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
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.
Continue reading GDC 2013: Megapop Games Announce Trolls vs Vikings, Debut Game from Startup Indie Developer, Founded by Former Funcom and Artplant Veterans
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
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
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
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.
Continue reading Help Superstar Smokey The Dragon in Debut Physics Puzzler from Fifth Wonder
Funkitron’s Innovative Word Game Features Custom Game Creation, Daily Challenges
BOXFORD, Mass. – Nov, 15, 2012 – Funkitron, Inc., an independent developer of hit casual games like Solitaire Kingdom® Supreme, Poker Superstars® and Slingo® Supreme (the #1 paid Casino app on the iPhone), today announced that their next fun game, Word Bird® Supreme, is now available for iPhone on the Apple App Store for $0.99. An HD version for iPad is also available for $0.99. Continue reading Words and Their Letters Flock Together: Word Bird® Supreme Now Available for iPhone
Aspyr Media Launches Gargantuan Puzzle Multiplayer Game, Brings Out the Sushi Chef in Everyone
AUSTIN, Texas – Nov. 8, 2012 – Aspyr Media, a leading publisher of Mac® and iOS games, today announced the launch of Sushi Mushi for free on iOS devices everywhere. A new puzzle game, Sushi Mushi pits players in head-to-head battle as they create sushi rolls to feed their ravenous monsters. Sushi Mushi features simple controls, adorable characters, crisp animations, and catchy music that will captivate puzzle-matching fans and newcomers alike. Download Sushi Mushi today on the iTunes App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sushi-mushi/id535887754?ls=1&mt=8 Continue reading Sushi Monsters Unite! Sushi Mushi Stomps onto iOS Devices for Free