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Friday, July 24, 2015

07/22/2015 - Q-Bert Reboot Comes to Mobile
Coin-op Classic Q*bert Goes @!#?@! Mobile

Hot off His Starring Role in Pixels, Q*bert makes his Mobile Debut on iOS

July 24, 2014 – Los Angeles; – In celebration of his starring role in the Pixels movie, Q*bert is appearing in a free-to-play mobile version of Q*bert: Rebooted. The game is available today for both iPhone and iPad devices followed by Android versions in the coming weeks. Q*bert: Rebooted is also offered on the Steam Platform, PlayStation PS4/PS3/Vita and Google TV.

Now fully optimized for touch controls, the isometric platform puzzle game featuring everyone’s favorite grawlix-spouting hero is available in both a pixel-perfect classic 2D version and a re-imagined ‘Rebooted’ version with state-of-the-art 3D graphics and game play that features additional characters and achievements while staying true to the spirit of the original concept. Both iterations are exciting ‘twitch’ games requiring keen puzzle solving skills and logic.

“Over the last year we have released Q*bert: Rebooted on various platforms except Mobile, which we’ve always felt was a natural fit for the game in terms of audience and play mechanics,” stated Jamie Ottilie, co-founder and CEO of
Galaxy Pest Control. “Today I am delighted to announce that, together with the theatrical release of the Pixels movie, we are also releasing Q*bert in the Apple App Store.”

First introduced in 1982 by Gottlieb & Co. Q*bert was critically-acclaimed and went on to become the one of the most successful arcade games of all time. It inspired home versions, a variety of Q*bert merchandise, and even an animated TV series.

Q*bert Rebooted takes the arcade classic and catapults it into the 21st century 3D game play that takes full advantage of today’s technologies yet remains faithful to the original Q*bert. As the title character, players jump around an isometric cube pyramid and convert each block’s color while avoiding familiar adversaries Coily, Ugg, Slick, Sam, Wrong Way and Red Ball. Levels become progressively harder with more enemies blocking your path and the tiles requiring multiple jumps to change to the required color. Featuring hexagonal blocks instead of squares, Q*bert Rebooted introduces new enemies, playable characters, power-ups, traps, gem collecting and characters, and new ways to play

Q*bert Rebooted highlights:
  • 2 Fun Play Modes, Classic Arcade and Q*bert Rebooted!
  • Coily and the rest of the crew are back with 3 New Enemies :- Homer, Uppercut and Treasure Chest
  • 30+ New Levels in 3D Rebooted Mode
  • Earn Crazy Q*bert Variants like Q*zilla, Q*bot, Q*knight and more
  • In game advertising opt out for $.99
  • Double your Gems for $1.99
  • One Easter Egg character



“Our goal has always been to take Q*bert to as many platforms as possible, and today we are going mobile on iOS with Android set to follow soon after” added Robert van Gool, co-founder and President of
Gonzo Games.

Q*bert: Rebooted is a collaboration between Galaxy Pest Control; its publishing label Sideline Amusements, Gonzo Games; LOOT Interactive and Sony Pictures Consumer Products.

For more information, please visit:
www.qbert.com

About Galaxy Pest Control
Founded in 2010 and based in Malibu, California, GPC Games is a social and mobile games development studio comprised of industry veterans on a mission to bring high-resolution graphics, top shelf music and AAA-production values to next generation mobile and tablet platforms. Sideline Amusements, a division of GPC Games, was founded to create fun and meaningful game play experiences for the casual audience. The studio’s first title, an irreverent look at American politics called
Mad Humans Elections 2012, was released on Android and iOS. With a focus on high quality production and addicting game play, Sideline Amusements aims to provide players with unique experiences that stand out from the crowd.
About the Gonzo Games
Gonzo Games is a San Francisco-based indie game studio developing fun and addicting games across mobile and online platforms. Comprised of three core teams, the Mobile team develops casual and multiplayer games; the Casino team develops social mobile and online casino platforms and provides full casino development services while our Gamification team develops serious games for enterprise clients. Gonzo Games major hit franchises include Potty Racers followed by Sniper Assassin and projects with Black Eyed Peas front man Apl.de.app producing games for the Asian market.

