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Friday, February 28, 2014

02/28/2014 - DotEmu Birthday Sale on iOS and Android

DotEmu drops the price of its iOS/Android games to $0.99!

Paris, France – February 28, 2014 – DotEmu, developer and publisher specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games, celebrate its 7th birthday this month! To honor this event, iOS/Android games are temporarily sold at 0.89€/$0.99 during 7 days.

Among those titles, find for the first time on sale the "Double Dragon Trilogy" compilation, including three games of the famous arcade series "Double Dragon": the undisputed godfather of co-op beat ‘em all since the 90s! Shooter fans will enjoy the "Raiden Legacy" pack, "R-Type" or "P-47 - The Phantom Fighter". You can also find classics as "Another World" (Eric Chahi) and "The Last Express" (Jordan Mechner) that will make you enjoy unforgettable adventures, which have made the history of gaming. And many more titles...

Get some official retro classics on your mobile for less than 1€/$! Enjoy it now, it will not last!

See DotEmu games on Google Play
See DotEmu games on iTunes

About DotEmu:
DotEmu, a publisher/developer has the mission to bridge the gap between the best of the old video games on today and tomorrow devices: Flash, iPhone and PC. In May 2010, DotEmu opens its own gaming digital distribution shop and distributes today over downloadable 200 titles. DotEmu has worked on several projects including Street Fighter II – Champion Edition on Adobe Flash, R-Type, X-MEN and Another World on iPhone, and Boulder Dash on various platforms. Created in early 2007, DotEmu provides service, technologies and products to customers in Europe, USA, and Japan.

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02/28/2014 - StarCrawlers Reaches Kickstarter Funding Goal
StarCrawlers reaches Kickstarter funding goal!

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2014 – Juggernaut Games, an independent games developer, is happy to announce that the company has reached its Kickstarter Campaign goal in just 17 Days! With 13 days left in the campaign, the team and the community are looking forward to achieving additional stretch goals and adding more great content to StarCrawlers.

“StarCrawlers is a dream project for the Juggernaut team - we’re so happy to have the opportunity to continue working to shape it into the amazing game we know it will be.” said Asa Enochs, co-designer. “We feel privileged to have been flooded by such overwhelming support from the Kickstarter community and all of our backers.”

StarCrawlers was also selected to be showcased at the Media Indie Exchange (the MIX) this year.  It will appear alongside other eagerly anticipated indie titles like Spacebase DF-9 & Hack N Slash (Double Fine Productions), Hyper Light Drifter (Heart Machine), Night in the Woods (Alec Holowka and Scott Benson), and Heat Signature (Tom Francis).

StarCrawlers is an epic sci-fi party based RPG dungeon crawler. The player controls a crew of four Crawlers who venture into procedurally generated dungeons that take the form of anything from abandoned space wrecks to a corporate industrial facilities. Your crew will navigate dynamic and interactive technology-enhanced dungeons. Hack terminals to create shortcuts or find valuable data, disable or evade a variety of traps, grab as much salvage as you can carry, and keep your eyes peeled for hidden areas, loot and enemies.


·      An atmospheric soundtrack by composer Ben Prunty

·      Classic first person dungeon crawling exploration

·      Procedurally-generated environments with random encounters, traps and enemies

·      Deep character customization with abilities that can be modded and changed

·      Randomly generated and upgradeable loot

·      PC, Mac, and Linux support 

To learn more about StarCrawlers, please visit www.starcrawlers.com or StarCrawlers on Kickstarter. The Kickstarter campaign ends March 13, 2014. For images, please see: http://www.juggernaut-games.com/press/#images

About Juggernaut Games:

Juggernaut Games is an independent games developer founded in 2011 in San Diego, Calif. Our talented team of artists, programmers, and animators has a combined 20+ years experience working in the game industry. Company Website: http://www.juggernaut-games.com

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

02/27/2014 - GTA Online Business Update Coming March 4th
GTA Online: The Business Update Coming Next Week, Tuesday March 4th

We are pleased to announce that more content for GTA Online is incoming next week.  Players will be able to enjoy the perks of rising through the ranks of their Los Santos and Blaine County business ventures with The Business  Update, coming Tuesday March 4th to PSN and Xbox Live.

