Versatile mix-and-match controller charging solution creates elegant cross-platform system
LOS ANGELES – September 19, 2016 – Inventive console accessories manufacturer Nyko today announced the release of the Charge Block Solo and Charge Block Duo for Xbox One™ and PlayStation®4. Charge Block is a versatile solution for quick, easy controller charging – plug it into any wall outlet, USB port, or even another Charge Block from either platform for simultaneous charging. Daisy-chain up to four Xbox One and PS4 Charge Blocks to create a simple and elegant cross-platform controller charging system. Charge Block Solo and Charge Block Duo, ranging in MSRP price of $14.99 to $29.99, are now available for purchase on store shelves at GameStop and online at GameStop.com, Nyko.com, and Amazon.com. Charge Block will also be available in Walmart and Target stores in October. White versions of the Charge Block for the Xbox One are planned for release in October.
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With Accessible Pricing and Customization Options, FOKUS, RETIKAL and SYMMETRE Will Outfit a Range of Gamers from Casual to Tournament-Ready
IRVINE, CA – September 13, 2016 – Kaliber Gaming by IOGEAR, a leader in accessible, high-performance gaming hardware, today announced the addition of three new gaming mice to its hardware lineup: The SYMMETRE Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse, the RETIKAL Pro FPS Gaming Mouse, and the FOKUS Pro Laser Gaming Mouse. Continue reading Kaliber Gaming by IOGEAR Introduces Three High-Performance Mice
With more than 130,000 players in Steam on Early Access, Lost Castle opens its doors to a challenging, procedurally generated dungeon adventure
BEIJING – September 1, 2016 – Another Indie, a leading international indie games publisher, and co-publisher X.D. Network Inc., today announced Lost Castle is now available worldwide. Lost Castle is an action RPG beat-em-up with roguelike elements, optional local co-op and a “dark comedy” backstory. Already finding profound success with more than 130,000 initial downloads in Early Access, Lost Castle is now ready for players worldwide to storm its dungeons, downloadable for an on sale price of $7.89 USD on Steam until September 7.
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Mobile recreation of PSP music puzzle title now available in all territories following initial limited release
TOKYO – September 1, 2016 – mobcast Inc. today announced that Lumines: Puzzle & Music has made its debut in global markets on iOS and Android. After a successful initial limited release in Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, Lumines: Puzzle & Music is launching in 169 countries so that players around the world can now download the award-winning action puzzle classic on their mobile devices and tablets for US$2.99. A launch trailer featuring gameplay and music from the game can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cd5MRFDtVuw
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Top-to-bottom revamp of BTN2Go offers robust and school-specific content for Big Ten fans and alumni
CHICAGO — September 1, 2016 — BTN today announced the launch of an all-new BTN2Go, the number one sports destination for Big Ten fans and alumni, featuring immense user personalization, new school-specific video content, improved social features and integrated tools such as school emojis to enhance the fan experience. With the new and improved BTN2Go, users can now enjoy a hyper-personalized experience where they’ll always be in the know on the latest and greatest with their favorite school. With BTN2Go, fans will now have instant access to original video content direct from both their favorite athletic department and BTN, curated key social content and quick access to the next big game.
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MARVEL Tsum Tsum game to offer single player, 2-player co-op, multiplayer Battle modes
TOKYO – Aug. 31, 2016 – mixi, Japan’s leading social networking service and smartphone gaming provider, today announced the launch of MARVEL Tsum Tsum, a connect-and-erase puzzle game featuring world-famous Super Heroes and Super Villains from the Marvel Universe modeled in the classic Tsum Tsum style, also featured in the hugely popular plush toys available at Disney Stores around the world. The game, which offers a unique 2-player co-op mode, is now available as a free download, with in-app purchases, in the United States and Canada on the Apple App Store® and Google Play™. The game is planned to roll out to territories around the globe later this year. Continue reading MARVEL Tsum Tsum Mobile Game Now Available on iOS and Android in North America
Financial Backing to Drive Development and Production Pipeline for Oakland-based VR Studio Formed by Pixar Veterans; Launches Mars Odyssey Simulation
OAKLAND, CA – August 31, 2016 – Steel Wool Studios – an independent VR development studio formed by creative veterans of Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, and Telltale Games – today announced that it has raised $5 million in Series A funding from HTC Corporation. The funding will support development of multiple medium-pushing VR projects already underway, which span game, simulation, and narrative-based concepts. The first of these upcoming projects, interactive simulation Mars Odyssey, will launch on Steam on September 9. In April, the studio launched Quar: Battle for Gate 18, an action strategy title, on Steam for the HTC Vive.
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Bespoke app integrated seamlessly with Hubb’s existing content management platform to power content for Microsoft’s annual Business Support conference; underscores Hubb’s commitment to agile development and addressing its customers’ needs
Vancouver, Wash. – August 23, 2016 – Event content management technology startup Hubb partnered with Microsoft’s product engineering team to build a cross-platform mobile app for Microsoft’s annual Business Support University, a global event that brings together the company’s business administrators to share best practices. The app connects to Hubb’s existing technology platform, which includes participant registration and content management, to enable the event management team to efficiently plan, manage, and execute the event.
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