For Science!! Sporos “Discovery Lab” Out Now for iOS and Android; Alien Hive “Blitz Mode” Hatching Soon

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Surpassing 1 million downloads, biological puzzler Sporos is a Google Play Staff Pick

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – April 19, 2013 – Appxplore today announced Discovery Lab, a brand new mode for Sporos, the puzzle game for iOS and Android that’s equal parts relaxing and brain-bending. The Discovery Lab adds a new twist that will challenge veteran players and amateur scientists alike: the robust new Phago Cell needs to be infected twice with Sporos seeds, from two different directions at once. The developer’s other puzzle game, Alien Hive, will also gain a major content update, “Blitz Mode,” which is essentially a brand new game within the game. Players will experience faster, more fluid action with an imaginative spin on Alien Hive’s sliding-tile gameplay. Check out the Blitz Mode teaser trailer, below, and explore the spores in Sporos, out now for iOS and Android.

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Groundbreaking Space MMO Vendetta Online Now Available on iPad

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. – April 17, 2013 – Guild Software, the veteran independent gaming studio, today announced the release of Vendetta Online for the iPad. Now, iPad users can pilot their own spaceships through a vast interstellar gaming universe and compete in intense real-time PvP combat for a mobile PC-Grade MMO experience.

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PlayFirst Powers Up Mobile Game Expertise, Hires Industry Veteran Tom Hall

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From DOOM to Dash®, Hall brings award-winning experience to leading mobile game developer

SAN FRANCISCO – April 3, 2013 – PlayFirst® Inc., the global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today announced that Tom Hall has joined the company as a principal designer. Hall brings proven experience in game design, character development, and quest creation across multiple platforms to PlayFirst. In addition to creating such global hits as DOOM and the Wolfenstein 3D series, Hall has also designed several puzzle games, pioneered gaming genres, and won over 60 professional industry accolades and awards. Continue reading PlayFirst Powers Up Mobile Game Expertise, Hires Industry Veteran Tom Hall

GDC 2013: Megapop Games Announce Trolls vs Vikings, Debut Game from Startup Indie Developer, Founded by Former Funcom and Artplant Veterans

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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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Raft Pirates Plunder the Mobile High Seas

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6waves’s mobile MMO out now on the App Store

SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 28, 2013 – Leading global and mobile social game publisher 6waves, and Big Blue Bubble, the biggest, baddest buccaneers of game development, today announced the launch of Raft Pirates, an MMO featuring adorable robot pirates made just for mobile devices. Starting today, sailors can explore the online seas for resources to build armed rafts, plunder other pirate ships for loot, and protect themselves against enemy captains bent on snatching the booty for themselves. Join the Raft Pirates for free on the shores of the App Store: http://itunes.apple.com/app/raft-pirates/id539098940 Continue reading Raft Pirates Plunder the Mobile High Seas

MEDIA ADVISORY: PlayFirst Rings in the Holidays with Winter Wonderland Updates for Diner Dash and Mall Stars on iOS

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SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 21, 2012 – PlayFirst® Inc. the global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today unveiled seasonal updates for Diner Dash® and Mall Stars™ on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini that offer a holiday-themed haul of exciting new content for both games. Continue reading MEDIA ADVISORY: PlayFirst Rings in the Holidays with Winter Wonderland Updates for Diner Dash and Mall Stars on iOS

CocoaChina/Chukong and Z2Live Announce Strategic Publishing Partnership

Alliance formed to help launch popular western mobile games into the Chinese market

BEIJING and SEATTLE – Dec. 6, 2012 – Leading international mobile developer CocoaChina/Chukong and Seattle-based game developer Z2Live today announced a strategic partnership to bring Z2Live’s games to the Chinese mobile gaming market. Per the agreement, Z2Live will leverage CocoaChina/Chukong’s local expertise in game design, monetization, distribution, and piracy prevention to introduce its popular mobile games to the lucrative, yet highly complex Chinese mobile gaming market. Continue reading CocoaChina/Chukong and Z2Live Announce Strategic Publishing Partnership

Help Superstar Smokey The Dragon in Debut Physics Puzzler from Fifth Wonder

Super Dragon Is Now Available On App Store for $.99

ATLANTA – Nov. 15, 2012 –Fifth Wonder, the Atlanta based husband and wife development team, today announced the release of Super Dragon on the iTunes App Store. Available for $.99, this physics puzzler follows the charismatic celebrity dragon, Smokey, as he tries to retrieve his megawatt choppers after being exposed by the sabotaging tabloids. In order to keep his star-status, style and swag, Smokey must go on the smashiest, crashiest and most explosive quest to retrieve his dentures.

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