GungHo and TURBO Studios Team Up on Free-To-Play Synchronous Strategy Game Designed for Mobile Competitive Play
El Segundo, Calif. – April 13, 2017 – GungHo Online Entertainment America, Inc. (GOEA), publishing partner of TURBO Studios, an independent NYC-based development studio formed by a dream team of industry veterans, will launch Super Senso, a synchronous PvP action-strategy game, as a free download on Thursday, April 27, 2017, for iOS and Android devices. Designed for competitive play on mobile devices, Super Senso combines hardcore game mechanics with “play-on-the-go” accessibility for a battle-anywhere experience.
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With only 10 seconds of candlelight, help the lone Candleman find his way to the distant light and avoid the dangers of the darkness
SHANGHAI — February 1, 2017 — Are you ready to step out of the light? Find out by playing Candleman, the 3D puzzle platforming game, released today in over 28 regions including North America, available for $14.99 USD exclusively on Xbox One. From publisher E-Home Entertainment and developer Spotlightor Interactive, as part of the ID@XBOX program, Candleman features lush environments, dynamic lighting and fantastical challenges that respond to the introduction of candlelight in the ever-oppressive darkness. The premise is elegantly simple: help a small candle find his way through the dark with only 10 seconds of candlelight available per level.
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Tap to the Tune of Soundtracks from Rez Infinite and End of the World (SEKAI NO OWARI); Base Game Reduced to $0.99 to Celebrate DLC launch
TOKYO – November 21, 2016 – mobcast Inc. today announced the launch of two downloadable content (DLC) packages for Lumines: Puzzle & Music based on the music of Rez© and End of the World (a.k.a. SEKAI NO OWARI). Both packs are available now in global markets on iOS and Android devices for $4.99 each. Rez, the classic rail-shooter music game originally released for PlayStation 2, was also developed by Lumines series creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi. The Rez DLC is inspired by the recent launch of Rez Infinite on PSVR, and adds six new tracks to Lumines: Puzzle & Music. To celebrate the DLC’s launch, mobcast has also lowered the price of the base version of Lumines: Puzzle & Music to $0.99.
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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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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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Selling 130,000 copies while in “Early Access,” Lost Castle to be launched worldwide on Steam
BEIJING – August 17, 2016 – Another Indie Studios, Inc., a leading international indie games publisher, together with X.D. Network Inc., today announced that Lost Castle, an action RPG beat-em-up with roguelike elements, will officially launch worldwide on Steam on September 1. The title, which has sold nearly 130,000 copies in “Early Access,” pits players against deadly minions inside Castle Harwood in a dynamically challenging and procedurally-generated dungeon showdown that is sure to make players laugh throughout. The dark comedy of action RPGs, Lost Castle will be available for digital download and priced at $7.99 USD on Steam and the Humble Bundle Store.
Continue reading Action RPG Beat-Em-Up & Dark Comedy Lost Castle Launches Sept. 1
Swedish Developer of Magicka 2 and Leviathan: Warships Announces its Next Title for Steam, Complete with Neon Katanas and Punkrock Cyborgs
SKÖVDE, Sweden – February 16, 2016 – Pieces Interactive today revealed their newest title, Kill to Collect, an 80’s cyberpunk rogue-like with up to four-player co-op, set for launch on Steam later this spring. A new teaser trailer also made its debut, giving a peek at the backstory and bounty hunters in the game. Kill to Collect features challenging, procedurally generated maps and enemies galore, with quick bursts of intense gameplay that encourages players to learn from their failures and inevitable deaths. Continue reading The Hunt Begins Soon in Cyberpunk Co-op Rogue-like “Kill to Collect”
NetEase Brings One of China’s Most Successful Titles to the West With a Complete Culturalization
BRISBANE, Calif. – November 12, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) today announced the release of Eternal Area, a fast-paced, fantasy action RPG available now on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices. In Eternal Arena, players control teams of three epic heroes, each with unique abilities, to save the magical world of Etryna from the rule of a mysterious villain known as the Master. Continue reading Eternal Arena Now Available on the App Store and Google Play