Hothead Games Goes for the End Zone launching the latest game in the Big Win series.
Vancouver – Oct. 3, 2012 – Hut hut! After 200 million games played across the chart-topping Big Win Sports franchise, the long awaited American Football game is now available for FREE for iOS and Android gamers. See the game in action in the trailer.
Continue reading Big Win Football Scores a Touchdown!
Gravity-bending Platformer Reaches #1 Free Game on Mexico App Store
MEXICO CITY – September 28, 2012 – Televisa Home Entertainment and Efecto Studios are proud to announce that Grabbity, the free platformer with gravity-warping gameplay, is now weighing in at over 100,000 downloads for iOS devices worldwide. What’s more, Grabbity has achieved the hefty milestone of reaching the #1 spot on the Free Games chart on the App Store in Televisa’s respective home country of Mexico. Televisa and Efecto both flipped when they heard the news – but thankfully, the game’s lovable Grabbians were able to flip them back over again. Continue reading Grabbity Pulls Down 100,000 Downloads
Hope This Works Games Announces Color-Switching Side Runner, Title Debuts October 11
VANCOUVER, CANADA – Sept. 27, 2012 – Canada-based mobile game developer Hope This Works Games today unveiled their newest game Polara, a side scrolling platform running game, coming to iOS and Android devices. Polara turns the popular free-running platform genre on its head by introducing a color switching strategy, challenging players to do more than just dash and jump, as well as a compelling and immersive story line that keeps players hooked for more. You’ll need a fast eye and even faster reflexes to make your way through all 50 levels, check out the teaser for the game here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCJCL46EhQ0
Continue reading These Colors Do Run: Polara Coming Soon to iOS and Android
Special Travel Advisory Issued for Visitors of Apocalypse Island, Monster Skin Pack by Aaron Blecha Now Available
SAN FRANCISCO – September 26, 2012 – Attention all passengers headed for Apocalypse Island, an urgent travel advisory has been issued. Due to a deadly plague of biblical proportions running its course through all of Pygmy-kind (released into the wild today by Bolt Creative in Pocket God Episode 46: Germs of Endearment), we strongly urge you to be considerate and cover your mouth while passing away into the afterlife in order to prevent further spreading of this malicious ailment. Also of grave importance, please stay away from the new—and aptly named—Plague Room, as the water contained in the fountain within this chamber is infected with the virulent disease. Continue reading Pocket God Episode 46 Released, Goes Viral. Literally.
Chinese mobile game developer and publisher Chukong/CocoaChina declared a leader in mobile category
HONG KONG – September 17, 2012 – Red Herring announced its Top 100 award in recognition of the leading private companies from Asia, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries. Chukong/CocoaChina was selected as one of this year’s Red Herring 100 Asia winners. Red Herring’s Top 100 Asia list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work. Continue reading Chukong/CocoaChina selected as a 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Asia
New puzzle line-drawing game from Powerful Robot Games challenges the best problem-solvers in the universe
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – September 13, 2012 – Mobile developer Powerful Robot Games today announced the launch of Space Holiday on the iTunes App Store. In development since 2007, Space Holiday blends line-drawing and puzzle solving into a space-age adventure. With fun, cartoony artwork and simple touch controls, Space Holiday is a perfect pick-up-and-play game for puzzle fans and casual gamers of all ages. Download Space Holiday today on the App Store for $0.99 on iPhone and $1.99 on iPad, or sample the free version. Continue reading Planetary Puzzlers! Space Holiday Blasts Off for iOS Devices Today
#1 strategy game on iPad receives new maps, bug fixes, and novice difficulty mode
LONDON – September 4, 2012 – Mobile developer Rubicon Development today announced the first major update for their hit mobile title, Great Big War Game, in addition to launching the game on the Steam platform for PC. A sequel to their iOS hit Great Little War Game, Great Big War Game delivers casual strategy gaming with over 40 hours of gameplay in the single player campaign alone. Today’s update will bring nine new multiplayer maps for players to battle on, adding even more variety to the turn-based warfare. A new “novice mode” is also being introduced, where players will be able to play without the fog of war obscuring their view of the battlefield. Great Big War Game is available now on the App Store for $2.99 and on Steam for $9.99. Continue reading Great Big War Game Mobile Content Update Out Now, Also Available on Steam
Key Partners GREE, Booyah, Kabam and Crowdstar Kiosks Now Available to Game Developers
SAN FRANCISCO – August 28, 2012 – Chartboost (www.chartboost.com)—the platform for game developers to reach more gamers and make more money without the need of a traditional ad network—today announced the launch of its expanded Kiosk program. Chartboost’s Kiosks enable any game developer to increase revenue by engaging with major mobile game companies GREE, Booyah, Kabam and Crowdstar. Continue reading Chartboost Expands Kiosk Program, Creates New Revenue Opportunities for Mobile Game Developers