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AG Properties and TabTale Sign Licensing Deal for New Care Bears Mobile App

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Top Global Publisher of Kids’ Content to Release New Apps Based on AG Properties’ Most Popular Brands

TEL AVIV, Israel – June 19, 2014 – TabTale, a leading developer of interactive games and children’s entertainment for mobile devices, announced today that it has secured a licensing deal with AG Properties (AGP), the intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corporation, to develop and publish mobile apps based on the company’s popular brands for kids. The first app being revealed is Care Bears Rainbow Playtime, which is now available as a free download on the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Amazon Appstore for iOS and Android smartphone and tablet devices.

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Leading Mobile Publisher TabTale Acquires Coco Play, Establishes Operations in China

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New Venture-Backed Publisher Expands Global Presence via Talent, Tech, and Game Acquisition

TEL AVIV, Israel – May 23, 2014 – Today top children’s app publisher TabTale announced the acquisition of Coco Play Limited, a Hong Kong and China-based developer of educational apps and games for kids. The deal enables TabTale to establish a presence in China and reach a wider global audience. TabTale will also be joined by Coco Play’s team, and add its two million monthly active users to TabTale’s existing 25 million. TabTale raised $12 million in Series B funding in October 2013, and continues to seek expansion opportunities around the globe in order to enrich its app offerings and grow in new markets.

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Wholesale Shopping App Boxed Announces $6.5M Series A

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Mobile Commerce Startup Raises Funds to Drive Continued Growth, Expand National Infrastructure

NEW YORK – May 13, 2014 – Boxed, a mobile commerce company that provides the discounts of warehouse club shopping with fast, affordable delivery, has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. Built by mobile industry veterans, Boxed is the first company to make ordering big box products simple, affordable, and hassle-free from a phone or tablet. Return investor Greycroft Partners and new investors First Round Capital and Signia Venture Partners led the round, with participation from ENIAC Ventures, Social Starts, BoxGroup, Owen Van Natta (former Facebook COO), and David Ko (Former Zynga COO).

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Build 2014: TabTale Brings Popular Kids Apps to Windows 8 Platform

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Global Leader in Mobile Games, Education Apps, and Interactive Books for Kids Expands Distribution to Windows PCs, Tablets and Phones

TEL AVIV, Israel – April 4, 2014 – TabTale, a leading developer of interactive games and children’s entertainment for mobile devices, today announced during the Microsoft Build Developer Conference that it will support the Microsoft Windows 8 platform for PC’s, tablets and phones. This expansion on desktop and mobile devices marks an important milestone for the children’s app developer as it moves to further solidify its leadership position after recently surpassing 300 million downloads. TabTale’s first offering on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 will be one of its most popular apps, Paint Sparkles, which has already been downloaded more than 10 million times on iOS and Android. TabTale’s apps are now available worldwide on the Windows and Windows Phone Stores, with more releases scheduled in the coming months.

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50% Bulldog, 50% Piranha, 100% Addictive – Mobfish Hunter Out Now on iOS and Android

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Teach a man to fish (with dynamite), and feed his craving for explosive fishing action

 

MALAYSIA — April 3, 2014 — Appxplore today announced the launch of Mobfish Hunter, a free endless action-fishing game for iOS and Android. Rejuvenating the endless fishing subgenre with customizable explosive weapons and modern graphics, Mobfish Hunter is everything a real fishing trip wishes it could be: action-packed, fast-paced and 100% awesome. The game is the latest from the creators of the award-winning Lightopus (published by Bulkypix), 2013’s Apple-featured Sporos and Alien Hive, and most recently Caveboy Escape. Dive into Mobfish Hunter today, free on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

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Grenades in Your Tackle Box?! Mobfish Hunter Launching Soon on iOS and Android

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Getting hooked on Appxplore’s fishing game is like shooting fish in a barrel

MALAYSIA — March 20, 2014 — Appxplore today announced Mobfish Hunter, an endless fishing-action game, will launch free on iOS and Android in two weeks on April 3rd, 2014. The game will have players hooked with customizable fishing lure weapons and stylish cartoon visuals. Mobfish Hunter comes from the studio behind the award-winning game Lightopus (published by Bulkypix), 2013’s Apple-featured puzzlers Sporos and Alien Hive, and the recent puzzler Caveboy Escape.
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Smash Hit Lives Up to its Name, Hits 10 Million Downloads Mark

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Forget Flappy Clones, Mediocre’s Latest Title is The Number One Game on the App Store in Over 100 Countries

MALMO, Sweden – March 13, 2014 – Independent mobile games studio Mediocre today announced that their newest game, Smash Hit, has reached 10 million downloads on iOS and Android. It has also reached the number one spot on App Store game charts in 105 countries as well as the number one spot on overall app charts in 79 countries. Continue reading

Edutainment Startup SongHi to Share Convergence of Console-Quality Music, Education, and Games at GDC

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Finnish music and tech developer to debut mobile game at GDC; Announces school music creation competition with bestselling recording artist

HELSINKI – March 6, 2014 – SongHi Entertainment today announced plans to detail several of the company’s education and entertainment initiatives at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this month. Additionally, SongHi will demonstrate the flexibility of its music creation technology through the medium of the company’s first mobile game. Continue reading