Starship Announces Playworld Superheroes for Mobile [Interview]

Playworld SuperheroesLiverpool-based digital media, technology and entertainment company Starship has announced the development of Playworld Superheroes, its upcoming mobile game, which aims to engage a player’s imagination as they create their own superhero and take it on a series of adventures. The game is aimed at players aged 5+, and will be free from in-app purchases.

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Anthony E. Zuiker, Fanlala, Fuhu Partner for Mysteryopolis on nabi Tablets [Interview]

Mysteryopolis“CSI” franchise creator and executive producer Anthony E. Zuiker, in partnership with family-friendly entertainment company Fanlala and nabi tablet creator Fuhu, Inc. have today announced “Mysteryopolis,” an animated video series that combines traditional videos with interactive games in a new genre focused on “gamified narratives.” Mysteryopolis debuts this week, exclusively on Fuhu’s new nabi Pass, a subscription service available on the nabi family of tablets.

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Mobile Game News Roundup: Christmas 2014 Edition

My CountryAs we celebrate the Christmas holiday season, mobile developers are hoping to snag a bit of your time with themed content updates in many popular games on iOS, Android and beyond. Here’s a look at just a handful of the updates available, which should offer a little something for every type of gamer.

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Zynga Announces Empires & Allies for Mobile

Empires & AlliesZynga has today announced it is resurrecting and redesigning one of its previously shuttered Facebook games as a mobile experience. Empires & Allies, which was removed from Facebook in 2013, is being reimagined as a new mobile experience, developed using the insights and player feedback Zynga has accumulated over time.

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Kabam Unleashes Marvel Contest of Champions on iOS, Android

Marvel Contest of ChampionsKabam and Marvel Entertainment have announced the release of Marvel Contest of Champions on iOS and Android devices. The fighting game was developed by Kabam’s Vancouver Studio and contains a storyline written by Marvel Comics writer Sam Humphries. In the game, players build and manage a team of heroes and villains from the Marvel Universe, taking them into battle against their enemies in a quest for power.

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The Sims FreePlay Updated for Christmas 2014

The Sims FreePlay Christmas 1It’s time to once again celebrate the holidays in The Sims FreePlay, as a Christmas event has launched in EA’s life simulation game. Players can now decorate their homes for Christmas, and will eventually be able to complete new quests alongside Santa Claus as they work to save the holiday. This event comes with plenty of new items to decorate your Sims’ homes, and even dress your Sims (and pets) to match the occasion.

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High School Story Updated to Help Teens Cope with Test Stress [Interview]

High School StoryPixelberry Studios has today announced a new version of its popular high school simulation game High School Story, introducing an SAT-prep feature to players. The new update will tackle the teen stress epidemic by allowing players to easily study word vocabulary within the game. This update follows other cause-specific updates Pixelberry has released, including one focused on cyberbullying and another that highlighted teen eating disorder and body issues.

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Mobile Game News Roundup: Axle, Call of Duty: Heroes, and More

With so many games released on smartphones and tablets each month, it can be hard to keep up with them all. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the new games you might have missed this month. (more…)

Peggle Blast Coming to iOS, Android on December 2 [Interview]

Peggle BlastEarlier 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.

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Mobile Game News Roundup: Thanksgiving 2014 Edition

High School StoryThanksgiving 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.

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