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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Portland Retro Gaming Expo
Arcade Token Giveaway!
A Brand New Coin Just for PRGE 2015


We are proud to announce a brand new collectible arcade token, minted exclusively for the Portland Retro Gaming Expo. This beautiful new coin will be made available at PRGE 2015, with a very small amount set aside for members of our newly created Collector's Club. The new coin marks the 12th entry in our collectible coin family. Click the link to read the exciting details!

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

10/14/2015 - Arcade Token Mailing Update

Arcade Token Mailing Update 2015


It has been several months since we first announced our 2015 Arcade Token Give Away. Since that time we have been busy packaging coins, stuffing envelopes, and checking addresses. We are finally ready to announce that we will start mailing tokens on November 1st. Prize winners will also be notified during this time.

We have also created a brand new collectible arcade token in honor of the Portland Retro Gaming Expo. You can learn more about this cool new coin HERE. If you can't make it to the show, do not worry, we have created a way for you to receive this coin, and all future coins for the following year.

We would also like to announce our new "Collector's Club." This club will allow anyone who has at least 5 of our previous tokens. All you need to do is send a picture of your collection to our contact email address. contact@digthatbox.com. The club is limited to 100 members. Being a member guarantees that you will receive all the new coins for the upcoming year.

If you have already entered our contest for this year, be sure to let us know in your email. Also, if   you are a member of Cheap Ass Gamer or Atari Age.com, please put the name of either site in the subject line of your email. We will make sure you get a token.

Special thanks to everyone who has supported this wonderful promotion. Without your support none of this would be possible. Thank you also for your patience during the long wait to receive new tokens. This is a very time consuming process and the entire mailing is always handled by one person. In the future we have plans to streamline the contest and mailing process, so that you get your coins soon after they are revealed on our site. Stay tuned!


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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

10/13/2015 - Barnstorm Announces Evel Knievel App
Barnstorm Announces Evel Knievel App

Can you become a Legendary Daredevil in the official Evel Knievel App?

London, 13th October 2015 - Barnstorm Games today announced its upcoming iOS and Android Apps based on the exploits of the original daredevil hero, Evel Knievel.  Barnstorm, publisher of #1 Apps The Chase, Tipping Point and Mensa Brain Test, will produce an action motorcycle game that allows players to perform crazy stunts and breathtaking jumps at Evel's historic jump sites.  Fans will have the chance to collect iconic outfits and vehicles then take part in jumps at locations such as Las Vegas and London.  Motorcycle and extreme sports enthusiasts, as well as gamers and kids, can enjoy playing as the legendary motorcycle hero on iPhone®, iPod® touch, iPad®, iPad mini™, Android™ Phones and Tablets in the official Evel Knievel App.  Available on the App Store 22nd October, Google Play and Amazon Appstore dates to be confirmed, priced at $1.99/£1.49/€1.99. 

“Evel Knievel remains a hero to so many that remember his fearless exploits, incredible outfits, crazy vehicles and of course the world wide best selling toys.  We are delighted to have worked closely with Evel's son, Kelly Knievel, to produce a game that is inspired by Evel’s skill, flair and charisma.  Young fans of motorcycle games should enjoy the fast, dynamic gameplay and will no doubt be amazed at what Evel Knievel attempted, and that he actually piloted a Stratocycle.” stated Simon Jeffrey, CEO of Barnstorm Games.

“This is a terrific action game that will allow Nitro Circus, X-Games and extreme sports enthusiasts to play as the definitive motorcycle hero on mobile for the first time.  Kids and fans from the seventies who reveled in the iconic Evel Knievel outfits and motorcycles can relive that experience again, whilst retracing key achievements from Evel’s incredible history.” stated Kelly Knievel.

The official Evel Knievel App will invite players to attempt increasingly challenging jumps at famous locations showcased during Evel’s career.  Before earning the right to take a jump, players must first negotiate a series of obstacles including barrels, seesaws and flaming hoops.  In order to be able to complete all the levels, players will need to earn money by completing goals and jumps to purchase new increasingly powerful motorcycles.  

Notes to Editors

About the App:
Now it’s your chance to step into the shoes of the original daredevil hero with the official Evel Knievel game!

Relive his spectacular career, starting with a humble 250cc Scrambler jumping Rattlesnakes and Lions, working your way up to insane jumps like 13 London Buses and the Las Vegas Casino Fountain on the 750cc Ultimate.  Have fun doing wheelies, flips, loops and many other stunts. Negotiate exciting obstacles such as flaming hoops, springboards and cranes.
Earn money from completing jumps to buy loads of fantastic motorcycles and outfits, including Evel’s iconic white and blue leathers and the awesome Jet-Powered Stratocycle!


·       Intuitive touch screen controls
·       27 Challenging Jumps in 9 Historic Locations, including:
o    Las Vegas (Casino Fountain)
o    Chicago (Man Eating Sharks!)
o    Ontario (18 Cars and a Van)
o    London (13 London Buses)
·       11 Amazing Motorcycles, including:
o    250cc Scrambler
o    650cc Deluxe
o    750cc Ultimate
o    The Jet-Powered Stratocycle
·       8 Classic Outfits and 20 Special Helmets to collect
·       Achievements and Leaderboards
·       Dozens of Goals (Complete goals to Level Up Evel and boost his stats)
·       Bronze, Silver and Gold Trophies to earn on each Jump

“A man can fall many times in life, but he’s never a failure if he tries to get up!”Evel Knievel

For more information about the Evel Knievel App visit
www.evelknievelapp.com , Twitter #EvelKnievelApp.  The Official Evel Knievel app is developed and published by Barnstorm Games. Email: PR@barnstormgames.com


About Barnstorm Games
Barnstorm Games publishes, distributes and develops interactive entertainment products on multiple formats, available throughout the world.  Titles include: The Chase, the No.1 on iOS and Android; Tipping Point, the No.1 Game on iOS and Android; Mensa Brain Test, the No.1 iOS Entertainment App in 17 countries; Let’s Draw, the UK No.1 DS title; Hello Kitty Party; Mensa Academy, the No.1 Education App on iOS; Perfection on iOS and Android; Mensa Brain Training on iOS and Pro Pinball. Further information about Barnstorm Games and its products can be found at:
www.barnstormgames.com . Software © 2015 Barnstorm Games Ltd.

All trademarks are the property of their respective owners

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Monday, October 12, 2015

10/12/2015 - Digfender from Mug Shot Games Hits 2 Million Downloads
Mugshot Games digs deep and uncovers DIGFENDER, the follow-up to their #1 mining and tower defense hit, CastleMine, downloaded over 2 million times.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA October 12, 2015 – Mugshot Games™, the indie studio of two Australian brothers, Steve and Mike Yap, today announces the November 5 release of its second major tower defense title, Digfender.

Launching for free on iPhone/iPad, Android and Windows Phone, Digfender digs deep into tower defense, challenging players to hunt for resources underneath their castle while battling monsters rising from below.

Mugshot Games first introduced the digging concept to tower defense in their 2012 hit, CastleMine, which has been downloaded over 2 million times.

Digfender has been over a year in development and a considerable investment for Steve and Mike, who hope to introduce new players to the tower defense genre. Mugshot Games’ founder Steve Yap says, “My hope when designing Digfender was to provide a fun and accessible experience for all players while also providing new layers of strategy and surprises for tower defense veterans.”

Steve and Mike are committed to building Mugshot Games’ reputation for fun, accessible and player-friendly games. Digfender’s in-app purchases are entirely optional and the game doesn't include paywalls or wait-timers.

Digfender will be released on the App Store, Google Play and Windows Phone Store on November 5.


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