GREE, Ubisoft and PlayNext have launched Assassin’s Creed Memories on iOS devices. The game mixes card battle with RPG and strategy elements, as users collect and interact with characters from the Assassin’s Creed universe, and will level-up over time by completing missions. Cards come in three categories, for weapons, armor and allies, with allies having special abilities while in combat.
Last July, DeNA launched Super Battle Tactics on iOS and Android devices. The tank battle game throws players into a television show on Tank TV, and asks them to annihilate their competition for the sake of ratings. During battle, each user’s team of tanks is represented by action bars and attack values. On each round, the tanks spin for a random number, and like a roll of the dice, this determines the amount of damage they’ll do to an enemy unit.
Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm have today announced the launch of Star Wars: Commander on iOS devices. The base-building combat game sees players traveling to Tatooine, where they’ll create a base and join either the Rebel Alliance or the Galactic Empire. The choice impacts the characters and military units players will have access to, as well as the game’s storyline and overall goal.
Email marketing company Benchmark Email has announced the launch of its app on Android devices, which allows users to send and track email newsletters on the go, and even create these emails via simple templates. This Android release joins the previously released iOS app, and offers free plans for up to 2,000 contacts, as well as the ability to create and send custom surveys.
Foodmento has announced the release of its mobile app on iOS devices, which aims to give users a one-stop-shop for organizing, discovering and sharing the best dishes around, while also connecting people with similar tastes. Using Foodmento, users can search for and recommend dishes around the world, or stick close to home via location tracking. Each restaurant has its own information page, while each dish can be rated, added to lists, and so on.
Toronto-based Lucky Mask Games has announced the release of its first game on iOS devices: Fishy Feathers. The game follows Larry the Bird on a quest to move up the food chain after the Earth is flooded. To do so, Larry will need to eat fish in order to grow larger, while avoiding larger fish that wish to eat him.
EA Mobile has announced its newest content update in The Simpsons: Tapped Out on mobile. This game-changing update takes a stab at the many base-building combat games on mobile devices, and sees players building up their own troops before sending them into battle against their neighbors.
Fitness app RunKeeper has introduced advertising to its app, which has grown to more than 34 million users around the world. This advertising serves a rewarding function for the app’s community, as RunKeeper’s partnership with mobile rewards platform Kiip will see users offered rewards, powered by Kiip, to congratulate them on their progress and achievements. In this way, RunKeeper hopes to offer even more motivation to users to reach their goals.
Mobile social gaming company The Fun Plus Group has today announced it has sold its wholly owned gaming subsidiary DianDian Interactive to Zhongji Holding for up to $960 million. DianDian Interactive is responsible for multiple hit mobile titles, including Family Farm and Barn Voyage. According to FunPlus, the developer’s games are played by more than four million people every day.
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