Features first revealed during PAX East are now available for all on Steam Early Access
GHENT, Belgium – March 28, 2017 – Larian Studios has announced that Polymorph and Summoning skills are now available to all owners of Divinity: Original Sin 2, currently available on Steam Early Access. The two schools were part of the Kickstarter stretch goals for the company’s campaign, and were chosen from among other possible schools via Backer vote. Continue reading Chickens, Flight and Tiny Monsters: Larian Studios adds Polymorph, Summoning to Divinity: Original Sin 2 Early Access
Versyv Launches Daily Competitions on iOS and Web, that Challenge Players to Solve Never Before Seen Riddles for Hundreds in Cash Prizes
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Mar. 23, 2017 — Versyv Inc., a gaming and technology startup, today launched RiddleVerse, the world’s first riddle-solving contests for guaranteed real cash prizes. Available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Kindle, Facebook Canvas, and all major web browsers, RiddleVerse offers four daily cash-prize riddle contests, seven days a week. Continue reading Enter the RiddleVerse: Compete to Win Cash in First of Its Kind Casual Skill Game
Proxy42 and Father.io Augmented Reality Laser Tag for Smartphones Receives a Boost in Capital As It Nears Launch
SAN FRANCISCO – March 9, 2017 – Interactive augmented reality company Proxy42 today announced that it has raised a $2 million strategic investment round from Lenovo Capital and leading Chinese game publisher iDreamSky. The funding will support the development of Proxy42’s augmented reality laser tag experience, which includes the Inceptor, a keychain-size device that attaches to and augments an iOS or Android smartphone via Bluetooth with infrared projection and sensing technology. It is used together with the mobile game Father.io, a massively multiplayer, first-person, augmented-reality action game developed in-house and included with purchase of the Inceptor hardware. The investment will be used to accelerate manufacturing capabilities, software development, and business development as it approaches shipment to Indiegogo backers in 2017. Continue reading Lenovo and iDreamSky Lead $2M Strategic Investment in Proxy42 AR Gaming
The most robust and easy to use streaming and recording application on the market, combining all the tools content creators need to create discover and connect
HONG KONG – March 9, 2017 – SplitmediaLabs, the makers of industry-leading live streaming and recording software XSplit, have today unveiled the new Player.me desktop app, which enables content creators to produce live streams and recordings in just a few clicks and manage their entire streaming presence across multiple platforms, including Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, Hitbox and Beam. The Player platform also connects to services such as Steam, Discord, Facebook and Twitter so creators can show off their streams, videos and more while growing their gaming network and audience via in-built community management tools all through one central location. Watch the reveal trailer to see the new Player.me desktop app in action at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6m0JKZUkt4&feature=youtu.be.
Continue reading XSplit Developers Announce Next Generation Platform for Content Creators: Player.me Desktop App is The Ultimate Tool for Community Driven Content Creation
HAMBURG, Mar. 9, 2017 – German developer and publisher Daedalic Entertainment today announced a new upcoming release: The Franz Kafka Videogame. The puzzle adventure game will be available on April 6th, 2017. The mastermind behind the title is the award-winning Russian developer, Denis Galanin. With his newest title, Galanin lets players dive into a world of surreal and absurd puzzles, inspired by the unique writing style of Franz Kafka. The single player game provides 4 hours of playtime including a variation of logic and number puzzles all with a beautiful artistic style that makes The Franz Kafka Videogame a truly unique experience. Visitors at PAX East can try out the demo at the Daedalic booth (#15102).
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Touching Indie Gem Battles Demons Inside and Out with a Colorful, Action-Packed Journey of Discovery and Loss
VANCOUVER, BC – Mar. 7, 2017 – Sword Twin Studios are proud to announce that their debut title SkyKeepers will be coming to Steam, Xbox One™ and PlayStation®4 on March 28th, 2017. SkyKeepers is a 2D action platformer featuring a vibrant art style inspired by Oceanic Austronesian culture that follows the trials and tribulations of village chief, Tangi, as he embarks on an emotional journey fighting for his village, family and way of life. Borne from studio lead Brant Stutheit’s innate fears that come along with the journey into fatherhood, SkyKeepers weaves together a journey through the intense process of grief and toil, leading to the acceptance and healing that follows. Continue reading Explore the Stages of Grief in SkyKeepers, Coming to PC, Xbox and PlayStation on March 28
New obstacle courses: challenging puzzles to solve; Get creative with more than 50 in-game fischertechnik parts
HAMBURG, March 1, 2017 – German developer and publisher Daedalic Entertainment today announced a free upcoming update for Crazy Machines 3. For the new content, Daedalic joins forces with fischertechnik, the world famous German manufacturer of construction toys. Players can now experience challenging pre-made puzzles and get creative while building their own machines with original fischertechnik parts in the game. To make the most use of the game engine and mechanics, developer Fakt Software chose fischertechnik’s signature obstacle courses and added them to Crazy Machines 3. The Dynamic series by fischertechnik provides many different parts such as 90° curves, cross-overs, catch funnels, short or long flex-rails – resulting in endless options to build your own machines and tough challenges if you try to solve the puzzles. Players can share their own machines and puzzles with the world through the Steam Workshop.
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SAN MATEO, Calif. – February 27, 2017 – Today, IXL Learning, a K-12 learning program used by 1 in 9 U.S. students, announced expanded phonics content for pre-K through 1st grade, rounding out its language and foundational reading skills curriculum for early learners. With adaptive technology, insightful analytics and a playful student experience, IXL Language Arts is designed to support the teaching of early literacy.
Continue reading IXL Supports Early Literacy Instruction with New Adaptive Phonics Curriculum for Pre-K through First Grade