RockYou® Acquires Casual Casino Social Games Developer, Ryzing


With Ryzing, RockYou Enables Players to Win Real Cash or Prizes

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – June 13, 2012 – Leading social entertainment company RockYou® today announced that it has acquired Ryzing, LLC, creators of the popular Bingo by Ryzing. The acquisition brings a powerful monetization model in rewards-based gaming to RockYou, plus a real-money, proprietary gaming platform, and a flagship title in Bingo by Ryzing, with over 75,000 daily active users.

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Gamania Reveals New Video and Assets for Core Blaze in Conjunction with First U.S. Press Event


Exclusive preview event highlights “open-world” experience pooling strategic combat and teamwork

LOS ANGELES – June 7, 2012 – Gamania Digital Entertainment Co. Ltd. today unveiled new gameplay for their upcoming action MMO title Core Blaze with a video and in-game screenshots as part of a private press event taking place in downtown Los Angeles. The event, “Core Blaze: The VIP Experience,” is being held at loftSEVEN Penthouse and will showcase an exclusive build for the first hands-on opportunities with the game. Additionally, the event features cosplay models, a gallery with concept art from Core Blaze and a large-scale crossbow modeled from one of four major game weapons, which was designed by a local Los Angeles metal sculptor with works on display at the ARIA and the Hard Rock Café in Las Vegas. Continue reading Gamania Reveals New Video and Assets for Core Blaze in Conjunction with First U.S. Press Event

Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown Launches its Home Console Throwdown

Latest Iteration of Classic Arcade Fighter Available This Week on PSN, XBLA

SEGA logoSAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – June 5, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd., announced that Virtua Fighter™ 5 Final Showdown launches this week on home consoles. Based on the latest arcade version of the celebrated Virtua Fighter 5 series, the game is available now for PlayStation®Network (PSN) in North America, and will be available tomorrow, June 6, worldwide on PSN and for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (XBLA). Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown is priced at $14.99/ £9.99/ AUD$6.25/ €12.99 for PSN and 1,200 Microsoft Points for XBLA.

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Big Win Soccer Goes International For Euro 2012

VANCOUVER – May 30, 2012 –

Independent developer, Hothead Games today announced the release of an update for Big Win Soccer on the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store.

The update includes the game’s localization in French, Italian, German, and Spanish, just in time for the Euro 2012 football championship build up. These European nations can now battle it out for the crowning glory in their own languages. Also included in the update is language localization for Japanese, Korean and Simplified Chinese.

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Gather the Troops! – Defender Chronicles II Marches onto the App Store

Anticipated Sequel Brings New Vertical Tower Defense Strategy Game to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

AZUSA, Calif. – May 24, 2012 – Gimka Entertainment, along with Menara Games, today announced the launch of Defender Chronicles II on the iTunes App Store, now available for $2.99. A follow-up to the best-selling iOS title Defender Chronicles – Legend of the Desert King, Defender Chronicles II combines the greatest and most beloved elements of tower defense and role-playing games. Fans of the series and newcomers alike can join the fight to save the war-torn world of Athelia today by downloading Defender Chronicles II from the App Store at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/defender-chronicles-ii-heroes/id512772066?ls=1&mt=8.

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Infect America From the Air in Zombie Ace

Hothead Games unleashes an army of zombie pilots onto mobile devices

VANCOUVER – May 24, 2012 – Just when we thought the skies were safe, Hothead Games has announced the release of their latest mobile game, Zombie Ace, on the iTunes App Store and coming soon to Google Play. In this adventure, players join the undead air force and fly from Seattle to New York across the United States of America to infect 14 different US cities with the zombie apocalypse.

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E3 2012: Snail Games USA to Premier with Full MMO Lineup and Age of Wushu Demo

 

Asia’s most anticipated free-to-play MMOs make first appearance in North America

LOS ANGELES – May 23, 2012 – Snail Games USA, participating for the first time at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), will preview five MMOs slated for distribution in North America, an impressive entrance for the company at the show, scheduled June 5-7, 2012, in Los Angeles.

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Gamania Announces Core Blaze: The VIP Experience, Thursday, June 7th

New action MMO gets first ever hands-on experience in North America at exclusive press event

TAIPEI, Taiwan – May 22, 2012 – Gamania Digital Entertainment Co. Ltd. today announced Core Blaze: The VIP Experience – a private press demo day taking place on Thursday, June 7th, to showcase their open-world, Unreal Engine 3 powered, action MMO game for the first time ever on US soil. In Core Blaze, players define their roles and skillset by equipping weapons, and interacting with and adapting to a dynamic in-game environment. This invitation-only VIP event will bring some of the greatest elements out of Core Blaze and into the real world at loftSEVEN in downtown Los Angeles. A special teaser trailer for the event was released today: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnLmMvAHYWg&feature=youtu.be

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