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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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