SXSW’s gaming awards celebrate ‘Uncharted 4’ and indie hits

South by Southwest isn't just about cool tech, movies and music… gaming is a big deal, too. The Austin festival has unveiled its fourth annual gaming award winners, and the top picks definitely reflect SXSW's emphases on storytelling and out-of-the…

Impossible Bottle Flip – tastypill

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Impossible Bottle Flip

tastypill

Genre: Games

Release Date: March 2, 2017


The sequel to our hit game "Water Bottle Flip Challenge 2" with over 1.5 million downloads!

Think you can take on the Impossible Bottle Flip? Download now to find out! Tap to flip through the room onto ordinary household objects to get to the finish, just don't fall off!

Conquer 15 impossible levels on your way to becoming a bottle flipping master.

© © 2017 Tastypill

Bean’s Quest – Kumobius

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Bean’s Quest

Kumobius

Genre: Games

Release Date: July 15, 2011


Bean's Quest is #FreeAppoftheWeek! 5 worlds of awesome goodness at no cost!

"An iOS platformer that actually works." ~ Penny Arcade

"…offering a huge amount of replay value and an overall stellar presentation." ~ Touch Arcade

Enjoy platforming perfection on the go! Five worlds to explore with three achievements per stage! Bean's Quest is a gorgeous 2D platformer with a twist!

~~ FEATURES ~~
% Supports the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus!
% Universal app plays on both iPhone and iPad!
% iCloud support. Your progress will remain in-sync between multiple devices!
% Five unique worlds to conquer!
% Over 150 challenges to complete.
% Game Center Leaderboards integrated.
% Incredible soundtrack with over 10 original pieces of music!

~~ STORY ~~

Emilio has been cursed and his girlfriend kidnapped! Transformed by dark magic into a jumping bean, you must bounce your way to victory through 50 levels spread over 5 worlds. Can you rescue your one true love and find your missing pet axolotls?

Bean's Quest brings back retro platforming to your iPhone or iPad with super intuitive controls; touch left or touch right – it's so simple!

~~ CRITICAL RESPONSE ~~

"An iOS platformer that actually works." ~ Penny Arcade
"…offering a huge amount of replay value and an overall stellar presentation." ~ Touch Arcade
"One of the best games on the iOS platform, hands-down." ~ iPhoneAlley
“The graphics are perfectly vibrant, and have just enough of that 16-bit era pixely-ness to them without going overboard. The original soundtrack by Flashygoodness is an excellent pairing, and the controls work great…” ~ TouchArcade
"The graphics are fun, colorful, and a treat to look at." ~ AppAdvice

Awarded MMGN’s App of the Week.

~~ GORGEOUS ART ~~

Beautiful 16-bit stylised artwork fills every stage with a fluid 60 frames per second. Older hardware is also supported. Shimmering diamonds, sparkling special effects and subtle parallax culminate in a mesmerising view!

~~ MUSIC ~~

Each world has a unique soundtrack by acclaimed composer Flashygoodness.

~~ PHYSICS MAYHEM ~~

Push blocks, spin seesaws, roll boulders, crush enemies and dodge spike-balls! Classic platforming blended with physics puzzles and adorable creatures.

~~ DIAMONDS FOREVER! ~~

Every stage is jam packed with jewels to collect. A guy's gotta surprise his girl when he rescues her, right?

~~ RESCUE THOSE AXOLOTLS! ~~

The evil wizard who cursed you also kidnapped your pet axolotls – brutal! There's one hidden in every stage, track them down if you can!

~~ ACHIEVE PERFECT JUMP! ~~

Every stage has a perfect jump count. Make it to the end fast enough and you’ll earn the perfect jump badge!

