DoubleDutch Goes Big with Executive Hires to Scale Platform, Product and People

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SAN FRANCISCO — Mar. 26, 2014 — DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications, today announced two additions to its executive team: Tim Christensen joins as vice president of engineering and Ken Kamada as vice president of finance. With a focus on data capture and social engagement at events, DoubleDutch’s mobile-first product is breaking new ground in location-based and contextual content delivery. The company has made scale a priority, more than doubling its staff from 40 to 90 employees in 2013. Christensen and Kamada have extensive experience growing startups, and will help structure DoubleDutch for continued success as the company expands its products, team and international reach. Continue reading DoubleDutch Goes Big with Executive Hires to Scale Platform, Product and People

Grenades in Your Tackle Box?! Mobfish Hunter Launching Soon on iOS and Android

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Getting hooked on Appxplore’s fishing game is like shooting fish in a barrel

MALAYSIA — March 20, 2014 — Appxplore today announced Mobfish Hunter, an endless fishing-action game, will launch free on iOS and Android in two weeks on April 3rd, 2014. The game will have players hooked with customizable fishing lure weapons and stylish cartoon visuals. Mobfish Hunter comes from the studio behind the award-winning game Lightopus (published by Bulkypix), 2013’s Apple-featured puzzlers Sporos and Alien Hive, and the recent puzzler Caveboy Escape.
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Smash Hit Lives Up to its Name, Hits 10 Million Downloads Mark

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Forget Flappy Clones, Mediocre’s Latest Title is The Number One Game on the App Store in Over 100 Countries

MALMO, Sweden – March 13, 2014 – Independent mobile games studio Mediocre today announced that their newest game, Smash Hit, has reached 10 million downloads on iOS and Android. It has also reached the number one spot on App Store game charts in 105 countries as well as the number one spot on overall app charts in 79 countries. Continue reading Smash Hit Lives Up to its Name, Hits 10 Million Downloads Mark

nWay Partners with CJ E&M Netmarble to Bring ChronoBlade to Booming Asian Mobile Gaming Market

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Leading South Korean Entertainment Company to Publish ChronoBlade, Real-Time Multiplayer Action RPG, on Mobile Platforms Across Asia, the Middle East, and Africa

SAN FRANCISCO – Mar. 11, 2013 – nWay, an independent San Francisco-based gaming startup, and Korean digital entertainment company CJ E&M Netmarble (130960:KS) have today announced an exclusive mobile publishing partnership for ChronoBlade, nWay’s free-to-play multiplayer action RPG, in select regions. CJ E&M Netmarble will have exclusive publishing rights to the iOS and Android versions of ChronoBlade for three years in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Northern Africa. Currently available on Facebook, the mobile version is under development and slated for global release later this year.

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Edutainment Startup SongHi to Share Convergence of Console-Quality Music, Education, and Games at GDC

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Finnish music and tech developer to debut mobile game at GDC; Announces school music creation competition with bestselling recording artist

HELSINKI – March 6, 2014 – SongHi Entertainment today announced plans to detail several of the company’s education and entertainment initiatives at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this month. Additionally, SongHi will demonstrate the flexibility of its music creation technology through the medium of the company’s first mobile game. Continue reading Edutainment Startup SongHi to Share Convergence of Console-Quality Music, Education, and Games at GDC

Atypical Games Releases iTunes Editor’s Choice Battle Supremacy on Mac App Store

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The tank battle game brings its renowned graphics to Mac and offers cross-platform iOS and Facebook play

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Feb. 27, 2014 – Atypical Games, the Apple Design Award-winning creator of the airplane dogfighting series, Sky Gamblers, today announced their hit mobile war game Battle Supremacy is out now on the Mac App Store with cross-platform iOS play. Praised for its console-quality interactive world and renowned graphics, Battle Supremacy is now on the Mac App Store for $4.99: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/battle-supremacy/id781457927?ls=1&mt=12

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Trolls vs. Vikings ™ Tower Defense Game Out Now on iOS!

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Clever Trolls and vicious Vikings invade the App Store today

OSLO, Norway – FEBRUARY 26, 2014 Megapop is proud to announce that Trolls vs. Vikings is out now on iOS! This new take on tower defense lets players control a wacky world where humble green-skinned Trolls are taking a stand against the oppressive Vikings and divine intervention from Norse gods. Download Trolls vs. Vikings for free here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id600493768?mt=8

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Evergreen Studios Dives Deep Into Tales of Honor

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New website features first visuals and videos of the Tales of Honor storyworld

LOS ANGELES – February 26, 2014 – Evergreen Studios’ Tales of Honor multi-platform storyworld, based on David Weber’s bestselling Honor Harrington series of science-fiction novels, now has an official website. Fans can now get a glimpse of the first comic book issue, screenshots from the mobile game, along with preliminary art and information from the upcoming feature film slated for 2017. The new site includes insight into the development process and video interviews with some of the creative team. Visit www.tales-of-honor.com now for all the latest. Continue reading Evergreen Studios Dives Deep Into Tales of Honor