MILWAUKEE, Wis. – April 4, 2013 – Guild Software, an award-winning independent game developer, today announced that the groundbreaking space MMO, Vendetta Online, will be released on the iPad on April 17. Vendetta Online is currently available on PC, Mac, Linux and Android, providing seamless gameplay between platforms in the same interstellar gaming universe.
BARCELONA, SPAIN – March 21, 2013 – Social Point, a leading developer of social games, today announced the launch Dragon City for iOS, bringing the colorful strategy game to iPhone and iPad. This popular game lets players raise their own dragons while designing a unique home on floating magical islands. Breed dragon to create never-before-seen species, then train them into top fighting shape and challenge other players’ dragons in the battle stadium. With hundreds of combinations, you never know which rare breed is going to hatch next! As the 2nd best-rated Facebook game in 2012, Dragon City on iOS is sure to delight fans of the original game, enhancing their experience by letting them grow, hatch and train dragons on the go.
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.
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
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
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
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
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