It’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.
GungHo 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.
myVegas Slots developer PlayStudios has announced the newest game in its social casino franchise, myVegas Blackjack. The mobile title combines virtual currency blackjack tables with real-world rewards in the form of hotel stays, buffet tickets, food vouchers and more at popular Las Vegas resorts (and the occasional location outside of Nevada). In myVegas Blackjack, players have access to three overall varieties of blackjack, each of which contains tables branded after real-world locales, like the MGM Grand, New York-New York and Excalibur, among others.
2K’s WWE SuperCard has received its first major content update, bringing new cards and game modes to the collectible card wrestling game. Released in mid-August 2014, the game has been downloaded more than three million times, and sees users collecting their favorite Superstars and Divas on collectible cards, creating a team of those users, and then taking them into battle against other real-world players.
EA Mobile has announced the newest update in its popular life simulation game The Sims FreePlay. Entitled “Pet Paradise,” this update introduces a new location for pets to explore within the game, new hobbies themed around cats and dogs, a new personality type for animal-loving Sims and new accessory items to purchase in the game’s Pet Salon.
Rovio has today launched the latest installment in its massively popular Angry Birds franchise: Angry Birds Stella. The game is centered around a cute pink bird named Stella, who must protect her home from the evil “Bad Princess.” The Princess is using pigs as her minions, so players will need to fling Stella and her friends at new pig-filled strongholds to earn stars on each of the game’s 120+ levels.
Activision’s Wipeout 2 has splashed onto iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices, bringing players back into the world of the reality television show that challenges contestants to complete obstacle courses without falling into a pool of water below. The action platforming game sees players running across the screen, using swipe controls to jump or slide under obstacles at the proper time.
EA Mobile has announced its newest content update in The Simpsons: Tapped Out on mobile. This game-changing update takes a stab at the many base-building combat games on mobile devices, and sees players building up their own troops before sending them into battle against their neighbors.
2K has today announced the launch of WWE SuperCard on iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices. The card collection and battle game sees users collecting more than 400 cards, representing current WWE Superstars and Divas, as well as WWE Legends and helper materials that give players an edge during battle.
Developed by 2K studio Cat Daddy Games, WWE SuperCard is very similar to another of the developer’s games, MyNBA2K14, but instead of basketball, the focus here is on wrestling.
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