Grabbity Pulls Down 100,000 Downloads

Gravity-bending Platformer Reaches #1 Free Game on Mexico App Store

MEXICO CITY – September 28, 2012 – Televisa Home Entertainment and Efecto Studios are proud to announce that Grabbity, the free platformer with gravity-warping gameplay, is now weighing in at over 100,000 downloads for iOS devices worldwide. What’s more, Grabbity has achieved the hefty milestone of reaching the #1 spot on the Free Games chart on the App Store in Televisa’s respective home country of Mexico. Televisa and Efecto both flipped when they heard the news – but thankfully, the game’s lovable Grabbians were able to flip them back over again. Continue reading Grabbity Pulls Down 100,000 Downloads

These Colors Do Run: Polara Coming Soon to iOS and Android

Hope This Works Games Announces Color-Switching Side Runner, Title Debuts October 11

VANCOUVER, CANADA – Sept. 27, 2012 – Canada-based mobile game developer Hope This Works Games today unveiled their newest game Polara, a side scrolling platform running game, coming to iOS and Android devices. Polara turns the popular free-running platform genre on its head by introducing a color switching strategy, challenging players to do more than just dash and jump, as well as a compelling and immersive story line that keeps players hooked for more. You’ll need a fast eye and even faster reflexes to make your way through all 50 levels, check out the teaser for the game here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCJCL46EhQ0
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Pocket God Episode 46 Released, Goes Viral. Literally.

Special Travel Advisory Issued for Visitors of Apocalypse Island, Monster Skin Pack by Aaron Blecha Now Available

SAN FRANCISCO – September 26, 2012 – Attention all passengers headed for Apocalypse Island, an urgent travel advisory has been issued. Due to a deadly plague of biblical proportions running its course through all of Pygmy-kind (released into the wild today by Bolt Creative in Pocket God Episode 46: Germs of Endearment), we strongly urge you to be considerate and cover your mouth while passing away into the afterlife in order to prevent further spreading of this malicious ailment. Also of grave importance, please stay away from the new—and aptly named—Plague Room, as the water contained in the fountain within this chamber is infected with the virulent disease. Continue reading Pocket God Episode 46 Released, Goes Viral. Literally.

PlayFirst Launches Official iPhone, iPad & iPod touch Game for Hotel Transylvania Movie

Hotel Transylvania Dash Extends the Movie Experience for Fans to Enjoy Anywhere, Any Time

SAN FRANCISCO – September 19, 2012 – PlayFirst® Inc. today announced the launch of Hotel Transylvania Dash®, the official iPhone, iPad and iPod touch game for the Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D animated comedy, Hotel Transylvania. The movie is set to open Friday, September 28, in the United States. Continue reading PlayFirst Launches Official iPhone, iPad & iPod touch Game for Hotel Transylvania Movie

Planetary Puzzlers! Space Holiday Blasts Off for iOS Devices Today

New puzzle line-drawing game from Powerful Robot Games challenges the best problem-solvers in the universe

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – September 13, 2012 – Mobile developer Powerful Robot Games today announced the launch of Space Holiday on the iTunes App Store. In development since 2007, Space Holiday blends line-drawing and puzzle solving into a space-age adventure. With fun, cartoony artwork and simple touch controls, Space Holiday is a perfect pick-up-and-play game for puzzle fans and casual gamers of all ages. Download Space Holiday today on the App Store for $0.99 on iPhone and $1.99 on iPad, or sample the free version. Continue reading Planetary Puzzlers! Space Holiday Blasts Off for iOS Devices Today

Fishing Joy Reaches 100 Million Downloads

Mobile iOS and Android Game from CocoaChina Also Beats Typical Industry Engagement and Retention Levels

BEIJING – September 6, 2012 – Leading Chinese mobile game company CocoaChina today announced that Fishing Joy, the company’s flagship title created by its development arm Punchbox Studios, has been downloaded 100 million times worldwide. Few mobile titles reach this milestone, putting Fishing Joy alongside hits including Angry Birds and Temple Run that have also surpassed the 100M download mark. In addition, Fishing Joy’s engagement levels, measured by average session length, and retention rate have far exceeded industry averages for casual games; users play 2.5 times longer per session and 8 times as many users return to the game compared to typical mobile game titles, according to mobile apps analytical service Flurry. Continue reading Fishing Joy Reaches 100 Million Downloads

Great Big War Game Mobile Content Update Out Now, Also Available on Steam

#1 strategy game on iPad receives new maps, bug fixes, and novice difficulty mode

LONDON – September 4, 2012 – Mobile developer Rubicon Development today announced the first major update for their hit mobile title, Great Big War Game, in addition to launching the game on the Steam platform for PC. A sequel to their iOS hit Great Little War Game, Great Big War Game delivers casual strategy gaming with over 40 hours of gameplay in the single player campaign alone. Today’s update will bring nine new multiplayer maps for players to battle on, adding even more variety to the turn-based warfare. A new “novice mode” is also being introduced, where players will be able to play without the fog of war obscuring their view of the battlefield. Great Big War Game is available now on the App Store for $2.99 and on Steam for $9.99. Continue reading Great Big War Game Mobile Content Update Out Now, Also Available on Steam

Take a Bite out of Granny Smith, Available Now on iOS and Android

The creators of Sprinkle are back with a frantic, fruit-filled adventure

MALMÖ, Sweden – August 30, 2012 – Mediocre, the team behind last year’s award-winning Sprinkle, is excited to announce today the launch of Granny Smith on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices, featuring exclusive effects on NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 devices. A whimsical blend of racing and platforming, Granny Smith puts players in the skates of a radical grandma as she rolls, soars and crashes through walls to get her stolen apples back from a chubby little thief. With 36 hand-crafted levels, three playable characters and integrated leaderboards, Granny Smith offers hours of fun to gamers of all ages, including the approximately 6 million players who downloaded the paid and free versions of Sprinkle and Sprinkle Jr. in the past year. Continue reading Take a Bite out of Granny Smith, Available Now on iOS and Android