From DOOM to Dash®, Hall brings award-winning experience to leading mobile game developer
SAN FRANCISCO – April 3, 2013 – PlayFirst® Inc., the global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today announced that Tom Hall has joined the company as a principal designer. Hall brings proven experience in game design, character development, and quest creation across multiple platforms to PlayFirst. In addition to creating such global hits as DOOM and the Wolfenstein 3D series, Hall has also designed several puzzle games, pioneered gaming genres, and won over 60 professional industry accolades and awards. Continue reading PlayFirst Powers Up Mobile Game Expertise, Hires Industry Veteran Tom Hall
Groundbreaking tower defense game pits peace-loving Trolls against angry Gods and Vikings of Norse mythology
OSLO, Norway — March 21, 2013 —Look out, here comes yet another stuffy announcement about an indie development studio formed by gaming veterans! Let me guess… they have groundbreaking new features that will turn the industry on its head? Well buckle in… here we go again!
Megapop, a startup studio founded by former Funcom (Age of Conan, The Longest Journey) and Artplant (Battlestar Galactica Online) developers, today unveiled Trolls vs Vikings, their debut game mobile / PC puzzle game, which will be demonstrated at GDC 2013.
Continue reading GDC 2013: Megapop Games Announce Trolls vs Vikings, Debut Game from Startup Indie Developer, Founded by Former Funcom and Artplant Veterans
6waves’s mobile MMO out now on Google Play
SAN FRANCISCO – March 20, 2013 – Leading global and mobile social game publisher, 6waves, and award-winning developer, Big Blue Bubble, today announced that Raft Pirates, their mobile MMO starring adorable robot pirates, is welcoming another famous robot—Android’s Green Robot—to release their game on Google Play: http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sixwaves.raftpirates Continue reading Raft Pirates Docks on the Shores of Android
Gamenauts’ tower-building / RPG hybrid iOS game now on the App Store
SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 14, 2013 – Gamenauts, in partnership with developer Artlogic Games, today announced the release of their tower-building / RPG hybrid, Castle Champions. Castle Champions combines castle-management simulation with medieval role-playing action and is the first game released under Gamenauts’ new Asian indie mobile publishing initiative. See the tower and tournament come together in the trailer: http://youtu.be/EMCYkNjo-TU Continue reading Horde and Humans Face Off in Castle Champions
Selected Projects puts indie games in the running for major publishing deals
SAN FRANCISCO – March 6, 2013 – Game Connection has today announced the list of Selected Projects for Game Connection America 2013, 15 game developers and their projects that have been nominated for the prestigious “Best Project 2013” award. Sponsored by Microsoft, the contest is open to console, mobile, PC, social, casual, and online games at any stage of development and from any genre, and will be decided by the Game Connection Advisory Board at Game Connection America 2013, held March 25-27 at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. Continue reading Game Connection Announces Nominees for Indie Game Competition
Arcade Defense Game Finally Proves Once and for All that Trains > Zombies, Now Available for iOS
NORWAY – Feb. 7, 2013 – Norwegian indie mobile developer Dragonhead Games today announced that their latest iOS title is now available on the App Store! Zombies & Trains is an action-packed arcade defense game that finally provides an answer to the age-old question: “who would win in a fight between an armored train and a zombie horde?” Players can blast through the undead with armored trains and add carnage with powerups in four different game modes. Download your ticket to zombie-smashing mayhem for $0.99 for iPhone or $1.99 for iPad today!
Continue reading All Aboard the Carnage Express! Zombies & Trains Chugs onto the iTunes App Store
Command Missiles? Cast magic spells instead! Ballpit Monster launches arcade shooter
February 7th, 2013— Montevideo, URUGUAY—Ballpit Monster Studios, the Uruguay-based studio of bouncy mobile fun, today released their debut title Frog Orbs, a “ribbiting” re-imagining of the old school arcade shooter for mobile devices. Starting today, players can harness the powers of elemental orbs to destroy wave after wave of invading Benglings bent on destroying all your delicious flies. Cast a dozen powerful spells to defend your turf, then earn flies to upgrade your magical wizard’s cap and wand. Dive into the frantic action of Frog Orbs, now available free on the App Store. Continue reading Frog Orbs for iPhone: a Modern Twist on Rapid-Fire Arcade Action
Over 300 levels in four unique zones provide all the boulder-slingin’ and fireball-launchin’ you can handle!
IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 25, 2013 – Today, publisher Armor Games and developer WarSpark Games are pleased to announce that Siege Hero, the beloved physics-puzzler/castle-smasher, is now available free for a limited time only on iPhone! Normally $0.99, players can now download the full game free of charge. Optimized for iOS 6 and iPhone 5 and featuring retina graphics, the casual game is free today for iPhone, and also available for iPad and iPad Mini. With countless rave reviews and 300+ levels to smash up and crash through, this physics puzzler truly belongs on every iDevice. The promotion won’t last long; download Siege Hero today! (iPhone link, iPad link) Continue reading Siege the Day! Siege Hero from Armor Games Now Free, For a Few Days Only