Star Wars: Commander Launches on Android, Windows Phone

star wars commander 650After an incredibly successful launch on iOS in late August, Disney Interactive has announced the release of Star Wars: Commander on Android and Windows Phone devices. In Star Wars: Commander, players side with either the Empire or the Rebels in the Galactic Civil War, completing missions for Star Wars heroes and villains like Princess Leia and Darth Vader. The game has been downloaded more than five million times on iOS alone, and players have, for now, sided with the Dark Side more often than not.

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WWE SuperCard Updated with Prize Ladder, People’s Champion Challenge

supercard 6502K’s WWE SuperCard has received its first major content update, bringing new cards and game modes to the collectible card wrestling game. Released in mid-August 2014, the game has been downloaded more than three million times, and sees users collecting their favorite Superstars and Divas on collectible cards, creating a team of those users, and then taking them into battle against other real-world players.

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iOS 8 Keyboard Round-Up: Swiftkey, Swype, MyScript Stack and more

swiftkey 650With the launch of iOS 8, Apple has allowed developers to release third-party keyboards, which can be used in place of the system’s default keyboard option. Developers have jumped at the chance to create these experiences for users, and Apple has gone one step further, highlighting some of the options as featured apps in the iTunes App Store. Here’s a look at some of the keyboards you might want to check out for your iOS 8 device.

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Mobli Media Acquires Content-Sharing Platform Pheed [Interview]

mobli pheed 650Mobli [Left] and Pheed [Right]

Mobli Media, creator of the Mobli content sharing mobile app, has announced it has acquired fellow content sharing platform Pheed, in a cash and stock deal. The terms of the acquisition haven’t been disclosed, but Mobli has announced it will invest $10 million into the “remake” of the Pheed app, which will remain a stand-alone platform.

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Plunder Pirates: Become a Master of the High Seas on iOS

plunder pirates 650Rovio has released the newest game under its Rovio Stars publishing brand, Plunder Pirates, and this voyage on the high seas is now available on iOS devices. In Plunder Pirates, players build their very own pirate island in the middle of the ocean, and recruit a crew of scurvy scalawags to plunder the riches available in the lands around them. Developed by Midoki, title is similar to Clash of Clans, and any number of other base-building and combat games released in recent months, but with a pirate theme, rather than one focused on medieval or modern militaries.

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Dreamics Launches Jolly Jam on iOS

jolly jam 650Cubles developer Dreamics has launched its newest puzzle game on iOS devices: Jolly Jam. The level-based title initially resembles a basic match-three game, but the gameplay here is actually quite different. Instead of swapping the locations of jelly fruit pieces to create matches, players drag their finger to create boxes around large groups of multiple kinds of fruit to remove some from the screen.

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gDecide Launches Private Decision-Making App on iOS

gDecide has announced the official launch of its self-titled, private decision-making social network on iOS devices. After a lengthy beta period, the app has been redesigned to better appeal to all consumers who may need a hub for asking questions and making decisions among their friends, family members and colleagues. With gDecide, users can create questions and share those with friends from a single place, without the need to send separate emails to each person, post public Facebook posts or send individual Facebook messages, post questions on Twitter, and so on.

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GamerU Launches Gaming Tips and Tricks App on Mobile

GamerU has officially launched its free website and app on Android devices, giving gamers a hub to view tips and tricks about popular games from their mobile device. The platform supports tips concerning console games, like Titanfall and Watch Dogs, as well as mobile titles, like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, Angry Birds Epic and more. At launch, the platform supports more than 30 major games in English, Spanish, French and German, with more coming soon.

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Gibbon Launches Playlist-Based Learning App on iPad

gibbon 650 2Dutch education technology startup Gibbon has today announced the launch of its iPad app, which allows users to share playlists full of educational content with others. These playlists contain links to articles and videos found around the web, and can focus on everything from solving a Rubik’s Cube to mastering photography or learning to code an iOS application. This app release comes after the successful release of the Gibbon website in January.

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Super Evil Megacorp Prepares for Launch of Vainglory on iOS [Interview]

vainglory 650Super Evil Megacorp is preparing for the upcoming release of Vainglory, its multiplayer online battle arena game (MOBA) for iPad 2+ and iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Set for release in October, the game sees players competing in 3-vs-3 team battles, as they control a single hero and work with their partners to destroy a giant crystal, called the Vain, in the enemy’s base. Vainglory takes advantage of the A8 chip technology and Metal SDK to create a console-like experience for players, even on smartphones.

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