Groundbreaking tower defense game pits peace-loving Trolls against angry Gods and Vikings of Norse mythology
OSLO, Norway — March 21, 2013 —Look out, here comes yet another stuffy announcement about an indie development studio formed by gaming veterans! Let me guess… they have groundbreaking new features that will turn the industry on its head? Well buckle in… here we go again!
Megapop, a startup studio founded by former Funcom (Age of Conan, The Longest Journey) and Artplant (Battlestar Galactica Online) developers, today unveiled Trolls vs Vikings, their debut game mobile / PC puzzle game, which will be demonstrated at GDC 2013.
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Data on Publisher Preferences and Focus Available to Developers Free of Charge
SAN FRANCISCO—March 20, 2013—Game Connection and Sherpa Games have today announced the results of their first ever Publisher Survey, conducted between January and February 2013. The Publisher Survey collected responses from 130 different publishers including Microsoft, Sony Computer Entertainment America, Tencent, Zynga, and Nintendo of America, on their target markets, business models, and how they review games submissions from developers. The report is free to developers and can be found at: http://www.game-connection.com/gameconn/content/publisher-survey. Continue reading Game Connection Reveals Results of Inaugural Publisher Survey
Riot Games, Telltale Games, and Microsoft among others in the running for Best in Video Game Marketing at Game Connection America 2013
SAN FRANCISCO—March 14, 2013—Game Connection and [a]list, a knowledge sharing division of Ayzenberg Group aimed at entertainment marketers, have announced the nominees for their Marketing Awards, which will honor the best the video game marketing industry has to offer in areas spanning digital, print, mobile and public relations campaigns. The list of awards to be presented can be found here: www.game-connection.com/gameconn/content/marketing-awards. Continue reading Game Connection America and [a]list daily Announce Marketing Award Nominees
Selected Projects puts indie games in the running for major publishing deals
SAN FRANCISCO – March 6, 2013 – Game Connection has today announced the list of Selected Projects for Game Connection America 2013, 15 game developers and their projects that have been nominated for the prestigious “Best Project 2013” award. Sponsored by Microsoft, the contest is open to console, mobile, PC, social, casual, and online games at any stage of development and from any genre, and will be decided by the Game Connection Advisory Board at Game Connection America 2013, held March 25-27 at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. Continue reading Game Connection Announces Nominees for Indie Game Competition
Meeting Application Now Open for Attendee Use
SAN FRANCISCO – February 27, 2013 – Game Connection has today announced a number of panel discussions and lectures to be held at Game Connection America 2013 event, March 25-27 at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. The program will include executives from leading game industry companies like Ubisoft, Telltale Games, Tapjoy, and Playfirst. Today also marks the opening of the Game Connection America Meeting Application. Attendees can browse and book meetings with other attending companies including Chillingo, Zynga, GREE, Activision Blizzard, and Sony. Continue reading Game Connection Announces Speaker Sessions at Game Connection America
Call for Submissions Recognizing the Best in Video Game Marketing at Game Connection America 2013 Now Open
February 6, 2013—SAN FRANCISCO—Game Connection and [a]list, a knowledge sharing division of Ayzenberg Group aimed at entertainment marketers, have announced a partnership to offer a marketing summit and marketing awards program at Game Connection America. Held March 25-27, 2013 at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco, the Game Connection America 2013 conference will feature an all new track devoted to video game marketing under the [a]list summit banner. Additionally, editorial outlet [a]list daily will sponsor an awards program that will celebrate the best the video game marketing industry has to offer in areas spanning digital, print, mobile and public relations campaigns. Game Connection and [a]list welcome interested parties to submit their applications for the awards by February 15, 2013 at www.game-connection.com/gameconn/content/marketing-awards.
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New social platform features interactive characters and mini-games, with mobile expansion coming in December
NEW YORK – Nov. 28, 2012 – Developer PlayPlus today announced the launch of Cantasia on Facebook, a new kid-friendly social gaming hub. Cantasia is based on the Canimals characters from Voozclub, a popular series in South Korea and throughout Asia. Players interact with Canimals and customize their Cantasia City while completing quests and playing a variety of online games. Cantasia will initially feature one mini-game embedded in the platform, Canimals Match 3, with other mini-games to be subsequently released. A mobile version of Canimals Match 3 will be released in December, available exclusively from Samsung Apps for the first three weeks after launch. Have fun with friends and family by checking out Cantasia, available online at the following link: apps.facebook.com/Cantasia. Continue reading Cantasia Launches on Facebook, Brings Popular Asian IP “Canimals” to US for First Time
Hugely popular, free-to-play title to benefit from Chukong/CocoaChina’s expertise in the mobile gaming industry and strong distribution capabilities
BEIJING – Oct. 17, 2012 – Leading international mobile game company, Chukong/CocoaChina, today announced that it has formed a partnership with NEXON Co. Ltd, a pioneer in the world of interactive entertainment, to develop and publish a mobile version of its worldwide hit downloadable game, Dungeon & Fighter, also known as Dungeon Fighter Online to gamers in the West. When ready, Chukong/CocoaChina will publish the game across its platform in China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. Continue reading NEXON Partners with Chukong/CocoaChina to Publish Mobile Version of Dungeon & Fighter in Greater China Region