© © 2012 Kumobius Pty Ltd

‘Super Mario Run’ reaches Android on March 23rd

Android users won't have to wait much longer to find out whether or not Super Mario Run has justified any of the hype. Nintendo has made good on its earlier promise and revealed that the Android edition of the touchscreen runner will arrive on March…

Piano Tiles 2™(Don’t Tap The White Tile 2) – Cheetah Technology Corporation Limited

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Piano Tiles 2™(Don’t Tap The White Tile 2)

Cheetah Technology Corporation Limited

Genre: Games

Release Date: August 19, 2015


Pianotiles2™ is a popular game that has 600 million players around the world.
Here comes surprise new version! Watch videos to unlock Kiss the rain and River flows in you! Newly added music chart, get songs' ranking at a galnce; Everyday quest system lauched, free diamonds and coins are waiting for you!
In 2016, we have added pop music and new instruments. Slider tiles and Competition of Masters are also presented. The interface is more simple with more fonction such as favorites which simplifies the research of music. This is a better version of Piano Tiles 2 with more splendid music, better gaming experience and more excited hand speed competition. Come and try!

Game features:
• Bonus! Watch video to unlock Kiss the rain and River flows in you
• Added music chart. Wanna know the ranking of the songs you played?
• Launched everyday quest system, hard work pays off!
• Finish your achievements to get more diamonds and coins.
• Brand new slider tile gamplay brings you more exciting gaming experiences.
• Master's challenge kicks off! Reach the peak experience of speed challenge.
• There are more albums and songs of various styles.
• You can add songs to your favorite, play both classical and pop music to enrich your playing experience.
• New interface and new song lists make it easier to choose songs.
• Compete with friends and global players
• Log in with Facebook and share data on multiple devices
• Enjoy a brand-new level of sound quality

Game rules:
Tap on the black tiles while listening to music. Avoid the white ones! Hurry now! Enjoy classical and pop music, challenge your friends, improve your tapping speed!. Compete with your friends and speed up your fingers!

Support:
Are you having problems? Send email to gpfeedbackpt2@gmail.com or contact us in game by going to Settings > FAQ and Support.

For users of iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 7 and 7 Plus, if your system is above iOS 10, you may have lags and your touches may not be identified. We will resolve the problem asap. Once it occurs, you can try to turn off the 3D Touch in auxiliary of phone settings. Thank you for your support!

Business Cooperation:
Cheetah Mobile is now sincerely inviting all the amazing mobile game developers globally to achieve mutual success! we are looking forward to the great games! Contact us on: publishing_cmplay@cmcm.com
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© © cheetah technology corporation limited

Apple gives indie gamers a permanent home on the App Store

 Breaking into the App Store can be difficult enough, but for small-time mobile game developers it’s even more of a challenge as they go up against billion-dollar, global publishers who dominate the top charts, like Supercell, Activision Blizzard, Niantic, EA, Tencent and others who can afford to invest millions in marketing budgets and advertising. Apple is now hoping to level the… Read More

Hardway – Endless Road Builder – DIGITAL MELODY GAMES KITAJEWSKI I STALEWSKI SPOLKA JAWNA

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Hardway – Endless Road Builder

DIGITAL MELODY GAMES KITAJEWSKI I STALEWSKI SPOLKA JAWNA

Genre: Games

Release Date: March 8, 2017


Building roads is hard, driving is hard – that’s why we call it Hardway.

Endless road building with a brand new mechanics. Build from left or right. Connect islands using roads and bridges in a fast arcade style. Track your favourite car and drive through unique worlds. Be aware of different obstacles including moving islands, lighthouses and monsters.

3D Touch lets you slow down and score higher!

Game features:

– brand new gameplay = brand new fun
– build roads & connect islands as fast as you can
– challenging obstacles – towers, cranes, moving islands and more
– 8 different worlds and bonus stages (including special soundtracks)
– 30+ cars to unlock
– lovely stamps for car challenges
– free gifts & daily rewards, funny prize machine included
– full iCloud synchronisation
– iOS 10 Stickers included!
– 3D Touch support – score higher by slowing down! Simply press stronger.
– compare your score with friends (Game Center & Social integration)

© © Digital Melody Games

Bit City – NimbleBit LLC

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Bit City

NimbleBit LLC

Genre: Games

Release Date: March 12, 2017


Build your own Bit City! Start from a tiny town and grow to a thriving metropolis in this city building idle game from the creators of Tiny Tower. Collect profits and invest in upgrades that keep your city growing. Fill your city with new types of cars, planes and ships. Unlock cool new buildings, including famous landmarks to customize the look of your city. What are you waiting for? Start building YOUR own Bit City now!

© © 2017 NimbleBit LLC