Mobile iOS and Android Game from CocoaChina Also Beats Typical Industry Engagement and Retention Levels
BEIJING – September 6, 2012 – Leading Chinese mobile game company CocoaChina today announced that Fishing Joy, the company’s flagship title created by its development arm Punchbox Studios, has been downloaded 100 million times worldwide. Few mobile titles reach this milestone, putting Fishing Joy alongside hits including Angry Birds and Temple Run that have also surpassed the 100M download mark. In addition, Fishing Joy’s engagement levels, measured by average session length, and retention rate have far exceeded industry averages for casual games; users play 2.5 times longer per session and 8 times as many users return to the game compared to typical mobile game titles, according to mobile apps analytical service Flurry. Continue reading Fishing Joy Reaches 100 Million Downloads
6waves Releases Mech Battle Title for iOS; Coming Soon to Android
SAN FRANCISCO – September 5, 2012 – Leading global mobile and social game publisher, 6waves; and Shiny Shoe Games, San Francisco’s sparkly-footwear-obsessed, mobile game developer, today released their sci-fi mech battle game, Offworld. Starting now, space-faring mobile gamers must collect and train powerful combat mechs, called Strikers, to face off against enemy mechs in battles for interplanetary spoils and glory. Download Offworld for iPhone, iPod, and iPad now at http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/offworld/id522269390?mt=8. Offworld will also be available soon on Google Play for Android devices. Continue reading Arm Mobile Mechs and Prepare to Go Offworld!
#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
The creators of Sprinkle are back with a frantic, fruit-filled adventure
MALMÖ, Sweden – August 30, 2012 – Mediocre, the team behind last year’s award-winning Sprinkle, is excited to announce today the launch of Granny Smith on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices, featuring exclusive effects on NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 devices. A whimsical blend of racing and platforming, Granny Smith puts players in the skates of a radical grandma as she rolls, soars and crashes through walls to get her stolen apples back from a chubby little thief. With 36 hand-crafted levels, three playable characters and integrated leaderboards, Granny Smith offers hours of fun to gamers of all ages, including the approximately 6 million players who downloaded the paid and free versions of Sprinkle and Sprinkle Jr. in the past year. Continue reading Take a Bite out of Granny Smith, Available Now on iOS and Android
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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BEIJING – August 21, 2012 – Chukong/CocoaChina announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 Asia award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the Asian business region.
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SAN FRANCISCO – August 16, 2012 – SEGA® of America Inc. is ringing in a new school year with great deals on hot downloadable titles! For a limited time, popular games like Sonic CD™ and Sonic the Hedgehog 4™ Episode II are available for up to 50 percent off the original price. As a thank you to the loyal fans, all players who spend more than $4.95 (iOS/Android) on Sega Mobile games and send in the receipt are eligible to win a smartphone. For more details about the sale, visit the SEGA blog.
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First SEGA Alliance Title—Jack Lumber by Owlchemy Labs—Launches Today
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – August 16, 2012 – SEGA® of America Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced the formation of a new publishing initiative, SEGA Alliance. The SEGA Alliance will focus on publishing mobile games made by independent developers. The SEGA Alliance will provide participating developers with comprehensive marketing and production support as well as creative consultation. SEGA Alliance’s first title, Jack Lumber, developed by Owlchemy Labs, launched today on iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® worldwide.
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