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NetEase Launches New Success Fund for Mobile Game Developers

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China Tech Giant Provides Innovative Funding Option Offering Independent Developers Up To $500,000 Each 

SAN FRANCISCO – July 23, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced the formation of the NetEase Success Fund, a new financing option for mobile game developers that offers an alternative to the traditional publishing model. The new funding initiative provides up to $500,000 for each independent developer accepted into the program to fund marketing and advertising needs for their mobile game. This program is designed to empower developers to retain the rights, creative control, and full ownership of their products. Continue reading

The Undead Are Alive: Stupid Zombies 3 Blasts its Way Onto iOS and Android

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Enter a post-apocalyptic zombie wasteland in GameResort’s latest turn based 2D puzzle platformer

CLAREMONT, Calif. – July 22, 2015 – Hope you’ve been practicing your aim: the undead are finally back, and as stupid as ever! GameResort, creators of the popular Stupid Zombies series, today announced that Stupid Zombies 3 is now available for free on iOS and Android. The latest installment in the studio’s popular zombie blasting trilogy features key upgrades including new post-apocalyptic wastelands, heroic characters, and high-power firearms for seemingly endless and challenging gameplay.

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HelpAround Launches Personal Alert Button, First App to Act in Real Time on Apple’s HealthKit Data

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Enables chronic patients in distress and their caregivers to alert and conference-in the people they trust, by simply shaking their phone

 

TEL-AVIV, Israel – July 15, 2015 – HelpAround, Inc., the creator of the popular Diabetes Helpers peer-to-peer support network, today announced the launch of Alert: the first health app to act in real-time on incoming Apple HealthKit data. When used on an Apple iOS device and granted access to HealthKit’s blood glucose data, Alert immediately notifies the user to send an alert when an incoming glucose reading is outside of a predefined range.

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FreshPlanet Turns Up the Volume with SongPop 2, Available Now on iOS

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Anticipated Sequel to the World’s Biggest Music Trivia Game is Free-to-Play on iOS, Coming Soon to Android and Facebook

NEW YORK CITY – July 16, 2015 - FreshPlanet today released SongPop 2, the follow-up to the social music trivia hit SongPop which amassed over 100 million users since launch. Built around the  Name That Tune(™) foundation of the original SongPop, SongPop 2 features new twists and bigger, louder, more toe-tapping trivia action than ever before. SongPop 2 is free-to-play with in-app purchases and available now on iOS, coming soon to Android, and Facebook Canvas. To download the game, click hereContinue reading

Zombies Aren’t Getting Any Smarter: Stupid Zombies 3, Coming July 22

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GameResort’s zombie-blasting 2D puzzle platformer will be available on iOS and Android

CLAREMONT, Calif. – July 15, 2015 – Save your brains, the undead are alive once again! Mobile games developer GameResort today announced that Stupid Zombies 3, the latest installment in the studio’s zombie blasting Stupid Zombie trilogy, will be available for free on iOS and Android on July 22. Stupid Zombies 3 upgrades the puzzle-platform shooting action with new characters, weapons, and power-ups that enhance gameplay.

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TAKE TO THE SKIES IN HEROKI™, NOW AVAILABLE FOR iPhone, iPad, AND iPod touch

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SEGA® and Indie Developer Picomy™ Release Premium Action-Adventure Platformer Featuring a Whimsical Propeller-headed Hero 

SAN FRANCISCO and ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – July 2, 2015 - Break through the clouds and save Levantia today! SEGA® announced today that Heroki™ is now available in North America, Latin America, Europe, Korea, China, and Japan. Developed by independent game developer Picomy™ and published by SEGA, Heroki is available exclusively on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for $7.99. Continue reading

LEGO® MINIFIGURES ONLINE NOW AVAILABLE ON PC, MAC, LINUX, IOS AND ANDROID

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Build your team of Minifigures and explore classic LEGO® worlds in an online adventure for LEGO fans of all ages, unfolding seamlessly across all devices

Oslo, Norway – June 29th, 2015 – Funcom today announced that LEGO® Minifigures Online, an online adventure for LEGO fans of all ages, is now available on PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and select Android devices. The game features full cross-platform play, allowing players to play together in the same online world as thousands of other LEGO fans around the globe. Continue reading

LEGO® MINIFIGURES ONLINE LAUNCHES JUNE 29 ON PC, MAC, LINUX, IOS, AND ANDROID

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LEGO® Minifigures Online available at $29.99 on June 29th, featuring full cross-play in the same online world across all devices

Oslo, Norway – June 22nd, 2015 – Funcom is excited to announce that LEGO® Minifigures Online will be launching on PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and select Android devices on June 29th, 2015. For the first time ever, gamers will get to play in the same persistent online world across all platforms, making it easier than ever to play with friends and freely switch between platforms to keep the game going wherever players may be. Continue reading