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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Prepared for a Scare? Outlast Playable at PAX East

Indie Survival-Horror Game Playable for the First Time Ever at the PAX East Indie MEGABOOTH, March 22-24 in Boston

MONTREAL – March 12,2013 – Red Barrels, an independent game development studio based in Montreal, today announced that its first title – PC survival-horror experience, Outlast – will be playable for the first time as part of the PAX East Indie MEGABOOTH in Boston, March 22-24. Attendees will be given a chance to walk the corridors of Mount Massive Asylum in the shoes of investigative reporter Miles Upshur as he tries to escape the evils that roam the complex’s halls. For a preview of what horrors are in store, check out the teaser trailer here:

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Aarklash: Legacy Releases First Screenshots

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PARIS—Jan. 22, 2013Cyanide Studio returns with two new games set in Rackham’s medieval-fantasy universe: Dogs of War Online, a free-to-play arena-based strategy game, and Aarklash: Legacy, a tactical adventure game. Inspired by Confrontation, both are set for release in Q2 2013.

Aarklash: Legacy puts players in command of a group of mercenaries on a perilous mission! Intense fighting awaits the player, who will be tasked with finding the most effective strategies using the pause system. Though combat is at the heart of the game, players will also have to explore uncharted areas and develop tactics in the midst of a storyline full of twists and turns. Continue reading Aarklash: Legacy Releases First Screenshots

Virtual Reality Gets an Upgrade with Fray: Reloaded Edition

Brain Candy re-releases real-time, simultaneous multiplayer game with player perks

PARIS – Nov. 13, 2012 – Brain Candy, the high fructose independent game developer of 10 members from France, proudly announces the re-launch of their simultaneous turn based strategy game, Fray, titled Fray: Reloaded Edition, on Steam. Not only does Fray: Reloaded Edition include RAM optimization, better server stability, and punishment for rage quitters, existing players will be rewarded with a free game key to share with a friend. Existing and new players will also receive a free soundtrack as a thank you from Brain Candy. Continue reading Virtual Reality Gets an Upgrade with Fray: Reloaded Edition

NEXON Partners with Chukong/CocoaChina to Publish Mobile Version of Dungeon & Fighter in Greater China Region

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Hugely popular, free-to-play title to benefit from Chukong/CocoaChina’s expertise in the mobile gaming industry and strong distribution capabilities

BEIJING – Oct. 17, 2012 – Leading international mobile game company, Chukong/CocoaChina, today announced that it has formed a partnership with NEXON Co. Ltd, a pioneer in the world of interactive entertainment, to develop and publish a mobile version of its worldwide hit downloadable game, Dungeon & Fighter, also known as Dungeon Fighter Online to gamers in the West. When ready, Chukong/CocoaChina will publish the game across its platform in China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. Continue reading NEXON Partners with Chukong/CocoaChina to Publish Mobile Version of Dungeon & Fighter in Greater China Region

Blazing Hot Downloadable Content Available This Autumn for Hell Yeah!

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SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – October 11, 2012 –  SEGA®of America Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd. are wickedly excited to announce Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit™! downloadable content will be available on October 23 in North America and October 24 in Europe from Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network and PC Digital Download.

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Lights, Camera, Action! PLAYSTUDIOS Adds Hollywood Flair to myVEGAS with New Game, Studio City

New Content Represents First Addition for myVEGAS’ Rapidly Growing Base of Players

BURLINGAME, Calif. & LAS VEGAS – Oct. 11, 2012 – PLAYSTUDIOS, a game development company focusing on free-to-play casino games, today unveiled Studio City, the first addition to its flagship title myVEGAS. A new Hollywood movie-themed slot game, Studio City features wild symbols, four bonus games, and opportunities to earn myVEGAS collectibles. Studio City is the first in a series of upcoming game releases, each offering creative back-stories and fresh game mechanics. Its release brings the total number of playable games in myVEGAS to six, all of which allow players to earn Loyalty Points redeemable for real-world rewards.

The popularity of myVEGAS has attracted a base of over 350,000 players in just a few short weeks, with 12,000 already eligible to claim real-world rewards in Las Vegas. More than 500 rewards have been redeemed, with prizes ranging from complimentary passes to Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage, to tickets to Cirque du Soleil and a two-night stay in a suite at Mandalay Bay. Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action! PLAYSTUDIOS Adds Hollywood Flair to myVEGAS with New Game, Studio City