REDWOOD CITY, Calif., — October 8, 2014 – Mobile social gaming leader Storm8 today announced the addition of two leaders to its growing executive team. Tim LeTourneau will serve as the company’s Chief Creative Officer and Steve Parkis becomes President of Games and Network. Combined, LeTourneau and Parkis bring more than 30 years of game development and management experience to Storm8’s leadership team. With the newly created roles, Storm8 is poised to further scale its 400 million strong mobile gaming network. Continue reading
Ninja Combat RPG from Indie Developer Nekki Draws In Over 1.5 Million Players Daily
MOSCOW – October 07, 2014 – Nekki, developer and publisher of high-quality content for mobile, social, and browser-based platforms, today announced that its most recent game, Shadow Fight 2, has amassed over 35 million downloads to date. The game attracts more than 1.5 million daily average users across iOS and Android worldwide, and is the sequel to the Facebook-based Shadow Fight, which has been downloaded over 46 million times. In total, the studio has seen 160 million total downloads for its games across all platforms. Shadow Fight 2 has reached the #1 position on the Apple App Store and on Google Play in 100 countries worldwide since its launch in May.
Surrealist Puzzler Lets Players Traverse Mind-Bending Dreamscape
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Oct. 7, 2014 - OUYA and Bedtime Digital Games today announced that Back to Bed is now available on OUYA for $3.99. Back to Bed is a surrealist puzzle game that was honored by the IGF Student Showcase in 2013 for its innovative gameplay and strikingly unique art style. The game lets players step into the paws of a roving sleepwalker’s embodied subconscious – a green, doglike creature with the face of a man – and traverse a maddeningly misleading dreamscape in a desperate attempt to keep their physical form from stumbling into bodily harm. Continue reading
Win Free Rides Plus Special Prizes by Using the Hailo App in NYC on October 9th –10th, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK – Oct. 6, 2014 - SEGA Networks Inc. and Hailo, one of the world’s fastest growing e-hail apps, today announced a collaboration that will bring Crazy Taxi™ to life, and to attendees of New York Comic-Con (NYCC) on October 9th and 10th, 2014. Continue reading
Drive All Over Bay City with Hulkster-inspired Gameplay and New Customizations for Taxis
SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON – Oct. 2, 2014 - Fasten your seat belts; Hulkamania® is taking over Bay City! SEGA Networks Inc. today announced that internationally renowned entertainer Hulk Hogan is taking over Crazy Taxi™ City Rush. The month-long Hulkamania Takeover event features the bombastic voice, likeness, and signature attitude of the 12-time World Wrestling Champion in a variety of costumes from his illustrious career, and will include bonus gameplay and themed content to unlock. The Hulkamania Takeover is a free update for Crazy Taxi City Rush and is now available on iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and Android™ devices. Continue reading
Additional Experts from Partner Icahn Institute at Mount Sinai Form Science
ALAMEDA, California – September 30, 2014 – BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX) and its subsidiary LifeMap Solutions, Inc., a medical technology company, today announced significant additions to the LifeMap Solutions management team. LifeMap Solutions is partnering with the Icahn Institute at Mount Sinai to create innovative mobile health (mHealth) products and services backed by big data. Today the company announced the appointment of Rafhael Cedeno as Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product, as well as the addition of Joel Dudley, PhD, Rong Chen, PhD, and Elissa Levin from the Icahn Institute as members of the LifeMap Solutions science team. Continue reading
Enchanting Co-op Platformer Launches on PlayStation 4, Releases on Xbox One Tomorrow
QUEBEC CITY – September 30, 2014 – Frima Studio today announced that couch co-op platformer Chariot is available now on PlayStation 4 in North America and will be available worldwide tomorrow for Xbox One. It will launch October 22, 2014 on PlayStation 4 for EU territories, and release dates for Wii U and Steam will be revealed soon. Chariot follows a princess and her fiancé’s expedition through the royal catacombs in order to find a sepulchre worthy of His Majesty’s final resting place. Mayhem and mischief await in diverse, stunning environments, and players must rely on their wits and teamwork to survive their perilous journey.
Surrealist Puzzle Game Lets Players Navigate an Escher-Inspired Dreamscape
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Sept. 30, 2014 – OUYA today announced that, following successful Android, iOS and PC launches, the IGF Student Showcase-winning surrealist puzzler Back to Bed is coming to OUYA on October 7 for $3.99. Back to Bed is like a fever dream of Salvador Dali on sleeping pills: the lines that comprise your world bend and twist into impossible shapes; a strange, inhuman voice yowls cryptic messages in your direction; and nothing is ever as it seems. Continue reading