Mobile apps news roundup: Digisocial passes 2M downloads, Gameloft’s new games and more
Chilingo launches Snoopy Coaster – Mobile games publisher and division of Electronic Arts announced the launch of Snoopy Coaster on the App Store. The game, developed by independent developer CGMatic in partnership with Peanuts Worldwide features the iconic Peanuts comics characters and will have players tapping the screen to catch coins, pop balloons and avoid obstacles. Players can also interact with friends, with chat and, swapping and sharing trading cards they unlock. The game is available to download for $0.99 from the iTunes App Store.
Gameloft launches Order & Chaos Duels – French mobile game developer Gameloft announced the launch of Order & Chaos Duels, a card battle and collecting game set in its fantasy Order & Chaos universe. The game is available to download for free from the iTunes App Store and will be made available on Google Play “very shortly.”
Gameloft launches UNO & Friends – The mobile game developer also officially announced UNO & Friends, based on the popular card game, though the game had soft launched a few weeks ago. UNO & Friends is the first cross platform game from the developer, allowing players to compete across iOS and Android devices as well as through Facebook via Facebook Connect and Game Center. The game will release worldwide soon.
Digisocial passes the 2 million downloads mark – Social sharing app for iOS Digisocial announced that it has been downloaded more than 2 million times with more than half of the downloads coming from the U.S., U.K., Mexico and France. Digisocial also announced the release of version 1.2 for the app which gives users the ability to filter posts by location and control who can view their posts. You can read our full review of Digisocial here.
Agawi announces B2B2C platform, brings indie PC titles to tablets — Game streaming solution provider Agawi announced a new partner which allow PC developers to bring their games to tablets with no additional rewriting of code required. Indie developers that have already signed on to the program include MiniBoss, Teotl Studios and Daedalic Entertainment. Starting in April, Agawi will first bring the games to Android and later on to the iPad. Developers interested in the program should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
More than 10 million people play Rage of Bahamut — Love it or hate it, Rage of Bahamut just had its one-year anniversary. As a result, we’ve been given a handy infographic showing off various highlights about the game, like how it’s in the top three grossing apps on Google Play in 25 countries now and been mentioned on Twitter more than 2 million times.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment opens WB games San Francisco — Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced the formation of a new game studio in San Francisco, WB Games San Francisco. The studio will open this year and focus on creating free-to-play, mobile, social and browser-based games. The studio will be located in the same offices as San Francisco-based Flixster.
Kiip opens second Build Fund – Mobile rewards platform Kiip announced the relaunch of its Build Fund, which will select 10 developers to receive $10,000 in funds, $5,000 worth of services and mentorship from notable industry figures. This year Kiip is partnering with Pepsi and will focus on health and fittness apps. Developers can apply here, and learn more here.
TestFlight announces FlightPath – App beta-testing service TestFlight announced the private beta launch of FlightPath, a mobile analytics service for mobile app developers, featuring real-time data that can be customized and segmented to the developer’s liking. Interested developers can go here to learn more.