Full Details:

Thrill-seekers and weekend warriors can hop in any of three all-new, blazing fast sports cars: the Albany Alpha, Dinka Jester and Grotti Turismo R... or take to the skies in the new Vestra airplane.

Take to the skies in the luxurious Vestra.

Swing by Ammu-Nation to pick up two new weapons, the Heavy Pistol and Special Carbine, which both offer some serious firepower. 

Dress for success with formal and business casual attire options like new suit jackets, slacks, glasses, heels and blouses, or don new all-business hairstyles and currency themed tattoos. There's also a collection of new masks, perfect for disguising yourself during the next hostile takeover.

The Heavy Pistol and Special Carbine, two new weapons available as part of The Business Update.

Just like
the recent Valentine's Day Massacre Special, the new vehicles and weapons will be available in both Story Mode and Online. In Story Mode, weapons will be deposited into all three characters' inventory with two full ammo-clips and all three cars are accessible from their garage properties. In GTA Online, players will be able to purchase the new weapons and their attachments at any Ammu-Nation location while the vehicles will be available for purchase from Legendary Motorsport and Elitas.

The Turismo R and Alpha evading LSPD pursuit through downtown Los Santos.

Don't forget that this weekend is the last chance for players to grab the Albany Roosevelt limousine, the Gusenberg Sweeper machine gun and all the rest of the exclusive items from the Valentine's Day Massacre Special before they're gone. Once purchased in-game, they are player’s to keep - but they will no longer be available to purchase after midnight EST this Sunday, March 2nd.

And stay tuned for details about our upcoming Business Update Event Weekend as well as more info to be revealed on future updates including Online Heists, the Capture Creator update, new Assassination and Flight School missions for Story Mode and much more...

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02/27/2014 - Swords & Soldiers II Coming to Wii U
Swords & Soldiers II coming to Wii U!

Sharpen your axe, grab a tankard o' mead, and light up the barbecue! Ronimo Games is proud to announce Swords & Soldiers II is coming as a downloadable game for the WiiU! A sequel to the 2009 original, Swords & Soldiers II sends Redbeard and his gang of burly Vikings on an all-new adventure. He'll be making new friends but also facing new enemies. This isn't just about who can organize the best barbecue party anymore – this time the world needs some serious saving!

More information on the new side-scrolling strategy game will be unveiled at GDC in few weeks. And it will be publicly playable at PAX East!

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02/27/2014 - Meridian4 Brings PC Sim Bus Driver to iOS

Bus Driver: Pocket Edition Now Available for $2.99 on iPhone, iPad

MONTREAL – Feb. 27, 2014 – Publisher Meridian4 and developers Twisted Oak in collaboration with SCS Software today announced Bus Driver: Pocket Edition is pulling up to the station and now available worldwide on the App Store for $2.99 USD. Bus Driver: Pocket Edition takes all the fun gameplay of the fan-favorite PC sim and brings it to iOS devices.

Players can expect challenge and variety in gameplay, as driving a bus is very different from blazing through a racing circuit. In Bus Driver: Pocket Edition, players follow a sophisticated system of traffic rules and game-play related bonuses as they transport passengers from pick up to their desired stops safely and in a timely manner. Passengers depend on the driver to get them to their destinations on time; as such, the schedules and timetables are strict! There are large cities to drive in, dynamic roads with intelligent traffic controlled by AI and numerous obstacles including other motorists, bikers, pedestrians and more. The result is a challenging, enjoyable driving game where players must manage their routes, obey safety guidelines and street laws all while drivers, distractions, and detours bring new challenges to every shift.

