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Blogs Figuring Out The Puzzles

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 4, 2012 at 12:14pm

Crytek recently branched out into puzzle-based mobile games with Fibble, available on the iPhone, iPod and iPad. It marks Crytek’s first mobile offering as well as its first puzzler. We recently talked to Kristoffer Waardahl, studio manager of Crytek Budapest, about the company’s new development direction.

Headline News Syfy Digital Expands Content Offerings

Continuing its expansion of original video content, mobile reach to new platforms and commitment to cutting edge technology, Syfy Digital announced four new initiatives, from its first ever original unscripted program, new apps for Windows Phone and Roku, and the upcoming addition of sync-to-broadcast functionality to its successful Syfy app for iPads and Android tablets for season three of its hit series "Face Off."

Headline News Stoopid Monkey Releases Mobile App

Stoopid Monkey, founded by Emmy-winning Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, and Bare Tree Media have teamed up to create the first branded mobile app for internet sensation Stoopid Monkey.

Blogs Electronic Arts Expands Medal of Honor Franchise With Warfighter

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 11:47am

Here, Rich Farley, creative director at Danger Close Games, talks about what’s in store for PC gamers and gives his take on the move to modern warfare in this exclusive interview from GDC 2012.

Headline News SIGGRAPH Announces New Mobile Graphics Program

SIGGRAPH 2012 is introducing SIGGRAPH Mobile, a first-time SIGGRAPH program developed to showcase the incredible advancements in mobile development.

Blogs Tackling the Big Issues: PC Gaming Alliance

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 12:11pm

One of the things we like to do is talk to some of the top innovators in the industry to see what makes them tick. We’ve spoken to Matt Ployhar -- president of the PC Gaming Alliance (PCGA) -- before, but he’s been up to a lot lately, so we followed up to get a closer look.

Headline News Disney Channel Redesigns Online, Mobile Offerings

Disney Channel is launching a completely redesigned online offering allowing their kid and tween audiences more intuitive ways to find, share and engage with their favorite Disney Channel shows.

Headline News GlobZ Re-Creates 'TwinSpin' for iPhone With Autodesk Scaleform

Autodesk announced that indie game studio GlobZ used the company's user interface (UI) solution, Autodesk Scaleform middleware, to re-create the Flash-based game "TwinSpin" for the iOS platform, which runs on Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.

Blogs Crystal Ball: What’s the Future of Mobile?

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 12:43pm

For a technology company to be successful, it must be able to not only deliver cutting-edge products, but also tailor those products for a marketplace and consumer demand that doesn’t yet necessarily exist. It’s enough to make you want to break out the crystal ball.

Blogs The New Mobile Landscape

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 11:44am

The word “convergence” won’t mean quite the same thing to the next generation as it does to us. That’s because kids today will come of age in a time when phones were used to play video games, computers could double as a private movie house, and televisions were flipped on to browse the Web. Unlike us, they’ll be living in a world where “ubiquity” is the word -- surrounded by devices.

Headline News Zombie Wars for iPad Transforms Readers and Their Friends Into 3D Characters in a Free Digital Comic Book

Image Metrics Inc. announced the availability of Zombie Wars, an iPad® exclusive free digital comic app that lets users insert their images into a tale of a zombie outbreak and become the main characters.

Headline News Toho to Start Streaming Service in Japan

Top Japanese distributor Toho is entering a joint venture called My Theater D.D., which will stream its films on the Web, reports Variety.

Headline News Stan Lee to Make Indian Superhero

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 10:42am

Stan Lee and his POW! Ent. have teamed with Liquid Comics to create a new Indian superhero called Chakra – The Invincible, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News Square Enix Announces Kingdom Hearts for 3DS

Square Enix, Inc. and Square Enix Ltd., the publishers of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, Europe and across PAL territories, today announced fans of the popular KINGDOM HEARTS series will be able to experience a new 3-D adventure next year with the North American and European release of KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance], specifically for the Nintendo 3DS system.

Headline News New Avatar Special Edition Arrives on iTunes

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Lightstorm Entertainment announce AVATAR available digitally with first-of-its-kind interactive features in the “AVATAR iTunes Extras Special Edition” beginning on Tuesday, December 20.

Headline News Alphanim Launches Four Santa’s Apprentice Apps

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 10:23am

After a first venture into the app world earlier this year with a French/English reading app for iOS based on its animated feature Eleanor’s Secret – aka Kerity, which received critical acclaims in France and the US and was picked by Fox News’ Tapped-In as part of a top 3 selection of apps for kids, Paris-based Alphanim recently launched four bilingual holiday apps based on its Santa’s Apprentice franchise.

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