Horde and Humans Face Off in Castle Champions

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Gamenauts’ tower-building / RPG hybrid iOS game now on the App Store

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 14, 2013 – Gamenauts, in partnership with developer Artlogic Games, today announced the release of their tower-building / RPG hybrid, Castle Champions. Castle Champions combines castle-management simulation with medieval role-playing action and is the first game released under Gamenauts’ new Asian indie mobile publishing initiative. See the tower and tournament come together in the trailer: http://youtu.be/EMCYkNjo-TU Continue reading Horde and Humans Face Off in Castle Champions

Game Connection Announces Nominees for Indie Game Competition

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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

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

Frog Orbs for iPhone: a Modern Twist on Rapid-Fire Arcade Action

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Command Missiles? Cast magic spells instead! Ballpit Monster launches arcade shooter

February 7th, 2013— Montevideo, URUGUAY—Ballpit Monster Studios, the Uruguay-based studio of bouncy mobile fun, today released their debut title Frog Orbs, a “ribbiting” re-imagining of the old school arcade shooter for mobile devices. Starting today, players can harness the powers of elemental orbs to destroy wave after wave of invading Benglings bent on destroying all your delicious flies. Cast a dozen powerful spells to defend your turf, then earn flies to upgrade your magical wizard’s cap and wand. Dive into the frantic action of Frog Orbs, now available free on the App Store. Continue reading Frog Orbs for iPhone: a Modern Twist on Rapid-Fire Arcade Action

Storm8 Mobile Gaming Network Reaches more than 10 Million Daily Active Users

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200 million players worldwide now play a Storm8 game

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  – Jan. 22, 2013 – Mobile social gaming leader Storm8 today announced that its mobile gaming network continues to grow at a fast pace and now serves more than 10 million daily active users (DAUs). The company also announced that its network now reaches 200 million players worldwide. Storm8 has doubled its DAU and user base in less than a year through continued expansion into new game genres, like Social Arcade and Social Casino, attracting brand new audience of players. Continue reading Storm8 Mobile Gaming Network Reaches more than 10 Million Daily Active Users

7 Elements iPad Game Lines Up to Launch in the App Store Today

7ElementsLogoMulti-touch control lets players enjoy match-three fun with more fast-paced gameplay

BEIJING – Jan. 17, 2013 – International mobile game developer and publisher CocoaChina, in partnership with Bucaa Studios, today announced the release of 7 Elements. Players line up matching gems with fast-paced finesse in the new match-three game now available for iPad in the App Store for $0.99. Download the game here: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id577696686 Continue reading 7 Elements iPad Game Lines Up to Launch in the App Store Today

Audio-enabled Social Sharing App Digisocial Launches

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Exclusive iOS release features seamless sharing of image, text and audio content across major networks and an ad-free, privacy-focused environment

BOSTON – Jan. 16, 2013 – Digisocial, Inc. today launched its social sharing app for iOS, introducing a new way for users to share content and connect globally. Now available for free on the App Store (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/digisocial/id529473443?mt=8), Digisocial is an audio-enabled, always ad-free social sharing app that combines the best elements of social tools with the power of voice, in an experience that is as private or public as a user chooses. The app’s audio capabilities allow users to create and share content in new ways, with tools like “VoicePhotos.” Shareable publicly or privately on the Digisocial network, Facebook and Twitter, VoicePhotos are high-resolution images with high-definition audio recordings attached. VoicePhotos can be used to quickly and conveniently share audio commentary alongside pictures, or in other innovative ways such as adding a live music sample to a photo of a band in action. Continue reading Audio-enabled Social Sharing App Digisocial Launches

Chartboost Partners with Sequoia in $19 Million Series B

Chartboost now reaches 300 million monthly active devices powering six billion game sessions per month

SAN FRANCISCO – Jan. 8, 2013 – Chartboost today announced a partnership with Sequoia Capital to accelerate its growth and further develop the business engine for mobile game developers so they can focus on building kickass games. The $19M round was led by Sequoia and included participation from existing investors TransLink Capital and SK Telecom Ventures. Chartboost allows game developers to reach new users through cross-promotion, make money from their games, and collaborate directly with fellow developers through the Direct Deals Marketplace.

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