Bus Driver: Pocket Edition puts players in the driver’s seat of a selection of single and double-decker rigid buses—detailed models inspired by real-world buses—including London’s double-decker bus, America’s school bus, Europe’s low floor buses, and more. At launch, players will enjoy twelve different routes with different challenges and difficulty levels. More than 20 levels will be unlocked for free in future updates.

With Bus Driver: Pocket Edition, players take on different roles such as driving a school bus, giving sight-seeing tours to tourists and even transporting prisoners. There are large cities to drive in with several districts of varying styles: modern, old-town, suburb, airport, harbor and more with day/night cycles and realistic weather conditions.

“As fans of classic PC games, we are thrilled with the opportunity to bring Bus Driver to mobile,” said Andy Sher, CEO at Meridian4. “Both the timing and the platform are perfect for a game like this. And whether you’re new to the franchise or a fan, Bus Driver: Pocket Edition delivers all of the intensity, the challenge and the rewards that Bus Driver is known for.”

"Fans have been clamoring for a mobile version of Bus Driver for years,” said Pavel Sebor, chief executive officer of SCS Software.  “Our partnership with Meridian4 has given us an opportunity to reward fans with a product that respects the franchise in quality, graphics and most importantly, fun.  We're very pleased with the work Meridian4 and Twisted Oak have done and look forward to seeing how much the fans and those new to Bus Driver enjoy the game.”

Bus Driver: Pocket Edition is now available on the App Store 

For more information about Meridian4:

About Meridian4
Meridian4 is an interactive entertainment publisher for today's popular video game platforms. Supported by a network of international developers, the company's growing catalog of games is distributed digitally.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

02/26/2014 - The Swapper Comes to PlayStation Hardware in May
Swapper clones itself onto PlayStation 3, 4 and Vita this May

Facepalm Games award winning and critically-acclaimed sci-fi brainteaser being brought to PlayStation formats by Curve Digital

LONDON – 26.02.14 - Curve Digital, a Central London publisher of fine independent video games is proud to announce The Swapper’s PlayStation debut as the final part of their month of announcements. The game will be developed by sister company and development house Curve Studios and will be a fully cross-compatiblze title on Sony formats, including Cross-Buy and Cross-Save features.

The Swapper began life as project developed by two university students, Olli Harjola and Otto Hantula, and met with critical acclaim for its story, level design and visual style when it was launch on PC in 2013.

The game is set on Theseus, a damaged space station and research facility. As players explore the station, they are able to create up to four clones of yourself and can switch between them at will in order to solve a huge variety of clever puzzles.

It’s a claustrophobic, dark and atmospheric environment, but it’s also one that looks like no other game. The artwork of the Swapper was made using hand-crafted materials and clay, and creates a world quiet unlike anything ever seen before on a PlayStation platform.

Jason Perkins, Managing Director at Curve Digital said: “The Swapper highlights everything great about modern indie games - It’s polished, its mechanics seem simple but provide a great deal of depth, and it touches on themes and narratives that triple-A games rarely explore.”

Olli Harjola, designer and developer of The Swapper commented: “The reception of the Swapper blew me away when we launched on PC last year, and it’s really exciting to be able to launch the game to a brand new group of gamers on PlayStation.”

The Swapper will be available to buy as a digital-only title on the PSN store in Mid-May 2014.

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02/26/2014 - New Year 0 Launch Details
Year 0 to Launch on Facebook as well as the Legendary Portal

Indie Games Developer Legendary Games will release their much anticipated massively multi-player online strategy game Year 0 into Open Beta on March 3rd on facebook as well as their own portal.

Year 0 is a multi player strategy game that uses the latest HTML5 technology to allow use on any internet browser equipped device, be it PC or Kindle. 

