2K’s NHL 2K Skates onto iOS, Android

NHL 2K2K has today announced the launch of NHL 2K on mobile devices. The game was developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, in partnership with Virtuos, and introduces players to multiple gameplay modes, including a new My Career mode for shaping and living the career of a custom hockey player (this mode lasts multiple seasons). Another new mode, Mini Rink, allows players to compete in “competitive and fast-paced” three-on-three matches.

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The Sims FreePlay Updated with Wizards for Halloween

The Sims FreePlay HalloweenSome magic has come to the world of EA’s The Sims FreePlay on mobile, as this year’s Halloween update is now available to download on iOS, Android and Amazon devices. This update comes along with a new store, new pets and new hobbies for players to enjoy during this spookiest time of the year. There’s even a new storyline here, as players must earn the help of Sim Town’s resident wizard, who will help them save the neighborhood from “impending doom.”

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Mobli Media Launches Version 2.0 of Mirage Private Messaging App

Mobli Media has announced the launch of Mirage 2.0 on mobile devices, an updated version of its privacy-focused instant messaging app. When using the app, users send and receive messages that disappear after a few seconds, with this new update introducing two new ways to share a Mirage message with others, including several contacts at once.

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LambdaMu Games’ Pixel People Launches on Android

After an initial launch on iOS devices way back in January 2013, Chillingo has released LambdaMu Games’ Pixel People on Android devices, giving a new set of gamers the ability to create their own pixelated Utopia, one “job” at a time. This version of the game features 280 different Pixel People to discover, as well as more than 100 buildings to construct, as users combine or “splice” clones into different overall job types and individual professions.

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Collectible Card RPG Outcast Odyssey Launches on Mobile

Outcast OdysseyBack in July 2014, Magic Pixel Games and Bandai Namco announced Outcast Odyssey, the pair’s collectible card battle game, for mobile. The game has now officially launched on iOS and Android devices, taking players to a world where the strategy of card-battle games meets RPG-inspired dungeon crawling. In Outcast Odyssey, users explore environments to collect new cards, hopefully creating a stronger deck with every encounter.

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Olocode Launches Contact Sharing App on iOS, Android

Olocode has announced the official launch of its Olocode Plus business card app, which aims to help users share their contact information without the hassle of exchanging (and then not losing) physical business cards. Via Olocode, users exchange six-character codes with new contacts, and the app populates all of the data associated with that code to the user’s in-app address book.

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JumpStart’s NFL Rush: Heroes & Rivals Launches on Mobile

NFL RushSchool of Dragons company JumpStart has announced the launch of NFL Rush: Heroes & Rivals on mobile devices, giving players ages eight and up an opportunity to boost their football IQ in eight different mini-games. The game allows users to create their own football player avatar, and train their team with these games before taking it into the Redzone Rivals mode against other players.

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Kabam, WBIE Launch The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-earth on Mobile

The Lord of the RingsFree-to-play games company Kabam and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced the launch of The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-earth on iOS and Android devices. The game mixes role-playing and collectible card elements, as users recruit more than 100 characters with special abilities in their quest to destroy the evil in Middle-earth once and for all.

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Vivino Surpasses Six Million Users, Unveils ‘My Taste Profile’

Popular wine app Vivino has crossed the six million user mark, and is celebrating this new milestone with the release of new features for its growing number of users. To put its growth into perspective, the Vivino app surpassed three million users at the beginning of January 2014. Over five million wines are now available in the app’s database.

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Zen Studios Brings South Park Pinball to Mobile

South Park PinballZen Studios has announced the launch of new South Park-themed tables in its Zen Pinball mobile app, as well as the launch of a standalone South Park-themed pinball game on mobile devices. The standalone app contains two tables, South Park: Super-Sweet Pinball and South Park: Butters’ Very Own Pinball Game. Both offer plenty of fan service to players, as they contain popular moments from the show as interactive elements on the tables.

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