Archive | November, 2012

Total Recoil Blasts onto the App Store

19 Nov

Larger-than-life combat action game arrives on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

London, UK – 15 November 2012 – Independent game developer Eiconic Games is proud to announce the launch of Total Recoil for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Total Recoil is a top-down arcade shooter that packs an armour-piercing punch, where subtlety is NOT an option and where BIG guns, HUGE bosses and MEGA explosions rule the day.

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Total Recoil starts each player off as a lowly enlisted Private. They then work their way up through the ranks by blasting through wave after wave of gun-toting grunts, turrets, gunships, mega-tanks, mines and more. Along the way, players can arm themselves with a huge array of weapons as well as raining down death and destruction upon their enemies by earning ‘Killstreaks’ – including artillery strikes, aircraft strafing runs, sentry guns and smart bombs.

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Particularly impressive feats of destruction earn the player ‘bucks’ which they can then use to upgrade their character’s key attributes, unlock new items, and also boost the destructive power of their weapons and killstreaks.

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“We set out to make the most over-the-top, most addictive, most explosive action game possible,” said Neall Jones, CEO, Eiconic Games. “We’ve really turned the volume up to eleven on Total Recoil, merging its very distinctive tongue-in-cheek styling with larger-than-life weapons, bosses and explosions to give players an incredibly satisfying experience. It’s the most gun toting, flame throwing, rocket launching, barrel busting, chain-gunning, explosive game on the App Store.“

There are only two rules in Total Recoil – Rule One: Shoot everything that moves. Rule Two: Shoot everything that doesn’t.

Features:

  • Explosively addictive arcade gameplay keeps you coming back for more. If you can see it, you can blow it up!
  • Upgradable weapons including Assault Rifle, Flamethrower, Chaingun, Cannon, Grenade Launcher and Missile Launcher.
  • Battle your way through The Oil Rig and The Mighty Jungle.
  • Unlock ‘Killstreak’ rewards including artillery strikes, sentry guns and dive bombing planes.
  • Packed with multiple game modes including Operations, Rank Challenges and Endless Wave mode.
  • Collect ‘bucks’ to buy and upgrade your weapons, killstreaks and equipment.
  • Loads more content parachuting its way in soon after launch.
  • More explosions per square inch of screen than any other game… ever!

The Total Recoil App is available for £1.49/$1.99 from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/total-recoil/id568014721
Total Recoil has been localised in English, American English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese and South Korean.

Check the behind the scenes content from www.facebook.com/TotalRecoilGame

About Eiconic Games
Eiconic Games Ltd is a crack commando unit from the U.K who are highly trained in independent game development, specialising in mobile, console & handheld games, covering all major platforms from Apple, Android, Microsoft, Sony & Nintendo. www.eiconic.com

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Pocket Army 3.0.0 invades iOS this November 14

13 Nov

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Pine Entertainment announces a new social experience of army action-building game.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, November 12, 2012Pine Entertainment is pleased to announce Pocket Army for iOS! Pocket Army 3.0.0 will launch on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad at November 14 (Priced as free). Pocket Army packs tons of gameplay while not only building an army but also command them to the battle by your hero. As a normal behaviour of a social gameplay, Pine Entertainment is also working on a monthly updates which provides more campaigns, more events, more weapons, more units, more enemies, more bosses and more items, brings player more way to play.

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Pocket Army brings together army-building, RPG elements, hack and slash action quests, and friend competition, resulting in an engaging gameplay experience. Play with your friends, build your army and lead them in frantic real-time battle against evils of ever increasing power. Pocket Army features over 120 unique story campaigns, battle in beautifully hand-painted backgrounds spanning many distinct locations. Attacking darkness army in each unique campaign brings tons of fun; each player has a hero and an army to build up with more than 80 unique items (Magic, weapons, armours, shields & rings), 12 unit types (From swordsmen to archer and magic, with 9 upgrade classes per unit) and even with pets, you can build your army and battle by your way. Pocket Army has it all! Not only the attacking mission, Pocket Army has a vary gameplay when having in-game event like killing secret boss, rescue the civilians, those give us the strong responsibility for our land.