Jemma Smedley Community Manager said:  “We have had over 1000 people test the game so far and they really love the tone it is taking.  It is the first year after the apocalypse a long, ruinous war has ended but the fight for survival has just begun. In-game opponents are real people who are looking for the exact same things as you – resources and territories! You’ll need to manage those resources, plan out a strategy and recruit friends to be able to survive”

Year 0 will be a very different experience compared to most social games.  Most social and mobile apps are light, cute, targeted at women, non competitive and impossible to lose.  Year 0 is deliberately dark, gritty, targeted at core gamers and highly competitive

Ewan Lamont CEO of Legendary Games.  For too long developers and publishers have just made the assumption that facebook games are for middle aged women wanting to run farms and crush candy Facebook is a gaming platform just like any other there is no reason a core game can’t work.  If you are a fan of other strategy games such as XCOM, Total War, Advanced Wars and enjoy RPG’s and Sci-fi themed games, Year 0 will definitely be the perfect match for you and your friends.

Core Game Features:
•         Multi-player strategy gaming against other real people
•         Help your friends out with the Ally feature
•         Build your own army and recruit troops
•         Engage in strategic game play to take control of territories
•         Construct buildings and traps to defeat the enemy and enhance your territories
•         Scavenge for units and upgrades

An Alpha version is available here: 

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

02/25/2014 - Awesomenauts Coming to PS4 on March 4th
Awesomenauts Assemble! touching down on PlayStation®4 March 4th

They've been honing their skills, charging their lasers, and gearing up for battle - but now the Awesomenauts are ready to get back into the fight! Awesomenauts Assemble! will be available on PlayStation 4 through PlayStation®Network, starting March 4th in North America and March 5th in European territories.

Awesomenauts Assemble! is the next-generation console version of the popular 2D MOBA Awesomenauts by Ronimo Games. With more than a million copies sold around and a strong community, Awesomenauts Assemble! will offer an accessible MOBA-experience for new players and veterans from the previous console-generation alike.

Take on the role of one of fifteen Awesomenauts and square off against online opponents in fast-paced 3 vs. 3 battles. Go at it alone or join the fight with two friends at your side in local splitscreen mode, and never worry about being stuck in a lobby or queue - the drop-in/drop-out matchmaking system ensures you can always jump right into the action!

Fabian Akker, designer and co-founder of Ronimo Games, is excited to bring the Awesomenauts to the next generation of consoles: "Releasing Awesomenauts Assemble! on Playstation 4 feels like we're bringing the Awesomenauts home. We originally created Awesomenauts as a console experience, so what better place to release it than the PlayStation 4? It's the only MOBA you can play together with your buddies on a couch!"

"On top of that, there is a lot of cool new stuff for fans who've played Awesomenauts during the previous generation of consoles: Awesomenauts Assemble! brings 7 all-new characters to the console, a boatload of skins to customize your characters, a new map, improved controls, and a lot more upcoming content! In short, it's bigger, it's better, and it's more awesome!"

Awesomenauts Assemble! will be available on Playstation Network for USD $9.99 / EUR €9,99. The game was developed by Ronimo Games in cooperation with Abstraction Games.

About Awesomenauts Assemble!
Awesomenauts Assemble! is an online arena game that has two teams of 3 players facing off in battle. The game plays as a classic 2D platformer, but contains all the modern trappings of the genre. Such as a diverse cast of classes, an extensive upgrade system and powerful turrets and creeps. Awesomenauts Assemble! is the PlayStation 4 version of Awesomenauts, which is available on PC, Xbox 360™ and PlayStation 3.

About Ronimo Games
Ronimo Games was founded in 2007 by 7 enthusiastic game developers. Utilizing the in-house developed RoniTech engine, Ronimo Games is focused on creating innovative, high quality 2D games that appeal to a wide audience. The studio released their first commercial game, Swords & Soldiers, in May 2009 worldwide on WiiWare and later on Playstation Network, PC, Mac and iOS. In 2012, Ronimo Games released the Sidescrolling Battle Arena Game Awesomenauts. The studio is now 14 strong and very motivated to deliver awesome game experiences!

About Abstraction Games
Abstraction Games is a Dutch Game Development and Platform Adaptation Studio targeting DLC platforms including but not limited to PC, Mac, iOS devices, DSi, 3DS, Wii, PS Vita, PS3, Xbox 360. Highlights include console adaptations of the hit games Angry Birds, Cut the Rope and Hotline Miami.

