Gamenauts unveils apocalyptic drive & shoot game for iOS
SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 29, 2013 – Gamenauts, in conjunction with developers Nerdook Productions and Nightspade, today revealed their upcoming iOS remake of Nerdook’s Flash hit, Nuclear Outrun, enhanced with world-ending Weapons of Mass Destruction (yes, we found them)!
The second in a series of games to be released under Gamenauts’ Asian indie mobile publishing initiative, Nuclear Outrun is set to explode on the App Store in July 2013 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Continue reading Weapons of Mass Destruction Finally Found in Upcoming Nuclear Outrun!
Nexx Studio unveils floral chain reaction puzzle game on iOS
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – May 21, 2013 – Nexx Studio, cool and colorful South East Asian indie mobile game developer, today revealed Bloom Box, their Springy upcoming puzzle game for iOS. The game tasks players with setting up chain reactions to shoot flower projectiles across the field to free trapped flowers. It’s a challenging mobile puzzler built around the domino effect. Bloom Box is set to blossom on May 29, 2013 in the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch at $1.99, but will be offered for just $0.99 as part of a launch promotion. Continue reading Bloom Box Plants Puzzling Seeds in iTunes, New Mobile Game Sprouting Soon
Over 300 Million Downloads for Temple Run Franchise
RALEIGH, N.C.– May 17, 2013 – Imangi Studios, committed to regularly delivering meaningful new content to fans, today announced an update for the hit-mobile game Temple Run 2. This new update will test Temple Run 2’s millions of daily active players with new roadblocks and tasks, bringing even more challenges to the beloved game.
Continue reading Temple Run 2 Adds New Terrain and Obstacles in Latest Update
SAN FRANCISCO – April 22, 2013 – PlayFirst® Inc., the global leader in mobile games for family and friends, today unveiled the mysterious website whatsinthewater.com to build interest for its newest game launching on April 25, 2013. The gossip blog will reveal new characters from PlayFirst’s upcoming game and offer a window into the subaquatic storyline. Each day until the game’s launch, an anonymous blogger will dish up the details on one character’s role in the dramatic community of meat-eating fish. So far, the reporter has divulged that a shipwreck has broken through the bubbling seas, raining crates of collateral on swimmers below. Continue reading Media Advisory: PlayFirst Sneaks Peek at New Game with Character Gossip Blog whatsinthewater.com
Surpassing 1 million downloads, biological puzzler Sporos is a Google Play Staff Pick
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – April 19, 2013 – Appxplore today announced Discovery Lab, a brand new mode for Sporos, the puzzle game for iOS and Android that’s equal parts relaxing and brain-bending. The Discovery Lab adds a new twist that will challenge veteran players and amateur scientists alike: the robust new Phago Cell needs to be infected twice with Sporos seeds, from two different directions at once. The developer’s other puzzle game, Alien Hive, will also gain a major content update, “Blitz Mode,” which is essentially a brand new game within the game. Players will experience faster, more fluid action with an imaginative spin on Alien Hive’s sliding-tile gameplay. Check out the Blitz Mode teaser trailer, below, and explore the spores in Sporos, out now for iOS and Android.
[Alien Hive — Blitz Mode trailer]
Continue reading For Science!! Sporos “Discovery Lab” Out Now for iOS and Android; Alien Hive “Blitz Mode” Hatching Soon
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
App of the Year-winning tower defense game gets new levels, enemies, heroes and a (frozen solid) HARD mode
NEW YORK – March 21, 2013 – Publisher Armor Games and developer Ironhide Game Studios today announced the “Winter Storm” update for iOS tower defense classic Kingdom Rush, available for download now on the iTunes App Store. Warlord Ulguk-Kai has managed to unite his bumbling troll army into battle against the peaceful citizens of Linirea. Players must defend the land on brand-new wintry stages, facing troll enemies alongside Viking heroes. While the new content is challenging, it’s a breeze compared to the new Hard Mode… consider this your final warning! With an overall score of 89 on Metacritic and countless accolades from across the gaming realm, this casual tower defender truly belongs on every iDevice. The Kingdom Rush Winter Storm update is free on iPhone and iPad for all existing players. Download the Winter Storm update today! (iPhone link, iPad link)
New in Kingdom Rush Winter Storm Update Continue reading Winter Storm Update Blusters onto Kingdom Rush with Frosty New iOS Content
Data on Publisher Preferences and Focus Available to Developers Free of Charge
SAN FRANCISCO—March 20, 2013—Game Connection and Sherpa Games have today announced the results of their first ever Publisher Survey, conducted between January and February 2013. The Publisher Survey collected responses from 130 different publishers including Microsoft, Sony Computer Entertainment America, Tencent, Zynga, and Nintendo of America, on their target markets, business models, and how they review games submissions from developers. The report is free to developers and can be found at: http://www.game-connection.com/gameconn/content/publisher-survey. Continue reading Game Connection Reveals Results of Inaugural Publisher Survey