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Friday, August 29, 2014

08/29/2014 - Rytmik Ultimate Comes to Nintendo 3DS
Rytmik Ultimate Comes to Nintendo 3DS
 
Prague – 29th August 2014 – Cinemax, independent studio located in beautiful Prague–Zbraslav, is bringing its popular music series Rytmik to Nintendo 3DS™ with a library consisting of more than 500 musical instruments, tools to create rhythmical themes and tunes and brand new features in Rytmik Ultimate.

Rytmik is a powerful pocket music station allowing you not only to play with samples and musical instruments but also to mix them together, shape them and create music clips or tracks for your Friday night set-list.

Rytmik Ultimate is taking music creation to another level thanks to new features. One of the biggest additions to the series and the most desired one among fans is exporting and saving music to an SD card. Once your work on the Nintendo 3DS is complete, you can save it to the SD card in WAV format.

Every instrument is now a wavetable synthesizer, with advanced effects module you have more power to shape sounds with ADSR envelope, vibrato, portamento, noise shaper or digital delay.

Rytmik Ultimate will of course include more features and additions to popular series to enrich your experience with playing with sounds and creating music on the go.

Key Features
- Save and export your music to an SD card
- More than five hundred new musical instruments
- Drawable waveform synth module
- Advanced effects like ADSR Envelope, Digital Delay, Noise Shaper and more
- Simple and Intuitive yet powerful Interface
- New visual themes

Rytmik Ultimate is set to be released on Nintendo 3DS in Q1 2015.

Staying on the sound wave of announcements, Rytmik World Music is coming to European Nintendo DSiWare for just 1,99 EUR (200 Nintendo Points) on September 4 with permanent 75% sale.

Check out the new trailer for Rytmik: World Music now:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1JHkwZQtGI

More info: http://rytmik-worldmusic.cinemax.cz/

About Cinemax
Cinemax is a leading independent studio based in Prague with track record of more than 40 titles published across various platforms including Nintendo DSiWare, Nintendo eShop, Steam and iOS. The next Cinemax title will be an old-school first person dungeon crawler The Keep.

For more information see
http://games.cinemax.cz/.

Nintendo DSiWare and Nintendo 3DS are trademarks of Nintendo. © 2011 Nintendo.

Submitted by: E. Thomas

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

08/28/2014 - TowerFall Ascension Available Now on OUYA
Multiplayer Mayhem Comes Home: TowerFall Ascension Available Now on OUYA

Instant Classic Couch Multiplayer Game Returns to OUYA with a Windfall of Updates

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Aug. 28, 2014 - The prodigal son returns … with a vengeance. TowerFall Ascension, the update-rich expansion to Matt Thorson’s iconic OUYA launch title TowerFall, is now available on the console’s storefront. With a multitude of new maps, a host of new characters, special arrows that deliver delightful new ways to die, and an all new quest mode, TowerFall Ascension adds a new level of depth to the frantic couch combat fans have come to love. OUYA TowerFallers who already have the original title can snag the sequel for free. For the uninitiated, the game is available for $14.99. 

Screenshots and assets for the game here:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/apr9fu09nfngivb/GBpwhPa51j.

With TowerFall Ascension, Thorson has built additional depth into the game while meticulously maintaining its highly praised balance, ensuring an equitable and engaging gameplay experience for all combatants. On top of the fifty new arenas, a completely new 1-2 player Quest Mode, and four new archers, the expansion provides a number of quirky and completely game-changing features. Ambitious archers can try pulling off melee stomp-kills after enabling Ghosts, which allows dead players to rise again as monochrome phantasms whose very touch spells death. Crank up the chaos by letting everyone start with Laser Arrows that rebound and ricochet at lightning speed, or bring intimacy to your combat by removing arrows altogether - the opportunities are virtually endless.

Check out the new content for the four-player combat platformer in the game’s trailer here:
http://youtu.be/zbL4U_OGtFQ.

Submitted by: E. Thomas

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

08/27/2014 - Super Rad Raygun to appear at Boston Festival of Indie Games
GAMEBOY-INSPIRED PLATFORMER, SUPER RAD RAYGUN, TO BE SHOWCASED AT BOSTON FESTIVAL OF INDIE GAMES


New York City, NY - August 27, 2014 - It is the year 198X. Big hair is hot, and the war with the Soviets is colder than a refreshing glass of New Coke.

