Chinese Mobile Entertainment Titan Establishes Independent Entity to Pursue Development of Globally Accessible, IP-Based Games
BURLINGAME, CA — Feb. 1, 2016 — Publicly traded Chinese mobile gaming company Linekong Interactive (“Linekong Interactive”; HKSE: 8267) today announced that the company is investing $20M USD to expand its presence in the global mobile game market by establishing a western arm, Linekong US, Inc. This investment will help Linekong US establish partnerships and achieve its mission of building vibrant, globally-accessible mobile games that unite the best of western and eastern game design. Continue reading Linekong Turns to Global Market Opportunities, Invests $20M in Linekong US, Inc.
Leading Chinese Game Publisher Shines at E3
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – June 19, 2015 – NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES) hit an all-time high in its stock price on Wednesday, June 17, during one of the gaming industry’s top conferences, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). With its focus on online game research and development, NetEase Games dominated the #1 spot on the Chinese App Store. The company was also recognized as the fifth largest mobile game publisher in the global App Store by revenue as of April 2015, according to App Annie.
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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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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 Find Your Path in Acquire’s JRPG Road to Dragons, Coming March 19th
Lords of the Fallen Developer Brings AAA Production to Popular Shooter Franchise, Slated for 2016 Launch
WARSAW, Poland – December 16, 2014 – Internationally acclaimed game developer, publisher and distributor CI Games today revealed that it is deep in the development of Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3, marking the popular tactical shooter franchise’s first AAA production effort. Due for release in the first half of 2016 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 is being created from the ground up by an all-star development team that includes Steve Hart, former senior producer of Rebellion’s Sniper Elite V2, as well as combat veteran and former Marine Paul B. Robinson, who has an extensive resume of game development reaching back over 20 years.
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Arkadium’s Hit Premium Puzzle Game Now Available for Apple, Android and Amazon Devices
NEW YORK CITY — December 3, 2014 — Arkadium, a New York City game industry veteran, has now released their premium puzzle game Twisty Hollow, available worldwide on Google Play, the Amazon Appstore and the Apple App Store for $2.99. With genre-defining gameplay, a striking paper-art style, and a whimsical, smartly crafted storyline, Twisty Hollow becomes increasingly complex as you complete each level.
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Restore order to the topsy-turvy town of Twisty Hollow through never-before-seen gameplay that revitalizes the puzzle genre
NEW YORK CITY — October 30, 2014 — Arkadium, a New York City game industry veteran, today released their premium puzzle game Twisty Hollow, available worldwide exclusively on the Apple App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for $2.99. With genre-defining gameplay, a striking paper-art style, and a whimsical, smartly crafted storyline, Twisty Hollow becomes increasingly complex as you complete each level.
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Augmented Reality Device Elevates the Listening Experience, Now on Sale
NEW YORK, NY and TEL AVIV, Israel – October 29, 2014 – Today Woojer, a consumer electronics startup, announced the launch of a matchbox-sized wearable subwoofer that lets users physically feel sound by translating audio signals into tactile sensation. The first such compact device on the market, Woojer was designed by a rock concert audio engineer to provide an immersive experience for users’ favorite music, games and movies. After successfully concluding a Kickstarter campaign in late 2013 – which closed with over 1,700 supporters and $140,000 – the device is now being shipped to backers of the campaign, and is for sale at www.woojer.com. Continue reading Let the Bass Drop: Silent, Wearable Subwoofer Begins Shipping