TriplePoint Newsroom

Official press releases from TriplePoint clients

Hit Noir Puzzler Third Eye Crime Sneaks onto PC

 gameblyr_Moonshot2

AAA-turned-indie developers Moonshot Games and indie publisher Gameblyr announce PC release on Steam

BOSTON – July 23, 2014 – Moonshot Games and Gameblyr today announced that the hit stealth puzzle game Third Eye Crime is now available on PC platforms. Created by AAA-turned-indie talent from Bungie with years of design expertise on titles including the Halo series, Third Eye Crime features gorgeous visuals in noir stylings and a soulful jazz score to deliver a stylistically immersive, fully independent gameplay experience.

Continue reading

Defense Grid 2 Kicks Off Steam Pre-orders

DefenseGrid2FinalKeyArt_sma

The highly anticipated sequel to the definitive tower defense game offers pre-purchase incentives in advance of fall 2014 release

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – July 17, 2014 – Defense Grid 2, the sequel to the hit 2008 tower defense game, today kicked off its Steam pre-order in advance of the game’s September 2014 launch. In addition to receiving ten percent off of the launch price, consumers who pre-purchase Defense Grid 2 now will receive immediate access to the beta (currently only for Windows users). As more people pre-order, additional incentive tiers will be unlocked, including the original Defense Grid digital art book, a free copy of the Containment expansion to Defense Grid: The Awakening*, and much more.

A special edition of Defense Grid 2 will be available for purchase that includes all unlocked pre-order incentive items, an exclusive digital Defense Grid 2 art book and the e-book, The Making of Defense Grid 2: The Complete Story Behind the Game, by Russ Pitts.

Pre-order Defense Grid 2 here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/221540

Continue reading

Arc Now Live as Perfect World Expands Platform’s Game Offerings

Arc_Logo_For-White-Backgrounds

Perfect World announces Path of Exile and APB: Reloaded are coming to the platform

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – May 21, 2014 – Perfect World Entertainment announced today that Arc, the Company’s premier platform designed from the ground up for publishing and accessing free online games, is now live. Arc gives Perfect World’s global community of more than 30 million players unrestricted access to their favorite online titles. In addition to Perfect World’s well-known free-to-download online games, such as Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, and Perfect World International, Arc will soon offer highly anticipated games from third-party developers including Path of Exile, and APB: Reloaded. Continue reading

Build 2014: TabTale Brings Popular Kids Apps to Windows 8 Platform

TT_logo JPEG

Global Leader in Mobile Games, Education Apps, and Interactive Books for Kids Expands Distribution to Windows PCs, Tablets and Phones

TEL AVIV, Israel – April 4, 2014 – TabTale, a leading developer of interactive games and children’s entertainment for mobile devices, today announced during the Microsoft Build Developer Conference that it will support the Microsoft Windows 8 platform for PC’s, tablets and phones. This expansion on desktop and mobile devices marks an important milestone for the children’s app developer as it moves to further solidify its leadership position after recently surpassing 300 million downloads. TabTale’s first offering on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 will be one of its most popular apps, Paint Sparkles, which has already been downloaded more than 10 million times on iOS and Android. TabTale’s apps are now available worldwide on the Windows and Windows Phone Stores, with more releases scheduled in the coming months.

Continue reading

The Next Generation of Tower Defense Premieres at PAX East 2014

DefenseGrid2_logo

Hidden Path Entertainment’s Defense Grid 2 Playable for the First Time on Xbox One at Annual Convention in Boston

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – Apr. 3, 2014 – Defense Grid 2, the sequel to the 2008 tower defense critical hit, will be playable on Xbox One for the first time at PAX East in Boston later this month. The game will also be playable for PC players to experience at the show. Representatives from developer Hidden Path Entertainment will be on hand to demo a single-player map from the game at the 505 Games booth (#396), giving attendees a taste of the new standard in tower defense.

Continue reading

Azubu Securing $34.5M Equity Capital Funding from Sapinda Group

Azubu Logo

Financing to Support Global Broadcaster’s Upcoming Relaunch and Delivery of Premium Live and On-Demand eSports Action, News and Analysis

 

LOS ANGELES — March 25, 2014 — Azubu, the global broadcast network specializing in delivering premium live and on-demand eSports programming, today confirmed that Azubu and Sapinda Group (“Sapinda”) have reached an agreement whereby a $34.5 (€25) million equity capital increase is to be funded by Sapinda, a privately owned principal investment company. Continue reading

Tonight, We Dine with Ham! Barbarian Brawl is on Steam Greenlight

logo

Third Person Multiplayer Action Brawler Smashing onto PC and Mac

CAMBRIDGE, UK — March 4, 2014 — After an epic limb-dismembering crusade, fresh new UK-based publisher, Thrillion, and Artplant, space-faring developers of the Battlestar Galactica MMO, are pleased to announce that Barbarian Brawl is now on Steam Greenlight. The third person action-brawling cartoon frenzy has players defend their peaceful tribe from a hoard of hungry rival barbarians looking to pillage their delicious ham.

Watch the trailer

Visit the Steam Greenlight page Continue reading

Your Journey Begins: The Banner Saga Launches Today on PC and Mac

The Banner Saga

Austin, Texas – Jan. 14, 2014 - Stoic, an independent game development company and Versus Evil, an independent game publisher, today announced the release of the highly anticipated Strategy RPG The Banner Saga on PC and Mac.  The game, a huge funding success on Kickstarter, was recently announced as an Independent Games Festival (IGF) finalist for Excellence in Visual Arts, with honorable mentions for Excellence in Audio and Design. To mark the occasion, a launch trailer has also been released on the official YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/StoicStudio.

Continue reading