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In Pocket Army, you can play with your Game Center & Facebook friends, not like other games when you can only compare levels and high-score with your friends, Pocket Army take the social experience into higher level while letting you battle your friend army LIVE! (For rare rewards), or ask for your friend help to join your army as a loyal soldier (Your friend fights so much better than any other soldier, a greater friend with higher lever will bring even stronger support to your army).

Pocket Army is a free to play game, like most of iPhone gamers, we hate to become a greedy developer, we hate to stop player from playing the game they want because they have no “energy” left, we want to make a social game which offers players more than clicking and waiting things.

What’s new in Pocket Army 3.0.0: (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pocket-army/id529961657?mt=8)

Fully support iPhone 5, iPod Touch 5 resolution.

– 2 NEW DEADLY SKILLS!

– 3 New Special GEARS!

– 2 NEW SOLDIER TYPES!

– Special Gift for anyone make an update to Pocket Army 3.0.0

– NEW EVENT! Finding ULTIMATE WEAPONS!

– NEW MAP: LAVALAND

– NEW BOSS: THE SUPER BOSS EVER!

– Max level is increasing, again!

– More balancing, more challenging!

– Fix Game Center crash bug.

– Fix Monk & Assassin upgrading bug.

– Improving AI!

– Ton of minor bugs are fixed.

About Pine Entertainment

Pine Entertainment, based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, newly founded in 2012 by 3 industry leaders in Vietnam, the creators of 2011 mobile famous titles like Dalton – The AWESOME!, A.I.R Defense, Rip Off, Candy Boy & Sad Robot. Pocket Army, the studio’s very first game, combines gorgeous artwork with army building & action RPG gameplay, allowing Pine Entertainment to intro ourselves to mobile gamers everywhere with a truly unique entertainment experience. Pocket Army is first released for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad in Universal format, followed by versions for Windows Phone, Android and more!

Thumbstar’s first internally developed title, ‘The Adorables’, is coming soon on iOS & Android!

13 Nov

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Beautiful Pachinko-style puzzler soaring onto new platforms next week

Liverpool, UK –13th  November 2012 – Mobile games publisher, Thumbstar Games, is pleased to announce that The Adorables is set for release on Thursday 22nd November, Thanksgiving for our friends across the water, on both iOS & Android devices.

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Taking control of one of five lovable creatures, The Adorables give you the power to light up the night sky and restore the stunning Aurora Borealis to its former glory! Intuitive controls have you aiming a beam of pure aurora energy that lifts either Mu, Ruffle, Syd, Ping or Sneaker into the skies to cover the atmosphere in colourful hues!

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With 60 levels to complete, The Adorables offers fun casual play, with an immersive level design that fuses together gorgeously vivid manga-inspired colourings with charming, arts & craft-style level design. Use the refined touch and tilt controls to avoid obstacles, collect rainbow colours and unlock achievements, while competing upon one of the six global leader boards. The Adorables will have players bouncing off the walls for hours, with increasingly intricate twisting levels, cleverly placed pegs to target, and all-important time saving clocks to grab to keep the Adorables on course to make the world a more beautiful place!

The Adorables has been specifically optimised for each platform. The iOS version of The Adorables uses ultra HD graphics, optimised for Apple’s retina display, as well as offering full Game Center integration. On Android, the game has been designed to support multiple resolutions across a whole range of devices, and utilizes GREE’s massively successful mobile platform.

As the studio’s first internally-developed title, The Adorables marks an important milestone for Thumbstar. Lead by industry stars Martin and Gareth Edmondson, the company continues to light up the app gaming world with its stunning array of varied and exciting games.

Martin Oliver, Head of Studios at Thumbstar, commented “We have some really exciting titles in development here at Thumbstar Studios. The Adorables is special though as it is our first internally developed title and we hope gamers around the world enjoy it as much as the team here in Newcastle have had developing a unique and engaging gameplay experience.”

