Brutal Studio Launches Finger vs Axes on Android

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Canadian indie game developer Brutal Studio has announced the launch of its newest game, Finger vs Axes, on Android devices. The game challenges players to hold their finger on the screen at all times, with this finger becoming a character within the game. Enemies will then attack the player’s finger, which can fight back with weapons of its own.


Playdek Reveals New Online Play System for Mobile Gamers

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At this year’s Gen Con gaming convention in Indianapolis, we had a chance to go hands-on with Playdek’s new mobile in-game technology, which the company hopes will “change the way board games are played in the digital space.” The technology will add a complete social network to the company’s games, including Summoner Wars and Ascension, among others.

Using this tech, players can create their own profiles, track their stats across Playdek’s many titles, communicate with friends and strangers, compete in tournaments and more.


DeNA Launches Qube Kingdom on iOS, Android

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DeNA has launched its newest game on iOS and Android devices: Qube Kingdom. The tower defense game sees players defending the Six Kingdoms of Qubria from invaders, by placing warriors with different skills and powers on the path in front of their enemies.


Trigger Happy Games Launches Entertainment Platform Tap to Play on iOS

Trigger Happy Games has announced the release of its entertainment platform Tap to Play on iOS devices. The app is a hub for social gamers, containing 10 individual games, a chat system, user profiles, stat tracking, leaderboards, activity feeds and more.

With Tap to Play, users can login with Facebook and challenge their friends to games, as well as random users. Gamers can also play solo for practice. The app provides profiles and stats for each user, along with an experience points system that sees gamers earning higher levels from their participation within the app.


Glu Mobile Launches Tap Sports Baseball on Mobile

Glu Mobile has announced the launch of Tap Sports Baseball on iOS and Android devices. The game was built for both casual and hardcore baseball fans, and includes the names and numbers of real-world baseball superstars, thanks to a partnership with the Major League Baseball Players Association.


Backflip Studios Launches Spellfall on iOS

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PlunderNauts publisher Backflip Studios has announced the launch of Spellfall on iOS devices. The puzzle RPG takes players on a quest to defeat evil monsters and save the world from ruin, one match-three encounter at a time. In the game, players drag and drop symbols to create matches of three or more like-symbols on the board and attack their opponents. However, the game isn’t confined to just swapping items that are next to one another.


Crazy Labs, Tactile Entertainment Release Airheads Jump on iOS

Crazy Labs has announced the launch of its newest game on iOS devices: Airheads Jump. Developed by Chasing Yello developer Tactile Entertainment, the vertical jumping game sees players collecting colorful living orbs, called Airheads, and sending them bouncing high into the sky to defeat tikis, rescue their friends, collect coins and escape the waiting jaws of an evil titan.


2K Releases WWE SuperCard on Mobile

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2K has today announced the launch of WWE SuperCard on iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices. The card collection and battle game sees users collecting more than 400 cards, representing current WWE Superstars and Divas, as well as WWE Legends and helper materials that give players an edge during battle.

Developed by 2K studio Cat Daddy Games, WWE SuperCard is very similar to another of the developer’s games, MyNBA2K14, but instead of basketball, the focus here is on wrestling.


Activision Announces Skylanders Trap Team for Tablets

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Activision has announced the upcoming release of Skylanders Trap Team on tablet devices. This won’t be the first time the Skylanders brand has appeared on mobile, as Skylanders Battlegrounds (for one) was released with its own mobile-specific starter pack in 2012. However, Trap Team marks the first time a full Skylanders game will be available on tablets, as well as consoles.


National Geographic’s Deepsea Challenge Dives onto iOS

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National Geographic Society has announced the launch of Deepsea Challenge on iOS devices. The game was created as a mobile companion to the new documentary James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D, and sees players exploring the ocean’s depths as a pilot of a deep-water submarine.


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