Lights, Camera, Action! PLAYSTUDIOS Adds Hollywood Flair to myVEGAS with New Game, Studio City

New Content Represents First Addition for myVEGAS’ Rapidly Growing Base of Players

BURLINGAME, Calif. & LAS VEGAS – Oct. 11, 2012 – PLAYSTUDIOS, a game development company focusing on free-to-play casino games, today unveiled Studio City, the first addition to its flagship title myVEGAS. A new Hollywood movie-themed slot game, Studio City features wild symbols, four bonus games, and opportunities to earn myVEGAS collectibles. Studio City is the first in a series of upcoming game releases, each offering creative back-stories and fresh game mechanics. Its release brings the total number of playable games in myVEGAS to six, all of which allow players to earn Loyalty Points redeemable for real-world rewards.

The popularity of myVEGAS has attracted a base of over 350,000 players in just a few short weeks, with 12,000 already eligible to claim real-world rewards in Las Vegas. More than 500 rewards have been redeemed, with prizes ranging from complimentary passes to Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage, to tickets to Cirque du Soleil and a two-night stay in a suite at Mandalay Bay. Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action! PLAYSTUDIOS Adds Hollywood Flair to myVEGAS with New Game, Studio City

Planetary Puzzlers! Space Holiday Blasts Off for iOS Devices Today

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

Chartboost and TinyCo Announce Program to Drive New Game Development on Amazon’s Kindle Fire Platform

By Incorporating Chartboost’s Powerful Interstitials, Developers Can Net $21 eCPMs & $2.50 Per Install

SAN FRANCISCO – July 9, 2012 – Chartboost (www.chartboost.com) — a leading technology platform that drives distribution power for iOS and Android apps — and TinyCo (www.tinyco.com) — a popular mobile game developer with several hit titles, including Tiny MonstersTiny Village, and Tiny Zoo Friends — today announced a program to accelerate growth and deliver increased revenue opportunities to game developers on Amazon’s Kindle Fire platform.

“Developers were thrilled when we announced a similar deal with TinyCo on iOS last November, and the response was overwhelming,” said Maria Alegre, CEO and co-founder of Chartboost. “Chartboost and TinyCo have seen the enormous potential of Kindle Fire games and hope to incent first-mover advantage with this uniquely attractive deal.”
Continue reading Chartboost and TinyCo Announce Program to Drive New Game Development on Amazon’s Kindle Fire Platform

Atari Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Game Releases and Special Promotions

Infographic and Sizzle Reel Highlight 40 Years of Gaming, Released with Details of Special Giveaways and Events

LOS ANGELES – June 27, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today commemorates its 40th anniversary, which comes on the heels of the recent mobile releases Circus Atari TM and Centipede®: Origins. In celebration of this milestone, Atari has released an infographic highlighting its many pivotal moments in video game history, as well as a sizzle reel with footage from a 1980s commercial and the company’s progression over the years to its recent mobile hits.

Continue reading Atari Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Game Releases and Special Promotions

Atari Announces Finalists for the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge

Finalists Guaranteed Cash and iOS Publishing Agreements, Community Voting Opens

LOS ANGELES – June 26, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today revealed finalists in the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge. The developers revealed today will win three-year, revenue-share publishing agreements and cash prizes, which will be awarded based on final ranking, with first place taking home a grand prize of $50,000. All finalists are featured on Atari’s Developer Spotlight, with information about each developer and their submission. Fans can visit the Developer Spotlight and vote for their favorite new Pong concept at www.atari.com/pongdevchallenge/finalists. Continue reading Atari Announces Finalists for the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge

Save Endangered Species in Rescue Reef for iOS, Available Now on the App Store

Fluff Friends Rescue Developer SGN Brings Under-the-Sea Fun to Mobile Gaming

LOS ANGELES – June 19, 2012 – SGN, a leading developer and publisher of cross-platform games, today announced the launch of Rescue Reef, a new under-the-sea title in the hit Fluff Friends Rescue series for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, available now on the Apple App Store. In this free time management game, players rescue endangered sea animals, nurture them to health, and release them back into the wild for rewards. Download the game from the App Store using the following link: http://itunes.apple.com/app/rescue-reef/id530518476 Continue reading Save Endangered Species in Rescue Reef for iOS, Available Now on the App Store

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.

Continue reading RockYou® Acquires Casual Casino Social Games Developer, Ryzing

Nyko Introduces Android Tablet Controllers and Arcade-Quality PlayStation®3 Fight Stick at E3

Diversified Product Lineup for Expanded Game Audiences

LOS ANGELES – June 5, 2012 – Nyko Technologies®, the leading gaming peripherals manufacturer, unveiled their latest products at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). A stalwart exhibitor at the game industry’s headline event, Nyko this year announced a bold new product line designed to enhance our experience with the evolving range of consoles, handhelds and mobile devices that today’s gamers enjoy.
Continue reading Nyko Introduces Android Tablet Controllers and Arcade-Quality PlayStation®3 Fight Stick at E3