PromptSmart Launches Smart Teleprompter App on iOS

PromptSmart has announced the launch of its iOS app of the same name, which aims to be the “smartest teleprompter for the easiest public speaking experience.” Using VoiceTrack voice recognition technology, the app promises to follow along with a speaker’s voice, highlighting the appropriate text in real-time along with a speaker’s natural pace.

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Sharknado: The Video Game Launches on iOS

Other Ocean and Majesco have announced the launch of Sharknado: The Video Game on iOS devices. The game is based on the sequel to the original Sharknado film, called Sharknado: The Second One, which is set to debut on SyFy today, July 30. In Sharknado: The Video Game, users assume the role of Fin and work to destroy a group of “shark-infested tornadoes” before they can destroy New York City.

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Travian Games Releases Meerkatz Challenge on iOS

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Earlier this year, Travian Games announced the development of Meerkatz Challenge, its side-scrolling puzzle platforming title that sees users guiding meerkats around obstacles to lead them to safety. Now, the game has officially gone live on iOS devices, and offers more than 50 levels of increasingly challenging gameplay.

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Disney Interactive Releases Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon [Interview]

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Marvel and Disney Interactive have today announced the launch of Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon, the official mobile game for the film set to hit theaters on August 1. The game stars a variety of heroes and villains from the Guardians of the Galaxy universe, and sees gamers controlling multiple characters on screen at once, against waves of oncoming enemies.

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Take Flight in Team Chaos’ Dragon Raiders on iOS

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Dragon Academy developer Team Chaos has announced the launch of its newest game on iOS: Dragon Raiders. The game’s title characters, the Dragon Raiders, are responsible for the safety of the people of Landslandia. An army of evil “Wobblins” is on the hunt for Dark Shards, which will be used to summon an even greater threat, so gamers will need to stop them before it happens.

The Dragon Raiders are a group of three characters, Melty, Pokey and Frosty. Players control these dragons in level-based gameplay, which sees users flying around obstacles while collecting experience points, runes and coins.

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Become a mogul in Capital City: Escape from Supercorp on iOS

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Torn Screen Entertainment has released its latest mobile game with a personal finance twist, Capital City: Escape from Supercorp. The digital board game allows users to become a mogul in a virtual town, purchasing everything from beauty parlors and burger shops to the fancy house on the corner.

While purchasing everything in sight might seem like a sound plan, users will need to make the right deals to earn the most money. Making the wrong deals can result in virtual bankruptcy, and a loss at the game.

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Dragon Quest VIII lives again on iOS and Android

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Square Enix is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Japanese launch of Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King by releasing the game on iOS and Android devices. The game was first released on PlayStation 2, and places players in the role of the unnamed “Hero,” challenged with tracking down an evil jester who has stolen a powerful scepter.

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Document your life one selfie at a time with Selfie-A-Day on iOS

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With the word ‘selfie’ recently given a place in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, app developer William Wallace is encouraging users to embrace the trend of taking pictures of oneself with Selfie-A-Day on iOS (not that many need much encouraging).

The daily photo diary app allows users to take a selfie each day, and then turns them into a movie for reliving moments time and time again. The photo journal can be used to simply document one’s life, or as a way to monitor hair growth (say, during no-shave November), the growth of a pet or child, exercise progress and much more.

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Wake weatherman Al Roker in Al’s Weather Rokies on iOS

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Popular weatherman Al Roker has launched his other weather-themed game on iOS devices. Co-created by Kate Linendoll, a technology contributor to The TODAY show, “Al’s Weather Rokies” sees players helping Al Roker wake up before he oversleeps. The game was inspired by a real-world event, as Roker overslept for the first time in his career in 2013. With Roker’s passion for weather, gamers will interact with weather-themed items to wake the TV personality up before it’s too late.

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Legacy Games partners with Crayola for series of kids’ apps

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Game developer and publisher Legacy Games has announced its partnership with Crayola for the development of a series of apps to encourage children’s creativity. The first app is Crayola Color, Draw & Sing, which combines coloring with music. The app was tested with more than 100 children and families in the Los Angeles area, and was further designed in response to this real-world feedback.

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