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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

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BridgeX Reinvents the Way to Share Contact Info, Available Now on iOS and Android

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Free mobile app ends social media profile searches, awkward contact exchanges, and manual input of contact details between new connections

SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 14, 2015 BridgeX today announced the official launch of its mobile app that eliminates the friction of sharing your contact info and connecting across multiple social media networks. Available as a free download for iPhone and Android smartphones, the app allows users to create and share custom contact cards hassle-free to any smartphone and lets recipients save the information directly to their address book. BridgeX is the only simple and natural smartphone solution that doesn’t require users to enable NFC or Bluetooth connections, or create a third-party account to facilitate the transfer of information. The app is cross-platform and shares the custom contact card of your choice with a simple push notification using nearby location services or an SMS with a link to a web app.

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FOOTBALL MANAGER™ CLASSIC 2015: A WHOLE NEW DIMENSION FOR TABLET PLAY

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Owners of high-end tablets to enjoy the most authentic handheld Football Manager™ experience to date, complete with 3D match engine

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – April 9, 2015 – SEGA® of America, Inc., SEGA® Europe, Ltd. and Sports Interactive™ today unveil Football Manager™ Classic 2015, the most authentic football management simulation ever released for tablet devices.

Football Manager Classic (FMC), which was first introduced as a standalone game mode in Football Manager 2013, simplifies the way players manage their club and allows them to focus on the essentials of taking their team to the top. It’s designed to offer fans an authentic football management experience, but in a less time-consuming way than Football Manager’s ‘full fat’ simulation mode. Continue reading

Speedy Ninja Turns the Endless Runner Genre Upside Down

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NetEase announces closed beta for its debut mobile game on Google Play beginning on April 8

Redwood Shores, Calif. – April 7, 2015 - NetEase, Inc. (NTES) today announced that closed Beta signups are now being accepted for its first mobile game to be released in the West, Speedy Ninja. Starting April 8, 2015, Android users who have signed up for the Google Play Beta Group and been accepted into the program will be among the first to get their hands on the game prior to launch. While the Speedy Ninja closed Beta will only be available to Android users through Google Play, the game will roll out to Western territories for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch as a free* download this summer. Continue reading

Find Your Path in Acquire’s JRPG Road to Dragons, Coming March 19th

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Chart-topping Japanese Puzzle Combat RPG Going Global on iOS and Android

TOKYO, Japan – March 12th, 2015 - Game publisher Acquire, known for such video games as Tenchu, Akiba’s Trip, and Fort Raiders SMAAASH! today revealed a worldwide release date of March 19th for its “panel-action RPG” Road to Dragons. Originally released in Japan in 2012 with 3 million downloads to date, Road to Dragons incorporates a unique game mechanic that has players laying ground tiles to create paths for their party through maps of quests, monsters and dragons. With JRPG art style and gameplay optimized for the touchscreen, gamers will experience a combination of adventure and wits made for on-the-go sessions. The game will be available on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android smartphones as a free download with in-app purchases. Continue reading

Chukong Technologies Releases Cocos2d-x Version 3.4

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New Version of Widely-Popular Video Game Development Platform Offers Significant Support for 3D Development, Optimized for Samsung Devices

MENLO PARK, Calif. – January 30, 2015 - Chukong Technologies today announced the newest version of its flagship video game development platform, Cocos2d-x. Version 3.4 includes upgraded features and tools supporting 3D game development, simplifying the process for developers to build 2.5D and 3D casual and mid-core mobile games. Continue reading