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SimCity BuildIt Update Introduces Tokyo Town

The most recent update for EA’s popular city builder lets you build residential areas based on Japanese landmarks and architecture, including Tokyo landmark Himeji Castle. The update also introduces an international airport as well as other small adjustments.

SimCity BuildIt Mayors can now bring their cities to life with all-new features, including an incredible International Airport as well as a new type of Residential Zone we call Tokyo Town. This update also includes a much improved Global Trading HQ based on player feedback.

Interesting via Gamezebo

Gamezebo Chronicles the Development of Angry Birds Transformers

The development of Angry Birds Transformers wasn’t a simple matter of mashing together the hit properties from Rovio and Hasbro. Gamezebo’s Nick Tylwalk talks to the developers about what went wrong, and what went right.

Even adding a partner like Hasbro to the equation for the unlikely marriage of two powerful brands in Angry Birds Transformers doesn’t seem like it could take that much more effort, since it’s just another spoke in the mighty Angry Birds wheel.

The truth is a bit more involved.

    via Variety

    Warner Bros Interactive to Launch Mobile Game Based on Game of Thrones

    Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has no plans to slow down with the upcoming mobile release of Mortal Kombat X. The publisher has big plans for the platform in 2015, including games based on Game of Thrones.

    “We’ve seen tremendous growth with our mobile business and expect to increase our market share by applying our best-in-class development, publishing and brand marketing to this impressive slate of games,” said David Haddad, exec VP and G.M. of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

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    GDC 2015: Warner Bros. To Release Batman Arkham Underworld on Mobile

    Details are still very sketchy — but Warner Brothers today announced that Batman Arkham Underworld is under development for mobile platforms. Here’s their description of the game:

    Rule Gotham City!  Build your hideout, then recruit and train an army of henchmen to do your bidding. Command iconic super-villains from the Batman: Arkham universe, including the Riddler, Harley Quinn and Killer Croc, to become Gotham City’s next criminal kingpin.

    Mobile games also under development from Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment include Mortal Kombat X, Lego Batman: Beyond Gotham, DC Comics Legends, and an untitled Game of Thrones game.