Activision’s Wipeout 2 has splashed onto iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices, bringing players back into the world of the reality television show that challenges contestants to complete obstacle courses without falling into a pool of water below. The action platforming game sees players running across the screen, using swipe controls to jump or slide under obstacles at the proper time.
User acquisition and marketing company Fiksu has released its indexes for the month of July, showing continued increases in overall mobile app marketing competition and costs, despite a few decreasing figures. July’s iOS Cost Per Loyal User Index came in at the second-highest rate ever in the history of the Fiksu Indexes, at $1.97 for the month. This is a nine percent increase year-over-year, but a decrease from June’s $2.23, which was the most expensive month ever. Fiksu defines a loyal user as one who opens an app at least three times after download.
Zen Studios has partnered with TellTale Games and Skybound to release the Walking Dead Pinball on iOS devices, both as a standalone game, and as a DLC table on the Zen Pinball platform. Based on the first season of the TellTale Games series, rather than the AMC television show, The Walking Dead Pinball sees players joining Clementine, Lee and more on a quest to earn points while completing missions in line with the episodic video game.
Electronic Arts has launched Madden NFL Mobile on iOS and Android devices. The game allows users to select their favorite real-world team, and build their virtual roster using today’s NFL players, as well as legends from the past. The game offers single-player drills and a season mode, as well as frequently changing live events and a head-to-head mode for multiplayer gameplay.
While Summer might be winding down, GSN Games is keeping the relaxed mood of the season alive with the official launch of Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games on iOS and Android devices. Solitaire TriPeaks takes players to the beach, where they’ll follow a guide named Tiki, and his dog Poi, through level-based card gameplay on a hunt for stars.
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