Ninja Combat RPG from Indie Developer Nekki Draws In Over 1.5 Million Players Daily
MOSCOW – October 07, 2014 – Nekki, developer and publisher of high-quality content for mobile, social, and browser-based platforms, today announced that its most recent game, Shadow Fight 2, has amassed over 35 million downloads to date. The game attracts more than 1.5 million daily average users across iOS and Android worldwide, and is the sequel to the Facebook-based Shadow Fight, which has been downloaded over 46 million times. In total, the studio has seen 160 million total downloads for its games across all platforms. Shadow Fight 2 has reached the #1 position on the Apple App Store and on Google Play in 100 countries worldwide since its launch in May.
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Win Free Rides Plus Special Prizes by Using the Hailo App in NYC on October 9th –10th, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK – Oct. 6, 2014 – SEGA Networks Inc. and Hailo, one of the world’s fastest growing e-hail apps, today announced a collaboration that will bring Crazy Taxi™ to life, and to attendees of New York Comic-Con (NYCC) on October 9th and 10th, 2014. Continue reading Hailo and SEGA to Give Free Crazy Taxi Rides During New York Comic-Con
Drive All Over Bay City with Hulkster-inspired Gameplay and New Customizations for Taxis
SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON – Oct. 2, 2014 – Fasten your seat belts; Hulkamania® is taking over Bay City! SEGA Networks Inc. today announced that internationally renowned entertainer Hulk Hogan is taking over Crazy Taxi™ City Rush. The month-long Hulkamania Takeover event features the bombastic voice, likeness, and signature attitude of the 12-time World Wrestling Champion in a variety of costumes from his illustrious career, and will include bonus gameplay and themed content to unlock. The Hulkamania Takeover is a free update for Crazy Taxi City Rush and is now available on iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and Android™ devices. Continue reading Hulk Hogan Takes Over Crazy Taxi City Rush, Brother!
Surrealist Puzzle Game Lets Players Navigate an Escher-Inspired Dreamscape
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Sept. 30, 2014 – OUYA today announced that, following successful Android, iOS and PC launches, the IGF Student Showcase-winning surrealist puzzler Back to Bed is coming to OUYA on October 7 for $3.99. Back to Bed is like a fever dream of Salvador Dali on sleeping pills: the lines that comprise your world bend and twist into impossible shapes; a strange, inhuman voice yowls cryptic messages in your direction; and nothing is ever as it seems. Continue reading Rise and Shine: Back to Bed is Coming to OUYA October 7
Arcade-style Jumper from Tactile Entertainment and Crazy Labs Makes Its Debut on Google Play
September 8, 2014 – Today Crazy Labs announced its newest game Airheads Jump is now available as a free download for Android devices on Google Play. Developed by Tactile Entertainment, the Danish mobile development team behind the mega hits Skyline Skaters and Chasing Yello, Airheads is a fresh take on the endless jumper genre with a rumble through the jungle of more than 100 levels. In the week following its release on the Apple App Store, Airheads was featured in over 140 countries and has been downloaded over one million times.
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SEGA’s Original Mobile Blockbuster Is Back with an All-New Pachinko-Inspired Game
SAN FRANCISCO – September 4, 2014 – SEGA Networks Inc. today announced the arrival of Super Monkey Ball™ Bounce on iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and Android™ devices as the newest game in the highly successful Super Monkey Ball franchise. Developed by acclaimed Three Rings™ studio, AiAi will guide players as they bounce, slide, and rebound their way through 119 levels and six unique worlds with more levels and new worlds coming soon. Players will take on the challenge of rescuing his six monkey friends, each a playable character with their own unique power, by facing a variety of exciting puzzles and boss fights. Continue reading Super Monkey Ball Bounce Springs onto iOS and Android
Casual tile-swapping RPG Now Available on iTunes App Store, Coming Soon to Android
Boulder, CO – August 14, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced that Spellfall™, the new tile-swapping puzzle RPG, is available now as a free download in the iTunes App Store! The game blends intuitive match-three gameplay with a role-playing quest filled with evil monsters, magical powers, fierce weapons & endless fun. Arm yourself with elemental spells, with bigger matches yielding more powerful attacks. After building up your character and equipping a wide range of upgradeable weapons and gear, the beasties won’t stand a chance! Spellfall is free with optional in-app purchases, available today on the iTunes App Store. The Android version of the game will launch on Google Play and the Amazon Appstore in the coming weeks.
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Northgate Capital Leads Investment Round with Participation from DFJ and Returning Investor Sequoia Capital in Leading Mobile Developer
PALO ALTO, Calif. – Aug. 6, 2014 – Mobile game developer Kiwi, Inc. today announced that it has closed $15 million in Series B financing, led by Northgate Capital with participation from DFJ and returning investor Sequoia Capital. The Series B brings the total amount raised by Kiwi to $21 million. Kiwi has emerged as a top developer on Google Play, and the company will use the funding to invest in its next generation of cross-platform, AAA mobile titles while continuing to improve distribution and monetization practices that affect the entire mobile ecosystem. Continue reading Kiwi Closes $15 Million in Series B Financing