Imangi Studios Introduces Second Major Expansion with Desert-themed World and More to the Ever-growing Temple Run Universe
RALEIGH, NC – June 2, 2016 – It’s getting hot in here! Imangi Studios, the creators behind one of the most downloaded mobile game of all time, Temple Run 2, are opening up a whole new desert-themed world for their legendary runners around the globe. Hot on the heels of their latest escapades in the world of Frozen Shadows, the Blazing Sands expansion for Temple Run 2 is now available as a free update for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android smartphones and tablets.
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Leading mobile sports company launches ‘theScore bot’ to deliver live scores and news
TORONTO, June 1, 2016 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the launch of theScore bot for Facebook Messenger, allowing sports fans to receive automated real-time scores and breaking news updates on the platform.
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Startup Exits Stealth with $750k in Seed Funding and a Brand New Experience for Mobile and Web that Mashes Cash Competitions with Challenging Riddles
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — May 24, 2016 — This mystifying and misleading puzzle to be solved, holds far less aggravation when cash prizes are involved! Continue reading Versyv Reveals RiddleVerse, A Skill-Based Cash Prize Contest of UnGoogleable Riddles in Rhyming Verse
FilmBuff to Distribute Critically Acclaimed Film Documenting the Ultimate Struggle of Man vs Man vs Machine
LOS ANGELES — May 24, 2016 — MAN VS SNAKE: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler, the acclaimed documentary chronicling one man’s journey to reclaim his video game legacy, has been picked up for distribution by leading independent film and documentary publisher FilmBuff. MAN VS SNAKE, which took home ‘Best Documentary Film’ at Fantastic Fest 2015 and Calgary Underground Film Festival 2016, is a window into the hyper-insular subculture of competitive gaming: the ultimate tale of man vs technology – or, in this instance, man vs old-school arcade cabinet. The film will be released across all On Demand platforms, including iTunes, Steam, Google Play, XBox, Playstation, Amazon, and Vudu, as well as select theater showings across the United States. Continue reading Documentary Feature MAN vs SNAKE: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler Coming June 24th
Edtech leader introduces new reporting tools that are intuitive and fun to use
SAN MATEO, Calif. – May 23, 2016 – Today, IXL Learning announced new features for IXL Analytics. Designed for teachers, IXL Analytics makes using data in the classroom a breeze. With nine reports, teachers can pinpoint exact item types students are struggling with, track class progress toward meeting state standards, identify areas for improvement, and more. Intuitive and visual, IXL Analytics is not only helpful for teachers, but is a delight to use.
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Microsoft, Mojang and NetEase Games introduce the sandbox game Minecraft to China
GUANGZHOU, China, – May 20, 2016- Soon Chinese Minecraft fans will be able to create and explore their very own worlds limited only by their imaginations. Microsoft, Mojang and NetEase, Inc. today announced a five-year exclusive agreement to license Mojang’s Minecraft mobile and PC editions to a NetEase, Inc. affiliate in mainland China. As part of the agreement, Mojang will develop a version of Minecraft tailored for the Chinese market and release it in partnership with NetEase. Minecraft is a world-renowned sandbox game that enables players to adventure in uncharted realms, collect resources and build in an infinite world.
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New additions to speed XSplit platform development and enhance community outreach
HONG KONG – May 20, 2016
– SplitmediaLabs Limited (“SplitmediaLabs”), creators of XSplit, the world’s leading professional live streaming and recording solution, today announced two key additions to its leadership team. Victor “Spooky” Fontanez, a key figure in the fighting game streaming community with more than 175,000 followers on Twitch, has joined as Product Manager for XSplit Broadcaster, while game streamer and journalist Brandon “UGR” Stennis has accepted the role of U.S. Community Manager. Stennis and Fontanez join at a critical time as XSplit expands its global footprint, solidifying leadership and operations in both the United States and across Asia. Continue reading SplitmediaLabs Adds Victor “Spooky” Fontanez and Brandon “UGR” Stennis to XSplit Team
Debut Virtual Reality Game from Minority Media Exits Early Access; PlayStation VR Launch to Follow
MONTREAL – May. 19, 2016 – Time Machine VR (TMVR), the made-for-VR adventure game from Minority Media Inc., is available now for $29.99 USD on Rift and Vive, with a PlayStation VR launch slated for later this year. Featuring over 10 hours of gameplay and a gripping narrative penned by Jill Murray, an award-winning writer behind Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Time Machine VR leverages the scale and presence of VR to evoke wonder and pump adrenaline. Watch the launch teaser to get a glimpse of the adventures that await in our planet’s past: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbddXhfaT-I. Continue reading Go Head-to-head with Dinosaurs in Time Machine VR, Available Now on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive