Rumble Entertainment, a mobile developer and publisher comprised of veterans from BioWare and Blizzard, has announced the release of KingsRoad on iPad devices. The RPG was previously released on Facebook and browser, and takes players to the kingdom of Alderstone, where they’ll defeat enemies and bosses on a quest to save the land from the evil forces of Adamar. The game features cross-platform play for picking up progress across multiple devices.
G5 Entertainment has announced the release of its newest free-to-play game on iPad devices: Mahjong Journey. The mahjong puzzle game is set in multiple locations, from the Forbidden City to the Taj Mahal, and offers over 120 levels to complete and 132 different tile types to match. These tiles can be cleared by making matches with tiles possessing at least one free side, regardless of their location within complex configurations.
G5 Entertainment has announced the release of Survivors: The Quest, its newest free-to-play game on iPad devices. The game stars three playable characters, trapped on a deserted (but once populated) island after their plane crashes and everyone else disappears. The island is inhabited by ghosts, and old buildings speak to its history as a scientific research facility. Players will need to take care of their survivors, ensuring their needs are met, while working to uncover the mystery of the island and ultimately find a way to escape.
Red Aphid Games has announced the launch of The House on Usher on iPad and Android tablets. The hidden object adventure game introduces players to realtor Agent Angie Dee who must “flip” a rundown house on her first day on the job. To do so, players will clean the home, rummage through debris to find key items, and complete other tasks to increase the home’s value.
The Tabby Awards /Business has announced the winners of its 2014 competition, which recognizes the best business and productivity apps on iOS, Android and Windows tablets. This year’s winning apps were selected by an international panel of 20 independent judges, who reviewed over 130 apps from developers around the world.
Today, Apple unveiled its iPad Air 2, the thinnest and most powerful iPad in the company’s history. This news came alongside details for Apple’s iOS 8.1 operating system update, which will reintroduce Camera Roll to device users, among other features.
The Tabby Awards /Business has announced its list of Finalists for the best business and enterprise tablet apps for 2014. This year, the international panel of 20 independent judges was chaired by Billion Dollar Apps author Alex Bratton. The panel reviewed entries from a dozen countries, and selected the very best business apps for Android, iPad and Windows tablets.
Here’s the full list of Finalists, by platform and category:
After years of waiting, an official Pokemon game has launched on iOS devices. That’s right, the Pokemon Trading Card Game has officially launched on iPad, in an app known as “Pokemon TCG Online.” The game was built for both experienced pros of the card game and new beginners, as users can start by choosing from Grass, Fire or Water decks to step right into the game and get started. In the Pokemon Trading Card game, users take their cards into battle in multiple gameplay modes: Quick Match, Trainer Challenge, Versus and Tournaments.
Dutch education technology startup Gibbon has today announced the launch of its iPad app, which allows users to share playlists full of educational content with others. These playlists contain links to articles and videos found around the web, and can focus on everything from solving a Rubik’s Cube to mastering photography or learning to code an iOS application. This app release comes after the successful release of the Gibbon website in January.
Travel platform Expedia has revamped its app for tablets, giving users access to new tools that fulfill their wants and needs when shopping for flights and hotels on their tablet devices. Through internal user testing and ethnographic studies on tablets, Expedia found that travelers are frustrated with the design of typical travel websites, which force them to pick a hotel and flight separately. So, with this updated iPad experience, users can shop for hotels and flights on one screen, without the need for travel dates, by simply entering a destination.
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