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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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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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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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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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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

Rock On – A SongPop Adventure Takes the Stage Today on iOS

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New Music Trivia Title from Industry Vet FreshPlanet Available Now on the Apple App Store

NEW YORK CITY – April 2, 2015 Rock On – A SongPop Adventure, the latest music trivia title from the studio that made the hit game SongPop, is now available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The title borrows from SongPop’s Name That Tune(™)-inspired gameplay, taking players on a rock ‘n’ roll journey through a richly-colored world of raging concerts, wild parties, and dusty highways. You can download Rock On for free from the App Store today, with optional in-app purchases. Continue reading