Sharknado: The Video Game Launches on iOS

Other Ocean and Majesco have announced the launch of Sharknado: The Video Game on iOS devices. The game is based on the sequel to the original Sharknado film, called Sharknado: The Second One, which is set to debut on SyFy today, July 30. In Sharknado: The Video Game, users assume the role of Fin and work to destroy a group of “shark-infested tornadoes” before they can destroy New York City.

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Local on the Go: View Your News, Sports and Weather in One App on iOS

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Mobile media company LSN Mobile has announced the launch of its Local on the Go local news app on iOS devices. The app allows users to aggregate weather, sports and local news stories into a single, customizable newsfeed, with support for more than 200 cities around the US. Once users download the app and choose their city, they can customize their news feed to show their favorite sports first, for instance.

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Happysale: Sell Your Stuff on Mobile with Help from Friends

Mobile social marketplace Happysale has launched out of beta on iOS and Android devices. The app allows users to take pictures of their items and list them for sale in the app’s marketplace, but also focuses on social interaction between users, making it easier to contact owners with questions.

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Zynga Brings Sharknado to Hit It Rich: Casino Slots

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In celebration of both Shark Week on the Discovery Channel and the premiere of the film Sharknado 2: The Second One on SyFy, Zynga has updated its Hit It Rich! Casino Slots with a new Sharknado slot machine. The game is based around the SyFy film, and sees players helping hero Fin stop the “shark madness” after a storm hits Los Angeles, dropping sharks into the city.

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HeyHey Audio Social Network Launches on iOS

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Micro-podcasting app HeyHey has officially rolled out to users in the US, after a launch in Chile in 2013. The social app allows users to record up to ten seconds of audio per post, and share those recordings to the app’s newsfeed, or other popular social media platforms.

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Freeway Product Discovery App Gives You a Chance to Win Real Prizes

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Product discovery platform Freeway has had a great first month on iOS devices, attracting users with the chance to win free real-world products via simple scratch games. The app was supported by 12 partners and $30,000 in products for its first month of launch, and users have played Freeway’s games over 1 million times in less than a month.

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Gameloft Releases Modern Combat 5: Blackout

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Gameloft has announced the launch of Modern Combat 5: Blackout on smartphones and tablets. The latest installment in the company’s popular first-person-shooter series takes players to Venice on a mission to secure weapons of mass destruction from an armed terrorist group. As a hero named Phoenix, players will travel from Venice to Tokyo as the plot unfolds to reveal an “uncomfortable secret.”

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Travian Games Releases Meerkatz Challenge on iOS

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Earlier this year, Travian Games announced the development of Meerkatz Challenge, its side-scrolling puzzle platforming title that sees users guiding meerkats around obstacles to lead them to safety. Now, the game has officially gone live on iOS devices, and offers more than 50 levels of increasingly challenging gameplay.

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Storm8′s Fantasy Forest Story Launches on iOS

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Mobile social gaming company Storm8 has today announced the launch of Fantasy Forest Story on iOS devices. Developed by TeamLava, the animal collection and breeding game is described as a mix of zoology and mythology, as users collect real animals, but with a twist.

A Pyro Pony, for instance, is a fire-type pony, while a Pandaffodil mixes nature with a panda bear. Each animal has a different elemental affiliation, and players are challenged with collecting them all through breeding or purchasing them from the store.

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Gamevil Launches Ocean Tales on iOS, Android

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Mobile game company Gamevil has announced the launch of Ocean Tales on iOS and Android devices. The title mixes elements from city-building games as well as simulation and adventure games, as users are challenged with returning a port town to its former glory, while becoming a master of the high seas.

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