DeNA has announced the launch of King of Castles: Throne Battle on iOS and Android devices. The game is described as an “artillery strategy” title, which sees players building a castle, equipping it with defenses, and then blasting their opponents into oblivion before their own castle can be destroyed.
Zynga has announced the launch of Looney Tunes Dash on iOS and Android devices. The game is a twist on the traditional “runner” genre, offering level-based objectives to complete, rather than an endless gameplay loop. Developed in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Eat Sleep Play, Looney Tunes Dash stars multiple playable characters and features plenty of cameos from the Looney Tunes universe.
G5 Entertainment has announced the release of its newest free-to-play game on iPad devices: Mahjong Journey. The mahjong puzzle game is set in multiple locations, from the Forbidden City to the Taj Mahal, and offers over 120 levels to complete and 132 different tile types to match. These tiles can be cleared by making matches with tiles possessing at least one free side, regardless of their location within complex configurations.
Mobile games company DeNA has announced the development of Blood Brothers 2, the sequel to the original fantasy role-playing game Blood Brothers, which has been played by more than 35 million users around the world since its release in 2011. Blood Brothers 2 is set one century after the first game, and takes players back into the dark world of Arnashia, where they’ll build and recruit a new army while uncovering the game’s secrets.
Star Girl developer and publisher Animoca has announced the launch of Tiffany Alvord Dream World on iOS and Android devices. The game stars Tiffany Alvord, a singer-songwriter who rose to fame on YouTube after she began uploading her songs to the video sharing network in 2008. Today, Tiffany has over 2.2 million subscribers, and those fans (and mobile gamers) can now experience a world of music and fashion as they work to become a star under her instruction.
Electronic Arts has announced the release of SimCity BuildIt on iOS and Android devices. The free-to-play installment of the classic city-building franchise has been designed specifically for mobile devices, and combines the classic “zone” building from previous SimCity installments with a hefty crafting system for constructing and upgrading new buildings.
G5 Entertainment has announced the release of Survivors: The Quest, its newest free-to-play game on iPad devices. The game stars three playable characters, trapped on a deserted (but once populated) island after their plane crashes and everyone else disappears. The island is inhabited by ghosts, and old buildings speak to its history as a scientific research facility. Players will need to take care of their survivors, ensuring their needs are met, while working to uncover the mystery of the island and ultimately find a way to escape.
Zynga 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.
Toast, the mobile publishing arm of NHN Entertainment USA, has announced the release of Battle for the Throne on iOS devices in North America. The kingdom-building game has already found success in Korea, and combines elements from “social war” games, as well as card battle and city-building games. In Battle for the Throne, players can collect and upgrade a team of heroes as they battle against other players in real-time.
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