Chartboost and TinyCo Announce Program to Drive New Game Development on Amazon’s Kindle Fire Platform

By Incorporating Chartboost’s Powerful Interstitials, Developers Can Net $21 eCPMs & $2.50 Per Install

SAN FRANCISCO – July 9, 2012 – Chartboost (www.chartboost.com) — a leading technology platform that drives distribution power for iOS and Android apps — and TinyCo (www.tinyco.com) — a popular mobile game developer with several hit titles, including Tiny MonstersTiny Village, and Tiny Zoo Friends — today announced a program to accelerate growth and deliver increased revenue opportunities to game developers on Amazon’s Kindle Fire platform.

“Developers were thrilled when we announced a similar deal with TinyCo on iOS last November, and the response was overwhelming,” said Maria Alegre, CEO and co-founder of Chartboost. “Chartboost and TinyCo have seen the enormous potential of Kindle Fire games and hope to incent first-mover advantage with this uniquely attractive deal.”
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Playdead Announces the Launch of the LIMBO Special Edition

Limited Boxed Release of the Multi-Award Winning Puzzle-Platformer Now Available for Purchase

COPENHAGEN – July 2, 2012 – Playdead today announced the release of the LIMBO Special Edition. Created for fans, this limited boxed edition includes the DRM-free PC and Mac versions of the game, a stand-alone soundtrack, art cards, and awesome 3D glasses.  To buy a copy of the LIMBO Special Edition box today for $24.99, visit: www.limbogame.org/specialedition/

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The wait is over. Vampire Season has begun on the App Store!

 

6waves and Brainz bring horror, pop culture, tower defense and real-time strategy to iOS today

SAN FRANCISCO – June 28, 2012 – 6waves and Brainz, Latin America’s newest game creators, today announced the release of their iOS tower defense and real-time strategy game, Vampire Season. Boogiemen, vampires, zombies, and other freaky defenders rise from the dead today to protect the coveted coffin of Dracula sought after by vampire hunters, jocks, interior decorators, and other more-than-likely supernatural haters on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. It’s up to players’ defense and strategy skills to protect the Count from horde after horde of undesirables. See the game in action in the launch trailer. Vampire Season is available now for free on the App Store.

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Big Win Baseball Hits It Out of the Park!

Hothead Games launches new Big Win Sports game for baseball fans.

VANCOUVER­ – June 27, 2012 – Here’s the wind-up, and the pitch! Hothead Games steps up to the plate and hits a homerun! Feel the excitement of going for the Big Win in Big Win Baseball, the newest game from the Big Win Sports series, available today on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

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Atari Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Game Releases and Special Promotions

Infographic and Sizzle Reel Highlight 40 Years of Gaming, Released with Details of Special Giveaways and Events

LOS ANGELES – June 27, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today commemorates its 40th anniversary, which comes on the heels of the recent mobile releases Circus Atari TM and Centipede®: Origins. In celebration of this milestone, Atari has released an infographic highlighting its many pivotal moments in video game history, as well as a sizzle reel with footage from a 1980s commercial and the company’s progression over the years to its recent mobile hits.

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Atari Announces Finalists for the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge

Finalists Guaranteed Cash and iOS Publishing Agreements, Community Voting Opens

LOS ANGELES – June 26, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today revealed finalists in the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge. The developers revealed today will win three-year, revenue-share publishing agreements and cash prizes, which will be awarded based on final ranking, with first place taking home a grand prize of $50,000. All finalists are featured on Atari’s Developer Spotlight, with information about each developer and their submission. Fans can visit the Developer Spotlight and vote for their favorite new Pong concept at www.atari.com/pongdevchallenge/finalists. Continue reading Atari Announces Finalists for the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge

Save The Last Shred of Humanity in Strikefleet Omega on iOS and Android

6waves and Harebrained Schemes declare war on Earth invaders

SAN FRANCISCO – June 21, 2012 – 6waves and Harebrained Schemes today announced the release of Strikefleet Omega, their new free-to-play mobile strategy game for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices that blends fast-paced alien-eradicating action and tactical real-time strategy, as seen in the latest gameplay video. Strikefleet Omega is now available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play and is coming soon to Amazon.

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Play with Your Brain: Trivi.al Hits App Store Today

Super Competitive and Social Trivia Game by MobileFWD Designed to Crunch Craniums

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – June 21, 2012 – Tired of the same old mindless iPhone games where the person who flicks, swipes, or taps the fastest wins? Interested in improving your IQ? Ready to determine who among your friends is the smartest? If you (correctly) answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, Trivi.al (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/trivi.al/id528357193?ls=1&mt=8), the new trivia game from independent developer MobileFWD, is for you. Continue reading Play with Your Brain: Trivi.al Hits App Store Today