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Sharpen Your Blades! Kingdom Rush: Origins Marching Onto iOS and Android Next Week!

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An all-new prequel adventure is next up in the award-winning tower defense series

Montevideo, Uruguay – November 13, 2014 – Ironhide Game Studio, the free-time-stealing masterminds behind the beloved tower defense series Kingdom Rush, today announced Kingdom Rush: Origins, launching on November 20 for $2.99 for iPhone, iPod touch, and Android, and $4.99 for iPad. An all-new adventure set in the same charmingly animated world of sea serpents and evil sorcerers, this prequel takes us back to the beginning, before the sorcerer Vez’nan ever thought to threaten the kingdom with the gem of power. It’s packed with a multitude of new levels, towers, heroes, spells, and all kinds of enemies to smash to a cartoony bloody pulp.

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A Journey Worth Dying For: Award-nominated Chariot Releases on Steam Today

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The Hit Couch Co-op Platformer Approaches One Million Downloads Following October Console Launches

QUEBEC CITY – November 12, 2014 – Frima today announced that couch co-op platformer Chariot is now available on Steam, following its PlayStation 4 and Xbox One releases earlier this fall. In Chariot, a princess and her fiancé venture deep into the royal catacombs to find a final resting place worthy of His Majesty. Featuring stunning environments and a wealth of challenges along the ride, Chariot tests players’ wits and teamwork in order to survive their perilous journey. Chariot is a finalist for eight awards, including Game of the Year, at The Canadian Videogame Awards being held November 21.

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Listen Up: Wearhaus Arc Headphones Now Available for Pre-Order on Kickstarter

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Style, superior sound and social listening combine in the next generation of headphones

BERKELEY, Calif. – Nov. 12, 2014 The digital age has completely reshaped how music is shared, but headphones have not kept pace – until now. Wearhaus, a hardware startup founded by two 21-year-old UC Berkeley dropouts, is catapulting this classic piece of hardware into the 21st century with their brand new headphones, the Wearhaus Arc. The Arc features precision-tuned audio, streamlined aesthetics, and the ability to stream music to other Arc wearers. These wireless headphones will be available on Kickstarter for $179 until December 12. Continue reading

Leading Minds in Programming Unite on the Virtual Stage at hack.summit()

 

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100% Online Event Aims to Raise Funds for Coding Nonprofits, Including Women Who Code, ScriptEd, and Code.org this December

SAN FRANCISCO – Nov. 11, 2014 – On December 1-4, 2014, some of the brightest minds in computer science will come together at hack.summit() to raise money for coding nonprofits, encourage mentorship in the coding space, and provide words of wisdom for programmers of all languages and skill sets, on a completely digital stage. Tickets are available via donation to partnered nonprofits; those who are unable to donate can earn a free ticket by spreading the word via social media. Full details are available at http://hacksummit.org. Continue reading

Livescribe Releases Echo Desktop and Live PDF Support, Making Handwritten Notes More Valuable in a Digital Age

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Desktop software update replaces Livescribe Desktop while Live PDF enables customers to use their smartpens with any printed document

Oakland, Calif. – November 6, 2014 – Leading smartpen manufacturer Livescribe (www.livescribe.com) today announced the release of Echo Desktop, an update to their Livescribe Desktop software for managing notes and pencasts created with the award-winning Echo smartpen. In addition, through a new partnership with Anoto and its Live PDF service (www.livepdf.net), Echo and Sky wifi smartpen customers with Microsoft Windows can now print any document and capture handwriting with their smartpen. Continue reading

A World Out of Sync: Arkadium Releases Twisty Hollow Exclusively for iOS

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Restore order to the topsy-turvy town of Twisty Hollow through never-before-seen gameplay that revitalizes the puzzle genre

NEW YORK CITY — October 30, 2014 — Arkadium, a New York City game industry veteran, today released their premium puzzle game Twisty Hollow, available worldwide exclusively on the Apple App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for $2.99. With genre-defining gameplay, a striking paper-art style, and a whimsical, smartly crafted storyline, Twisty Hollow becomes increasingly complex as you complete each level.

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Corsair Introduces Ultralight Corsair Gaming Sabre RGB Mice

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Sabre RGB Mice launched at PAX Australia, available with optical or laser sensors

FREMONT, Calif. — October 30, 2014  Corsair Gaming, a division of PC gaming hardware leader Corsair® dedicated to the elevation of PC gaming, today introduced the Corsair Gaming Sabre RGB gaming mice, which come with one of two types of sensors: optical and laser. Designed with input from veteran pro gamers, the new mice are engineered with a new sleek, ergonomic shape and are built with an ultralight chassis for quick, fluid, and precise movements over extended gaming sessions. Continue reading