NetEase Mobile Game, Fantasy Westward Journey, Reaches #4 in App Annie’s Worldwide Rankings

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Scorching rise of Asian giant’s MMORPG on an international platform

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – June 9, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NTES), a leading online gaming and Internet technology company in China, today announced that its self-developed mobile game, Fantasy Westward Journey, is the 4th highest-grossing mobile game in the world, according to App Annie. Fantasy Westward Journey’s success is the result of NetEase leveraging its strong domestic franchises to compete spectacularly on a global level. Continue reading NetEase Mobile Game, Fantasy Westward Journey, Reaches #4 in App Annie’s Worldwide Rankings

King of Thieves Updated with Guild Battles

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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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Gameblyr Takes Aim with Into the Circle, Now Available on iOS

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Test your skills in this minimalist physics-based action title, complete with addictive gameplay and weekly leaderboard challenges

BOSTON May 7, 2015 –  Gameblyr today announced the release of Into the Circle, a minimalistic physics-based take on curling, developed by ZipZap Games. From the publisher of App Store-featured indie hits Pathogen, Third Eye Crime, Zengrams, and Spirefall, Into the Circle challenges players with easy to learn gameplay based on the traditional sport of curling. With polished design, tight controls and addictive “one more try” gameplay, the game allows players to compete in weekly challenges for prizes on the leaderboards. Into the Circle is now available as a free download on the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, with optional in-app purchases.

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Daily Celebrity Crossword Developer PuzzleSocial Hires Masters of Content-Driven Gaming

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Top Grossing Digital Crossword Adds Experienced Developers and User-Acquisition Experts to Team to Continue Driving Growth

NEW YORK – April 29, 2015 – PuzzleSocial, creator of the mobile game Daily Celebrity Crossword, today announced the addition of several experienced new hires to its engineering and user acquisition teams as it prepares to scale and drive continued growth of its game. New additions include Chief Technology Officer James Morgan, VP of Engineering Sergio Mertsching, and Director of Growth Shamanth Rao. Daily Celebrity Crossword is currently the top grossing daily crossword in the world, and PuzzleSocial will leverage this momentum, in addition to its new hires, to focus on content-driven casual games. Continue reading Daily Celebrity Crossword Developer PuzzleSocial Hires Masters of Content-Driven Gaming

Bubble Bath Blast Shoots Onto iOS

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Solve puzzles in this unique bubble shooter from indie publisher Gameblyr, complete with skill shots, new bubble types, leaderboards, and more

BOSTON – April 23, 2015  Gameblyr today announced the release of Bubble Bath Blast, a strategy-driven take on the bubble shooter genre, developed by Pinka Games. From the publisher of App Store-featured indie hits Pathogen, Third Eye Crime, Zengrams, and Spirefall, Bubble Bath Blast mixes bubble shooting with puzzles, adding a challenging twist to the casual genre by inviting players to think before they shoot in order to truly master the game. It features over 300 levels at launch, new bubble types, skillshots that yield bigger rewards, and Facebook Connect to compete with friends. Bubble Bath Blast is now available as a free download on the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, with optional in-app purchases.

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Contra Minigame Launches for STAR WARS™: FORCE COLLECTION

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Classic Run-and-gun Platforming Action Comes to A Galaxy Far Far Away, along with New Cards and Anniversary Event

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – April 22, 2015 Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today released their newest update for STAR WARS™: FORCE COLLECTION, which includes a Star Wars™-themed Contra minigame. The update also includes additional cards and a new Boss Event to further expand the STAR WARS: FORCE COLLECTION player experience. For more information about the update and to download STAR WARS: FORCE COLLECTION, visit:

– Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.konami.swfc

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BridgeX Reinvents the Way to Share Contact Info, Available Now on iOS and Android

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Free mobile app ends social media profile searches, awkward contact exchanges, and manual input of contact details between new connections

SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 14, 2015 BridgeX today announced the official launch of its mobile app that eliminates the friction of sharing your contact info and connecting across multiple social media networks. Available as a free download for iPhone and Android smartphones, the app allows users to create and share custom contact cards hassle-free to any smartphone and lets recipients save the information directly to their address book. BridgeX is the only simple and natural smartphone solution that doesn’t require users to enable NFC or Bluetooth connections, or create a third-party account to facilitate the transfer of information. The app is cross-platform and shares the custom contact card of your choice with a simple push notification using nearby location services or an SMS with a link to a web app.

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FOOTBALL MANAGER™ CLASSIC 2015: A WHOLE NEW DIMENSION FOR TABLET PLAY

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Owners of high-end tablets to enjoy the most authentic handheld Football Manager™ experience to date, complete with 3D match engine

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – April 9, 2015 – SEGA® of America, Inc., SEGA® Europe, Ltd. and Sports Interactive™ today unveil Football Manager™ Classic 2015, the most authentic football management simulation ever released for tablet devices.

Football Manager Classic (FMC), which was first introduced as a standalone game mode in Football Manager 2013, simplifies the way players manage their club and allows them to focus on the essentials of taking their team to the top. It’s designed to offer fans an authentic football management experience, but in a less time-consuming way than Football Manager’s ‘full fat’ simulation mode. Continue reading FOOTBALL MANAGER™ CLASSIC 2015: A WHOLE NEW DIMENSION FOR TABLET PLAY