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Chukong Technologies Releases Cocos2d-x Version 3.4

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New Version of Widely-Popular Video Game Development Platform Offers Significant Support for 3D Development, Optimized for Samsung Devices

MENLO PARK, Calif. – January 30, 2015 - Chukong Technologies today announced the newest version of its flagship video game development platform, Cocos2d-x. Version 3.4 includes upgraded features and tools supporting 3D game development, simplifying the process for developers to build 2.5D and 3D casual and mid-core mobile games. Continue reading

Retro Arcade Indie Title Spirefall Hits iOS

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Indie publisher Gameblyr announces follow up to Zengrams and Third Eye Crime in Spirefall, a most excellent retro arcade game on iOS

BOSTON – January 8, 2015 – Gameblyr today announced the release of Spirefall, available for free on iOS devices. Brought to you by the publisher of indie hits Zengrams, Pathogen and Third Eye Crime, Spirefall was designed as a Procedurally Generated Endless Jumper (PGEJ) and old-school arcade game. Challenge yourself and your friends to compete for high scores in an ever-changing platformer that is a blast from the past.

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Tales of Honor: The Secret Fleet Presents its Toughest Foe: Everyone Else

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Witness New Multiplayer Update and More in All-New Trailer

LOS ANGELES — Nov. 20, 2014 — Evergreen Studios today announced the greatest challenge yet to reach Tales of Honor: The Secret Fleet – your fellow man! Based on the New York Times best-selling Honor Harrington science-fiction novel series, the iOS/Android game has been updated to include multiplayer challenges for the first time, challenging players with foes as clever and relentless as themselves. Captains will have their battle performance tested against their peers’, with exclusive in-game prizes and perks awarded to those who command the highest ranks on the new leaderboard. This new game mode is available today as a free update to The Secret Fleet, along with new content including ship skins, in-game boosts, and more.

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Epic Island from Backflip Studios Launches September 25

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Loot-gathering adventuring game features upgradeable heroes and limitless fun for iOS

BOULDER, CO – September 4, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced its newest game, Epic Island, will launch next Thursday, September 25 on iOS. Epic Island is an action-packed adventure game where players assemble and upgrade a team of five heroes tasked with reclaiming an island overrun with the minions of the evil sorcerer Cedric Sparklehands. Epic Island will be free to play with optional in-app purchases.

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NativeX Announces Lightning Play™ Video Ads

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Now Offering the Most Comprehensive Suite of Reward and Non-reward Ad Formats in the Industry

SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 15, 2014 - NativeX, the leading advertising technology for mobile games, today announced the launch of Lightning PlayTM Video, a video ad format that combines the latest mobile video ad technology with NativeX’s industry leading selection of native advertising formats. This includes discovery walls, interstitials, and other rich media formats, both reward and non-reward. Lightning Play video provides NativeX game developers with yet another tool to best monetize their apps by serving the right ad format based on what’s happening in the game. Designed with maximum performance in mind, Lightning Play uses proprietary technology to instantly play video ads without interrupting the user experience. Continue reading

Take It To The Hoop: Hasbro and Backflip Studios Launch NERF® Hoops on iOS Today

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Sink shots and score bragging rights in free flick-and-shoot mobile basketball game

Boulder, CO – September 4, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced that NERF® Hoops, a new flick basketball game, is available now as a free download in the iTunes App Store. Use precision swipe-to-toss mechanics to score baskets on a classic basketball court, over city streets, in the dorm room, and even on a zombie apocalypse-inspired level. Hoops is free on the iTunes App Store.

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Kiwi Closes $15 Million in Series B Financing

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PALO ALTO, Calif. – Aug. 6, 2014 – Mobile game developer Kiwi, Inc. today announced that it has closed $15 million in Series B financing, led by Northgate Capital with participation from DFJ and returning investor Sequoia Capital. The Series B brings the total amount raised by Kiwi to $21 million. Kiwi has emerged as a top developer on Google Play, and the company will use the funding to invest in its next generation of cross-platform, AAA mobile titles while continuing to improve distribution and monetization practices that affect the entire mobile ecosystem. Continue reading

Solve the Mysteries of Time and Space in “Primitives Puzzles in Time”, Out Now on iOS and Android

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New Zen-like Puzzle Game Offers Mind-bending Challenges and Graphics

August 4, 2014 – Today Crazy Labs has announced the release of Primitives Puzzles in Time, featuring over 90 levels of focus-testing puzzles, out now on the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon App Store. This abstract, minimalist puzzler requires you to guide shapes through spatial obstacles in the most efficient path possible within the allotted time. Drag shapes through different dimensions as you burst time bubbles to turn back the clock, and prevent collisions with barriers to save trapped stars. Each unique level provides new designs and obstacles that require precision to advance. With intuitive, varying gameplay and simple drawing mechanics, Primitives is a free-to-play experience that is both hypnotizing and challenging.

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