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

Atlantyca-Lab, a Division of Atlantyca Entertainment, Signs with Forge Reply and Award-Winning Fantasy Author Joe Dever to Create First mobile game of “Lone Wolf,” 1980s Mega-Selling Gamebooks

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MILAN, Italy – Nov. 2, 2012 – Atlantyca Lab, the division of Atlantyca Entertainment dedicated to the development of proprietary and third-party acquired brands for videogames, apps and content for the Internet, has partnered with Forge Reply to develop videogames based on award-winning fantasy author Joe Dever’s hugely popular “Lone Wolf” series of gamebooks. The announcement was made by Pierdomenico Baccalario, Managing Director of Atlantyca Lab, which is the rights holder of the Lone Wolf IP brand.

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Chartboost Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Strong Performance and International Expansion

Company’s Global Network Includes Over 8,000 Mobile Games, Surpasses 4 Billion Game Sessions per Month

SAN FRANCISCO – Nov. 1, 2012 – Chartboost (www.chartboost.com) – the leading alternative to traditional mobile game ad networks – today announced its platform is now driving four billion game sessions per month. Since November 2011, Chartboost has attracted some of the industry’s biggest mobile game makers to its global network, including TinyCo, PocketGems, Kiloo and Get Set Games, who leverage the company’s technology to drive game downloads and profits. Continue reading Chartboost Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Strong Performance and International Expansion

PlayFirst Sets Android Ablaze with Diner Dash Exclusively on Kindle Fire Tablets

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Leader in mobile games teams up with Amazon to bring renowned franchise to new Android audience

SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 29, 2012 – PlayFirst® Inc., a leading mobile game developer for family entertainment, announced it is working with Amazon to bring its globally admired games to Android for the first time, starting with Diner Dash® on Kindle Fire Tablets. Diner Dash, the cornerstone of one of the most popular game franchises of all time with over 650 million downloads to date, makes its exclusive Android debut today on Kindle Fire Tablets. Continue reading PlayFirst Sets Android Ablaze with Diner Dash Exclusively on Kindle Fire Tablets

Tis’ The Season For Ghouls, Werewolves and…Commando Nuns Armed to the Teeth?

Frima Studio launches Nun Attack for iOS and Android Devices

Quebec City – Oct. 25, 2012 – Today Frima Studio unleashes the world’s most badass squad of attack nuns on your touchscreen device. Command Eva, Rosy, Mandy and Olga as they deliver some serious holy retribution to the hordes of demons and ghastly undead unleashed on the world by their mortal enemy, the Fallen Nun. Face off against evil with some serious firepower in this tactical action game of biblical proportions for only $0.99. Continue reading Tis’ The Season For Ghouls, Werewolves and…Commando Nuns Armed to the Teeth?

Media Advisory: Just in Time for Halloween, PlayFirst Expands Hit Hotel Transylvania Dash with Spooky New Venues and Characters

SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 18, 2012 – PlayFirst® Inc. today announced a major expansion for Hotel Transylvania Dash® on iPhone, iPad and iPad touch that offers players two hot new venues and four monstrous new guests. In addition to the 30 action-packed levels that made Hotel Transylvania Dash the No. 1 free iPad game when it launched last month, patrons of Dracula’s five-stake resort can now try their hands – or claws, paws, or pincers – at running stylish new Hawaiian and Egyptian wings of the all-monster hotel. For the one million players who downloaded Hotel Transylvania Dash in just 20 days after its release, the updates are sure to be the perfect treat.

From palm trees to pyramids, both spooktacular additions are available as in-app purchases for just $0.99 each. Pick them up from within Hotel Transylvania Dash, available now on the App Store. Continue reading Media Advisory: Just in Time for Halloween, PlayFirst Expands Hit Hotel Transylvania Dash with Spooky New Venues and Characters