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.
Comedy brand and popular YouTube channel SMOSH, in partnership with Roadhouse Interactive, has announced the launch of Food Battle: The Game on iOS and Android devices. The partially fan-funded title stars the most popular characters from the SMOSH brand, and sees players (as Anthony) defending the village of Tickputt against an invading donut army using food-based weapons like a “Celery Sword” and “Burrito Bombs.”
After a launch on iOS devices way back in 2011, food truck tracking app Roaming Hunger has finally launched on Android devices, giving a new set of users a way to locate their favorite (or new) food trucks without bouncing between separate Twitter profiles, Facebook pages and websites for each individual truck.
Taking a break from traditional gaming apps, Zynga has released the FarmVille to Table Recipe Book on iOS and Android devices. Created as a collaboration between FarmVille’s own players, Zynga’s executive chef Matthew DuTrumble, celebrities and food bloggers, the app brings recipes to users, inspired by the dishes players can create in FarmVille 2: Country Escape on mobile.
To coincide with the launch of Far Cry 4 on PC and home consoles, Ubisoft has launched a mobile companion app for the title: Far Cry 4 Arcade Poker. The game is available on iOS and Android devices, and connects to a user’s Uplay account to enable transferring money from the mobile experience to the main game.
USA Today has announced the launch of its newest series of mobile apps called The Buzz. This collection of apps features news and content tailored specifically to individual college campuses across the country, with each college receiving its own app. To start, there are eight apps available for eight different colleges, with The Buzz apps supporting both iOS and Android devices.
Gamevil has announced the launch of Darkness Reborn on iOS and Android devices. Developed by Boolean Games, the title takes players to the land of Eirhenge, where they’ll head into combat against evil forces to save the world from destruction. Darkness Reborn offers both single-player and multiplayer game modes, including cooperative multiplayer among friends.
Children’s clothing marketplace Totspot has launched on Android devices, giving parents a new way to buy and sell gently used clothing and accessory items from the comfort of their own homes. Using the app, parents can create private profiles for their children, allowing them to browse items easily, based on the exact sizes their little ones currently need.
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