SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 11, 2012 – Bolt Creative, developer of the best-sellingPocket God franchise, in conjunction with Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announcedthat the Pygmies are leaving their Pocket God-forsaken island for a well-deserved vacation at local Barnes & Noble stores! Players and fans can nowget their hands on brand newPocket God toysfrom their nearest Barnes & Noble location or by ordering the prolific Pygmy playthings through Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com). Continue reading The Pygmies Have Left the Island: Pocket God Toys Have Arrived at Barnes & Noble
Rescue Reef Continues Series of Fun and Educational Games Benefiting Charitable Causes
LOS ANGELES – Oct. 10, 2012 – SGN, a leading cross-platform developer of social and mobile games, and Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho International, a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging youth in environmental action, today announced a partnership to raise awareness and charitable donations for ocean conservation. Running from October 10 – 17, SGN’s Rescue Reef, available as a free download on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices, will be receiving an EarthEcho makeover.
The game will include special branded items and facts about ocean conservation, with SGN donating a percentage of revenues back to EarthEcho’s various youth education efforts. The announcement comes as part of SGN’s on-going initiative to offer a collection of fun and educational games, with more partnerships planned in the future. Continue reading SGN and EarthEcho International Kick Off In-Game Charity Initiative for Ocean Conservation
Update expands time-management title across the globe with new levels, mechanics and co-op play
INDIA – Oct. 3, 2012 – 99Games, creators of hit App Store titles including Prison Mayhem and WordsWorth, announced today a massive update for their time-management game, Nightclub Mayhem, available now on iPad and, for the first time ever, Mac. Players can now run two exotic new clubs with dozens of unique levels, serve six quirky new customers, grab a wingman for multi-touch local co-op, and more in this frantic, feature-packed game.
Nightclub Mayhem 2.0 for iPad is available now on the App Store for just $1.99. Grab the all-new Mac version here for $4.99.
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LOS ANGELES – September 21, 2012 – SGN, a leading developer of cross-platform games on social and mobile platforms, today announced the hiring of Brian Kahrs as Vice President of Product. Kahrs joins SGN from Zynga, bringing a wealth of experience leading teams at the cutting edge of social game development and managing a wide variety of well-known digital entertainment brands. Continue reading Brian Kahrs Joins SGN As Vice President of Product
Hotel Transylvania Dash Extends the Movie Experience for Fans to Enjoy Anywhere, Any Time
SAN FRANCISCO – September 19, 2012 – PlayFirst® Inc. today announced the launch of Hotel Transylvania Dash®, the official iPhone, iPad and iPod touch game for the Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D animated comedy, Hotel Transylvania. The movie is set to open Friday, September 28, in the United States. Continue reading PlayFirst Launches Official iPhone, iPad & iPod touch Game for Hotel Transylvania Movie
Multiple Titles Including Sonic CD™ and Virtua Tennis™ Challenge Being Brought to Samsung Apps and Game Hub
SAN FRANCISCO & RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. – August 17, 2012 – SEGA® of America Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the availability of SEGA games on Samsung Apps and its premium mobile game service, Game Hub. Sonic CD™, Sonic The Hedgehog 4™ Episode I and II, and Chu Chu Rocket!™ are available for purchase through Game Hub. Other SEGA titles such as Virtua Tennis™ Challenge and Super Monkey Ball™ 2: Sakura Edition will follow.
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First SEGA Alliance Title—Jack Lumber by Owlchemy Labs—Launches Today
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – August 16, 2012 – SEGA® of America Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced the formation of a new publishing initiative, SEGA Alliance. The SEGA Alliance will focus on publishing mobile games made by independent developers. The SEGA Alliance will provide participating developers with comprehensive marketing and production support as well as creative consultation. SEGA Alliance’s first title, Jack Lumber, developed by Owlchemy Labs, launched today on iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® worldwide.
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SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – July 25, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced that Sonic The Hedgehog 4™ Episode I is now available on the BlackBerry® PlayBook™. Taking advantage of the PlayBook’s brilliant seven-inch LCD touch screen and its powerful 1GHz dual-core processor, everyone’s favorite blue hedgehog never looked better. Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode I is available for purchase through BlackBerry App World™ for $6.99 in the United States and ₤7.00 in the United Kingdom.
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