Playdek Announces Gen Con sale and new games

Carlsbad, Calif., August 13, 2012 -- Playdek, a leading mobile video game publisher, will put all its current games and select in-app purchases on sale to celebrate Gen Con 2012! In celebration of Gen Con 2012 Playdek will be reducing the price on the following games:

·         Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer - $.99 each

o   Return of the Fallen - $.99 each

o   Storm of Souls - $.99 each

o   Promo Pack 1 - $.99 each

·         Summoner Wars : “Buy Everything Bundle” – $4.99

·         Nightfall -   $.99

·         Food Fight iOS - $.99

The sale will run: 8/16/12 until 8/23/12

Fans have seen them in the rule books and now it’s official: along with the sale, Playdek is pleased to confirm its next two new titles:

  Smash Up!

Smash Up!, the all-new shufflebuilding game from Playdek and Alderac Entertainment Group hits the digital tabletop this year. Featuring Pirates, Ninja, Zombies, Robots, Dinosaurs and more Smash Up! will make your iDevice at least 84.4% more awesome than anyone else's.  Smash Up! will offer the best features from all our games and brings AEG’s awesome new game play mechanic to the world of deck games. Our friends AEG will be showing Smash Up at Gen Con this year and we think you ought to check it out! Look for further announcements soon!   Smash Up the  Card Game

And if this wasn’t enough news for one release: After many press inquiries and a lot of fan interest Playdek is proud to announce its first collaboration with Lock n Load Publishing will be Tank on Tank!  

  Tank on Tank

Tank on Tank from Playdek will bring an engaging light war game to your digital tabletop with stunning graphics, ease of play and many of the features you’ve come to expect from Playdek. Tank on Tank from Lock N Load Publishing is an excellent tactical game that can be learned in five minutes and played during a lunch break. The Allies land in Normandy to liberate France from German rule. The liberation however, won’t be an easy road. From D-Day at Omaha Beach, through the battle for Normandy, the Allies will fight the Germans tooth and nail, bayonet and rifle, tank on tank. Look for further news in the weeks ahead.   Tank on Tank at Lock N Load Publishing

In addition, Playdek is announcing that it will be bringing Summoner Wars to Android. Look for further announcements about Playdek’s Android plans in the future. Summoner Wars on iOS will be playable in the Plaid Hat booth.

Playdek’s first title with Gryphon Games:

  Can’t Stop

Can’t Stop is Playdek’s first title with their friends from Gryphon Games.  Playdek brings the venerable Sid Sackson classic to 3d with the usual Playdek polish. Once you've started this intense dice game, you just can't stop! You’ll go for the dice again and again only to risk losing it all on a single roll.   Can’t Stop Boardgame

About Playdek, Inc.

Located in Carlsbad, CA, Playdek is a premier developer, publisher and platform for the world’s best tabletop gaming. Playdek has won numerous awards, including “Game of the Year” for its iOS version of Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer.  Visit for more information.

About AEG

Alderac Entertainment Group has produced award-winning games and game worlds for over 15 years.  Its flagship product, Legend of the Five Rings, features the second longest running CCG in the game industry, role-playing games, and board games.  Alderac also produces the popular boardgames Thunderstone, Nightfall, and Infinite City. This summer Alderac will release the all-new board game Smash Up, and later this year, the board game line The City-State of Tempest.

About Lock N Load Publishing

Founded by award winning author and game designer Mark H. Walker, Lock ‘n Load Publishing develops and publishes commercial board and computer games. Their games have won numerous awards. Lock ‘n Load Publishing is headquartered in Virginia. More information is available at .

About Gryphon Games

The  Gryphon Games  line is designed to provide entertainment for the entire family. These engaging light-to-medium weight strategy and party games encourage multi-age play and adapt well for use in schools, libraries and social settings. Some of the most popular Gryphon Games titles are Incan Gold, Roll Through the Ages, Can't Stop and Reverse Charades.  

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