7th May 2013

Vex Blocks Now Available From Itzy Interactive

itzy interactiveCanadian indie developer Itzy Interactive has announced the release of their electrifying puzzler, Vex Blocks 1.0 for iOS devices via the Apple App Store. Nominated for “Best Brain & Puzzle” and “Best Casual Game” in this year’s “Best App Ever Awards” Android edition, the easy-to-play, exciting and addictive block game is now available for the iPhone and iPad. An alternative to traditional, “Match 3″ type puzzle games like Bejeweled or Candy Crush, players create chains of colored lightning by matching up blocks based on symbol, color or both. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th April 2013

Slant Six Launches Kids’ Game Max’s Pirate Planet

Slant Six GamesSetting sail today on iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices, Max’s Pirate Planet – A Board Game Adventure™, a game for children of all ages developed and published by Galactic Reign and The Bowling Dead developer Slant Six Games. Set on a thrilling pirate-themed interactive spinning globe, Max’s Pirate Planet – A Boardgame Adventure™ allows children aged four and up to play as one of five colourful characters in an exciting race to find Barnacle Bill’s lost treasure. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th April 2013

XMG Title Fashion Star Boutique Marks Major Milestone

xmg studioXMG Studio‘s hit property Fashion Star Boutique® (FSB) has reached its 100 millionth design. This milestone is achieved only several months after XMG announced FSB hitting 50 million unique designs in late December 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th April 2013

Papo & Yo Released for PC

minority mediaIndependent game development studio Minority Media has announced that its acclaimed adventure game Papo & Yo is now available for PC through Steam, Amazon and other direct download platforms. Originally released in 2012 for PlayStation®Network, the game, which was inspired by creator Vander Caballero’s childhood, features a boy, Quico, journeying through a magical world to save his best friend Monster from a terrible danger: himself. Monster is addicted to poisonous frogs, and eating one causes him to fly into a fiery rage from which no one is safe. As Quico, players will confront their conflicting emotions about Monster’s problem in a deeply touching, emotional video game experience. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Grid Lines: Battleship-style Math App Used to Teach the Coordinate Plane

Math File Folder GamesMath File Folder Games is pleased to announce the latest development in its fun, innovative math teaching games series “Grid Lines“. Grid Lines is available for iOS devices and allows students to challenge each other or play against the whole class through devices connected via Bluetooth. Similar to previous apps released by the company, it is designed to track student performance to identify concepts a student is struggling with. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Teletoon Retro Launches Family-Friendly Second Screen Trivia Game Toon Feud

teletoon retroTELETOON Canada’s classic cartoon channel TELETOON Retro has launched a set of family-friendly online cartoon trivia games, Toon Feud (English version) and Les P’tits Génies (French version). Toon Feud invites Canadian families to go head-to-head in good-natured rounds of TELETOON Retro-based trivia. The game is enjoyable for parents who can access their wealth of childhood cartoon knowledge and for kids who are discovering these classic cartoon characters for the first time.  Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

Sony Pictures Consumer Products And Ubisoft Collaborate On Smurfs 2 Game

Sony Entertainment NetworkIn anticipation of the July 31 release of Columbia Pictures’ and Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D hybrid live-action/animated family comedy The Smurfs™ 2, Ubisoft® has announced that the company will develop and publish a video game based on the film. Developed by Ubisoft and WayForward, the game will be released as an action-adventure platformer game for the Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3, Wii™ and Wii U™, as well as an interactive storytelling book and collection of mini-games on Nintendo DS™. It will release on all consoles in July, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

Mokool Changing Traditional Puzzles On The App Store

mokoolPuzzle lovers have a smorgasbord of game apps from which to choose with 14 new puzzle apps released by Mokool Inc. The firm’s CEO, Mukul Verma, announced that each app collection is dedicated to a specific topic and provides players with the means to win real world prizes. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th April 2013

Spellirium Developer Untold Entertainment Announces Pre-Order Offers

Untold EntertainmentSpellirium is a word puzzle point-and-click graphic adventure game currently in development at Toronto studio Untold Entertainment. In this game, which I had an opportunity to play some very, very early versions of, players spell words to solve puzzles, defeat monsters, and solve a mystery. In this special pre-order fundraising program, supporters are offered several different purchase levels, ranging from $15.00 for a Base Pack to the $1000.00 Design Your Own Monster level as listed below: Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2013

Tigris & Euphrates Now Available for both iOS and Android

sage board gamesCalgary’s Sage Board Games has announced the release of Reiner Knizia’s Tigris & Euphrates onto iOS and now Google Play. Tigris & Euphrates is one of the most well-known board games in the genre, having won the prestigious 1997 Meeples’ Choice Award, 1998 Deutscher Spiele Preis Best Family/Adult Game Winner and 1998 Spiel des Jahres Recommended. It is also widely considered to be Reiner Knizia’s masterpiece. The European-style game relies heavily on strategy and player interaction and was well received on iOS devices. Read the rest of this entry »

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