BURBANK, Calif. – June 4, 2012 –Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Cyanide today announced a distribution agreement for the fall 2012 release Of Orcs and Men for Xbox 360, PlayStation® 3 and Windows PC in North America.
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Gotta Pea® adds new updates and in-app purchases to parkour-based mobile title
HARRISBURG, Pa. – June 4, 2012 –Developer of family-friendly mobile and social online games, Gotta Pea, today announced major updates for its first mobile title, Peakour. The parkour puzzler now has a few extra perks for the pea players. The new features will debut along with Peakour’s feature as the App Store’s Free App of the Day today.
iOS app lets consumers drive their own content recommendations
SEATTLE and LONDON – May 31, 2012 – nFluence Media, a Seattle and London-based leader in Interest Graph technology today launched the second version of their dealBoard app, which was released earlier this year. Building on the success of dealBoard for iOS, this is the first showcase of nFluence Media’s Interest Graph technology, where users sort the brands they use to build an anonymous interest graph of themselves, or an “advertar.” dealBoard populates over 35,000 deals from the largest daily deal sites to recommend deals within the app that match the user’s interests.
Top Investors in Edtech Startups to Join Panel Moderated by Liz Gannes from AllThingsD
SAN FRANCISCO – May 9, 2012 – Technapex, an emerging outlet for education technology news from TriplePoint, today announced an upcoming event for May 23, 2012, featuring a panel on the growing number of investments in education technology companies. The panel, like the previous Technapex event, will be held at Roe (651 Howard Street), a premier nightclub in downtown San Francisco. Attendees will be treated to drinks and appetizers, followed by an instructive and informative panel moderated by Liz Gannes from AllThingsD. Continue reading Technapex to Host Education Tech Investor Panel on May 23rd
College Students across the Nation Can Play in May 7 Tournament Sponsored by Grooveshark to Win Tuition Grants
SAN FRANCISCO – May 7, 2012 – Grantoo, a social gaming platform that brings college students and companies together in a socially responsible world of gaming, today announced its platform is now open to all college students with a “.edu” email address. Partnering with Grooveshark, the largest internationally available music streaming and discovery service, Grantoo is hosting a nationwide online gaming tournament, giving every student a chance to play against each other to win tuition grants and donate to charity.
Mobile Enterprise Platform Receives Capital to Fuel Product Development of Productivity Apps and Acquisition of Engineering Talent
SAN FRANCISCO – April 24, 2012 – DoubleDutch, the leading provider of cloud-based geo-social applications for the mobile enterprise, today announced that it has secured $2 million in Series A-1 funding, led by Bullpen Capital and including Mike Maples’ FLOODGATE Fund, among others. The capital will allow DoubleDutch to grow the team and further enhance their mobile app product line, in use by Cisco, UBM, Lowe’s, HP, IDG, Macworld, Interop, Young Presidents Organization, More Direct, RightNow Technologies, and ad:Tech, among others.
Pea-themed parkour puzzler offers challenging family fun on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
HARRISBURG, Pa. – April 5, 2012 – Gotta Pea, LLC, developer of family-friendly mobile and social online games, today announced its first iOS title, Peakour™ has jumped out of the pod and onto the iTunes App Store. This physics-based puzzler—the first in a line of pea-themed Gotta Pea® games—asks players to strategically maneuver pieces of junk to get from start to finish without falling into the yucky Zompea pit below.
WePay, Grantoo’s first official partner, is pledging education grant money for college students who play in next week’s online social trivia tournament
SAN FRANCISCO – April 5, 2012 – Grantoo, a social gaming platform that brings college students and companies together in a socially responsible world of gaming, is hosting its first public tournament on April 8 in partnership with WePay, the easiest way to collect payments online. The tournament will be open to students at 40 colleges nationwide, including Yale, Duke, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, UCLA, UC Berkeley, and USC. Students will play against each other in Grantoo’s version of trivia in order to win educational grants towards tuition, books, and other educational needs. To sign up for Grantoo’s first public tournament, visit http://signup.grantoo.org.