Mobile Game News Roundup: Halloween 2014 Edition

Fruit NinjaHalloween is quickly approaching, and it’s likely that many of your favorite apps have been updated with content to celebrate this spooky time of year. Here’s a look at some of the frightening new apps and content updates you can now download on your mobile devices. Happy Halloween!

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The Sims FreePlay Updated with Wizards for Halloween

The Sims FreePlay HalloweenSome magic has come to the world of EA’s The Sims FreePlay on mobile, as this year’s Halloween update is now available to download on iOS, Android and Amazon devices. This update comes along with a new store, new pets and new hobbies for players to enjoy during this spookiest time of the year. There’s even a new storyline here, as players must earn the help of Sim Town’s resident wizard, who will help them save the neighborhood from “impending doom.”

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JumpStart’s NFL Rush: Heroes & Rivals Launches on Mobile

NFL RushSchool of Dragons company JumpStart has announced the launch of NFL Rush: Heroes & Rivals on mobile devices, giving players ages eight and up an opportunity to boost their football IQ in eight different mini-games. The game allows users to create their own football player avatar, and train their team with these games before taking it into the Redzone Rivals mode against other players.

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2K Brings NBA 2K15 to iOS, Amazon Fire Devices

NBA 2K152K has announced the launch of NBA 2K15 on mobile devices. Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K Studio, the game promises gamers the most “true-to-life” NBA experience they’ve ever seen on mobile, with multiple gameplay modes that look to capture the feeling of the console game.

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Zen Studios Brings South Park Pinball to Mobile

South Park PinballZen 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.

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Amazon Game Studios Announces Three Games for Fire Phone, Tablets

Amazon Game Studios has today revealed three of its upcoming titles, launching exclusively on Fire Phone or Fire tablets. The games come in multiple themes, from exploration and puzzle-solving in Til Morning’s Light, to the tower defense gameplay of CreepStorm. A third title, Tales from Deep Space, is a comic adventure title.

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Imangi Studios Teams with NFL Players Inc. for Temple Run 2 Characters

Temple Run 2 NFLImangi 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.

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Halfbrick Launches CitrusJoy’s Yes Chef on Mobile

Yes ChefFruit Ninja developer Halfbrick has published a new game on mobile devices, a match-three title called Yes Chef. Developed by CitrusJoy, the game follows a culinary student named Cherry, who wishes to become a master chef, and will do so one match-three level at a time. Levels come in different base formats, and the game offers multiple upgrades for player development as the game progresses.

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The Simpsons: Tapped Out Sees Treehouse of Horror XXV Update

Simpsons Tapped Out HalloweenIt’s October, which means Halloween is around the corner both in the real world, and in our virtual Springfields in The Simpsons: Tapped Out on mobile devices. EA Mobile has released the game’s latest Treehouse of Horror update, which sees players defending their town from an alien invasion. To do so, players will squish adolescent aliens wandering around their city’s streets, visiting friends for additional rewards, and even go trick-or-treating to collect crafting materials.

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Puzzle & Dragons Crosses Five Million Downloads in North America

Puzzle & DragonsGungHo Online Entertainment’s Puzzle & Dragons has passed over five million downloads in North America, taking the game to more than 38 million downloads worldwide. In addition to this newest milestone, GungHo has announced the game’s newest update, as well as its newest cross-promotion with a real-world brand.

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