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About Thumbstar Games

Thumbstar is a mobile games service provider representing more than 150 developers and providing in excess of 3500 titles through 200 channels globally, including the UK and Europe, S.E. Asia, the Americas, the Middle East and Australasia. Thumbstar originally started out in 2008 as an aggregator / publisher of mobile games for J2Me, Windows Mobile, RIM BlackBerry and Symbian. Since then Thumbstar has also moved into mobile games publishing for Windows 8, iOS and Android and expanded its business offering to become a digital developer, distributor and publisher of mobile entertainment lifestyle applications, wallpapers and themes.

G5 Entertainment releases Doomsday Preppers™ for iPhone and iPad on iTunes App Store.

13 Nov

Based on the popular National Geographic Channel TV show by the same name, Doomsday Preppers™ challenges you to prepare for a new (and even more fabulous) life below the ground.

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Design a multi-level dream bunker complete with everything you need for post-apocalyptic bliss, from a gym to a greenhouse to a disco bar! Flush out your subterranean palace one floor at a time while measuring and improving your survival skills along the way, so that you can extend your underground lifespan – and keep on building!

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Key Features:

  • 135 floors to build – how deep will you go?
  • Six types of floors: Shelter, Security, Food and Water, Science, Workshop and Recreation
  • Over 300 products to prep and store
  • Over 150 male and female customizable avatars to choose from
  • Regular game updates to keep you plotting and planning
  • Play with other preppers, including your Facebook friends.

Download the game for free on iTunes Store.

FDG Entertainment announces Banana Kong for iOS

13 Nov

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November 13, 2012: FDG Entertainment proudly announces Banana Kong, a thrilling endless runner through jungle, caves and treetops.

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The game will become available in January 2013 on iPhone and iPad (Universal App). Play as Kong! Banana Kong! Early screenshots of the beta version already caused a lot of attention as the game is inspired by the look and feel of the popular ‘Donkey Kong’* series.

Below is a link to the very first video material of the game (beta capture).

Banana Kong is a co-production between FDG Entertainment and Gamaga.

* Donkey Kong is a registered trademark of Nintendo of America

About FDG Entertainment:

FDG Entertainment is a leading developer and publisher of highly creative download games for major platforms including the iPhone and casual game consoles and rated as #34 TOP Developer / Publisher for iPhone at Pocketgamer.biz. The company has been founded back in 2001 and is located in Munich, Germany. FDG Entertainment produced more than 40 critically acclaimed games. Most popular games from FDG are Cover Orange with over 8 million downloads and Parachute Panic with over 5 million downloads. FDG also won the International Mobile Games Award (IMGA 2010) in Barcelona for the Best Mobile Game 2010 with Beyond Ynth. Latest success is Clear Vision, a sniper shooting game in top paid positions worldwide including USA. Clear Vision sold over 1 Million units within 2 months.

About Gamaga:

GAMAGA Ltda. is an International game development studio creating interactive content for iOS, Mobile and online platforms. Gamaga is best known for their game franchise ‘Bunny Flags’ and the ‘Battle Stance’ series. The company recently entered the iOS market with its critically acclaimed 5-star iOS game ‘Follow the Rabbit’. For more information about GAMAGA Ltda., visit www.gamaga.com

SLIM CRICKET Books’ Latest Interactive E-Book The Witch With No Name On Sale For Halloween

1 Nov

Download This Great Halloween Tale for $0.99 Today!

Lyon, France – October 31, 2012 — Slim Cricket Books, a developer of interactive e-books, announced today its latest e-book App has received a price drop for Halloween. The Witch With No Name, previously available for $4.99, is now available for Apple® iPad™ and Apple®iPhone™ in the App Store® for $0.99, and on Google Play for $0.99.

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The Witch With No Name tells the story of a witch who lost her name. After numerous attempts seeking out her real name and mysterious past, she receives a parcel containing the very last “U-See-All” crystal ball. The crystal ball includes four ingredients for a magic potion: the smell of a moldy sock, a giant nose hair, glow-worm juice, and a concerto of bottom burps. Intrigued by the crystal ball, the witch sets off with her faithful friend, Batina the bat, in search of these mysterious items.

