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Get Ready to Read Bloomberg Business on the Apple Watch

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 20th, 2015

Fans of Bloomberg Business will soon be able to get all their news on the Apple Watch. The app lets you get the top headlines on your main screen and bookmark stories to read later. Using the motion detection in the Apple Watch, the headlines are updated everytime you move your wrist to glance at it. You can also have a personal watchlist that keeps track of a portfolio of stocks, funds, indexes, and currencies. You can monitor movement on securites, see total gains and losses, and get a list of “leaders” and “laggers”.

Keep an eye out for the Bloomberg Business app when the Apple Watch launches on April 24.

Watch This Homerun is Batting for the Apple Watch

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 20th, 2015

Eyes Wide Games'Watch This Homerunis purportedly the first sports game coming to the Apple Watch, where you'll be up to bat as the pitcher tries to out-manuever you with fastballs, curveballs, and changeups. Using one-touch controls you can try to hit as many homeruns as possible. The game has a progression-based League system meant to make you really feel like you're a part of the team. You'll be able to track your achievements and progress on the leader boards, as well as compare your stats with friends to find out who the best batter is.

“We’ve seen where Apple Watch is going, and it’s clear that giving sports fans and gamers fast and easy ways to plug into their favorite pastimes anytime will be a defining feature of the platform,” said Eyes Wide Games CEO Stephen Griffin, in a press release. “With Watch This Homerun, we’re distilling the complete baseball experience down to its greatest hits in a form players can enjoy in just 10-15 seconds on the go.”

You'll be able to get ahold of Watch This Homerun later this month for the Apple Watch.

Kids Can Practice Healthy Living With Green Riding Hood, Coming Soon

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 19th, 2015

Bobaka is releasing a new interactive book called Green Riding Hood in May. The app teaches kids about yoga andorganic style of life through mini-games and a fun take on the classic Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale. In this story, however, the wolf won't be eating anyone.

The app features artwork by, award winning illustrator Andrey Gordeev, and is narrated by Scottish actor Alistair Findlay. You can download Green Riding Hood for $2.99 come May 21 on the App Store.

Gameloft Announces Battle Odyssey, a New Puzzle RPG, Out Next Week

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 17th, 2015

Battle Odyssey, Gameloft'snewest puzzle RPG, is coming to the App Store next week. Set in the world of Pondera, you will need to control the power of the elements to defend the world from evil. You'll be able to entlist over 500 allies to aid you in your quest to save the world, and each one comes with their own elemental affinities and powers. It plays similarly to a match-3, where you connect like-colored Orbs to battle. You can play the story or challenge your friends in PvP, and eventually Gameloft plans to add limited-time events and special events that can earn your rare allies.

Battle Odyssey will launch next Thursday, April 23.

War Dragons, Pocket Gems' New RTS with Apple Watch Integration, has Landed on the App Store

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 16th, 2015
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Pocket Gems has announced their newest 3D real-time strategy game, War Dragons. Pocket Gems built the game with Metal on their proprietary Mantis Engine to offer high-end mobile 3D graphics and smooth synchronous online multiplayer.

You'll have to defend your kingdom by banding together with your friends to form guilds, customizing your army, and breeding dragons. The dragons are the real stars of the show, having over 70 different kinds to breed, train, and add to your forces. You'll be able to play both PVP and team-based multiplayer as well.

War Dragons is raining fire down onto the App Store right now. Apple Watch users take note: it will also integrate with Apple's new wearable. Once you actually get your Apple Watch, of course.

Watch Quest is a New Apple Watch Exclusive from the Makers of Shantae and Mighty Switch Force

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 15th, 2015

The Apple Watch will be here in no time, and WayForward is ready with their firstadventure game for the device, Watch Quest. The appconnects your Apple Watch to your iPhone so that the iPhone serves as your kingdom while the watch takes care of your adventures. You'll be able to guide your chosen hero through battles, solve puzzles, and complete quests that will earn you items and treasure.

Watch Quest will come with one free training quest, and you'll be able to purchase more quests, characters, and campaigns on theiPhone app as Quest Packs.Watch Questis set to release on April 24th, alongside the Apple Watch.

Protect the Future of Gaming with Hopiko by Laser Dog Games, Coming This Summer

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 15th, 2015

Hopiko, by Laser Dog Games, promises to be a fast paced twitchfest. As the Nanobytes seek to destroy the future of gaming, our hero Hopiko must jump from platform to platform to avoid them and hopefully save gaming in the process. The game also features an awesome soundtrack that was composed on a Gameboy, whcih you can downloadhere.

Hopiko is due for a release later this summer. Until then you can get a taste of the hyper-platforming action in the trailer below.

Rovio Explodes With Exciting News About Angry Birds Fight!

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 14th, 2015

The angriest of avians have gone to wreck havoc in Japan.Angry Birds Fight!is a cultural mash-up pf a match-3 that's due out this spring. You'll be solving puzzles and challenging other players from around the world.

Rovio hasn't given a specific date for release, but you can expect to be saying Ohaiyo toAngry Birds Fight! soon. In the meantime, they've released two videos for the game on youtube - including a music video fromTempura Kidz.

