Who thought the airport security line could be so much fun? Well, The Kedlin Company, the folks who brought you the luggage scanning game Airport Scanner to iPhone and iPad, is partnering up with Pocket Gems to bring the same title to Android via Google Play. Hitting the #1 spot on the App Store in 2012 worldwide, Airport Scanner throws you in the unlikely (and in real life probably not the funnest job in the world) role of a TSA baggage screener. Definitely the best way to pass the time while in line. Read on for the full announcement.
Airport Scanner has been downloaded more than 7 million times for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Data from the game will be used to power a Duke University study aimed at improving real-world luggage screening. Continue reading
In honor of the popular dark role-playing fantasy mobile game Blood Brothers celebrating its first birthday, DeNA has created a new data-packed infographic showcasing the some really amazing milestones the game has achieved in its first year on the App Store and Google Play. The numbers are quite staggering and well-deserved.
The anniversary infographic highlights Blood Brothers’ tremendous performance over the last year with stats including: Continue reading
Just because you may not live in Angola, Bulgaria, China, Brazil, France, Cuba, Namibia, Malta, Marshal Islands, Mozambique, Panama, Zambia or Zimbabwe … doesn’t mean you can enjoy the spoils of Workers Day. Thanks to UNAgames, mobile gamers worldwide can enjoy its Tapsteroids game as the free app of the day. But wait, that’s not all. The developers have also pushed out a major update.
May 1 is a national holiday in more than 80 countries and celebrated unofficially in many other countries, and Daniele Benegiamo, founder of UNAgames, hopes everyone around the world will enjoy his gift on this special day. Continue reading
Writers have it and so do artists. The dreaded block of wit, creativity, inspiration and anything else that would help spark an idea, sentence or stroke of genius. One new tool for artists, drawers and doodlers that can help push them past this block is Color Patterns. The adult coloring app was developed to help you draw inspiration (pun intended) from the included dynamic design patterns and an expansive color palette.
MacPhun has over one million reasons to celebrate as their FX Photo Studio for iPhone, which went free last Thursday, hit the seven digit milestone on Sunday. To sweeten the pot, they’re making their FX Photo Studio for iPad (usually $1.99) free. But here’s the kicker. They’re making it free for the next 10 million downloads. That’s pretty cool.
The FX Photo Studio is an extremely useful and powerful collection of photo effects and filters. There are over 190 effects, including: Lomo, Sketch, Vintage, Art, Grunge, 3-D, B&W, ColorStrokes, Cross processed, Textures and many more. Continue reading
From Alison in Wonderland to a gaming conference news, this weekend and this morning have been quite busy as far as news go. To get you in the know, here are a few headlines for you.
Video Games Intelligence announced the launch of Independent’s Day, an afternoon of conference sessions and networking focused on indie mobile game development. The event will take place on May 13, prior to the start of its annual Mobile Gaming USA West conference in San Francisco on May 14-15.
The keynote speech will be given by Wilson Kriegel, the former chief revenue officer (CRO) of Draw Something creators OMGPOP. He currently serves as president of Paltalk, a leading provider of audio and video communications services. Continue reading
If you’re at all familiar with Halfbrick … go download Fish Out of Water right now and skip the review. You’ll thank me since I just saved you a few minutes of your day from having to read my post below. If you want a bit more convincing, then know that this is one of the freshest new games to hit the App Store in a while. You probably won’t put your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch down for a while. Still here? Read on. Continue reading