Awesomenauts is a registered trademark of Ronimo Games. PlayStation is a registered trademark of, and PS3 and PS4 are trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Xbox 360 is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corp.

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02/25/2014 - Announcing Fearless Fantasy - New RPG Due in April
Announcing Fearless Fantasy

A turn-based RPG you won't want to miss

  • Developer: Enter Skies
  • Publisher: tinyBuild GAMES
  • Coming to Steam this Spring
  • Youtube Trailer
Fearless Fantasy is probably the weirdest RPG you’ll play this year. It’s a turn-based game that deeply involves players during every turn. You use gestures (with the mouse) to score critical hits, resulting in very involved and interesting gameplay on every turn.
As Leon, the world’s most dangerous bounty hunter, you embark on a mission to slay the world’s weirdest creatures, and save a girl from an awful marriage.
  • Use gestures to score critical hits in a turn-based RPG
  • Most original character designs you’ll see this year
  • A full-on story with animated cutscenes and voice-overs
  • Upgrades and progression systems
  • Boss fights

About the developers & cooperation
tinyBuild GAMES partnered with Enter Skies to bring Fearless Fantasy to Steam. tinyBuild is acting as an indie-friendly publisher, providing financing, production, and marketing support to make Fearless Fantasy a success. Enter Skies comprises of Daniel Borgmann and Andrew Krekes. This is their first game together.
Backstory on the deal is simple — I stumbled upon a demo of Fearless Fantasy, and didn't stop playing for several hours. I don't like turn-based RPGs, but couldn't stop playing this one. It has a weird charm to it. So I reached out to the devs to see how we can help make the game (more) successful.  

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Monday, February 24, 2014

02/24/2014 - BBC Radio 4 Presents Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Game
BBC Radio 4 Extra presents the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Game - 30th Anniversary Edition

Don’t Panic! In a special celebration of all things “Hitchhiker’s”, BBC Radio 4 Extra is bringing listeners the brand new 30th Anniversary Edition of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Game online and broadcasting series one and two, ‘The Primary and Secondary Phase”, on the radio.

Both will launch on Saturday 8th March 2014, thirty-six years to the day since Hitchhiker’s first ever radio broadcast and thirty years since the invention of the award winning game.

The global multi-media success story that is "Hitchhiker's" started life as a BBC Radio 4 series in March 1978. The original scripts by the late Douglas Adams went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a collection of comic books – and various towels.

The game was originally devised in 1984 by the book’s author Douglas Adams and Steve Meretzky from Infocom. Notoriously difficult and full of oddities it was one of the best-selling games of its era .

The 20th anniversary edition of the game launched on Radio 4’s website in 2004. Over 3million moves were made in the game in its first 3 days of launch and over 50million moves had been played within six months. It went on to win a BAFTA for ‘Best Online Entertainment’ and to this day some fans of the game can still be found playing this ageing version online.

The 30th Anniversary specially updated version of the game will allow users to share their achievements with friends over social media via the official twitter feed @h2g2game.

The world’s most devious game will now be in High Definition thanks to refreshed illustrations and graphics. It is a web-based game and will be accessible via Radio 4 Extra’s website. Players can take the game on the move as it will be compatible with tablets and other internet enabled devices.

BBC Radio 4 Extra also proudly presents series one and two of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy on air. It has been over 10 years since these programmes were last heard on BBC Radio and they perfectly accompany the game. Actions within the game follow the plot of the radio series and some puzzles are only solvable by players with knowledge of the programmes and story.

Caroline Raphael, Commissioning Editor for Radio 4 Extra, says: “Douglas was a true visionary and in his own glorious way foresaw all the technology we now take for granted. Radio 4 Extra is delighted to host this game alongside the first two series. Hitchhiker’s fans will be rewarded for their loyalty over the years and newer fans have a real, but fiendish, treat in store.  March 8th is a special day for the Galaxy so help us celebrate it in the unique way that only BBC Radio 4 Extra can.”

