Sea Stars Gets Friendlier With Pets!

Hothead Games introduces cute companions to the iOS and Android seas

VANCOUVER – August 13, 2012 – Hothead Games is excited to launch an adorable update for their mobile swimming sensation, Sea Stars. With over 154 million swims started and 1 million characters mastered to date, they decided it was time players invited more nautical friends to their aquatic adventures.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Puzzle-Platforming Adventure Papo & Yo Now Available for Pre-Order, Cinematic Launch Trailer Unveiled!

MONTREAL – August 7, 2012 – Minority Media, an independent game development studio, along with Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), have announced that puzzle-platformer Papo & Yo is now available for pre-order via the PlayStation®Network (PSN) for $14.99 (or $11.99 for PS PLUS members). For the full preorder details, visit the PlayStation blog at blog.us.playstation.com/2012/08/08/papo-yo-the-adventure-begins-on-psn-next-week.

The studio has also unveiled a special surprise for fans: an early look at the official cinematic Papo & Yo launch trailer. Created through a partnership with the experienced filmmakers at Rezolution Pictures and talented Montreal director/director of photography Alfonso Maiorana, this trailer shows the start of Quico’s story through an incredible mix of live-action and in-game footage. To view it online, head to www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn23bgfj_f4.

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PLAYSTUDIOS Brings Las Vegas to Life on Facebook

First Social Gaming Project, myVEGAS, Features MGM Resorts’ Collection of Iconic Properties and Real-World Rewards

BURLINGAME, Calif. and LAS VEGAS – August 6, 2012 – PLAYSTUDIOS, a new game development company focusing on free-to-play games of chance, today unveiled their first project, myVEGAS. A Facebook destination for the latest breed of social entertainment, myVEGAS delivers a new level of authenticity and play value as gamers play gambling games, unlock and explore a virtual Las Vegas and earn real-world rewards. myVEGAS is now playable in live beta on Facebook.

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Frag with Friends! Great Big War Game Brings Casual Strategy to iOS and Android with Truly Cross-Platform Battles

 

Sequel to the award-winning (but much smaller) Great Little War Game, armchair generals can now wage multiplayer warfare any time, in any place

LONDON – July 18, 2012 – Mobile developer Rubicon Development today announced the launch of Great Big War Game on the iTunes App Store and on Android’s Google Play for $2.99. The sequel to their iOS hit Great Little War Game, Great Big War Game blends casual-yet-robust strategy gaming with a lighthearted graphical style reminiscent of plastic toy soldiers. With a greatly expanded single-player campaign, brand new online multiplayer and a whole raft of other cool new features, there’s plenty to please the 2.5 million strong player base from the first game. Download Great Big War Game today on iOS from the App Store or grab it for Android from Google Play. Continue reading Frag with Friends! Great Big War Game Brings Casual Strategy to iOS and Android with Truly Cross-Platform Battles

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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