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Free-to-play Assassin's Creed Memories announced for iOS

Ubisoft revealed today that a new free-to-play entry in its Assassin's Creed series is coming soon to Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in collaboration with mobile publishers GREE and PlayNext. Boasting gameplay that mixes "RPG, strategy and card battle elements," the upcoming Assassin's...

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Final Fantasy Artniks Dive says pick a card, any card

If Square-Enix has learned anything, it's that games where Cloud from Final Fantasy VII can somehow interact with Tidus from Final Fantasy X will always lure in a few players. Final Fantasy Artniks Dive, due out this summer on Japanese iOS and Android devices, is born out of this maxim. That it's...

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Star Ocean: Material Trader is social, card-based RPG

The next Star Ocean game, Star Ocean: Material Trader, will incorporate the series' universe of characters and items into a social-oriented, role-playing card game, according to Siliconera's translation of Gamer's report. Series Producer Yoshinori Yamagishi is working with Circle of Mana developer...

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GREE lays off 30 from San Francisco offices

Japanese publisher GREE has laid off 30 members of its San Francisco office, according to a report from GamesIndustry International. Anil Dharni, COO of the mobile and social publisher, told GamesIndustry that GREE has recently aligned its US studio "to focus on creating the next generation of...

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CyberConnect2 releases iPhone action game Shadow Escaper

CyberConnect2, developer of Naruto fighting games, Asura's Wrath, and more, has published its first smartphone game, downloadable for free. Shadow Escaper, reminiscent of a gothic Temple Run, is on iOS now, with an Android version coming. It stars a fugitive "Night Dweller" demon, whose flight...

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'Fighters of Capcom' trademarked

Whoa, hey, listen -- put that knife down. Look, we know you just had a terrifying Capcom Fighting Jam flashback, but everything is going to be okay. We've got no idea whether Capcom's newly registered trademark for "Fighters of Capcom" has anything to do with a fighting game. It could just as...

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OpenFeint shutting down December 14 in favor of GREE's service

OpenFeint, a mobile gaming platform that offers an online social hub and achievements system for iOS and Android games, will shut down on December 14. GREE, OpenFeint's parent company since April 2011, is offering options for developers to migrate existing OpenFeint-supported games to the GREE...

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Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops coming to smartphones, hits worldwide this year

Konami announced Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops, an upcoming smartphone game, at this morning's Metal Gear 25th Anniversary event. GREE chief operating officer Yoshikazu Tanaka unveiled the game's first trailer, showcasing its 3D graphics in the Unity engine, before announcing a worldwide release...

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Monster Hunter: Massive Hunting hits iOS/Android in Japan this year

Capcom's masssively successful (in Japan) Monster Hunter series is returning to the massively successful (in Japan) GREE platform this year, for an iOS/Android social game called Monster Hunter: Massive Hunting. Similar to Capcom's previous iOS Monster Hunter, you fight giant beasts using touch...

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GREE, Mad Catz, and NetDragon Websoft join ESA

The Entertainment Software Association's membership grew by three members this morning, as the ESA announced GREE, Mad Catz, and NetDragon Websoft to have joined its "membership roster." The ESA notes that this brings its membership up to 34 member companies, representing both publishers and...

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