Activision Announces Guitar Hero Live and GHTV, and Both Are Coming to Mobile

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 14th, 2015

Activision Publishing has some rocking news forGuitar Hero fans:Guitar Hero Live and GHTV are coming, and theywill be available for tablets and mobile phones. Just like previous Guitar Hero games, in Guitar Hero Liveyou'll be able to experience the rush of playing on stage in front of millions of fans who react to your guitar playing skills.

GHTV will be aplayable live music video network where you'll be able to pick frommultiple channels and themed shows to find the latest songs to play with your friends. You can even challenge players from all over the world.

There is no official release date for the mobile versions, but if you can't wait to try Guitar Hero Live there's some good news: Best Buy is having events in select cities where you can demo the game. The tour stops are:

•April 14, 2015: Best Buy Theatre, New York City, 6pm - 9pm
•April 18, 2015: Best Buy Store, Union Square, New York City, 1pm - 5pm
•April 18, 2015: Best Buy Store, Torrance, CA, 1pm - 5pm

MMORPG Forsaken World Mobile is Coming Soon to iOS

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 14th, 2015

Fedeen Games is bringing their gorgeous MMORPG Forsaken World to iOS. Fans of the series and new players alike can enjoy the huge open world where you get your choice of five different classes; assasin, mage, cleric, kindred, or warrior. With your role secured you'll explore dungeons, destroy bosses, loot epic treasures, and team-up with your friends in raids to beat the ultimate bosses.

"I'm incredibly excited to be bringing the Forsaken World series to mobile enthusiasts across the world," said Project Lead Vincent Li in a press release. "The ability to dive into the rich, detailed universe at any time is truly amazing."

There is no official release date as of yet, but Fedeen Games says Forsaken World will be coming soon.

G.I. JOE Strike is Coming to iOS this Summer

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 13th, 2015

This past G.I.JoeCon, 2015 proves that the franchise is alive and well. As such, Backflip Studios is working with Hasbro to bring a new game for our favorite ninja from the classic cartoon withG.I. JOE Strike. You'll play as Snake Eyes as he fights his way through enemy ninja to face off in the ultimate showdown against his rival, Storm Shadow.

“The G.I. JOE brand is a treasured gem. The adventures of G.I. Joe vs. Cobra has sparked the imaginations of generations of fans, whether they grew up on the G.I. Joe comics, the cartoons or the movies,” said Julian Farrior, CEO of Backflip Studios, in a press release. “G.I. JOE Strike blends the unforgettable environments of the original mini-series with the new-age reimagining of the beloved characters, giving players of all ages something to connect with.”

G.I. JOE Strike is set to be released early this summer. Go Joe!

On April 16th, Get Walled Up With iPoe 3

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 12th, 2015

iPoe 3, by iClassics Productions, is the third installment of the interactive book series. The app lets you read Edgar Allen Poe's work with illustrations byDavid G. Forés accompanied by music by Miquel Tejada. It also includes a new feature where you'll become the main role of the tale and "Poe" yourself with dark fearful accessories, like ravens and skulls. iPoe 3 comes with the classic tales The Cask of Amontillado, Alone, and The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar

The iPoe 3 app will be released April 16th for a limited time price of $3.99. You'll also be able to pick up the entire series as a bundle for $9.99.

Sorcery! 3 Release Gets Delayed

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 10th, 2015

Sadlyy, Sorcery! 3, the mobile gamebook based off the popularSteve Jackson's Sorcery! series, has been pushed back a week toApril 23. Fans will have to wait just a little longer for this continuation of thefantasy adventure. You'll be leaving the city ofKharé behind as you try to cross the cursed wasteland of Kakhabad.

When it is released, Sorcery! 3 will be priced at$4.99 and we'll have a review for you to check out.

In the mean time, you can replay Sorcery! 1 and 2 while you wait.

Build a Minion Utopia Later This Summer with Minions Paradise

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 7th, 2015

Electronic Arts, Illumination Entertainment, and Universal are working together to bring us more minions! Their first upcoming collaborative title is Minions Paradise.You'll be playing as a new minion called Phil as he designs a minion resort after being shipwrecked on a tropical island. Help Phil's minion buddies relax with waterslides, firefly trees, and loads and loads of bananas.

Minions Paradise will be free to download and comes out later this summer.

Netmarble's Raven Will Be Launching Globally This Year

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 3rd, 2015

Netmarble US has announced that the popular hack and slash RPG, Raven, is launching globally later this year. The game gives you options for your characters race such as human, elf, vango, as well as classes like assasin and berserker. You can also choose between five game modes including Scenario mode, the 150 stage Adventure mode, Raid mode, and Guild matches where 18 players fight for the honor of their guilds.

"With splendid action, dynamic real time battles and thousands of items to collect and upgrade, Raven has struck a resonant chord with gamers," said Seungwon Lee, Overseas President at Netmarble Games Corp, in a press release. "We will leverage the record-setting success of Raven in South Korea as we look forward to bringing the game to players worldwide."

You can look for Raven on the App Store later this year.