DeNA Releases Star Wars: Galactic Defense on Mobile

DeNA, in partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm, has today announced the launch of Star Wars: Galactic Defense on mobile devices. The tower defense title blends content from both the original and prequel Star Wars film eras and allows players to choose a side in the battle between the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance. While players can make a decision and stick with it, the game offers players access to both the “light” and “dark side” content at any time via the main menu.

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Any.do Launches Version 2.0 of Mobile Productivity App

Productivity app Any.do has been updated to Version 2.0, offering advanced features to users that bridge the gap between a user’s work, family and personal lives. Inspired by users who were utilizing Any.do in new ways, the platform now offers features for instantly sharing and coordinating on lists with others, including the ability to communicate with business and work teams, and more. While the base app remains free to download and use, many features are only available to Any.do premium subscribers.

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Taco Bell Introduces Mobile Ordering on iOS, Android

Taco Bell Mobile AppTaco Bell has released a new version of its mobile app, introducing mobile ordering to customers. Using the app, iOS and Android users can create their order, using the exact ingredients they’d like on each food item, and then pay securely from within the app. There’s no need to set a pickup time, as users simply enter the store and approach the counter through a separate line to receive their food (or go through the drive-thru), with their meal prepared fresh when they arrive.

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TouchTen Games Announces Target Acquired for iOS, Android

TouchTen Games has announced the development of its upcoming side-scrolling run and gun mobile game, Target Acquired. Inspired by titles like Mega Man and Temple Run, the game contains a musical score composed by Manami Matsumae, who composed the music for the original Mega Man. Target Acquired follows Yura, a Japanese police “cat girl,” on a quest to stop an evil genius cyborg mouse from achieving world domination.

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PikPok Launches Rival Stars Basketball on iOS, Android

Games publisher PikPok has announced the launch of Rival Stars Basketball on iOS and Android devices. The game mixes elements from card collection and arcade action titles, and allows players to build a team of stars, guiding them through individual basketball games and leagues towards “global sports domination.”

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Big Huge Games Unveils Strategy Combat Game DomiNations for iOS, Android

DomiNations TopThe revitalized Big Huge Games (formerly SecretNewCo), in partnership with Nexon, has announced the development of the company’s debut mobile title, DomiNations. The studio, founded by 23-year industry veteran Brian Reynolds, is a reincarnation of the original Big Huge Games (itself formed in 2000), which saw Reynolds and his team creating Rise of Nations and Rise of Legends, prior to the studio’s closure in 2012. DomiNations is described as an “epic, strategic combat game” which focuses more on advancement through time and exploration than other titles in the genre.

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Star Wars: Commander Receives ‘The Sickness’ Campaign for Halloween

Star Wars Commander HalloweenDisney Interactive has announced the launch of a Halloween content update for its Star Wars: Commander on iOS, Android and Windows devices. The content update is known as “The Sickness,” and it sees players forced into battle against an army of undead Death Troopers, after an outbreak occurs at a secret Imperial research facility. The player’s allegiance to Rebel or Empire forces is secondary in this update, as all players are challenged to figure out a way to keep the undead from spreading across the galaxy.

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Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff Receives Freddy and Jason for Halloween

Family Guy HalloweenTinyCo has already released one Halloween update for its branded city-building title Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, but why stop there? The game has now been updated with a second set of Halloween-themed content, which introduces classic horror icons to the game. Freddy, Predator, Jason and Alien have all joined the game’s cast for this Halloween event, and no one in Quahog is safe.

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Mobile Game News Roundup: Halloween 2014 Edition

Fruit NinjaHalloween is quickly approaching, and it’s likely that many of your favorite apps have been updated with content to celebrate this spooky time of year. Here’s a look at some of the frightening new apps and content updates you can now download on your mobile devices. Happy Halloween!

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Jimdo Launches Website Creation Platform on Android

Website creation platform Jimdo has launched its app on Android, in an effort to support more complete cross-platform website building across both mobile and desktop devices. Using Jimdo on Android, users can sign up and create a website from scratch, editing and rearranging content and site navigation options, all from within the app on smartphones or tablets.

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