Act One of Double Fine’s Epic Adventure is an OUYA Console Exclusive
SAN FRANCISCO and SANTA MONICA, Calif. – May 30, 2014 – OUYA and Double Fine Productions, Inc. today announced that the first act of critically acclaimed adventure game Broken Age is now available on OUYA. Launched earlier this year on PC, Mac, and Linux, the console version of the game will be an exclusive on OUYA and, for the first time, be available for purchase as two separate parts. You can see Broken Age’s trailer here: http://vimeo.com/95777431 Continue reading Adventures in Breaking the Mold: Broken Age Available Now on OUYA
Haunting Horror Puzzle Game “Whispering Willows” Coming to PC June 17
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – May 27, 2014 – Whispering Willows, the award-winning original title from Night Light Interactive, is now available for purchase on OUYA for $14.99. The game immerses players in a grim, atmospheric environment rendered in strikingly stylized 2D visuals and ushers them through a mysterious world that plumbs the darkest depths of the human spirit. Continue reading Whispers in the Night: Whispering Willows Now Available on OUYA
Events Help Mobile Developers Bring Games to Windows Phone with the Cocos2d-x Open Source Game Engine
SAN FRANSISCO — May 1, 2014 — Chukong Technologies and Microsoft Open Technologies today announced more details of the collaboration between Chukong’s Cocos2d-x mobile game engine and MS Open Tech, including a series of co-hosted hackathons that began last month. The events give mobile game developers who are currently using Cocos2d-x the opportunity to learn more about the Windows and Windows Phone platforms and get hands-on support to port their games.
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Free-to-play app makes SAT and ACT prep social, accessible and fun
NEW YORK — May 1, 2014 — play2prep has tackled the chore of SAT and ACT prep by officially launching its multiplayer mobile game for iOS and Android. After an initial soft launch, the New York-based startup has released the first and only SAT and ACT test prep game played against friends. play2prep has partnered with leading educational publishers to give students access to questions just like those on the real tests, which they can use to challenge their peers. Now, preparing for these critical assessments can be as enjoyable as playing a game against friends.
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Mining Puzzle Game Takes Players Deep Within the Earth to Free Their Dwarven Pals
BOULDER, CO – May 1, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced the mining puzzle game Dwarven Den is now available free on the iTunes App Store. In Dwarven Den, you play a group of dwarves seeking adventure and sparkly treasures buried deep within the earth. Your dwarven ancestors have been trapped in vast underground mines. Armed with only a pickaxe and a mighty beard, you’ve got to dig down deep by excavating floor after floor. Simply tap to dig through ancient civilizations, choosing your next move cautiously to avoid cave-ins and cartoon monsters. With challenging puzzles and simple controls, the app has already been deemed “What’s Hot” in its Canadian beta phase. Free with optional in-app purchases, players can download Dwarven Den today!
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Duck Hunting Will Never Be the Same
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – April 29, 2014 – OUYA today announced that DUCK GAME, a fast-paced local multiplayer battle royale, will be coming to OUYA on May 13. With frenetic head-to-head combat, a smorgasbord of weapons, and a dedicated button for quacking, DUCK GAME is the ultimate couch multiplayer game for settling a score. Continue reading Feathers Will Fly in DUCK GAME, Coming to OUYA May 13
Teach a man to fish (with dynamite), and feed his craving for explosive fishing action
MALAYSIA — April 3, 2014 — Appxplore today announced the launch of Mobfish Hunter, a free endless action-fishing game for iOS and Android. Rejuvenating the endless fishing subgenre with customizable explosive weapons and modern graphics, Mobfish Hunter is everything a real fishing trip wishes it could be: action-packed, fast-paced and 100% awesome. The game is the latest from the creators of the award-winning Lightopus (published by Bulkypix), 2013’s Apple-featured Sporos and Alien Hive, and most recently Caveboy Escape. Dive into Mobfish Hunter today, free on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.
Continue reading 50% Bulldog, 50% Piranha, 100% Addictive – Mobfish Hunter Out Now on iOS and Android