Sink shots and score bragging rights in free flick-and-shoot mobile basketball game
Boulder, CO – September 4, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced that NERF® Hoops, a new flick basketball game, is available now as a free download in the iTunes App Store. Use precision swipe-to-toss mechanics to score baskets on a classic basketball court, over city streets, in the dorm room, and even on a zombie apocalypse-inspired level. Hoops is free on the iTunes App Store.
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Northgate Capital Leads Investment Round with Participation from DFJ and Returning Investor Sequoia Capital in Leading Mobile Developer
PALO ALTO, Calif. – Aug. 6, 2014 – Mobile game developer Kiwi, Inc. today announced that it has closed $15 million in Series B financing, led by Northgate Capital with participation from DFJ and returning investor Sequoia Capital. The Series B brings the total amount raised by Kiwi to $21 million. Kiwi has emerged as a top developer on Google Play, and the company will use the funding to invest in its next generation of cross-platform, AAA mobile titles while continuing to improve distribution and monetization practices that affect the entire mobile ecosystem. Continue reading Kiwi Closes $15 Million in Series B Financing
New Zen-like Puzzle Game Offers Mind-bending Challenges and Graphics
August 4, 2014 – Today Crazy Labs has announced the release of Primitives Puzzles in Time, featuring over 90 levels of focus-testing puzzles, out now on the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon App Store. This abstract, minimalist puzzler requires you to guide shapes through spatial obstacles in the most efficient path possible within the allotted time. Drag shapes through different dimensions as you burst time bubbles to turn back the clock, and prevent collisions with barriers to save trapped stars. Each unique level provides new designs and obstacles that require precision to advance. With intuitive, varying gameplay and simple drawing mechanics, Primitives is a free-to-play experience that is both hypnotizing and challenging.
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SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON – July 31, 2014 – SEGA Networks, Inc. today announced the launch of Crazy Taxi™: City Rush, the newest game in the iconic Crazy Taxi franchise, for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Crazy Taxi: City Rush was designed by Kenji Kanno, creator of the original Crazy Taxi arcade phenomenon, and developed by Hardlight Studios, one of SEGA’s top in-house studios and developer of the global hits Sonic Dash and Sonic Jump Fever. The game, designed from the wheels up for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices with intuitive controls and a new world to explore, is free to download today from the App Store and coming very soon to Google Play.
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New Integration Helps Event Organizers Seamlessly Gather Attendee Information for Increased Engagement and More Accurate Event Data
SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK – July 31, 2014 – DoubleDutch, the leading developer of mobile event technology, today announced a partnership with Eventbrite, the global self-service ticketing and event discovery platform, to integrate the company’s online ticketing technology within its comprehensive event management system. The integration allows event organizers to sync attendee lists from their Eventbrite to their DoubleDutch accounts for an easy onboarding experience.
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Industry-leading Revenue Platform Looks to Support Rapidly Growing Asian App Market
SAN FRANCISCO and BEIJING – July 30, 2014 – Chartboost, the largest revenue platform for mobile games, and international mobile games company Chukong Technologies today announced a strategic partnership to bring Chartboost’s powerful monetization and advertising technology to the Chinese mobile market. As one of China’s largest mobile entertainment companies, Chukong will provide the local expertise necessary to share Chartboost’s technology with the local developer community. The partnership will empower developers to find new players and monetize their games through higher retention, increased advertising revenue and greater transparency and control of their campaigns. Continue reading Chartboost Partners with Chukong Technologies to Expand Their Global Footprint and Level Up the Mobile Game Market
Mobile Technology to Help Spur Discussion Among Advocates for Women in Business and Identify Key Policy Topics for Elected Officials
SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC – July 23, 2014 – DoubleDutch, the leading developer of mobile event technology systems, today announced it is powering the Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Annual Leadership Meeting, occurring July 23-24 in Washington, D.C. The DoubleDutch app will help attendees engage in conversation around policy issues and empower them to share those conversations with their congressional representatives. Continue reading DoubleDutch Partners with Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) to Power Annual Leadership Meeting
Event Technology Leader Introduces Native Live Polling to Support Deeper Engagement and Expand Event Data Pool
SAN FRANCISCO – July 21, 2014 – DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications, today announced real-time audience response as the newest addition to their unique data-driven event technology platform. The audience response system integrates seamlessly into the event app and analytics platform, and allows speakers to conduct live polls during a session. By eliminating reliance on third party web-based polls or expensive hardware-based response systems, DoubleDutch has exponentially increased the reliability, efficiency, and efficacy of audience response. For event organizers, the introduction of built-in polling further centralizes an event’s data onto the DoubleDutch platform, giving organizers a more complete picture of their event and helping identify areas for proactive improvement.
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