Category: Mobile and Wireless

Headline News Image Metrics Releases PortableYou Platform For Customizable 3D Avatar Creation

Image Metrics (OTCBB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology, today announced the availability of PortableYou, a groundbreaking new platform for developers as well as online and mobile entertainment, social network and communications companies.

Headline News Primal Screen Conjures Transmedia Experience For Sesame’s Electric Company

Further building Atlanta-based Primal Screen’s (www.primalscreen.com) portfolio of dynamic, multiplatform media for the children’s broadcast market, the creative studio announced it completed another integrated entertainment and education program – this time for The Electric Company’s math-literacy segment Prankster Planet, involving on-air animation paired with online learning games and a printed activity workbook.

Headline News Cartoon Network Takes Augmented Reality with Gen Rex App Across Asia

Cartoon Network is giving kids an unprecedented chance to check if their bodies are hosting nanites – microscopic machines – via a new augmented reality (AR) application created for its awesome new series, Generator Rex.

Headline News VIZ Manga App For iPhone, iPod Touch Launches

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, continues the digital integration of its vast library of manga (graphic novel) properties with the latest announcement of the availability of the VIZ MANGA APP for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch mobile devices.

Headline News South Park Avatar Creator App Released

South Park Digital Studios LLC, the joint venture between "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and COMEDY CENTRAL, a division of MTVN Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), announced today the launch of the new “South Park” Avatar Creator on SouthParkStudios.com and the start of “South Park” Facebook Week.

Headline News Pandoodle's WishStix Contest Turns Animation Into An App

Pandoodle Corporation is looking for animation to convert into their new WishStix app and they are inviting all animation studios and animators to join their WishStix personalized animated contest for a chance to win a grand prize of $5000, plus a share of any direct profits.

Headline News VeggieTales To Be Available On Mobile Devices & Channels

Big Idea Entertainment, a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today delivery of mobile-based VeggieTales content to fans and audiences nationwide via a VeggieTales channel on Sprint TV.

Headline News Cuppa Coffee Launches Interactive Division

Cuppa Coffee Studios is taking a big leap into the world of interactive entertainment with Lemon Squeezy Interactive, a branch focused solely on mobile and online content.

Headline News Capcom Confirms New Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City

Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of videogames, today announced Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, is in development for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC.

Headline News Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition Now Available

The legendary game franchise, Street Fighter is now available in full 3D, supporting global WiFi multiplayer matches in Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition, exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS system in North America.

Headline News StorySmyth Launches Oxford Titles on iTunes

StorySmyth Ventures Ltd, the producers of the StorySmyth Tales range of digital mobile children’s stories, has today launched a range of titles featuring children’s books from Oxford University Press (OUP).

Headline News Warner Bros. Interactive Announces Green Lantern: Rise Of The Manhunters

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced their debut title for the Nintendo 3DS handheld system: Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters.

Headline News DHX Media Gets Busy With Apps

DHX Media has launched a new iOS app based on the hit animated preschool show Animal Mechanicals, at the same time as its Grandpa in My Pocket app goes global, further strengthening the position of the interactive division as an award-winning developer of games for online and mobile devices.

Headline News Angry Bird Creator Gets $42M in Funding

ANGRY BIRDS creator Rovio Mobile has received $42 million in funding from Atomico Ventures, which is part owned by Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News Pokemon Black and White Are Franchise Best Sellers

POKEMON BLACK VERSION and POKEMON WHITE VERSION, which went on sale March 6, sold 1.08 million units, making it the fastest selling title in the U.S. in the franchise’s history, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News March Manga Madness Launches For The VIZ Manga App

The VIZ MANGA APP is available for FREE through the iTunes Store and manga volumes are generally available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the application for $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) per volume.

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