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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Lingua.ly Launches Language Learning App on iOS

 

Cross-platform language learning solution Lingua.ly has announced the launch of its app on iOS, joining an existing Android application and WebApp. The platform allows users to type or paste words from 18 languages to receive a translation into the language of their choice, and offers learning exercises so users retain the information they’ve translated.

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Sight: Save Articles to Read Later Using Screenshots

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Web-clipping app Sight has launched for readers on iOS, allowing users to snap screenshots of articles they’d like to read, but just don’t have time to at the moment. Instead of bookmarking articles, or copying and pasting URLs, the app analyzes screenshots to pull in the original articles, in their entirety, from the original web sources.

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Dreamgate Studios Announces Physics Puzzle Game Light in the Dark

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Dreamgate Studios has announced the upcoming release of its first mobile title, Light in the Dark. Created by a team of industry veterans, with experience with top franchises including Bioshock, Fallout and X-Com, the game combines physics and puzzles in level-based play. Gamers are challenged with reuniting colorful totem creatures with their babies, with doing so requiring the manipulation of colored light beams.

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GameHouse Announces Slingo Adventure for Facebook, Mobile

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Today at Casual Connect in San Francisco, RealNetworks’ GameHouse division has announced the upcoming release of Slingo Adventure, a new mobile and Facebook title in the long-running Slingo franchise which combines bingo and slot machines into one gameplay experience.

RealNetworks acquired the Slingo brand last year, and GameHouse has been hard at work creating a new experience for existing franchise fans and newcomers alike. Speaking with us, GameHouse vice president of studio Ken Murphy said the team’s goal was to create “a really modern adaptation of the classic franchise.”

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Target Releases Product Recognition App In a Snap on iOS

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Leading retailer Target is testing its newest iOS app, In a Snap, which works to help users learn more information about, and gain access to purchasing Target-branded items displayed in advertisements in magazines or catalogs.

The app uses the camera on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices to recognize items, and then shows users additional information about the products. From there, the item(s) can be added to the user’s cart and purchased.

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FunPlus Releases Farming Game Barn Voyage on iOS

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Family Farm creator FunPlus has announced the launch of Barn Voyage on iOS devices. Like Family Farm, Barn Voyage is another farming simulation game, and allows users to “create the farm of their dreams” with a hefty crafting system, hundreds of quests to complete and more.

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GREE, Ubisoft and PlayNext Announce Assassin’s Creed Memories for iOS

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GREE, Ubisoft and PlayNext have announced Assassin’s Creed Memories, an upcoming iOS title that will blend “card battle, RPG and strategy elements.” In the game, existing fans and newcomers to the Assassin’s Creed franchise will be introduced to Abstergo Entertainment’s mobile Animus, as they travel throughout history recruiting famous allies for their team.

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Gameloft Launches Ninja Up on iOS

Gameloft has announced the launch of Ninja Up on iOS devices. The game has a simple premise: to guide a ninja ever-higher into the sky by drawing ropes for him to land on as he jumps. In each game of Ninja Up, players tap and drag their finger on the screen to create small ropes, with their proper location determined by the ninja’s current position in the air.

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