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Legend of Zelda Stop Motion Short via iPhone and Vine

A six-second stop motion might not be that impressive, but you have to apply proper context: animator and comedian Johnny McHone created a six second stop motion short based on the Legend of Zelda using only his iPhone. It’s only six seconds because it was made using the Vine App. Besides, if you watch the video , you can see that the figure and clay animation was well-done and we personally want to see a longer video.

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JumpStart’s School of Dragons now on iPhone with HTTYD2 Updates

If you’re like me, then you have already seen How To Train Your Dragon 2 at least 5 times, and you are calling it the best movie of the year. If you’re even more like me, you want to spend more time in that world with Hiccup, Toothless and all the Riders of Berk. Well, I have good news for those of you who want more Dragons.

JumpStart® is announcing yet another monumental addition to School of Dragons® with the release of the iPhone version of the app. School of Dragons is a critically-acclaimed science education-focused 3D massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) based on the How to Train Your Dragon franchise from DreamWorks Animation. The game recently won the 2014 Appy Award for the Branded Gaming App category, and boasts a user base consisting of over 5 million players.

Konami Releases New DOMO Game for iOS Devices

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One of the most loveable and popular mascots on the Internet, Domo-kun, will be making his way to iPhones and iPads via a new mobile game developed by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. and Kung Fu Factory. Titled “Domo Jump,” the game features the loveable NHK mascot bouncing on platforms amidst a lush 3D environment, as he earns points that can be used to buy new costumes and upgrades. Best of all, Domo Jump is FREE to play and can be downloaded from the iOS App Store.

DreamWorks’ Turbo App Reaches 20M Downloads

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It seems like box office numbers are not the only thing that Dreamworks Animation has going for them, as their Turbo Racing League mobile app has reached a landmark 20 million download since its initial launch. The game is based on DreamWorks’ Animation’s CG animated feature Turbo, and has maintained its place as the No.1 most downloaded racing app for 10 weeks now. It also won the $1,000,000 Shell-Out Contest from Verizon.

Trigger Happy Launches Toon Hero App

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New Zealand-based software developer Trigger Happy has recently debuted a new social storytelling app for iOS users, titled “Toon Hero,” which is an app that helps kids create their own animated yarns using famous characters. The beauty of the app is that it doesn’t require any training nor artistic ability, but helps foster skills that will be practical and useful in the child’s day to day life.

The Jim Henson Company Launches Chatter Zoo App

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The Jim Henson Company has recently announced a new mobile app based on their hit preschool property, Chatter Zoo. The new Chatter Zoo app was made with the help of award-winning mobile dev Mindshapes, and will let young kids learn early language skills while interacting with four friendly and playful baby animals.

The Chatter Zoo property itself will premiere in digital form via iTunes for the iPhone and iPad starting on August 8, 2013, and will launch on the Amazon Kindle Fire in September. The Jim Henson Company plans to develop both the TV property and the ancillary products concurrently.

New Creature Shop App Launched by Tippet

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VFX company Tippett Studio has recently announced a new partnership with Pixelux Entertainment, in order to supply and license Hollywood-style original and creature animations for the Efexio special effects marketplace.

Efexio has also created a “Tippett Creature Shop,” which is exclusive to the Efexio marketplace. The Creature Shop will feature downloadable quality animations of various creatures, including penguins, robots, dinosaurs, fairies, dragons, and monsters.

The marketplace can be accessed through an app that has social media sharing features, where users can choose an effect created by Hollywood special effects artists and use it to create a fully rendered movie or photo.

The app is available for iOS devices, Mac and Windows PCs. The base Efexio app is free to download and comes with a free effect, while additional ones can be bought for prices that range from $0.99 to $1.99. Efexio plans to release a new free effect every month, so the app is worth a download even if you’re not sure you want to buy all the effects right away.

Vapssky Launches Freaky Flipsters on iOS Devices

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Mobile developer Vapssky Technologies has recently launched a new line of Freaky Flipsters mobile games for iOS devices, which centers on the titular offbeat characters and their mysterious worlds, courtesy of artist David Sheldon. A third partner in the venture, Emmy-nominated SupperTime Entertainment will be handling the strategy and timing of the expansion of the franchise to other platforms and media, including animation, publishing, and merchandise licensing.

Nickelodeon Launches Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run

Nickelodeon Launches Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run

Nickelodeon has recently launched a new mobile app based on their hit CG animated action series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, titled Rooftop Run. This is the network’s first-ever mobile app that’s been made available worldwide, with the game being released in more than 150 countries all over the globe and translated in as many as 8 different languages.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run lets players join Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michaelangelo as they run, jump, and fight their way across the rooftops of New York in order to save the city from the invading forces of Kraang. The game is available for iOS-based devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch) and will take full advantage of the devices’ 3D capabilities in order to provide graphics that are remarkably true to the CG animated series. The app is available via the app store and iTunes for $1.99.

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Adventure Time Gets New iOS Game: Rock Bandits

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A brand-spanking new Adventure Time game will be hitting the iOS platform via the side-scrolling action platformer titled “Rock Bandits,” which fans can download on their iPhone or iPad for $1.99.

Rock Bandits features Pendleton Ward’s popular creations Finn and Jake going on a mission to Marceline the Vampire Queen…’s fans. The game will take players through 20 levels of action and excitement as they chase the Ice King and his band of malcontents across the Lan of Ooo, in order to reclaim Marceline’s kidnapped audience. Some of the stages that players will have to traverse include the Bad Lands, the Lumpy Space, the Dark Forest, and the Ice Kingdom.

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