E3: Indie Co-op Puzzler Tiny Brains Confirmed for Next-gen

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The experiment continues in booth 2359, South Hall, as developers behind Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series and EA’s Dead Space 3 show new demo, announce platforms at E3

MONTREAL— May 23, 2013 — Spearhead Games, a new independent game studio founded by former EA and Ubisoft® developers, today announced that its upcoming co-op action puzzler Tiny Brains is planned for a next-gen console release following its initial release this fall and will be on show at E3 in the South Hall, booth 2359.The game was first revealed at PAX East this year, where attendees were invited to team up as super-powered lab animals and participate in a grand experiment to make a truly cooperative game.

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AAA Developers Go Indie, Reveal Tiny Brains at PAX East

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Spearhead Games, founded by developers behind Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Series, EA’s Dead Space 3 and other popular franchises, brings its first title to PAX in booth 1178

MONTREAL— March 13, 2013 — Spearhead Games, a new independent game development studio founded by former EA, Ubisoft® and Eidos® team members, is proud to announce its first game, Tiny Brains. Tiny Brains is a 3D co-op action puzzle game in which up to four players can take the role of tiny (but super-powered!) lab animals. Players must work together using complementary physics-based abilities to tackle the tests of a nefarious mad scientist. Continue reading AAA Developers Go Indie, Reveal Tiny Brains at PAX East

Toylogic Launches Happy Wars Holiday Update

Update for Millions-Strong XBLA Battler Improves Multiplayer Stability, Adds New “Special Challenge” Mode, Brings Holiday Cheer

TOKYO – December 18, 2012 – Toylogic today announced the arrival of a major holiday update for Happy Wars on Xbox LIVE® Arcade (XBLA) for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system. The new content should bring tidings of joy to a lot of players around the globe, as the studio has also revealed that the free-to-play multiplayer battler has been downloaded more than 1.2 million times worldwide, as shown in the game’s leaderboards!

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Magical Drop V Launches Onto Steam Today

Cult classic puzzle series revived for PC release

Magic Land–Nov. 15, 2012–UTV Ignition Games has today announced the worldwide release of the anticipated Magical Drop V for PC.  The game is available on Steam for $9.99.  Developed by Golgoth Studio, Magical Drop V updates the retro puzzler with high-definition graphics and sound, an in-depth multiplayer experience, and the addition of the never-before-released Ghostlop game mode. Continue reading Magical Drop V Launches Onto Steam Today

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

NiGHTS into dreams… and Sonic Adventure 2 Now Available for Digital Download

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SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – October 2, 2012 –  SEGA®of America Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced that the HD remakes of SEGA classics NiGHTS into dreams…™ and Sonic Adventure 2™ will be available for digital download today on the PlayStation®Network (PSN) in North America, and available tomorrow, October 3, on PSN in Europe for $9.99/£6.49/€7.99. Both titles will also be available on October 5 for 800 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

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Minority and SCEA Announce the Release of Papo & Yo

Award-Winning Puzzle-Platforming Adventure Now Available on the PlayStation®Network

MONTREAL – August 14, 2012 – Minority Media, an independent game development studio, along with Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today announced the official release of PlayStation®Network (PSN) exclusive puzzle-platformer Papo & Yo. As part of the second annual PSN PLAY promotion, this already award-winning adventure will be available for purchase with today’s scheduled PlayStation®Store Update for $14.99 ($11.99 for PS PLUS members), or from GameStop online at www.gamestop.com/ps3/games/papo-yo/103811.

To see the cinematic Papo & Yo launch trailer and learn how Quico’s adventure with Monster started, head to www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tjPWs96lk4.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Puzzle-Platforming Adventure Papo & Yo Now Available for Pre-Order, Cinematic Launch Trailer Unveiled!

MONTREAL – August 7, 2012 – Minority Media, an independent game development studio, along with Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), have announced that puzzle-platformer Papo & Yo is now available for pre-order via the PlayStation®Network (PSN) for $14.99 (or $11.99 for PS PLUS members). For the full preorder details, visit the PlayStation blog at blog.us.playstation.com/2012/08/08/papo-yo-the-adventure-begins-on-psn-next-week.

The studio has also unveiled a special surprise for fans: an early look at the official cinematic Papo & Yo launch trailer. Created through a partnership with the experienced filmmakers at Rezolution Pictures and talented Montreal director/director of photography Alfonso Maiorana, this trailer shows the start of Quico’s story through an incredible mix of live-action and in-game footage. To view it online, head to www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn23bgfj_f4.

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