Starship Announces Playworld Superheroes for Mobile [Interview]

Playworld SuperheroesLiverpool-based digital media, technology and entertainment company Starship has announced the development of Playworld Superheroes, its upcoming mobile game, which aims to engage a player’s imagination as they create their own superhero and take it on a series of adventures. The game is aimed at players aged 5+, and will be free from in-app purchases.

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Roundme Launches Virtual Tour App on iPhone

RoundmeRoundme has announced the official launch of its panoramic photography and virtual tour app on iOS devices, which allows users to browse panoramic photos in a network of “spaces.” The app connects panoramic images in such a way as to create virtual tours of locations, from hotels and restaurants to museums and more. The app launches alongside a variety of professionally-created virtual “spaces,” but users can add their own personal spaces as well.

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Telltale Games, Mojang Announce Minecraft: Story Mode for Mobile

Minecraft Story ModeTelltale Games and Mojang have announced the development of Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Game Series for mobile devices. The game will be a narrative-driven, episodic experience, in keeping with Telltale’s previously successful titles like The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us. In it, players will meet new characters in the world of Minecraft they’ve come to know and love, but while the setting is familiar, the game will offer an entirely original experience for fans.

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DeNA Fires King of Castles: Throne Battle onto iOS, Android

King of CastlesDeNA has announced the launch of King of Castles: Throne Battle on iOS and Android devices. The game is described as an “artillery strategy” title, which sees players building a castle, equipping it with defenses, and then blasting their opponents into oblivion before their own castle can be destroyed.

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ZeptoLab Releases My Om Nom Pet Simulation Game on iOS

My Om NomCut the Rope developer ZeptoLab has announced the launch of My Om Nom on iOS devices. Developed in partnership with Dynamic Pixels, the game allows players to care for their very own Om Nom, the friendly green monster from the Cut the Rope franchise. This game also introduces fans to the first-ever female version of Om Nom, named Om Nelle.

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Zynga’s Looney Tunes Dash Runs onto iOS, Android

Looney Tunes Dash!Zynga has announced the launch of Looney Tunes Dash on iOS and Android devices. The game is a twist on the traditional “runner” genre, offering level-based objectives to complete, rather than an endless gameplay loop. Developed in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Eat Sleep Play, Looney Tunes Dash stars multiple playable characters and features plenty of cameos from the Looney Tunes universe.

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Anthony E. Zuiker, Fanlala, Fuhu Partner for Mysteryopolis on nabi Tablets [Interview]

Mysteryopolis“CSI” franchise creator and executive producer Anthony E. Zuiker, in partnership with family-friendly entertainment company Fanlala and nabi tablet creator Fuhu, Inc. have today announced “Mysteryopolis,” an animated video series that combines traditional videos with interactive games in a new genre focused on “gamified narratives.” Mysteryopolis debuts this week, exclusively on Fuhu’s new nabi Pass, a subscription service available on the nabi family of tablets.

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G5 Entertainment’s Mahjong Journey Launches on iPad

Mahjong JourneyG5 Entertainment has announced the release of its newest free-to-play game on iPad devices: Mahjong Journey. The mahjong puzzle game is set in multiple locations, from the Forbidden City to the Taj Mahal, and offers over 120 levels to complete and 132 different tile types to match. These tiles can be cleared by making matches with tiles possessing at least one free side, regardless of their location within complex configurations.

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Mobile Game News Roundup: Christmas 2014 Edition

My CountryAs we celebrate the Christmas holiday season, mobile developers are hoping to snag a bit of your time with themed content updates in many popular games on iOS, Android and beyond. Here’s a look at just a handful of the updates available, which should offer a little something for every type of gamer.

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DeNA Announces Blood Brothers 2 for Mobile

Blood Brothers 2Mobile games company DeNA has announced the development of Blood Brothers 2, the sequel to the original fantasy role-playing game Blood Brothers, which has been played by more than 35 million users around the world since its release in 2011. Blood Brothers 2 is set one century after the first game, and takes players back into the dark world of Arnashia, where they’ll build and recruit a new army while uncovering the game’s secrets.

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