Backflip Studios’ Dwarven Den Out Today, Free on iTunes

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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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Enter Full Stealth Mode: Third Eye Crime Launches on iOS

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AAA-turned-indie developers Moonshot Games and indie publisher gameblyr release stealth noir puzzler for iOS, Android planned for a later date

BOSTON — April 24, 2014 — Indie development studio Moonshot Games and indie game publisher gameblyr today announced the release of the highly anticipated stealth puzzle game Third Eye Crime for iOS devices. Created by AAA-turned-indie talent from Bungie with years of design expertise on titles including the Halo series, Third Eye Crime features gorgeous visuals in noir stylings and a soulful jazz score to deliver a stylistically immersive, fully independent gameplay experience. Third Eye Crime’s 120-level thriller is available for $4.99 on the App Store, or players can begin with the first 40 levels of Act One for $2.99, with Acts Two and Three available as add-ons for 99 cents each.

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Jungle Doctor X: Wild Animal Adventure Is On the Loose! A Doctor X Game for iOS and Android, Now Available

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New Storytelling Adventure from Renowned Children’s App Developer TabTale Brings Mini-Games and Challenges to Kids Young and Old

TEL AVIV, Israel – April 16, 2014 – TabTale announced today the release of a new game in its hit Doctor X series, Jungle Doctor X: Wild Animal Adventure. The game brings kids a story-driven adventure with a series of casual mini-games, building on TabTale’s success developing ebooks, educational apps, and games with more than 300 million downloads. This lively story has over 35 levels to play, including bonus “expert levels” of challenging mini-games for older kids up to 14 years of age. Players help Squirrel find his parents, treating injured animal friends they meet along the way while skirting monkey bandits. The game is free-to-play and now available to download on the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon.

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Build 2014: TabTale Brings Popular Kids Apps to Windows 8 Platform

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Global Leader in Mobile Games, Education Apps, and Interactive Books for Kids Expands Distribution to Windows PCs, Tablets and Phones

TEL AVIV, Israel – April 4, 2014 – TabTale, a leading developer of interactive games and children’s entertainment for mobile devices, today announced during the Microsoft Build Developer Conference that it will support the Microsoft Windows 8 platform for PC’s, tablets and phones. This expansion on desktop and mobile devices marks an important milestone for the children’s app developer as it moves to further solidify its leadership position after recently surpassing 300 million downloads. TabTale’s first offering on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 will be one of its most popular apps, Paint Sparkles, which has already been downloaded more than 10 million times on iOS and Android. TabTale’s apps are now available worldwide on the Windows and Windows Phone Stores, with more releases scheduled in the coming months.

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50% Bulldog, 50% Piranha, 100% Addictive – Mobfish Hunter Out Now on iOS and Android

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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.

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Media Alert: OUYA Celebrates Its Founders on One-year Anniversary

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. – March 26, 2014 – OUYA today announced that in celebration of the one-year anniversary of the console’s launch, seven games from seven of the first developers to build games for OUYA will be on sale for the next week. The games being celebrated are: Continue reading Media Alert: OUYA Celebrates Its Founders on One-year Anniversary

nWay Partners with CJ E&M Netmarble to Bring ChronoBlade to Booming Asian Mobile Gaming Market

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Leading South Korean Entertainment Company to Publish ChronoBlade, Real-Time Multiplayer Action RPG, on Mobile Platforms Across Asia, the Middle East, and Africa

SAN FRANCISCO – Mar. 11, 2013 – nWay, an independent San Francisco-based gaming startup, and Korean digital entertainment company CJ E&M Netmarble (130960:KS) have today announced an exclusive mobile publishing partnership for ChronoBlade, nWay’s free-to-play multiplayer action RPG, in select regions. CJ E&M Netmarble will have exclusive publishing rights to the iOS and Android versions of ChronoBlade for three years in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Northern Africa. Currently available on Facebook, the mobile version is under development and slated for global release later this year.

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PlayFirst Continues Mobile Game Momentum; Acquires Big Head Mode IP

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Two Founders of Big Head Mode Assume Leadership Roles at PlayFirst

SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 4, 2013 –  PlayFirst Inc., a global leader in mobile games for families and friends, today announced it has acquired the Intellectual Property and game portfolio of mobile app company Big Head Mode. As a result, two founders of Big Head Mode have joined PlayFirst in leadership roles; Tipatat Chennavasin as Director of Product Management and Richard Au as Senior Director of Engineering. Continue reading PlayFirst Continues Mobile Game Momentum; Acquires Big Head Mode IP