VANCOUVER, Canada – April 11, 2012 – Today, the best hockey teams in North America get ready to hit the ice for the long playoff run that will decide who will enjoy the ultimate Big Win. The only thing longer than the final stages of this annual event will be the signature playoff beards grown by the players themselves.
To coincide with this hairy tradition, Hothead Games is pleased to announce the release of Big Win Hockey for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, giving fans an opportunity to go on their own playoff run each and every day. Players can create their own dream team, boost their puck-handling, shooting, and skating with Big Win cards, compete against opponents around the world, and get ready to hoist the Daily Trophy.
And because the quality of your beard matters to us, the facial hair experts at Hothead Games have devised a list of their top pro-grooming tips to ensure your beard is looking good.
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Free-to-play virtual pets game lets players of all ages customize and care for cuddly bears
BUNDANG, SOUTH KOREA – April 4, 2012 – LoadComplete, creative mobile and social game developers, today announced the official launch of Bumping Bears, a social virtual pets game for iOS. Previously in Open Beta, Bumping Bears features a variety of fun games and activities for these cuddly creatures and their human Guardians. With over 30 billion(!) combinations of outfits and accessories, there is a unique bear style to match every personality. Bumping Bears is available as a free download with additional purchasable content in the App Store.
Continue reading Donuts & Outfits & Bears, Oh My! Bumping Bears for iOS is Available Now
Publishing Agreements Extended to Three Years, Developer Spotlight Unveiled, David Whatley Joins Judging Panel
LOS ANGELES – March 27, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today announced several updates to its Pong® Indie Developer Challenge, most notably an extension of the rev-share publishing agreements from one to three years for all winners. The new publishing terms are intended to offer developers larger incentives for participation and increase their potential revenue as a result of their winning Pong submission.
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The Updated iOS Running Game Is Now Available for the iPad
March 15, 2012 – Track Lapse, the arcade-style running game from XecuDev, is now available on the iPad with new updates. Already available for the iPhone and iPod touch, the hand-drawn game now features renovated gameplay on all devices and stunning HD graphics on the iPad. Track Lapse follows Tim, a marathon runner with an overactive imagination. As he runs, his daydreams land him in a variety of strange racing experiences, ranging from a disco to under the sea. No destination is off limits for Tim’s running shoes in Track Lapse.
Continue reading Track Lapse is Faster than Ever After New Update
Industry Veterans to Meld Cultural and Political Content with Social Gameplay
DURHAM, N.C. – February 22, 2012 – Promising to blaze new trails in social gaming, fiveonenine Games today officially opened its Durham office for business. A joint venture between top media companies E.W. Scripps and Capitol Broadcasting, fiveonenine will create high-quality, engaging social and casual games that entertain while connecting players with culturally and politically relevant content.
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Tilt-Based iOS Action-Puzzler Coming to the App Store on March 15
SECRET LAB, UNDISCLOSED LOCATION – February 21, 2012 – Sam’s life has never been easy. Overlooked by his family, never the top of his class, a victim of lost love… and now he’s been kidnapped by a scientist and tossed into a bottomless pit to search for crystals which hold a secret power. Fortunately for Sam, help is on the way, as indie developer Moon Active today announced their first title, Bitter Sam, will be available for iPhone and iPod Touch on March 15!
Continue reading Think You’ve Had a Tough Life? Take a Look at Bitter Sam!
Get Quarrel on the App Store for 99¢ in celebration of XBLA launch
MARINA DEL REY, Calif. – January 27, 2012 – This weekend UTV Ignition Games is celebrating the launch of Quarrel for Xbox LIVE® Arcade with a sale on the original version. Quarrel originally launched for iPod®, iPad®, and iPod® touch devices to much critical acclaim, a BAFTA award, and was also ranked in IGN’s “Best of 2011” list. Quarrel Deluxe is now available on the App Store for only 99¢ until January 29. Continue reading MEDIA ALERT: Ready Your Word Army! The Award-Winning iOS Hit Game Quarrel on Sale Now for a Limited Time
Available Now for $0.99 on the App Store, New Release Offers Fresh and Alternate Experience to Freemium Version
LOS ANGELES – January 24, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today announced the App Store release of Breakout®: Boost+, a new version of its popular brick-breaking game Breakout®: Boost for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Available for $0.99, Breakout: Boost+ features one hundred brand-new levels with all the challenging and frenetic brick-breaking action of the original iOS hit that achieved over two million downloads in the first month after launch. Continue reading Atari Introduces Breakout®: Boost+ with One Hundred New Levels