million times.

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Imangi Studios Announces Temple Run VR for Samsung Gear VR

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Now It’s Your Turn to Run!

RALEIGH, N.C. – September 4, 2014 – Independent game developer Imangi Studios is bringing the beloved Temple Run series to virtual reality (VR). In Temple Run VR, players run for their lives in a thrilling immersive experience as they navigate a perilous winter wonderland. Temple Run VR is coming soon to Oculus VR devices, and debuts today at IFA as part of Samsung Unpacked.

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Take It To The Hoop: Hasbro and Backflip Studios Launch NERF® Hoops on iOS Today

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Sink shots and score bragging rights in free flick-and-shoot mobile basketball game

Boulder, CO – September 4, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced that NERF® Hoops, a new flick basketball game, is available now as a free download in the iTunes App Store. Use precision swipe-to-toss mechanics to score baskets on a classic basketball court, over city streets, in the dorm room, and even on a zombie apocalypse-inspired level. Hoops is free on the iTunes App Store.

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