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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Continues fastest rate of growth in company’s history
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Dec. 20, 2012 – Mobile social gaming leader, Storm8, today announced the launch of Bingo!, the latest free-to-play social casino game from its Shark Party brand. Bingo!’s launch comes as Storm8’s mobile gaming network is growing at a record pace, recently surpassing 400 million game downloads.The new title highlights Storm8’s continued expansion into popular genres, including the booming online social casino gaming space, which is expected to hit $2.4 billion in revenue by 2015. Continue reading Storm8 Expands Mobile Social Casino Footprint with Bingo! 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
Kubi Enables Remotely-Controlled Physical Presence for Video Calling via Tablets
SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 6, 2012 – Revolve Robotics, an emerging leader in mobile-controlled personal robotics, today introduced Kubi, an easy-to-use robotic platform designed to vastly improve the use of Facetime, Skype, and other video calling or telepresence applications on tablet computers such as the iPad. Kubi allows remote users to “look around” the remote location during video calls by telling the robotic platform where to aim the tablet using intuitive remote controls over the Web. Kubi’s pan and tilt functionality enhances awareness of the user’s remote surroundings, increasing interaction, improving collaboration and removing the burden of others from having to physically aim the tablet to adjust the remote user’s view. More information on the Kubi, how it works and how to get one can be found here http://revolverobotics.com/meet-kubi/.
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Twilight Saga QuizUp, Available Now on the App Store and Google Play, Celebrates Theatrical Release of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2
SAN FRANCISCO – Nov. 16, 2012 – Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE® company, has chosen independent mobile game developer Plain Vanilla Games, to develop an official Twilight Saga mobile game, Twilight Saga QuizUp. The app, now available on both iOS and Android devices, lets devoted fans showoff their knowledge of the film series by competing head to head in a live multiplayer match with fellow Twihards around the world.
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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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Chris Garrett Pushes the Genre Forward with Gorgeous Art, Meticulous Design, Fresh Mechanics
PLEASANT VALLEY, NY – Nov. 15, 2012 – Chris Garrett, an independent developer of word games, today announced the launch of his groundbreaking game QatQi, available for free in the App Store for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and iPad mini. QatQi (pronounced “cat-key”) stands out from the crowd with inspired aesthetics, dynamic music, robust statistical and social features, and never-before-seen mechanics. QatQi isn’t just about laying down tiles and reaping the rewards – it’s a fully immersive, deeply challenging audiovisual experience.
Wordsmiths eager for something new can download QatQi today for free on the iTunes App Store. Continue reading QatQi Carves a New Niche in Word Games, Available Now on iOS
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