GoPro Expands Xbox Entertainment Portfolio with New App Channel for Xbox One

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) today released four exclusive videos to the Xbox community to mark the launch of its GoPro Channel for the Xbox One® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft – an entertainment and e-commerce app that allows Xbox Live members worldwide* to stream GoPro content on-demand, share favorite videos, and purchase GoPro cameras and accessories.   The launch expands GoPro's visibility to the Xbox community, which has enjoyed GoPro video entertainment on Xbox 360 since … [Read more...]

GameStop Announces New Gift Card Exchange Powered By Cardpool

SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes popular gaming technologies affordable and simple, today announced that GameStop customers can now conveniently exchange gift cards online for a GameStop e-gift card. The new offering is part of a partnership with Cardpool, a leading gift card exchange platform. With three easy steps, a consumer will be able to trade in plastic and e-gift cards online by filling out his or her individual gift card information at … [Read more...]

IGXE In-Game Currency Provider Announces 10th Anniversary With Exclusive MMORPG Offers

WILMINGTON, Del., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IGXE, a website operated by Chongqing SoftIsland Co., Ltd. and a top player in the in-game currency market, is pleased to announce its forthcoming 10th Anniversary Celebration, even as it prepares to mark the day with special promo offers. With a view to providing value-adding MMO services to customers, IGXE, a leading supplier of in-game currencies, always strives to maintain its position as a leader in the industry. Now, the company announces its upcoming 10th Anniversary Celebration … [Read more...]

DraftKings Acquires DraftStreet; BALLR Next in Daily Fantasy Sports Hierarchy?

LAS VEGAS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The daily fantasy sports industry awoke to earth-shattering news that DraftKings Inc has acquired DraftStreet, effectively merging the second- and third-largest fantasy sports superpowers and posing the first significant threat to industry-leading FanDuel Inc. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127760 The move comes at a critical time for the $492 million daily fantasy sports industry, as tens of thousands of players continue to sign on month after month and the NFL season - the … [Read more...]

Bacon Man Game is Cooking Crowdfunding

METHUEN, Mass., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Skymap Games announces a Kickstarter campaign for their tasty action platformer "Bacon Man". Featuring a tongue in cheek revenge story and cooperative gameplay, players take on the role of anti hero Bacon Man as he fights through the food groups. "We all knew this was a long time coming. The fact that I didn't have a video game sooner is completely inexcusable. I mean... come on. Everyone loves bacon! So yeah. Give me all of your money!" - Bacon Man, titular hero Backing the Kickstarter can … [Read more...]

Baboon! for PS VITA Coming this Fall

BILBAO, Spain, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Relevo Videogames® today announced the imminent availability of Baboon! for the PlayStation®Vita console. Baboon! is the latest addition to the PS Vita game portfolio from indie game developer Relevo, it will be available this fall from the PlayStation®Store at a retail price of €9,95. Watch the video trailer. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127457 Created by independent game studio Relevo Videogames, Baboon! is set to become an instant classic. Relevo specializes in … [Read more...]

Big Fish Launches “Cascade®” on Mobile Smartphones and Tablets

SEATTLE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you ready to try the game that's making everyone finally quit crushing candies? Cascade® from Big Fish is available today for free on mobile devices. With 140 handcrafted puzzles to solve, Cascade combines a Match-3 game with a Slot Machine in an entirely new, patent-pending game mechanic. This combination results in a game that is both familiar and entirely unique, requiring both strategy and luck. The story of Cascade has you journeying alongside Jasper, a mole participating in the Great Cascade … [Read more...]

ROBLOX Unveils Android Version of Award Winning Game Creation Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROBLOX, the Internet's largest user-powered game creation, development, and gameplay platform, today announced the launch of ROBLOX Mobile for Android. Released initially in the Google Play marketplace, the newest version of the ROBLOX platform is free to play, bringing with it a cross-platform user base of over 60 million players across multiple operating systems (PC, Mac, and iOS). The Android version of ROBLOX Mobile allows users to play, interact, and chat with friends using the world's most … [Read more...]

The Magic Of Fishing Casts Into Wizard101

PLANO, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KingsIsle Entertainment donned a pair of waders, packed a virtual tackle box and went fishing today—with an all new, magical fishing sport in Wizard101. "Ever since we created Wizard101, we knew we wanted to bring the magic of fishing to The Spiral," said Josef Hall, vice president and creative director at KingsIsle Entertainment. "After six years of sustained success, we've now stocked the lakes and streams from Wizard City to MooShu with all kinds of fish and have given players a cool way to catch … [Read more...]

Introducing LeapTV™, The First Educational, Active Video Gaming System Designed Just For Kids From LeapFrog

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today unveiled its first educational, active video gaming system, LeapTV™. Just like its no. 1 selling line of LeapPad children's tablets, LeapTV is designed from the ground up specifically for children ages three to eight years old. This innovative new video game console system changes the way children learn by combining activity and movement with best-in-class educational curriculum. With simple and … [Read more...]