2K, Firaxis Games Release XCOM: Enemy Within on Mobile


2K and Firaxis Games have announced the launch of XCOM: Enemy Within on iOS, Android and Amazon Fire devices worldwide. The strategy game was originally released on home consoles and computers, and offers what 2K calls a “triple-A gaming experience” for players. It’s also a standalone expansion of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, which hit mobile in 2013.

In XCOM: Enemy Within, players are presented with new soldier abilities, new weapons and equipment, new enemies to battle, and new plot-driven missions.


Amazon Game Studios Announces Three Games for Fire Phone, Tablets

Amazon Game Studios has today revealed three of its upcoming titles, launching exclusively on Fire Phone or Fire tablets. The games come in multiple themes, from exploration and puzzle-solving in Til Morning’s Light, to the tower defense gameplay of CreepStorm. A third title, Tales from Deep Space, is a comic adventure title.


The Sims FreePlay Updated with Cooking Hobby, New Quests

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EA Mobile has announced the latest update for its life simulation game The Sims FreePlay. This update brings a fine-dining experience to Sims via the Candlelit Fork Restaurant. With this update, the game now offers new themed quests to complete, a new hobby for Sims to master and more.


Primitives Spatial Puzzle Game Launches on Mobile


TabTale’s Crazy Labs publishing brand has announced the launch of Primitives on mobile devices. Developed by WESOME Games, the abstract puzzle experience asks players to guide shapes through and around obstacles to lead them to their destination before running out of time.


Zynga Brings Sharknado to Hit It Rich: Casino Slots

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In celebration of both Shark Week on the Discovery Channel and the premiere of the film Sharknado 2: The Second One on SyFy, Zynga has updated its Hit It Rich! Casino Slots with a new Sharknado slot machine. The game is based around the SyFy film, and sees players helping hero Fin stop the “shark madness” after a storm hits Los Angeles, dropping sharks into the city.


Perform flips, grabs and grinds in TransWorld Endless Skater

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SuperVillain Studios and TransWorld SKATEboarding have today announced the launch of TransWorld Endless Skater on mobile devices. The game is a side-scrolling skateboarding experience that offers limitless gameplay, with a twist. Instead of skating until players run into obstacles, the game only allows them to continue playing if they’ve performed enough tricks to earn more time.


GungHo’s Puzzle & Dragons launches on Kindle Fire


GungHo Online Entertainment’s mobile hit Puzzle & Dragons is now available for an all-new group of players, as the game has been released on Kindle Fire tablets in the US and Canada.

Puzzle & Dragons mixes match-three gameplay with monster battles, as users create a team of monsters, each with an elemental affinity. By making matches with colored orbs, the appropriate team members attack the enemies across the top of the screen, with each element being stronger and weaker than others.


Head to the Summer Carnival in The Sims FreePlay

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For lots of us, summer means traveling to local fairs and attractions, eating too much fried food and riding a few cool rides. Your Sims can now experience that same thrill in The Sims FreePlay, as EA Mobile has updated the game with a carnival and everything you’d expect along with it.


Amazon unveils Amazon Fire smartphone

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After much speculation, Amazon’s smartphone has finally been revealed. The Amazon Fire is available for pre-order from the online merchant, and comes in two options: a 32GB or 64GB model, both available on AT&T.

The Amazon Fire features a 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, combined with 2GB of ram. It offers a 4.7 inch HD display, a 13MP rear-facing camera and a 2.1 MP front-facing camera. The device’s battery supports up to 285 hours of standby time, up to 22 hours of talk time, and up to 65 hours of audio playback (up to 11 hours for video).


Add ‘The Lego Movie’ props to your animated shorts in Skit! on iOS, Android

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In celebration of the launch of The LEGO Movie on DVD and BluRay, mobile developer Storytime Studios has announced a partnership with Warner Brothers to bring themed content to its video and photo animation app Skit!. The Skit! app allows users to combine their own photos with stock content, such as stickers, backgrounds and “props,” to create animated short films, or skits.


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