Chartboost Expands Kiosk Program, Creates New Revenue Opportunities for Mobile Game Developers

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

SEGA Launches Miku Flick/O2 for iOS

Japanese Vocaloid Sensation- “Hatsune Miku”-Returns to the iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO – Aug. 23, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced the launch of Miku Flick/02. Currently available on the iTunes App Store, Miku Flick/02 is the second installment in the Miku Flick series of action rhythm games where players flick away the lyrics to some of Japanese Vocaloid sensation, Hatsune Miku’s most popular songs. Miku Flick/02 is available for the iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad® on the iTunes App Store for $10.99.

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Minority and SCEA Announce the Release of Papo & Yo

Award-Winning Puzzle-Platforming Adventure Now Available on the PlayStation®Network

MONTREAL – August 14, 2012 – Minority Media, an independent game development studio, along with Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today announced the official release of PlayStation®Network (PSN) exclusive puzzle-platformer Papo & Yo. As part of the second annual PSN PLAY promotion, this already award-winning adventure will be available for purchase with today’s scheduled PlayStation®Store Update for $14.99 ($11.99 for PS PLUS members), or from GameStop online at www.gamestop.com/ps3/games/papo-yo/103811.

To see the cinematic Papo & Yo launch trailer and learn how Quico’s adventure with Monster started, head to www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tjPWs96lk4.

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Run for Gold! One Epic Knight Launch Date Announced, Sprints for Free onto iOS Devices August 23

New Infinite Runner from the Creators of geoDefense and Tiny Heroes

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – August 14, 2012 – Simutronics today announced One Epic Knight, a new game from the creators of the immensely popular and award-winning Tiny Heroes. A fresh addition to the free running genre, One Epic Knight will launch for free on iOS devices everywhere August 23. With simple controls, numerous upgrades, and addicting gameplay, One Epic Knight will take fans of free-runners to a level of epicness they never thought possible. Continue reading Run for Gold! One Epic Knight Launch Date Announced, Sprints for Free onto iOS Devices August 23

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