BEIJING – Oct. 17, 2012 – Leading international mobile game company, Chukong/CocoaChina, today announced that it has formed a partnership with NEXON Co. Ltd, a pioneer in the world of interactive entertainment, to develop and publish a mobile version of its worldwide hit downloadable game, Dungeon & Fighter, also known as Dungeon Fighter Online to gamers in the West. When ready, Chukong/CocoaChina will publish the game across its platform in China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. Continue reading NEXON Partners with Chukong/CocoaChina to Publish Mobile Version of Dungeon & Fighter in Greater China Region
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – October 11, 2012 – SEGA®of America Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd. are wickedly excited to announce Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit™! downloadable content will be available on October 23 in North America and October 24 in Europe from Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network and PC Digital Download.
New Content Represents First Addition for myVEGAS’ Rapidly Growing Base of Players
BURLINGAME, Calif. & LAS VEGAS – Oct. 11, 2012 – PLAYSTUDIOS, a game development company focusing on free-to-play casino games, today unveiled Studio City, the first addition to its flagship title myVEGAS. A new Hollywood movie-themed slot game, Studio City features wild symbols, four bonus games, and opportunities to earn myVEGAS collectibles. Studio City is the first in a series of upcoming game releases, each offering creative back-stories and fresh game mechanics. Its release brings the total number of playable games in myVEGAS to six, all of which allow players to earn Loyalty Points redeemable for real-world rewards.
The popularity of myVEGAS has attracted a base of over 350,000 players in just a few short weeks, with 12,000 already eligible to claim real-world rewards in Las Vegas. More than 500 rewards have been redeemed, with prizes ranging from complimentary passes to Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage, to tickets to Cirque du Soleil and a two-night stay in a suite at Mandalay Bay. Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action! PLAYSTUDIOS Adds Hollywood Flair to myVEGAS with New Game, Studio City
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – Oct. 10, 2012 – SEGA®of America Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd. today announced that alien duo ToeJam and Earl will be returning to consoles next month thanks to the SEGA Vintage Collection series. Genesis classics ToeJam & Earl™ and ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron™ will be available to purchase separately on PlayStation®Network starting November 6 for $4.99 each, and will be available packaged together as the SEGA Vintage Collection: ToeJam & Earl for 800 MSP starting November 7 on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Rescue Reef Continues Series of Fun and Educational Games Benefiting Charitable Causes
LOS ANGELES – Oct. 10, 2012 – SGN, a leading cross-platform developer of social and mobile games, and Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho International, a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging youth in environmental action, today announced a partnership to raise awareness and charitable donations for ocean conservation. Running from October 10 – 17, SGN’s Rescue Reef, available as a free download on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices, will be receiving an EarthEcho makeover.
The game will include special branded items and facts about ocean conservation, with SGN donating a percentage of revenues back to EarthEcho’s various youth education efforts. The announcement comes as part of SGN’s on-going initiative to offer a collection of fun and educational games, with more partnerships planned in the future. Continue reading SGN and EarthEcho International Kick Off In-Game Charity Initiative for Ocean Conservation
Rumpus announces launch date, releases teaser trailer for new turn-based RPG
SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 3, 2012 – Rumpus, a game studio that strives to create fun, beautiful and social mobile games, today announced an evolved take on catching, training, and battling with Mo’ Monsters. Available as a free universal download on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices on October 10, mobile monster enthusiasts must collect, develop and tactfully battle a cast of colorful characters in turn-based combat and timed events. While taking players to a deeper level of battling in real-time, the game will soon offer many social media features to allow fun amongst friends. Watch the trailer on YouTube to see the game in action!
Hothead Games Goes for the End Zone launching the latest game in the Big Win series.
Vancouver – Oct. 3, 2012 – Hut hut! After 200 million games played across the chart-topping Big Win Sports franchise, the long awaited American Football game is now available for FREE for iOS and Android gamers. See the game in action in the trailer.
Chinese mobile game developer and publisher Chukong/CocoaChina declared a leader in mobile category
HONG KONG – September 17, 2012 – Red Herring announced its Top 100 award in recognition of the leading private companies from Asia, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries. Chukong/CocoaChina was selected as one of this year’s Red Herring 100 Asia winners. Red Herring’s Top 100 Asia list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work. Continue reading Chukong/CocoaChina selected as a 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Asia