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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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Super Monkey Ball Bounce Springs onto iOS and Android

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SEGA’s Original Mobile Blockbuster Is Back with an All-New Pachinko-Inspired Game

SAN FRANCISCO – September 4, 2014 – SEGA Networks Inc. today announced the arrival of Super Monkey Ball Bounce on iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and Android devices as the newest game in the highly successful Super Monkey Ball franchise. Developed by acclaimed Three Rings™ studio, AiAi will guide players as they bounce, slide, and rebound their way through 119 levels and six unique worlds with more levels and new worlds coming soon. Players will take on the challenge of rescuing his six monkey friends, each a playable character with their own unique power, by facing a variety of exciting puzzles and boss fights. Continue reading

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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Chukong Technologies and ARM Raise the Bar for Mobile Gaming Performance

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Cocos2d-x Engine Runs up to 70 Percent Faster on ARM-based Smartphones and Tablets

BEIJING and CAMBRIDGE, UK — May 8, 2014 — International mobile entertainment platform company Chukong Technologies, which powers seven out of the ten top grossing games in China, and ARM, the world’s leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier, today announced a partnership to optimize games built in Cocos2d-x for ARM®-based devices. Cocos2d-x is an open-source, cross-platform game engine developed and maintained by Chukong Technologies, which has been downloaded more than 1.1 million times by developers such as Wooga, Zynga, Gamevil and more. The collaboration demonstrates Chukong Technologies’ commitment to incorporating the most advanced backend technology and give developers the power to build the fastest, cleanest mobile gaming experiences.

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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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Backflip Studios’ Dwarven Den Out Today, Free on iTunes

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Mining Puzzle Game Takes Players Deep Within the Earth to Free Their Dwarven Pals

BOULDER, CO – May 1, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced the mining puzzle game Dwarven Den is now available free on the iTunes App Store. In Dwarven Den, you play a group of dwarves seeking adventure and sparkly treasures buried deep within the earth. Your dwarven ancestors have been trapped in vast underground mines. Armed with only a pickaxe and a mighty beard, you’ve got to dig down deep by excavating floor after floor. Simply tap to dig through ancient civilizations, choosing your next move cautiously to avoid cave-ins and cartoon monsters. With challenging puzzles and simple controls, the app has already been deemed “What’s Hot” in its Canadian beta phase. Free with optional in-app purchases, players can download Dwarven Den today!

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Meet the Cranky Crew of Tip Tap Monsters, a New Mahjong Game Out Now on iOS

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New Trailer Features Monster Matchmaking on a Jaunty Island 

TEL AVIV, Israel – April 29, 2014 – New publisher Crazy Labs today released its latest game, Tip Tap Monsters, to entertain players of all ages and skill levels. A simple and addictive take on Mahjong, the mobile game features high quality graphics and an endearing cast of characters that you tap to make the right match. Click to breezy beats as you pair up fickle frankensteins, single-eyed sweethearts, and bespeckled beasts to make them smile. With a multitude of levels to play, all with unique layouts and varying background settings, Tip Tap Monsters offers a fun and casual playing experience that’s accessible yet challenging for all ages. The game is free-to-play and currently available to download on the Apple App Store.

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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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