Disney Interactive has announced a game-changing update for its Disney Infinity: Toy Box app on iOS, giving gamers access to a fully playable version of Disney Infinity’s Toy Box mode, and the ability to add new toys to their Toy Boxes without connecting to the console version of the game. The app now includes waves one and two of the platform’s power discs, a group of pre-made adventures, and all of the Mastery Tutorials found in the console and PC title.
Glu Mobile has announced the launch of Frontline Commando 2 on iOS and Android. The third installment in the franchise, Frontline Commando 2 sees players creating a squad and taking them into battle as a member of the Eclipse fighting team. While players start the game alone, they’ll eventually unlock additional squad members, including commanders, shotgunners and snipers.
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With the start of another NASCAR season, ETX Racing has announced the release of NASCAR Manager on iOS and Android devices. The officially licensed NASCAR game sees players taking part in the week-to-week build up to The Chase, as players manage their vehicle and team, creating the best car setup and using the strategies necessary to win each race.
After a difficult 2013, Zynga has announced a new “mobile-first” initiative for some of its top franchises: FarmVille, Poker and Words with Friends. This move will see three new experiences come to mobile gamers, which have been designed using the feedback players have shared with Zynga over the past six years.
After releasing the game on browsers in August 2013, WB Games Montreal and TT Games have launched Lego Legends of Chima Online on iOS. The game takes players to the land of Chima, where they’ll build an outpost and explore locations from the popular cartoon series. Players can join the Lion, Eagle, Gorilla or Bear tribes, and will complete quests by defeating enemies, uncovering lost treasures and more in 3D environments.
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