Disney releases Where’s My XYY? on iOS, Android, Windows


Disney Interactive has further expanded its “Where’s My…?” franchise with the release of Where’s My XYY? on iOS, Android and Windows. The game stars China’s most popular TV cartoon character, a sheep named XiYangYang (XYY), as players are challenged with guiding water through dirt to help XYY defeat the Big Bad Wolf.


Imangi Studios adds cloud syncing, Easter updates to Temple Run 2


Temple Run 2 developer Imangi Studios has announced an Easter update for its popular mobile endless runner (our review), as well as new support for cloud syncing of save files and a “Save Me Wheel” for bonus prizes. The cloud support update is available now on iOS, and will come to Android and Windows next week.


Game Insight’s Airport City takes flight on Windows 8, Windows Phone 8


Mobile and social game company Game Insight has announced the launch of one of its most popular titles, Airport City, on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. The game was previously released on iOS, Android and Facebook, and allows players to take over a growing city, anchored by an international airport.


Disney Interactive’s Star Wars: Assault Team launches on mobile


After a limited launch earlier this year, Disney Interactive has announced the full launch of its newest mobile game, Star Wars: Assault Team. The game combines turn-based combat with a card collection experience, as players will collect and create a team of heroes from the Star Wars universe, and take them into battle against the world’s many villains.


Weeby.co launches Doki Stars on Kik Messenger platform


Mobile OTT gaming company Weeby.co has announced the launch of its first game, Doki Stars, a match-two game on the Kik Messenger browser. Kik users can access the game with a single click, competing in tournaments and challenging their friends as they play.


Star Wars: Tiny Death Star receives Imperial content update


Disney Mobile has announced the launch of the Imperial update in Star Wars: Tiny Death Star, allowing users to “go even deeper into the Dark Side” with an updated Imperial Assignments system. Instead of performing simple research in the floors below the base tower, this update will see users completing special events, dozens of new missions and more to earn rewards.


Kik brings built-in browser to mobile messaging platform


Kik Interactive has announced a new update to its Kik messaging app on mobile, bringing a built-in web browser to the platform. This browser joins the app’s current availability of HTML5-based “Cards,”, allowing users to share even more content with their friends from any website. Kik has also released a toolset to help developers optimize their own websites for the mobile web.


Evans Data: Android apps are developed faster than those for iOS, Windows Phone

Image via Google

Image via Google

According to the latest Mobile Development Survey from Evans Data, it takes less time to develop Android apps than apps for either iOS or Windows Phone. The worldwide survey gathered responses from 464 developers, and found 41 percent of developers typically finish their Android apps in one month or less. That’s compared to 36 percent for iOS and 34 percent for Windows Phone.


Control Death’s army of the undead in Deadlings


Being Death is hard. That’s the premise behind Artifex Mundi and Nimbi Studios’ upcoming mobile game Deadlings. The Grim Reeper is tired of being lonely, so instead of turning to the living for companionship, he decides to raise an army of the undead to call his own.

In Deadlings, players will guide Death’s zombies through mazes, completing puzzles, avoiding traps and more, all with the goal of training these zombies to throw totally awesome parties to cure Death’s loneliness, or maybe take over the world.


Kik mobile messaging platform passes 100 million registered users

Image via Kik Interactive

Image via Kik Interactive

As mobile messaging apps continue to grow in popularity, Ontario based Kik Interactive has reached a new milestone for its Kik communication platform. The app has passed more than 100 million registered users, with over 200,000 new accounts created each day.


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