Storm8 Sweetens Social Arcade Genre with Tile-Matching Game Fruit Mania on iOS

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Juicy adventure features new game modes never before seen in arcade puzzles on mobile

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – April 9, 2013 – Mobile social gaming leader Storm8 today announced that tile-matching game Fruit Mania is ripe for release. Fruit Mania is the latest game from TeamLava, the Storm8 brand behind hit apps Bubble Mania and Jewel Mania. Following the exotic travels of protagonist Harrison the mouse, the game debuts two new modes for this arcade puzzle genre on mobile. Color Mode lets players focus on matching a particular type of fruit, while Digging Mode challenges players to navigate through the puzzle and unlock hidden charms. Continue reading Storm8 Sweetens Social Arcade Genre with Tile-Matching Game Fruit Mania on iOS

BizBash Adding DoubleDutch’s Social Event App to Its LA and South Florida Conferences

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Leading event-planning media company deploys mobile conference technology to engage attendees, surface leads, and gather insight

NEW YORK & SAN FRANCISCO – April 8, 2013 – BizBash and DoubleDutch, two leaders in event-planning and event technology, today announced a partnership to power this year’s BizBash IdeaFest conferences in South Florida and Los Angeles with DoubleDutch’s industry-leading social event app, DoubleDutch Events. BizBash (http://www.bizbash.com), the premier source for event-planning news, ideas, and resources online, in print, and face-to-face, brought on DoubleDutch (http://doubledutch.me) to provide customizable tools that drive social engagement among attendees and exhibitors, reveal participant preferences, and generate actionable leads and insights based on real-time in-app behavioral data. Now, BizBash joins the ranks of UBM, Cisco, Eloqua, Roche and other leading international companies as a customer of DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile applications for enterprise events and conferences. Continue reading BizBash Adding DoubleDutch’s Social Event App to Its LA and South Florida Conferences

Winter Storm Update Blusters onto Kingdom Rush with Frosty New iOS Content

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App of the Year-winning tower defense game gets new levels, enemies, heroes and a (frozen solid) HARD mode

NEW YORK  March 21, 2013  Publisher Armor Games and developer Ironhide Game Studios today announced the “Winter Storm” update for iOS tower defense classic Kingdom Rush, available for download now on the iTunes App Store. Warlord Ulguk-Kai has managed to unite his bumbling troll army into battle against the peaceful citizens of Linirea. Players must defend the land on brand-new wintry stages, facing troll enemies alongside Viking heroes. While the new content is challenging, it’s a breeze compared to the new Hard Mode… consider this your final warning! With an overall score of 89 on Metacritic and countless accolades from across the gaming realm, this casual tower defender truly belongs on every iDevice. The Kingdom Rush Winter Storm update is free on iPhone and iPad for all existing players. Download the Winter Storm update today! (iPhone linkiPad link)

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SoftKinetic 3D Vision and Gesture Recognition Solutions Now Available on NVIDIA Tegra Processors and Android

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SoftKinetic Executives to Speak at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – March 18, 2013 – SoftKinetic, the world’s leading provider of 3D vision and gesture recognition solutions, today announced that its DepthSense® 3D camera and iisu® gesture recognition middleware are now compatible with NVIDIA® Tegra® mobile processors and Android, giving developers a formidable opportunity to develop and deploy the most innovative 3D gesture-based applications. Continue reading SoftKinetic 3D Vision and Gesture Recognition Solutions Now Available on NVIDIA Tegra Processors and Android

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

SoftKinetic Brings Full Body Tracking to Television Broadcasting

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Gesture Control Leader Powering Innovative New Way to Report on the Weather

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – March 12, 2013 – SoftKinetic, the world’s leading 3D gesture recognition software and solution provider, today announced that its iisu® middleware technology is being used to power an innovative new weather report by the Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF), the public broadcasting organization of the French Community of Belgium. Broadcasters at RTBF are now able to move around and trigger 3D animations with gestures in a virtual set that is more interactive and dynamic than ever before. To see the weather report in action, please visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6KdkVG9-Rg.

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MEDIA ALERT: PlayFirst Tries Players’ Luck with St. Patrick’s Day Game Updates, ‘Search for Shamrocks’ Giveaway

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SAN FRANCISCO – March 7, 2013  PlayFirst® Inc., the global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today revealed all-new St. Patrick’s Day-themed updates in Cooking Dash® and Mall Stars for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini. To round out its “Lucky You” promotion, PlayFirst also announced the “Search for Shamrocks” giveaway, challenging visitors to its website to find hidden four-leaf clovers for a chance to win free Deluxe game downloads.

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Media Advisory: PlayFirst Sends Some Love to Wedding Dash and Mall Stars on iOS with New Valentine’s Content

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SAN FRANCISCO – Jan. 31, 2013 – PlayFirst® Inc., the global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today revealed special Valentine’s-themed updates for Wedding Dash® and Mall Stars on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini that offer a sweet treat of exciting new content for both games. Continue reading Media Advisory: PlayFirst Sends Some Love to Wedding Dash and Mall Stars on iOS with New Valentine’s Content