Square Enix brings Agent 47 to mobile in turn-based puzzle game Hitman GO

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Square Enix has announced the launch of Hitman GO on iOS devices, bringing the famous Agent 47 to mobile devices in a turn-based puzzle game. Hitman GO was built to incorporate the franchise’s core mechanics (those seen in the brand’s many console games), like disguises, distractions and weapon variety, but offers the simplest possible game to appeal to the most players.

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Disney releases Where’s My XYY? on iOS, Android, Windows

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Disney Interactive has further expanded its “Where’s My…?” franchise with the release of Where’s My XYY? on iOS, Android and Windows. The game stars China’s most popular TV cartoon character, a sheep named XiYangYang (XYY), as players are challenged with guiding water through dirt to help XYY defeat the Big Bad Wolf.

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FarmVille 2: Country Escape launches for free on iOS, Google Play

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After a soft-launch in limited markets, Zynga has announced the worldwide release of FarmVille 2: Country Escape on iOS and Android devices. The game is a brand new experience in the FarmVille franchise, which sees players starting a new farm near the coast as they craft and sell a variety of crops and resources.

While a new game, FarmVille 2: Country Escape does connect to the Facebook version of FarmVille 2, as players will be able to send valuable resources between both farms to make extra progress.

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Cover: Pay for your meal without waiting for a bill on iOS, Android

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The folks at Cover are looking to change the way consumers pay for their meals at restaurants with their Cover iPhone app. The app is supported at over 80 restaurants throughout the New York City / Brooklyn area, and allows users to pay for their meals via information stored within the app, without waiting for a bill. Since launch last Summer, the mobile payment app has grown to process $100,000 each month.

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A virtual Easter egg hunt comes to The Simpsons: Tapped Out

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EA Mobile has launched a whimsical Easter update in The Simpsons: Tapped Out, bringing a series of quests to players and challenging them to learn just how the Easter Bunny became associated with laying eggs. What’s more, the bunnies in Springfield aren’t the nicest creatures around, so players must grab a bunny stunner to make it through this event in one piece.

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Table8 restaurant reservations platform launches on iOS, Android

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Restaurant reservations platform Table8 has officially launched on iOS and Android devices, giving users a hassle-free way to score tables at popular restaurants, without the need to reserve their spot days or weeks in advance. Now available in the San Francisco area, Table8 supports both restaurants and consumers with its fee-based service.

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Imangi Studios adds cloud syncing, Easter updates to Temple Run 2

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Temple Run 2 developer Imangi Studios has announced an Easter update for its popular mobile endless runner (our review), as well as new support for cloud syncing of save files and a “Save Me Wheel” for bonus prizes. The cloud support update is available now on iOS, and will come to Android and Windows next week.

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Hilomi: Travel the world photographing animals on iOS, Android

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Xtrem Snowboarding developer Yamago has announced the launch of its newest mobile title, Hilomi, on iOS and Android devices. The side-scrolling platformer stars Hilomi, a little girl with big dreams, who wishes to travel the world taking pictures of every animal she can find. In each level, players will need to solve puzzles to find animals, with the game offering five different worlds for exploration.

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Localytics examines app churn risk window in new iOS report

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Mobile apps analytics company Localytics has released its latest study, analyzing the amount of time between app use and app abandonment. The “app churn rate” study measured the likelihood users were to completely abandon apps, in relation to the number of times they open apps in the first week after downloading them.

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YP updates Yellow Pages app with customizable mybooks

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YP (formerly Yellow Pages) has unveiled a new update to its mybook feature on iOS and Android. Using mybook, consumers can organize their favorite local businesses into appropriate categories, with this update introducing the ability to create custom collections of businesses relating to special projects or trips.

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