About LOOT Interactive
LOOT Interactive is an independent game publisher and interactive entertainment developer based in Culver City, CA founded by game industry veterans with deep experience in independent game publishing, developer relations, and marketing for console games. The studio’s mission is to bring exceptional indie games with compelling and challenging gameplay to larger audiences on modern consoles by leveraging the company’s extensive publishing and production experience. LOOT is currently publishing and porting exceptional game titles and applications to the PlayStation suite of devices, Xbox, Smart TVs, and mobile (Android and iOS) devices.

About Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE’s global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; a global channel network; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of entertainment in more than 140 countries. Sony Pictures Entertainment can be found on the World Wide Web at 
http://www.sonypictures.com .

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

07/22/2015 - Steam Workshop Support comes to The Battle of Sol
Steam Workshop Support comes to The Battle of Sol!


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Plano, TX, July 21st, 2015 –Bit Planet Games, LLC is proud to announce Steam Workshop support has been added into its hit space game, The Battle of Sol.  Players will now be able to build and share custom designed missions using the same tools the developers use! 

“Releasing our tools to the community has been something we wanted to do since we first started this project so we’re extremely excited this day has finally come.  Players can create and share all new stories and experiences for the community to play.”  Said Christopher Stockman, Studio Director at Bit Planet Games, LLC   

The Battle of Sol is an epic, story-driven space combat game featuring missions, multiple flyable ships, gorgeous visuals, full gamepad support, wingmen orders, ship energy management, fully voiced by top name talent, and now Steam Workshop support allowing the community to create and share custom missions!

To celebrate Steam Workshop and custom mission support, The Battle of Sol, is now 15% off for a week.

To learn more about our tools please visit our new wiki created to help users get acquainted with the editor and mission scripting. 

http://tinyurl.com/oclc8pr

ABOUT BIT PLANET GAMES, LLC

Formed in 2013, Bit Planet Games, LLC is an independent game development studio based out of Plano, TX.  The team’s first game, The Battle of Sol, is now available on Steam!   

www.bitplanetgames.com

www.thebattleofsol.com

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

07/21/2015 - Zombie Army Trilogy Retail Version Now Available
ZOMBIE ARMY TRILOGY BOXED EDITION AVAILABLE NOW IN NORTH AMERICA

July 21, 2015 - By popular demand and sheer zombie-like single-minded persistence, Zombie Army Trilogy finally makes its physical launch into North America today. Boxed copies of Rebellion's grindhouse fan-favorite are available now in retail stores region-wide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and at a $49.99 price tag you can really sink your teeth into. 

Zombie Army Trilogy bundles the cult shooter series into an essential three-in-one compilation, including eye-popping remasters of Nazi Zombie Army 1 & 2 and an all-new bone-chilling third chapter. Also bolstering its unholy ranks are a new Horde multiplayer mode, new enemies, new player characters and a super-sized demonic zombie Führer.

You can order and buy the new boxed edition of Zombie Army Trilogy right now at 
AmazonBest Buy and GameStop outlets region-wide.

To celebrate today's launch, Rebellion is hosting a special  Zombie Army Trilogy  livestream, including exclusive giveaways for viewers. Tune in today at 10AM PT/1PM ET on
http://twitch.tv/rebellion_official

Assets

Watch the launch trailer

About Rebellion


Founded in 1992, Rebellion is one of Europe's leading independent games developers and comic book publishers. Whether it's the breathtaking intensity of Sniper Elite 3, the face-hugging terror of Aliens vs. Predator or the grindhouse frenzy of Zombie Army Trilogy, the Oxford-based studio is known for creating stand-out games that thrill players. 

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Monday, July 20, 2015

07/20/2015 - Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle Launches in NA, EU and Australia
DRAGON BALL Z DOKKAN BATTLE Launches in Western Countries

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. has released the smartphone game version of DRAGON BALL Z, “DRAGON BALL Z DOKKAN BATTLE”,  in the Americas, Europe and Australia. The game is available now on the App Store/Google Play.

Enjoy the ultimate smashing battle with dynamic screen impacts and speedy battle scenes!

DRAGON BALL Z DOKKAN BATTLE” is a popular title that achieved 15 million downloads within the 3 months following its release in Japan. The game is well-known for its stirring and innovating gameplay mechanics and for its high quality theatricalization of the unique and intense DRAGON BALL universe!

Check out the “DRAGON BALL Z DOKKAN BATTLE ” trailer using the link
here!

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