MONTREAL – August 7, 2012 – Minority Media, an independent game development studio, along with Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), have announced that puzzle-platformer Papo & Yo is now available for pre-order via the PlayStation®Network (PSN) for $14.99 (or $11.99 for PS PLUS members). For the full preorder details, visit the PlayStation blog at blog.us.playstation.com/2012/08/08/papo-yo-the-adventure-begins-on-psn-next-week.
The studio has also unveiled a special surprise for fans: an early look at the official cinematic Papo & Yo launch trailer. Created through a partnership with the experienced filmmakers at Rezolution Pictures and talented Montreal director/director of photography Alfonso Maiorana, this trailer shows the start of Quico’s story through an incredible mix of live-action and in-game footage. To view it online, head to www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn23bgfj_f4.
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First Social Gaming Project, myVEGAS, Features MGM Resorts’ Collection of Iconic Properties and Real-World Rewards
BURLINGAME, Calif. and LAS VEGAS – August 6, 2012 – PLAYSTUDIOS, a new game development company focusing on free-to-play games of chance, today unveiled their first project, myVEGAS. A Facebook destination for the latest breed of social entertainment, myVEGAS delivers a new level of authenticity and play value as gamers play gambling games, unlock and explore a virtual Las Vegas and earn real-world rewards. myVEGAS is now playable in live beta on Facebook.
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Infographic and Sizzle Reel Highlight 40 Years of Gaming, Released with Details of Special Giveaways and Events
LOS ANGELES – June 27, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today commemorates its 40th anniversary, which comes on the heels of the recent mobile releases Circus Atari TM and Centipede®: Origins. In celebration of this milestone, Atari has released an infographic highlighting its many pivotal moments in video game history, as well as a sizzle reel with footage from a 1980s commercial and the company’s progression over the years to its recent mobile hits.
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6waves and Harebrained Schemes declare war on Earth invaders
SAN FRANCISCO – June 21, 2012 – 6waves and Harebrained Schemes today announced the release of Strikefleet Omega, their new free-to-play mobile strategy game for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices that blends fast-paced alien-eradicating action and tactical real-time strategy, as seen in the latest gameplay video. Strikefleet Omega is now available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play and is coming soon to Amazon.
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Exclusive preview event highlights “open-world” experience pooling strategic combat and teamwork
LOS ANGELES – June 7, 2012 – Gamania Digital Entertainment Co. Ltd. today unveiled new gameplay for their upcoming action MMO title Core Blaze with a video and in-game screenshots as part of a private press event taking place in downtown Los Angeles. The event, “Core Blaze: The VIP Experience,” is being held at loftSEVEN Penthouse and will showcase an exclusive build for the first hands-on opportunities with the game. Additionally, the event features cosplay models, a gallery with concept art from Core Blaze and a large-scale crossbow modeled from one of four major game weapons, which was designed by a local Los Angeles metal sculptor with works on display at the ARIA and the Hard Rock Café in Las Vegas. Continue reading Gamania Reveals New Video and Assets for Core Blaze in Conjunction with First U.S. Press Event
Latest Iteration of Classic Arcade Fighter Available This Week on PSN, XBLA
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – June 5, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd., announced that Virtua Fighter™ 5 Final Showdown launches this week on home consoles. Based on the latest arcade version of the celebrated Virtua Fighter 5 series, the game is available now for PlayStation®Network (PSN) in North America, and will be available tomorrow, June 6, worldwide on PSN and for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (XBLA). Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown is priced at $14.99/ £9.99/ AUD$6.25/ €12.99 for PSN and 1,200 Microsoft Points for XBLA.
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PARIS – June 1, 2012 – Brain Candy, the high-fructose independent game developer from France, today released a new cinematic trailer for their upcoming simultaneous turn based strategy game, Fray. The trailer zooms in on combat as well as a release date of June 19, 2012. See it now on YouTube!
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New Downloadable Multiplayer Action Title Playable for the First Time in North America at E3 2012
TOKYO – May 31, 2012 – Toylogic, a leading developer of console games worldwide, today announced that their upcoming multiplayer action title, Happy Wars, will be available to play for the first time ever in North America next week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Interested attendees who’d like to give this unique title a try can do so at the Microsoft booth, #4100 in the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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