Jam City Purchases Bingo Pop from Uken Games

Jam City has purchased Bingo Pop, and the team responsible for the game from Uken Games. The team will continue to run Bingo Pop from a new Toronto office, which will now be fully under Jam City’s control.

“We are so proud to be continuing Jam City’s rapid global expansion with the acquisition of one of the most popular bingo titles, and its highly talented team,” said Chris DeWolfe, co-founder and CEO of Jam City. “This acquisition provides Jam City with access to leading creative talent in one of the fastest growing and most exciting tech markets in the world. We look forward to working with the talented Jam City team in Toronto as we supercharge the live operations of Bingo Pop and develop innovative new titles and mobile entertainment experiences.”

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You can download Bingo Pop for free on iOS, and Google Play.

About Jam City

Jam City is a leader in mobile entertainment, providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to broad global audiences. Jam City was founded in 2009 by MySpace cofounder and CEO Chris DeWolfe and former 20th Century Fox executive Josh Yguado. Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest grossing and most enduring social gaming franchises for mobile, including Cookie Jam (Facebook “Game of the Year” winner) and Panda Pop. Jam City is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands including Harry Potter, Family Guy and Marvel Avengers. Jam City has studios in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Bogotá and Buenos Aires. The Jam City team is known for its creative excellence and technological innovation in key areas including storytelling, data science and audience insights.

About Bingo Pop

Launched in 2012, Bingo Pop has consistently been one of the top bingo mobile games worldwide. The game is a free, classic bingo game mixed with large jackpots, fast-paced action, power-ups and other features including memorable characters and unique social features. Bingo Pop is available worldwide on the App Store and Google Play.

About Uken Games

Uken builds games that people everywhere love. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? And Jeopardy! World Tour are the top two trivia games, engaging millions of global players every month. We consider ourselves data-driven designers, technologists and artists. Through collaboration, we pair the craft of design with feedback and data to deliver a pace and rhythm in each game session that immerses our audience and leaves them wanting more. We take your entertainment seriously. Learn more about Uken by visiting our website, https://www.uken.com.

Boat Rocker Games Releases 'Fusioneer' On Mobile

Local studio Boat Rocker Games have released a free-to-play puzzle game on Android and on iOS. You can check out some screenshots and description on Fusioneer down below:

"Welcome to the lab Amateur Fusioneers!! 

Grab a lab coat and start firing atoms from the fusion cannon to get your fusion core as high as you can in this bubble shooting puzzle game! More fusions produce higher value atoms to experiment with and will allow you to output higher amounts of energy!

This fusion of puzzle and arcade gameplay is easy to pick up and play but rewards careful planning and precise shots. Get hooked in from your first fusion as you start your quest to create the largest fusion core possible!"

Tram-Panic Out Now On Android And PC

Remember a few weeks back on the podcast we talked with the gang making Tram-Panic? Well the fruits of their labour is finished as Tram-Panic, the transit mobile game, is out now on Android devices.

Along with games like Actual Sunlight, Tram-Panic actually takes place in Toronto, where you'll be driving a TTC street-car:

"Toronto, City of Dreams... and of people with places to be! You're a streetcar operator and it's rush time. Everyone needs to get home and it's your job to help them! Pick up passengers and drop them off at Stations for points before time runs out. Some folks will give you special abilities while others will make the job harder. With randomized maps, every level will look like a different part of Toronto!"

You can pick it up now on Android and itch.io right now.

Rima: The Story Begins Available on Google Play

Rima: The Story Begins is an adventure game where you play as Rima, a small mutant blue-green algae.  You are tasked with restoring the major elements to take back the land that has been seized by Shadow.

Created by UP Entertainment, it has been released on Google Play and on the Amazon App Store, with a planned release on iOS later this year.  The reviews on their Google Play store have been positive so far with many people loving the graphics and the story.

You can follow UP Entertainment on Twitter @UPENT_, on Facebook, and on Instagram @upentertainment_.

Shiny Talisman Sales and Launch of Caveman Cliff CRAZY

Shiny Talisman released their new game Caveman Cliff CRAZY on the App Store today, and the rest of their games will be on sale until June 14!  Caveman Cliff CRAZY is a spinoff of the regular Caveman Cliff, where your objective is to push as many boulders off the cliff as possible in a 90 second time period.  It's fast paced, uses multipliers, and free.

Here are some of their other games that are now on sale, with their App Store links.  Enjoy!

Shiny Talisman Creating a Spinoff Game to Caveman Cliff

Shiny Talisman, who created Caveman Cliff, are creating a spinoff called Caveman Cliff CRAZY, which will be released on the App Store on June 1, 2017.  If you're unfamiliar with the original from last year, it follows the story of Cliff--a caveman who wants to build his home, but pterodactyls drop boulders on the cliff to try to thwart him.

In Caveman Cliff CRAZY, it is now Cliff's mission to drive the pterodactyls crazy.  It's fast-paced and timed for 90 seconds, and Cliff wants to push as many boulders off the cliff as possible.  Group boulders for multipliers and to fill the Anger Meter and to get more stars.  Can you get 10,000 stars in 90 seconds?

Features:

- Release Date: June 1, 2017
- Price: Free
- Country: Worldwide
- Device: iPhone, iPad, iPod
- No in-app purchases
- No ads

Huge Announcement from Sago Mini: Sago Mini World

Sago Mini announced Sago Mini World, to be released on May 25, 2017.  It is the complete collection of their games all on one app.  Sago Mini has created many successful games for children including Sago Mini Road Trip, Sago Mini Superheroes, and more on iOS and Android.  This is going to be huge, because if you've ever seen children play the Sago Mini games, you know how fun they are.  We can't wait.

Skies of Fury Now Available

Ace Academy: Skies of Fury, a WWI aerial combat game, is now available on the App Store and on Google Play.  It has 50 missions both from the perspectives of German and British pilots, unlockables, and two different game modes.  Illumination Games has teamed up with The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation for their Ace Academy series.  Here is the description of the game from Illumination Games and a trailer:

In the action-packed skies over the battlefields of Arras, experience “Bloody April” from the perspective of both British and German pilots fighting for their lives. Inspired by vintage comics, Skies of Fury features stunning WWI planes, epic aerial combat, and beautifully handcrafted environments. Dogfight through 50 missions using 10 distinctive aircraft with unique skins, gunsights and flight characteristics. Play Ace Academy: Skies of Fury and battle your way through to become the top ace over the Western Front.

Features:
- 50 missions
- 2 game modes: Elimination and Escort
- Unique handling and dogfighting capabilities
- 6 stunning environments
- Hundreds of unlockable skins, player icons and crosshairs
- 10 unlockable aircraft with different stats
- Pilot skills tailored to your playstyle
- Vintage comic-book style

Cuzzle Now Available on iOS

Our friends at Galactic Thumb have released Cuzzle, now available free on iOS.  From Galactic Thumb:

Cuzzle is a Sokoban style puzzle game. Get all the white blocks in position to unlock the portal. 4 unique stages each introducing a new mechanic.

Features: • Undo move button • 90 complex levels • Calming music • Minimalistic aesthetics • Leaderboards • Haptic Feedback for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Check out the trailer below, and download free today.

Cuzzle game by Galactic Thumb

Dashy Square Is Free For 1 Week On iOS And Android

To celebrate the launch of the Level Editor, @KasSanity has made Dashy Square free on iOS and Android. You can check out the trailer, and links to download below.

iOS Download

Android Download