RAD RAYGUN must travel the world fighting communist robots, and save the 1980′s by shooting his way through the decade in a totally fresh, expanded version of the original Xbox Live Indie game, Rad Raygun.

SUPER RAD RAYGUN pits Rad against a whole new wave of deadly enemies and locations – from the Communist strongholds of the Far East to strategically insignificant islands off the South American coast. But chill out, because Rad has gnarly new weapons, upgrades, and a revamped gameplay engine to help him out. Ultra sharp 144p resolution graphics and 4 unique shades of green bring Super Rad Raygun to life, as only 80s mobile technology can.

After the success of Rad Raygun on Xbox Live Indies, Chris Bryant and Chris Hernandez of TRU FUN Entertainment were approached by independent publishing label Midnight City to produce "Rad Raygun on steroids" or SUPER RAD RAYGUN.

Currently in the Alpha phase of development, SUPER RAD RAYGUN will be showcased and playable at the Boston Festival of Indie Games at the MIT Johnson Athletic Center on September 13th from 10AM to 9PM.  Badges to the event can be purchased on their website, bostonfig.com.

SUPER RAD RAYGUN is scheduled to be released on Steam and Xbox 360 Live Arcade later this year.

Website:
http://www.radraygun.com

Submitted by: E. Thomas


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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

08/26/2014 - Alien Creeps TD coming iOS on August 28th
ALIEN CREEPS TD INTRODUCES ROXIE, ANOTHER CREEP-CRUSHING HERO!


With the launch of Outplay Entertainment’s epic tower defense game  Alien Creeps TD just a few days away, it’s time to meet Roxie – the pistol-packing engineer who will help rid Earth of the marauding alien invaders! Coming August 28 to iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch everywhere, Alien Creeps TD brings a premium and deep tower defense experience at everyone’s favorite price – FREE!

Much like the previously revealed Flak and Skybolt, Roxie is a hero character who will provide a major boost to your abilities in this epic tower defense game that features more than 50 insane challenges to complete, 50 towers to upgrade and build, 60 adrenaline-pumping achievements to unlock, and three different campaign modes varying in difficulty.

Roxie will prove herself a valuable ally on the battlefield, as not only can her unique pistol ammo pierce through both the shield and skin of the enemy aliens, but she’ll also significantly increase the rate of fire of any tower with in her proximity.
She also has the ability to reduce alien attack damage, infrared goggles that enable you to see any cloaked and otherwise invisible alien creeps, the ability to deploy first aid kits that heal nearby units, and a powerful sniper shot that can exact heavy damage on an alien unit and slow it for 10 seconds.

Roxie, as well as the other heroes Flak and Skybolt, are necessary additions as players will need all the help they can get in taking down the evil alien onslaught. Each of the heroes feature distinctly different abilities and strengths that you’ll be able to call on to aid your fight against the alien creeps.

Alien Creeps TD is launching August 28 on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. This new game offers a premium tower defense experience for FREE, and features dazzling graphics and electrifying gameplay.

Submitted by: E. Thomas


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Monday, August 25, 2014

08/25/2014 - Apple Co Founder Steve Wozniak Visiting Israeli High Tech Company
Steve Wozniak, Apple’s Co-Founder visiting Israeli High Tech Company


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

August 25, 2014 Ramat Gan - While visiting Israel for the first time to give a speech at the The EduAction Forum. Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder is visiting some rising Israeli Startups.

This morning at 10 AM, Steve graced the office of Gamytech in Ramat Gan with his presence. After meeting with the team and learning about Gamytech's unique gaming software, he goes on to offer the employees a motivational pep talk.

Steve quoted:  “You can have great ideas and technology but the only way to make it go is professionalism and I think this quality applies to Gamy Tech”.

Jonathan Swerdlow GamyTech's CEO as saying “We are extremely honored and overwhelmed to have such a legend visit our office. Wozniak and his passion for video games is the rock star of technology, and this is what gamytech strives to emulate. Apple and Woz have been a symbol of innovation and that is the goal at the core of our company".

Website: 
www.gamytech.com  

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