Hulk Hogan Content Update Comes to Crazy Taxi: City Rush

In one of the more unique crossover events in recent memory, iconic wrestling personality Hulk Hogan has teamed up with SEGA for a content update in Crazy Taxi: City Rush on mobile. This update, called the Hulkamania Takeover, will see players given the ability to hire Hulk Hogan as a taxi driver on their crew, receiving bonus fare for every crash, smash and user pickup made with Hogan behind the wheel. In addition, this update introduces new video replay-sharing abilities via Kamcord integration, and will allow users to win themed merchandise or in-game premium currency for sharing video replays with their friends.

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Game Insight Releases Dragon Warlords on Android

Dragon WarlordsSocial and mobile game developer and publisher Game Insight has today announced the launch of Dragon Warlords on Android devices. The 3D online player-vs-player strategy game is set in the same world as Dragon Eternity, and takes place 1,000 years prior to the events of that game. In Dragon Warlords, players journey to the fantasy world of Adan on a quest to not only fight other players online, but also defend their own land from invaders.

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SmartNews Launches in the US on iOS, Android

SmartNewsPopular Japanese news app SmartNews has announced its official rollout in the US, giving users a hub of information across a variety of topics, from popular news sources around the web. The app doesn’t display every news story from every outlet; instead, it uses “proprietary algorithms and real-time analysis” of web pages to determine the day’s top stories, presenting those to users three times a day.

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PlayStudios Launches myVegas Blackjack on Mobile

myVegas Blackjack LogomyVegas Slots developer PlayStudios has announced the newest game in its social casino franchise, myVegas Blackjack. The mobile title combines virtual currency blackjack tables with real-world rewards in the form of hotel stays, buffet tickets, food vouchers and more at popular Las Vegas resorts (and the occasional location outside of Nevada). In myVegas Blackjack, players have access to three overall varieties of blackjack, each of which contains tables branded after real-world locales, like the MGM Grand, New York-New York and Excalibur, among others.

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Mobile Game Roundup: Piano City, Speedy Pups, Indy Cat and More

As we head into cooler weather, and many of us begin to spend more time indoors, it’s likely we’ll start looking for new iOS and Android games to play during these colder months. Keeping that in mind, here’s a quick look at some of the games you might have missed this month. (more…)

Turbo Fast Passes 50 Million Downloads, Receives Challenge Mode

Turbo FastGames publisher PikPok and DreamWorks Animation have announced that Turbo Fast, the mobile game inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo franchise, has been downloaded more than 50 million times. To celebrate this milestone, the app has been updated with a new challenge mode for players to sink their teeth into. This introduces a head-to-head multiplayer mode to the game, alongside new track content.

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Tango Music Pix: Create Image Slideshows on iOS, Android

Tango Music PixMobile messaging company Tango has announced the launch of its new standalone app on iOS and Android devices: Tango Music Pix. Developed by its Tango Labs group, the app focuses on music video storytelling, as users can import images and create slideshows alongside music from a catalog of over three million songs (powered by Rumblefish). Once created, users can share their videos with friends or the world on Tango and popular social media platforms.

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PlaceUs Releases Location Sharing App on Android

Alohar Mobile has announced the launch of its location-sharing platform PlaceUs on Android devices. The app gives families, friends and other personal social groups the ability to share their locations and real-world activities with others, as a way to keep all necessary people in the loop of one’s life. The app automatically tracks the places a user visits, and sends notifications to connections when arriving at or departing from a location.

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Takes Launches 1-Click Video Creation Platform on Mobile

TakesTechnology company Takes has announced the launch of its newly improved, self-titled app on iOS devices. The Takes app offers 1-click video capturing technology, which turns the process of taking still photos into that of creating videos. That is, as users begin to take a static image with the app, Takes instead records a small snippet of video, and splices these “images,” or video clips, together into an overall stream of the user’s content.

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WalletUp Launches to Help Users Make the Best of Credit Card Rewards

WalletUpWallaby Financial and CreditCards.com have announced the launch of their WalletUp app on iOS and Android devices. The app provides financial advice to users, and focuses on helping consumers better understand their credit card rewards programs to earn the most rewards possible with every transaction. The app provides a database of more than 2,000 credit card programs, and also works to help users decide which types of cards best fit their needs.

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