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NetEase Launches New Success Fund for Mobile Game Developers

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China Tech Giant Provides Innovative Funding Option Offering Independent Developers Up To $500,000 Each 

SAN FRANCISCO – July 23, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced the formation of the NetEase Success Fund, a new financing option for mobile game developers that offers an alternative to the traditional publishing model. The new funding initiative provides up to $500,000 for each independent developer accepted into the program to fund marketing and advertising needs for their mobile game. This program is designed to empower developers to retain the rights, creative control, and full ownership of their products. Continue reading

The Undead Are Alive: Stupid Zombies 3 Blasts its Way Onto iOS and Android

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Enter a post-apocalyptic zombie wasteland in GameResort’s latest turn based 2D puzzle platformer

CLAREMONT, Calif. – July 22, 2015 – Hope you’ve been practicing your aim: the undead are finally back, and as stupid as ever! GameResort, creators of the popular Stupid Zombies series, today announced that Stupid Zombies 3 is now available for free on iOS and Android. The latest installment in the studio’s popular zombie blasting trilogy features key upgrades including new post-apocalyptic wastelands, heroic characters, and high-power firearms for seemingly endless and challenging gameplay.

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Zombies Aren’t Getting Any Smarter: Stupid Zombies 3, Coming July 22

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GameResort’s zombie-blasting 2D puzzle platformer will be available on iOS and Android

CLAREMONT, Calif. – July 15, 2015 – Save your brains, the undead are alive once again! Mobile games developer GameResort today announced that Stupid Zombies 3, the latest installment in the studio’s zombie blasting Stupid Zombie trilogy, will be available for free on iOS and Android on July 22. Stupid Zombies 3 upgrades the puzzle-platform shooting action with new characters, weapons, and power-ups that enhance gameplay.

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LEGO® MINIFIGURES ONLINE NOW AVAILABLE ON PC, MAC, LINUX, IOS AND ANDROID

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Build your team of Minifigures and explore classic LEGO® worlds in an online adventure for LEGO fans of all ages, unfolding seamlessly across all devices

Oslo, Norway – June 29th, 2015 – Funcom today announced that LEGO® Minifigures Online, an online adventure for LEGO fans of all ages, is now available on PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and select Android devices. The game features full cross-platform play, allowing players to play together in the same online world as thousands of other LEGO fans around the globe. Continue reading

LEGO® MINIFIGURES ONLINE LAUNCHES JUNE 29 ON PC, MAC, LINUX, IOS, AND ANDROID

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LEGO® Minifigures Online available at $29.99 on June 29th, featuring full cross-play in the same online world across all devices

Oslo, Norway – June 22nd, 2015 – Funcom is excited to announce that LEGO® Minifigures Online will be launching on PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and select Android devices on June 29th, 2015. For the first time ever, gamers will get to play in the same persistent online world across all platforms, making it easier than ever to play with friends and freely switch between platforms to keep the game going wherever players may be. Continue reading

King of Thieves Updated with Guild Battles

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First major update allows guilds to compete against each other

SAN FRANCISCO — May 14, 2015  ZeptoLab® is happy to announce the launch of Guild Battles in King of Thieves, the first major update for its popular multiplayer game for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. The new game mode vastly expands the social aspect of the game by pitting two guilds with similar ratings against each other in a competition. Battles run on a repeating cycle of three days, during which the guild that steals more gems is declared the winner. Additionally, the most active players of the winning party will be awarded with in-game currency.

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Daily Celebrity Crossword Developer PuzzleSocial Hires Masters of Content-Driven Gaming

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Top Grossing Digital Crossword Adds Experienced Developers and User-Acquisition Experts to Team to Continue Driving Growth

NEW YORK – April 29, 2015 - PuzzleSocial, creator of the mobile game Daily Celebrity Crossword, today announced the addition of several experienced new hires to its engineering and user acquisition teams as it prepares to scale and drive continued growth of its game. New additions include Chief Technology Officer James Morgan, VP of Engineering Sergio Mertsching, and Director of Growth Shamanth Rao. Daily Celebrity Crossword is currently the top grossing daily crossword in the world, and PuzzleSocial will leverage this momentum, in addition to its new hires, to focus on content-driven casual games. Continue reading

Contra Minigame Launches for STAR WARS™: FORCE COLLECTION

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Classic Run-and-gun Platforming Action Comes to A Galaxy Far Far Away, along with New Cards and Anniversary Event

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – April 22, 2015 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today released their newest update for STAR WARS™: FORCE COLLECTION, which includes a Star Wars™-themed Contra minigame. The update also includes additional cards and a new Boss Event to further expand the STAR WARS: FORCE COLLECTION player experience. For more information about the update and to download STAR WARS: FORCE COLLECTION, visit:

- Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.konami.swfc

- App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/star-wars-force-collection/id586854309?l=ja&ls=1&mt=8 Continue reading