PALO ALTO, Calif. – June 20, 2012 – Beintoo, the innovative company behind the leading loyalty rewards and monetization platform for mobile games, apps, and websites, today announced that it has secured $5 million in Series A funding led by Italian VC firm Innogest Capital. Continue reading Beintoo Secures $5 Million in Series A Funding
Author: Andrew Karl
Funko to Produce Vinyl Figurine and Plushy Versions of Beloved Immortal Pygmies
SAN FRANCISCO – June 12, 2012 – The Pygmies of Pocket God will soon jump from the screen of your iOS device and onto store shelves. Bolt Creative, developer of the Pocket God franchise, has today announced a deal with Funko to create vinyl figurine and plushy versions of the ever-popular and never-dying Pygmies. These new lines of Pocket God merchandise is expected to hit stores this September.
Professional Kit Available For Developers To Start Building a New Generation of Gesture-Based Experiences
TAIPEI & BRUSSELS – June 5, 2012 – SoftKinetic, the pioneering provider of 3D vision and gesture recognition technology, today announced a device that will revolutionize the way people interact with their PCs. The DepthSense 325 (DS325), a pocket-sized camera that sees both in 3D (depth) and high-definition 2D (color), delivered as a professional kit, will enable developers to incorporate high-quality finger and hand tracking for PC video games, introduce new video conferencing experiences and many other immersive PC applications. The DS325 can operate from as close as 10cm and includes a high-resolution depth sensor with a wide field of view, combined with HD video and dual microphones.
New Xtion Media Center to Include SoftKinetic Studios-Created Game Dancewall
TAIPEI & BRUSSELS – June 2, 2012 – ASUS, a leading enterprise in the new digital era, today announced it has entered a partnership with SoftKinetic, the pioneering provider of 3D imaging and gesture recognition technology, to provide high quality content for Xtion, the world’s first PC motion-sensing consumer product, providing gesture-based control of PC entertainment in the living room.
Hit iOS Pygmy Slaughter-fest Updated with Deadly Dance Club and Murderous Music
SAN FRANCISCO – May 31, 2012 – Everybody dance now… or else! The Pygmies of Pocket God are ready to shake it, one time, on the dance floor of their all-new apocalypse chamber in the game’s latest free update. Limber up, take a hit of helium, and show the world your moves in Pocket God Episode 45: Dance Dance Execution, available for free on the iTunes App Store today. The new episode takes place in a hot new Pygmies-only dance club, where the island’s hapless inhabitants can unwind after a long day of perpetual death, and take part in a new dancing mini-game… which will also actually lead to their demise. It’s a rough life, being a Pygmy.
Sponsored Session to Teach Attendees the Intricacies of the G-Economy
SAN FRANCISCO – March 29, 2012 – Beintoo, the innovative company behind the leading loyalty rewards and user engagement platform for mobile games and apps, today announced their presence at ad:tech San Francisco with their sponsored workshop, “The Rising of G-Economy–When Gaming Meets the Real World.”
The workshop, occurring Wednesday April 4, will build off of Beintoo’s experience in linking mobile apps with real-world retailers and focus on how to utilize the success of mobile applications to increase engagement between brands and users. Moderated by gamification leader Gabe Zichermann, “The Rising of G-Economy,” will feature a panel consisting of experts across the mobile and marketing fields. Panelists will share tips on how to further intertwine a user’s virtual experience with real world benefits.
LOS ANGELES – March 9, 2012 – Mgame USA has today announced the release of Rise of Dragonian Era (RODE), a new fantasy MMORPG. The free-to-play game has players pledge allegiance to a dragon lord in thefantasy world of Piral, a majestic land overcome by a disastrous war. This sword-slinging and spell-casting adventure has players embark on an epic journey to defeat the malefic dragon Deablo and his plans to dominate the world.
Free MMORPG Will Immerse Players in a Realm of Dragons, Conflict, and Adventure Starting March 9
LOS ANGELES – February 28, 2012 – Rise of Dragonian Era (RODE), a new fantasy F2P MMORPG from Mgame USA, has today set an official release date of March 9, 2012. The game, which has already amassed legions of fans during beta testing, thrusts players into the fantasy world of Piral, a once peaceful and prosperous land that has been overcome by a disastrous dragon war. To celebrate the announcement of RODE’s release date, RODE is hosting a Dragon Coin Giveaway and releasing a new batch of screenshots, now available in the RODE press kit! Play RODE for the chance to win a FREE Alienware M17 Laptop, SONY PS Vitas, graphic cards and much more.