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Epic Island from Backflip Studios Launches September 25

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Loot-gathering adventuring game features upgradeable heroes and limitless fun for iOS

BOULDER, CO – September 4, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced its newest game, Epic Island, will launch next Thursday, September 25 on iOS. Epic Island is an action-packed adventure game where players assemble and upgrade a team of five heroes tasked with reclaiming an island overrun with the minions of the evil sorcerer Cedric Sparklehands. Epic Island will be free to play with optional in-app purchases.

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Take It To The Hoop: Hasbro and Backflip Studios Launch NERF® Hoops on iOS Today

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Sink shots and score bragging rights in free flick-and-shoot mobile basketball game

Boulder, CO – September 4, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced that NERF® Hoops, a new flick basketball game, is available now as a free download in the iTunes App Store. Use precision swipe-to-toss mechanics to score baskets on a classic basketball court, over city streets, in the dorm room, and even on a zombie apocalypse-inspired level. Hoops is free on the iTunes App Store.

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Magical Match: Puzzle RPG Spellfall™ Out Now from Backflip Studios

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Casual tile-swapping RPG Now Available on iTunes App Store, Coming Soon to Android

Boulder, CO – August 14, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced that Spellfall™, the new tile-swapping puzzle RPG, is available now as a free download in the iTunes App Store! The game blends intuitive match-three gameplay with a role-playing quest filled with evil monsters, magical powers, fierce weapons & endless fun. Arm yourself with elemental spells, with bigger matches yielding more powerful attacks. After building up your character and equipping a wide range of upgradeable weapons and gear, the beasties won’t stand a chance! Spellfall is free with optional in-app purchases, available today on the iTunes App Store. The Android version of the game will launch on Google Play and the Amazon Appstore in the coming weeks.

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Crazy Taxi™: City Rush Swerves onto iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with Worldwide Release

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SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON – July 31, 2014 – SEGA Networks, Inc. today announced the launch of Crazy Taxi™: City Rush, the newest game in the iconic Crazy Taxi franchise, for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Crazy Taxi: City Rush was designed by Kenji Kanno, creator of the original Crazy Taxi arcade phenomenon, and developed by Hardlight Studios, one of SEGA’s top in-house studios and developer of the global hits Sonic Dash and Sonic Jump Fever. The game, designed from the wheels up for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices with intuitive controls and a new world to explore, is free to download today from the App Store and coming very soon to Google Play.

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Adventures in Breaking the Mold: Broken Age Available Now on OUYA

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Act One of Double Fine’s Epic Adventure is an OUYA Console Exclusive

SAN FRANCISCO and SANTA MONICA, Calif. – May 30, 2014 - OUYA and Double Fine Productions, Inc. today announced that the first act of critically acclaimed adventure game Broken Age is now available on OUYA. Launched earlier this year on PC, Mac, and Linux, the console version of the game will be an exclusive on OUYA and, for the first time, be available for purchase as two separate parts. You can see Broken Age’s trailer here: http://vimeo.com/95777431 Continue reading

Whispers in the Night: Whispering Willows Now Available on OUYA

WW_banner_364x80Haunting Horror Puzzle Game “Whispering Willows” Coming to PC June 17

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – May 27, 2014 – Whispering Willows, the award-winning original title from Night Light Interactive, is now available for purchase on OUYA for $14.99. The game immerses players in a grim, atmospheric environment rendered in strikingly stylized 2D visuals and ushers them through a mysterious world that plumbs the darkest depths of the human spirit. Continue reading

Chukong Technologies and Microsoft Open Technologies Continue Collaboration with Cocos2d-x and Windows Phone Hackathon

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Events Help Mobile Developers Bring Games to Windows Phone with the Cocos2d-x Open Source Game Engine

SAN FRANSISCO — May 1, 2014 — Chukong Technologies and Microsoft Open Technologies today announced more details of the collaboration between Chukong’s Cocos2d-x mobile game engine and MS Open Tech, including a series of co-hosted hackathons that began last month. The events give mobile game developers who are currently using Cocos2d-x the opportunity to learn more about the Windows and Windows Phone platforms and get hands-on support to port their games.

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Prep Alone: play2prep Officially Launches Standardized Test Prep Game

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Free-to-play app makes SAT and ACT prep social, accessible and fun

NEW YORK — May 1, 2014 — play2prep has tackled the chore of SAT and ACT prep by officially launching its multiplayer mobile game for iOS and Android. After an initial soft launch, the New York-based startup has released the first and only SAT and ACT test prep game played against friends. play2prep has partnered with leading educational publishers to give students access to questions just like those on the real tests, which they can use to challenge their peers. Now, preparing for these critical assessments can be as enjoyable as playing a game against friends.

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