BBC Radio 4 Extra Publicity

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02/24/2014 - Crave Creative Games Announces Farm Ninja HD
Farm Ninja HD and Farm Ninja HD Free - Slash the flying farm animals

February 24, 2014 - Crave Creative Games (http://www.cravecreative.com/) is pleased to announce Farm Ninja HD and Farm Ninja HD Free.

Farm Ninja HD is an addicting action packed farm themed slashing game. Slash the flying farm animals and listen to their sounds as you try and get high score on the Game Center leaderboard. Try and slice as many animals as possible without hitting a flying bomb. If you let three animals get away the game will be over. Some people think Farm Ninja HD is sick and twisted and other hilarious fun!

- 11 Animals To Slash
- Game Center Leaderboard
- Avoid Flying Bombs
- Farm Animal Sounds
- Hilarious Farm Theme

About Crave Creative Games:

Mike Hempfling has been making apps since early 2011.

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02/24/2014 - ESL and Nival Partner for Cash Prize Tournaments
Electronic Sports League (ESL) and Nival Partner for Cash Prize Tournaments with “Go4 Prime World Cup Series”

Weekly and Monthly Cash Prizes Are Up for Grabs in Prime World – a MOBA, RPG and RPS All in One

Feb 24, 2014 – Electronic Sports League (ESL) and Nival have partnered to offer cash prizes to the fiercest competitors of a 13-week long game tournament starting March 2nd, the Go4 Prime World Series. Every Sunday during the tournament, Prime World players can compete to win weekly cash prizes of $100 USD with additional monthly cash prizes of $1,000 USD.

Here’s what Prime World teams can look forward to:
•   Every Sunday during the tournament period, the Weekly Cup winning team will be awarded $100.
•   In addition, each Sunday the top 32 teams will receive points towards placement to qualify for the Monthly Finals.
•   At the beginning of each month, top teams will compete in the Monthly Final Cup with a $1,000 total prize pot, which will be split between the top 2 teams.

For more information on the series and to sign up for the competition, please visit the Go4 Prime World ESL play page at

About Nival
Nival is an independent game developer focused on strategy games. The company was founded in 1996 by games industry veteran Sergey Orlovskiy, who currently serves as company CEO. Nival began to self-publish its own games in 2005.
Nival's track record includes the best-selling Blitzkrieg, Prime World, Heroes of Might and Magic V, Silent Storm and Etherlords game series.
With offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia; Hallandale, Florida; Kiev, Ukraine and Minsk, Belarus Nival currently has more than 200 employees across four development studios.

For more details about the company, please visit

About Electronic Sports League (ESL)
Electronic Sports League and the company behind it, Turtle Entertainment, is the leading gaming company in the field of competitive gaming and electronic sports. Founded in the year 2000 the company is currently offering eSports competitions in more than 46 countries including Brazil and China. Core of Turtle's services is it's online portal called Electronic Sports League (ESL) which became a highly popular destination site for competitive computer gamers around the world. The portal reaches up to ten million visits a month (IVW) generated by more than 4 million registered users.Turtle Entertainment offers its competitions worldwide using these specific brands: Electronic Sports League (ESL), ESL Pro Series, Intel Extreme Masters, ESL Major Series, ESL TV, Consoles Sports League. Turtle Entertainment broadcasts ESL events via ESL TV, ESL's web-TV service, since 2007. The headquarter has more than 115 employees and is located in Cologne, Germany. Turtle Entertainment owns the majority of the Chinese eSports league PGL (Pro Gamer League) since 2007 and is locally active with subsidiaries or franchises in over 17 countries. Further information is available at

About Prime World

Prime World is a competitive RPG that merges fast paced MOBA-style battles with long term persistent MMO hero development. You can equip and train your heroes between battles using collectible and upgradable talents, build a thriving economy in your city, and play together with your friends. You can even start your own clan!

