Social 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.
Popular 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.
myVegas 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.
Games 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.
Mobile 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.
Technology 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.
Wallaby 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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