EA Mobile has announced some of its plans for mobile releases over the next year, with “a dozen” games in the pipeline. These include FIFA 15 Ultimate Team, which will launch later this month, along with Peggle Blast and SimCity BuildIt, the newest installments in the popular puzzle and city-building franchises, respectively.
For lots of us, summer means traveling to local fairs and attractions, eating too much fried food and riding a few cool rides. Your Sims can now experience that same thrill in The Sims FreePlay, as EA Mobile has updated the game with a carnival and everything you’d expect along with it.
During this year’s E3 in Los Angeles, EA’s Chillingo showed off Street Kart, an upcoming racing simulation game on iOS. Developed by iMPOSSIBLE, Street Kart is being described as “the most social racing game ever made for mobile,” and allows users to develop rivalries with friends and strangers all around the world through real-time multiplayer gameplay.
Chillingo has today announced the launch of Order Up!! Fast Food on iOS devices. The game is the latest in the cooking simulation franchise, but instead of whipping up a feast ingredient-by-ingredient, Fast Food offers puzzle gameplay for creating dishes.
In Order Up!! Fast Food, players are presented with ingredients and completed dishes on a match-three style grid, and have 60 seconds to earn as many points as possible. Points are earned by tapping and dragging lines to connect two or more matching, touching ingredients, with longer lines resulting in more points.
At this week’s E3 in Los Angeles, EA / Chillingo has announced Mech (also M3CH), a competitive, third-person multiplayer shooter for iOS and Android devices. Due out later this year, the game, developed by Small Impact Games, allows players to fight with one of 12 mechs and over 28 different weapons, as they work to destroy other real-world gamers.
Classic puzzle game Tetris turns 30 this year, and to celebrate, EA Mobile is giving away a large bundle of prizes for Tetris Blitz players on iOS devices. Tetris Blitz challenges players to drop pieces and form lines as quickly as possible, earning points before time runs out.
This free Expert Player Pack is a $4.99 value, and includes 21 power-ups, including Magnets and Lasers. More than one power can be activated for each game, so players can mix and match the tools they like best to achieve the highest score possible.
The secret, ancient organization of The Stonecutters has come to The Simpsons: Tapped Out on mobile devices, bringing a series of quests to players and a mystery to solve “before it’s too late.” Bart and Lisa are determined to finally work together, in an effort to solve the secrets of the Stonecutters, and players will receive access to new characters and buildings as they complete this new event.
St. Patrick’s Day has hit Springfield in The Simpsons: Tapped Out on mobile, as EA has updated the game with new decorations, buildings, characters and quests to complete for a limited time. The event sees Homer Simpson working to become the biggest lush he can in celebration of the holiday, while little Lisa hopes to stop his excessive drinking.
EA Mobile has launched its newest update for The Sims FreePlay, bringing a complete life cycle experience to Sims within the game. Now, players can have their Sims move onto the afterlife, though they’re certainly not done in the game. In addition, the game’s personalities feature has received an update, and two new hobbies have been added to the experience.
With millions of sports gamers debating the differences between the upcoming Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles, EA Sports is teaming with Microsoft to offer an exclusive second screen app called CoachGlass that should send Madden fans making a mad dash toward the One.
Utilizing CoachGlass, gamers will be able to use their tablets or smartphones to help strategize against opponents, almost like becoming a computerized defensive coordinator. You’ll be able see your opponent’s offensive strategies as the game plays out, complete with previous play calls, and even player tendencies per formation. (more…)
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