Zen Studios has announced the launch of new South Park-themed tables in its Zen Pinball mobile app, as well as the launch of a standalone South Park-themed pinball game on mobile devices. The standalone app contains two tables, South Park: Super-Sweet Pinball and South Park: Butters’ Very Own Pinball Game. Both offer plenty of fan service to players, as they contain popular moments from the show as interactive elements on the tables.
Part-time indie game developer Dominic Hamelin-Blais has released Bunnies’ Empire on iOS and Android devices. The game pits a bunny military force against an evil clan of foxes, who wish to destroy the bunnies’ gardens. The tower defense title is incredibly similar to PopCap’s Plants vs Zombies, as players deploy bunny (and other animal) units in rows, and wait as fox enemies approach from the right side of the screen.
Independent game developer uCool, known for its free-to-play PC game Tynon, has announced the official release of its first mobile title on iOS and Android devices. The game is Heroes Charge, and it’s described as a hybrid between a role-playing game and a multiplayer online battle arena title (MOBA). In Heroes Charge, gamers have access to over 50 heroes, from archers to mages, and can take those characters into battle across multiple gameplay modes.
Gaming company JoyBits has today announced its series of “Doodle” games has surpassed 150 million downloads in 150 countries, with 50 million of those downloads being on mobile devices. The franchise includes Doodle God, Doodle Devil, Doodle Farm, Doodle Kingdom and Doodle Creatures, and gives players the power of creation, as they mix-and-match elements to create new items and/or build entire worlds one game at a time.
Royalty-free stock video company VideoBlocks has announced the launch of its iOS app, Just Add Audio. The app allows users to turn their photos and videos into digital stories via the help of VideoBlock’s collection of licensed music, and then share those stories with others across social media or one-on-one messaging.
Tapstar Games has announced the launch of Boulder Dash: 30th Anniversary on iOS devices. The game is the newest installment in the classic franchise, which was first introduced in 1984 on Atari 8-bit computers (and other platforms). This is the first freemium installment in the series, and marks the first time the original Boulder Dash creators have reunited to make a game since 1984. In Boulder Dash: 30th Anniversary, players explore caves, collecting gems while avoiding falling boulders and enemies as they search for the exit of each stage.
Games publisher Chillingo has announced the launch of STIGOL’s Find the Line on iOS devices. The line-drawing puzzle game contains over 200 levels, each challenging players to drag sliders to move lines into position to create complete images. By moving the slider left and right, existing lines transform and change shape, and it’s up to players to stop the slider when the lines appear to be in their proper final locations.
Imangi Studios has announced its partnership with NFL Players Inc. to bring some of the NFL’s top football players to Temple Run 2. This is an ongoing event for the Fall season, with new players added as playable runners each week through the Thanksgiving holiday. To start, players have access to the San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick and the Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson.
DeNA and Eden Industries have launched Wavefront on iOS devices. Based on the popular PC / Steam title Waveform, Wavefront challenges players to travel through space, controlling the size and shape of a wavelength to earn points. The game is the first of several PC-based Steam games DeNA will be bringing to mobile devices.
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