This amazing interactive e-book utilizes the capabilities of the compass, camera, gyroscope, and microphone in an amazing and unique way. The Witch With No Name provides a wonderful mix of storytelling, animated cartoons, and adventure games through a magical interactive world where the final revelation will leave players begging for more!

Head over to the App Store® or Google Play and download The Witch With No Name for the amazing sale price of $0.99 today, and get in on the Halloween fun.

For more information on The Witch With No Name visit: www.slimcricket.com/index_en.html

Download the e-book now.

ABOUT SLIM CRICKET BOOKS:
Reading is child’s play. Slim Cricket Books offers expertise to publishers and authors with more than 15 years of expertise in the video game and cartoon business and more than 10 million games sold, in effort to provide more fun, more interactivity, and more reading.

Masters of Mystery: Blood of Betrayal from G5 & Big Blue Bubble Lands on iPhone and iPad 1st November

1 Nov

Help detective Chase crack a series of homicides again!

San Francisco, California – November 1, 2012 – Detective Carrie Chase has to solve a riveting new case of double homicide. Sounds familiar? It’s a new detective adventure in Masters of Mystery series – Masters of Mystery: Blood of Betrayal from G5 Entertainment and Big Blue Bubble, available today at the App Store. Initially released on PC, this highly anticipated hidden object sequel to Masters of Mystery: Crime of Fashion immediately attracted critics and casual games fans with its deeply engaging story, snappy dialogues, amazing heroine and terrific gameplay.

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This time you join Carrie Chase while she investigates a troubling double homicide in an exclusive penthouse. As she investigated some troubling come to light. In addition to plenty of dead people, she uncovers a gang of drug smugglers, and a few crooked cops. Track clues from one location to another, uncover the leads using your forensic tools and search for evidence that will help you nab the killer. Explore every centimeter of a posh limousine, gun room and tugboat pier. Be ready for the deception and betrayal and reveal the secrets from the past in this titillating game.

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Sharp graphics, pleasant voice acting and analytic puzzles will absorb your attention for hours. You’ll have to make a handwriting analysis, examine drug samples, match fingerprints and solve anagrams. As in the first chapter, you’ll find useful tools that will be added to your inventory. Use flashlight to explore the dark locations, UV filter light to search for blood stains and boot prints, a duster to reveal fingerprints and a magnifying glass to magnify the area several times and make it easier to spot small items. Call up your inner secret agent and crack this shady case!

The game is developed by Big Blue Bubble and published on iPhone and iPad by G5 Entertainment.

Key Features:

  • 40 realistic locations in 3 gripping chapters
  • 10 unique mini-games
  • 4 extraordinary tools
  • 2 game modes: timed and relaxed

Masters of Mystery: Blood of Betrayal is available for download on iPhone and iPad today. Gamers can try the game for free and unlock the full version through an in-app purchase for $2.99 on iPhone and $4.99 on iPad TODAY ONLY (reg. $4.99 on iPhone and $6.99 on iPad). Originally the game was developed for PC by Big Blue Bubble.

When is this game released?

November 1, 2012

Where can I download the game?
iTunes Store:
Masters of Mystery: Blood of Betrayal for iPhone
Masters of Mystery: Blood of Betrayal HD for iPad

For further information, visit the homepages of Masters of Mystery: Blood of Betrayal for iPhone and iPad, G5 Entertainment’s YouTube channel, G5’s Facebook, Google+ and Twitter pages.

About G5 Entertainment
G5 Entertainment is a developer and publisher of high quality downloadable games for iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, Kindle Fire, and Nook tablets. G5 develops and publishes games that are family-friendly, easy to learn, and targeted at the widest audience of experienced and novice players. G5 owns a number of popular game franchises like Virtual City, Special Enquiry Detail, Supermarket Mania, Stand O’Food, and Mahjongg Artifacts, and invests in creating new games and bringing established franchises to new gaming platforms.