Earlier this year, Electronic Arts and PopCap announced the development of Peggle Blast, a free-to-play installment in the popular franchise, which challenges players to shoot balls at pegs to remove them from the screen. The company has now announced an official release date for the title, as Peggle Blast will hit iOS and Android devices on December 2.
Social sharing app Clippit has launched on iOS and Android devices, giving users a quick and easy way to share clips from live TV with their friends in the app, or on Facebook and Twitter. The platform allows users to browse popular clips, or create their own from the shows currently airing across a variety of networks.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner (for those that celebrate it this week), and app developers are capitalizing on the holiday by giving us all something to be thankful for: content updates in popular games, from High School Story to Spider-Man Unlimited and beyond. Here’s a look at a few of those updates, available across smartphones and tablets.
JumpStart has today announced the launch of Penguins of Madagascar: Dibble Dash on iOS and Android devices. Based on Dreamworks’ upcoming Penguins of Madagascar film (which hits theaters November 26), the game mixes elements from an endless runner with mathematical equations to create an educational experience in keeping with JumpStart’s focus. In the game, players run as far as they can as the four penguins, and can save any lost penguins by solving math problems.
NHN Entertainment has announced the launch of Help Me Jack: Atomic Adventure on Android devices. The free-to-play hack-and-slash experience takes players to a version of planet Earth that has been rocked by a mysterious explosion at a nuclear plant. The world is now populated by mutants, and players need to locate missing scientists, while defeating these mutants, to save the day.
It’s the time for sitting around the table and sharing thoughtful words in The Simpsons: Tapped Out, as a Thanksgiving update has been launched in our virtual Springfields. This update sees players completing new quests and unlocking new character costumes for some of Springfield’s most famous citizens, while Homer learns the true meaning of Thanksgiving (or maybe not).
Dragonvale developer Backflip Studios has announced the launch of Ninjump Dash on iOS and Android devices. The game is the newest installment in the popular Ninjump franchise, which includes titles like the original Ninjump and Ninjump Rooftops. Here, the focus is on multiplayer gameplay, as users can compete against friends and strangers alike in four-person multiplayer races.
Ironhide Game Studio has announced the launch of Kingdom Rush: Origins, the prequel to the original Kingdom Rush tower defense game, which hit iOS devices in 2012. In Kingdom Rush: Origins, players complete levels across three main level varieties and three difficulty levels, defeating 30 new enemy types and building towers with over 18 abilities.
Electronic Arts has announced the development of the newest title in the popular Need for Speed racing franchise, Need for Speed: No Limits. The game is being developed for smartphones and tablets by Firemonkeys, the studio behind Real Racing 3 and other mobile titles in the Need for Speed franchise. According to the developer, this newest installment is being built from the ground up to deliver a new experience to racing fans on mobile devices.
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