BuzzFeed Launches BuzzFeed News App on iOS

BuzzFeed has announced the release of its BuzzFeed News app on iOS, combining BuzzFeed’s stories with major news from around the Web. The app focuses on quick news consumption, allowing users to "catch up" on the most important current stories in a scrollable feed, with content selected by BuzzFeed’s editors. The catch up feed begins with a bulleted list of top stories, before breaking each down (and offering more stories) as users scroll. The … [Read more...]

Vimeo Relaunches Cameo Video Creation App on iOS

Vimeo’s video-editing app Cameo, which the company acquired in 2014, has been relaunched as Version 2.0 on iOS in hopes of giving users more freedom when creating and editing their projects. Technically a new app, Cameo offers new features and a focus on video creation and editing, rather than on social networking. With the new Cameo app, users are given two main options: create a new video or browse their finished videos. New videos can be … [Read more...]

Minds Launches Virtual Currency-Powered Social Networking App

Minds announced the beta launch of its open-source social networking platform for iOS, Android and the Web. The app was designed in part to help users expand their viral reach, and it offers a points system, giving users control of their content sharing potential. Upon signup for Minds, users are given 100 points for free, and they can earn more by interacting with content on the platform. Users can share their own videos, images or text messages … [Read more...]

Mobile Game Roundup: Cooking Dash 2016, Vegas Aces and More

This year’s E3 video game convention may have been the major focus for many game developers this week, but many still made time to release new games for mobile devices. Bethesda led the week, launching Fallout Shelter after its E3 press conference Sunday evening, while Disney released its newest title, Inside Out Thought Bubbles, in association with the theatrical release of Disney Pixar film Inside Out. Finally, Garfield turns 37 this week, and … [Read more...]

Picjoy Photo Organization App Launches on iOS

While multiple iOS apps have attempted to help users organize their photos, Picjoy has thrown its hat into the ring in a bid to outdo them all. The app relies on what’s described as a "complex algorithm," which automatically tags each image with tags relating to the time the photo was taken, its location data, month of the year and more. Picjoy tags camera roll images, as well as those from iCloud. Once these photos have been tagged, users can … [Read more...]

GivingTales Children’s Storybook App Launches With Famous Narrators

GivingTales has announced the release of its children’s storybook app of the same name. Created in association with goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, Sir Roger Moore, the GivingTales app aims to entertain children with modernized versions of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales, narrated by famous actors and celebrities. While free to download, GivingTales will donate 30 percent of the app’s revenue from in-app purchases to Unicef … [Read more...]

Garfield Turns 37, Receives New Mobile Games

Animoca Brands is celebrating Garfield’s 37th birthday in a big way, releasing two new games on mobile devices, while also offering users of existing Garfield games free in-game currency. Finally, some originally paid Garfield titles will be on sale (or even free) for a limited time. The first new game, Garfield’s Epic Food Fight, is now available to download for free on Android. The match-three puzzle battle game challenges players to make … [Read more...]

E3 2015: 3 Queens Reveals Creeping With the Crudashians for Mobile

At E3 2015, 3 Queens released its first match-three game, Creeping with the Crudashians, in invite-only beta. A parody of the popular television show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the game stars characters including Cym, Crusty, Crassy, Crawley and more, with the game having a bit of fun with the major life milestones and events in the Crudashians’ lives, based on their career timelines. In each level of Creeping with the Crudashians, players … [Read more...]

E3 2015: DotEmu Announces Titan Quest, Ys Chronicles II for Mobile

At E3 2015, DotEmu, a French video game company specializing in modern releases of older titles, has announced it is adapting two new games for mobile devices. First, the company will release Ys Chronicles II on iOS and Android. Also known as Ys II: Ancient Ys Vanished—The Final Chapter, the action RPG follows Adol Christin on a quest to uncover the secrets of the island of Ys. While games in the Ys franchise have been released on multiple … [Read more...]

E3 2015: Telltale Games Announces The Walking Dead: Michonne for Mobile

At E3 2015, Telltale Games and Skybound announced The Walking Dead: Michonne for mobile devices, home consoles and PC. The mini-series stars Michonne from the franchise’s comic book series, and is set between issue No. 126 and issue No. 139. Rather than a completely standalone game, The Walking Dead: Michonne is more like DLC, as players will need to own at least the first episode of The Walking Dead: Season 2 in order to experience the … [Read more...]

E3 2015: Square Enix to Bring Kingdom Hearts, Lara Croft, More to Mobile

At its E3 2015 press conference, Square Enix announced a number of new projects for mobile devices. For one, Square Enix announced Kingdom Hearts: Unchained χ (read as "Unchained Key") for a North American release on iOS and Android, following the game’s announcement for release in Japan. In Unchained χ, players will experience a storyline which connects to Kingdom Hearts III, and will become a Keyblade Master of their own design, interacting … [Read more...]

E3 2015: Beeline Interactive Unveils Ghostbusters Puzzle Fighter for Mobile

At E3 2015, Capcom’s Beeline Interactive officially unveiled Ghostbusters Puzzle Fighter, its upcoming match-three puzzle battle game set in the Ghostbusters universe. The game allows players to collect characters and ghosts from the entire Ghostbusters universe, taking them into turn-based battles against the monsters of New York. Ghostbusters Puzzle Fighter will feature 32 characters at launch, including characters from the original films, as … [Read more...]

E3 2015: EA Announces Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes for Mobile

At its E3 2015 press conference, Electronic Arts announced the development of a new mobile game in the Star Wars universe. Created in collaboration with Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm, Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes will combine elements from collectible card games and role playing games. The game will allow players to collect and battle with characters and starfighters from the entire Star Wars universe, including the original trilogy and prequel … [Read more...]

E3 2015: Bethesda Unveils New Apps for The Elder Scrolls, Fallout 4

At its E3 2015 showcase event, game developer Bethesda greatly embraced mobile platforms, announcing three new titles for both smartphones and tablets. On top of the announcement and release of Fallout Shelter on iOS devices, Bethesda revealed The Elder Scrolls Legends and a Fallout 4 companion app. First, The Elder Scrolls Legends is the developer’s take on the strategy card genre, which has recently been dominated by the likes of … [Read more...]