Sprinkle Islands Splashes onto iOS and Android Devices Today!

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All-new Adventures of Ouie the Fire-fighting Titan Available Now

MALMO, SWEDEN – July 11, 2013 – Mediocre, the independent mobile games studio behind hits Sprinkle and Granny Smith, has today announced the launch of Sprinkle Islands, now available on iOS and Android devices. The sequel to 2011’s hit puzzler, Sprinkle, Sprinkle Islands brings the same great water physics and fire-fighting fun to mobile gamers everywhere. Continue reading Sprinkle Islands Splashes onto iOS and Android Devices Today!

PlayFirst Brings Mobile Game Sensation Diner Dash to Google Play

PF_nowhite_RContinuing its cross-platform expansion, leading mobile game developer brings highly anticipated franchise to new global audience

SAN FRANCISCO – May 20, 2013 – PlayFirst® Inc., a global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today announced Diner Dash® is now on Google Play™, bringing one of the world’s most beloved mobile games to millions of new players around the globe.  Available immediately for free download on Google Play, Diner Dash serves up fast-paced fun and dramatically extends the reach of the franchise to a vast new audience of Android™ users that have been eagerly awaiting their chance to play one of mobile gaming’s true classics. Continue reading PlayFirst Brings Mobile Game Sensation Diner Dash to Google Play

Video Games Intelligence Announces Independent’s Day Keynote

mobile-gaming-usa-logoNEW YORK — April 24, 2013 — Video Games Intelligence has announced today the launch of Independent’s Day, an afternoon of conference sessions and networking focused on indie mobile game development, on May 13th, prior to the start of their annual Mobile Gaming USA West conference in San Francisco on May 14-15th. Continue reading Video Games Intelligence Announces Independent’s Day Keynote

Twelve of Pocket Gamer’s Top 50 International Game Developers Use Cocos2d-x Game Engine

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Cross-platform open-source mobile game engine powers some of the most prestigious mobile developers worldwide

BEIJING – April 10, 2013 – Cocos2d-x, a leading cross-platform open-source 2D game engine, is powering games for a dozen of the 2013 PocketGamer.biz Top 50 Mobile Game Developers, including Disney Mobile, Gree, Konami, Zynga, Wooga, Gamevil and DeNA. The engine powers hit mobile games like Diamond Dash, City of Wonder, Zenonia 5 and Matching with Friends for Facebook, and offers tools for both established and independent developers alike. To date, the engine has been downloaded 300,000 times around the world since its release in 2010. Continue reading Twelve of Pocket Gamer’s Top 50 International Game Developers Use Cocos2d-x Game Engine

PlayFirst Powers Up Mobile Game Expertise, Hires Industry Veteran Tom Hall

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From DOOM to Dash®, Hall brings award-winning experience to leading mobile game developer

SAN FRANCISCO – April 3, 2013 – PlayFirst® Inc., the global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today announced that Tom Hall has joined the company as a principal designer. Hall brings proven experience in game design, character development, and quest creation across multiple platforms to PlayFirst. In addition to creating such global hits as DOOM and the Wolfenstein 3D series, Hall has also designed several puzzle games, pioneered gaming genres, and won over 60 professional industry accolades and awards. Continue reading PlayFirst Powers Up Mobile Game Expertise, Hires Industry Veteran Tom Hall

GDC 2013: Megapop Games Announce Trolls vs Vikings, Debut Game from Startup Indie Developer, Founded by Former Funcom and Artplant Veterans

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Groundbreaking tower defense game pits peace-loving Trolls against angry Gods and Vikings of Norse mythology

OSLO, Norway — March 21, 2013 —Look out, here comes yet another stuffy announcement about an indie development studio formed by gaming veterans! Let me guess… they have groundbreaking new features that will turn the industry on its head? Well buckle in… here we go again!

Megapop, a startup studio founded by former Funcom (Age of Conan, The Longest Journey) and Artplant (Battlestar Galactica Online) developers, today unveiled Trolls vs Vikings, their debut game mobile / PC puzzle game, which will be demonstrated at GDC 2013.

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Storm8 Mobile Gaming Network Reaches more than 10 Million Daily Active Users

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200 million players worldwide now play a Storm8 game

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  – Jan. 22, 2013 – Mobile social gaming leader Storm8 today announced that its mobile gaming network continues to grow at a fast pace and now serves more than 10 million daily active users (DAUs). The company also announced that its network now reaches 200 million players worldwide. Storm8 has doubled its DAU and user base in less than a year through continued expansion into new game genres, like Social Arcade and Social Casino, attracting brand new audience of players. Continue reading Storm8 Mobile Gaming Network Reaches more than 10 Million Daily Active Users

King.com’s Top 10 Facebook Game Candy Crush Saga Now Available on Mobile

King.com’s Top 10 Facebook Game Candy Crush Saga Now Available on Mobile

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – Nov. 15, 2012 – Leading casual social games company King.com today announced the launch of its most popular Facebook.com game, Candy Crush Saga, for all iOS devices – iPhone, iPad, iPad mini and iPod touch. The match-3 game’s over 5 million daily players and the hundreds of millions of Apple mobile device users will now be able to play the game anywhere, anytime – ensuring their leaderboards, scores, progress and virtual goods are fully synchronized regardless of where they play. Candy Crush Saga follows King.com’s highly successful launch of its popular Bubble Witch Saga game on mobile earlier this year. Continue reading King.com’s Top 10 Facebook Game Candy Crush Saga Now Available on Mobile