Prime World steps beyond the classic three lane map of modern MOBAs – there are currently eight game modes, with more to come: from fast and fierce PVP Outpost to cooperative PVE Challenges to dark and moody PVPVE Dragonwald.
To learn more about Prime World visit

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02/24/2014 - Tree Fu Tom 3D Adventures Now on App Store
Magical Tree Fu Tom 3D Adventures App Flies Onto the App Store

First Ever Children’s App to Use Cutting Edge Technology to Allow Children to Fly Tom and Twigs in their own Surroundings

The very first Tree Fu Tom App Tree Fu Tom 3D Adventures, based on the hit CBeebies series, is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Developed by Crane Media and FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment, the app uses ground-breaking SLAM (Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping) augmented reality technology, that allows users to fly Tom in real world surroundings.  

Simply by holding a smartphone or tablet above a magazine or book, you can launch Tom and his sidekick Twigs into the real world for highly interactive game play and magical augmented reality fun.  The app allows children to make their favourite characters take to the skies, leafboard across the room, land on objects, talk and do Movement Magic all in their own environment.

Children can fully immerse themselves in the 3D experience by taking photos and making videos alongside their heroes.  By allowing Tom to ‘magically’ appear in their own world, the app encourages pre-schoolers to use their imaginations through creative play and storytelling.

The app features three thrilling mini-games designed to extend user engagement whilst helping children develop their movement and coordination skills.

The mini-games are:

Nectar Collector: Users have to help the bees gather honey against their own world backdrop.    
Slimeweed Defence: Users have to tilt their device to defend themselves against the slime-spitting weeds.
Aphid Rescue:  Children first trace their finger around the pattern to activate the ‘Super Net Go Spell’ then touch left and right on the screen to bounce the baby aphids on the Net and give them a soft landing.
Guy Wilcox, Managing Director at Crane Media, said:  “Tree Fu Tom’s 3D Adventures realises children’s dreams of making their favourite characters come to life in their own home.  As a magical flying super hero, Tree Fu Tom is the perfect character to bring this technology to life and inspire creative play.”
The Tree Fu Tom 3D Adventures App is available for £2.99 from App Store on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch or at

Tree Fu Tom is a magical and interactive action adventure CG animated pre-school series on CBeebies which follows a young boy called Tom who can use Movement Magic (‘Tree Fu’) to transform in to a tiny but mighty magical superhero and travel to Treetopolis, an enchanted world in a tree at the bottom of his garden.

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02/24/2013 - Artillery Strike Coming to Google Play February 25th
Artillery Strike : War is Declared!

London, United Kingdom – 24 February, 2014 - The AMA studio is proud to present its first 100% multiplayer game, Artillery Strike, on Android. Available on the Google Play from 25 February, this Free to Play blows all other battle games out of the water with its interactive PvP (player vs player) mode.

Launch an assault on up to five adversaries, show off your strategic skills by choosing, equipping and deploying your units on the battlefield because your enemies will show no mercy. Recce the terrain and work out the position of enemy units. When you have located them... fire at will

The best defence is attack; take out your enemies before they can destroy you.
Choose your artillery: light, medium or heavy for greater fire power, but with the risk of being discovered more quickly. Load the right ammunition to strategically take out the largest areas or to deliver a clean and precise lightening strike. Boost your skills and learn the little tricks that make all the difference, whether your style is to destroy everything in your sights or you prefer to locate your enemy before taking him out.

Declare war on the whole world in ranked games, challenge your friends and unlock achievements to earn your stripes! Check out your stats and publicise your military victories via the leaderboard and social features.

Feature list:
- Adapt your ammo to the situation
- Asynchronous Mode: play five games at the same time
- 60 custom missions
- Unleash your full arsenal in multiplayer mode, with two challenge modes: random and from your Google+ list
- Pick up items from the battleground and get daily rewards,
- Brag about your exploits via the social features.
This is no truce talk: this is a declaration of war! Lock and load, the battlefield wants you now!
Get the game here : ota.ama.us, Code: 201125

Watch the trailer :

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