Marco Giberti Joins Mike Maples and Byron Deeter on DoubleDutch Board, Bringing More Than 20 Years of Event Industry Experience to Fast-growing Event Tech Startup
SAN FRANCISCO — June 4, 2014 — DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications, today announced that Marco Giberti has joined its board of directors. Giberti will bring more than 20 years of experience in the events industry to the DoubleDutch board, which already boasts a strong group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists that grace the Midas List including Mike Maples, early investor in Twitter and Lyft, and Byron Deeter, investor in Box and Eloqua. Continue reading Social Events Platform DoubleDutch Adds Renowned Industry Expert to Board of Directors
Temple Run Second Mobile Game Franchise Ever to Reach Milestone
RALEIGH, N.C. – June 4, 2014 – Independent game developer Imangi Studios announces today that its mobile games Temple Run and Temple Run 2 have together reached the milestone of one billion downloads. Since the launch of Temple Run in 2011, Imangi Studios has evolved from a husband-and-wife team working in their apartment to a thriving company. Temple Run is now one of the most downloaded series in mobile gaming history, having grown into a household name that remains popular with first-time runners and avid fans.
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After conquering the App Store, Honor Harrington sets course for Google Play
LOS ANGELES — May 27, 2014 — Evergreen Studios today announced the Android launch of Tales of Honor: The Secret Fleet. Previously released on iOS, the game is part of Evergreen’s Tales of Honor storyworld, based on David Weber’s military sci-fi Honor Harrington novels. The space-combat strategy game is now available for free on Google Play: http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.evgstudios.the_secret_fleet Continue reading Tales Of Honor: The Secret Fleet Officially Arrives on Android
The Monkeys Are Back in a Pachinko-style Puzzle Game, Coming to Mobile this Summer
SAN FRANCISCO – May 19, 2014 – SEGA Networks, Inc. today announced Super Monkey Ball Bounce, a brand new title coming to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices this summer. Taking inspiration from the classic arcade game, pachinko, Super Monkey Ball Bounce features AiAi and the rest of his monkey friends as they attempt to thwart the evil machinations of the dastardly Prof. Boscis. Players send AiAi and his primate pals careening into action in over 120 levels, bouncing, sliding and rebounding to defeat Prof. B’s flunkies and earn bushels of bananas. The simple yet addictive aim-and-shoot game features seven playable monkey characters each with their own special abilities. Super Monkey Ball Bounce will be available this summer as a free download on the App Store and Google Play.
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Event App Leader Launches Referral and Reseller Programs for Registration Systems, Agencies, and More
SAN FRANCISCO – May 15, 2014 – DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications for tradeshows and conferences, today launched a partner program that offers new ways for event organizers, marketing agencies, and event technology providers to work with DoubleDutch. The program includes opportunities for partners of all sizes, and demonstrates the ongoing commitment of DoubleDutch to improve every event with its social, data-driven event applications. Continue reading DoubleDutch Introduces Partner Program
Mobile Commerce Startup Raises Funds to Drive Continued Growth, Expand National Infrastructure
NEW YORK – May 13, 2014 – Boxed, a mobile commerce company that provides the discounts of warehouse club shopping with fast, affordable delivery, has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. Built by mobile industry veterans, Boxed is the first company to make ordering big box products simple, affordable, and hassle-free from a phone or tablet. Return investor Greycroft Partners and new investors First Round Capital and Signia Venture Partners led the round, with participation from ENIAC Ventures, Social Starts, BoxGroup, Owen Van Natta (former Facebook COO), and David Ko (Former Zynga COO).
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Free-to-play app makes SAT and ACT prep social, accessible and fun
NEW YORK — May 1, 2014 — play2prep has tackled the chore of SAT and ACT prep by officially launching its multiplayer mobile game for iOS and Android. After an initial soft launch, the New York-based startup has released the first and only SAT and ACT test prep game played against friends. play2prep has partnered with leading educational publishers to give students access to questions just like those on the real tests, which they can use to challenge their peers. Now, preparing for these critical assessments can be as enjoyable as playing a game against friends.
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Mining Puzzle Game Takes Players Deep Within the Earth to Free Their Dwarven Pals
BOULDER, CO – May 1, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced the mining puzzle game Dwarven Den is now available free on the iTunes App Store. In Dwarven Den, you play a group of dwarves seeking adventure and sparkly treasures buried deep within the earth. Your dwarven ancestors have been trapped in vast underground mines. Armed with only a pickaxe and a mighty beard, you’ve got to dig down deep by excavating floor after floor. Simply tap to dig through ancient civilizations, choosing your next move cautiously to avoid cave-ins and cartoon monsters. With challenging puzzles and simple controls, the app has already been deemed “What’s Hot” in its Canadian beta phase. Free with optional in-app purchases, players can download Dwarven Den today!
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