Video games

MapleStory M Third Anniversary Culminates in Massive Update With New Angelic Buster Character and In-Game Celebration Events

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

MapleStory M , the free-to-play mobile MMORPG for iOS and Android , is continuing its third anniversary celebration with the introduction of Angelic Buster and a host of events for players to enjoy.

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  • MapleStory M , the free-to-play mobile MMORPG for iOS and Android , is continuing its third anniversary celebration with the introduction of Angelic Buster and a host of events for players to enjoy.
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    MapleStory M Third Anniversary Culminates in Massive Update With New Angelic Buster Character and In-Game Celebration Events (Photo: Business Wire)
    Born as a disgraced Nova without a tail or magic, Angelic Buster inherited the powers of Eskalade, an ancient dragon residing inside an ancient relic of Pantheon.
  • Equipped with a dragon shaped arm cannon, known as Soul Shooter, Angelic Buster is able to blast waves of enemies with ease.
  • MapleStory M quickly reached 10 million downloads within 100 days after global launch and recently celebrated its 2-year anniversary with 16 million global downloads.

Nuverse and Coda Payments Launch Ragnarok X: Next Generation on Codashop

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:37pm

Nuverse, the developer of Ragnarok X: Next Generation, has partnered with Coda Payments to provide a fast and easy way for players to top up their accounts.

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  • Nuverse, the developer of Ragnarok X: Next Generation, has partnered with Coda Payments to provide a fast and easy way for players to top up their accounts.
  • "We are excited about this partnership and more opportunities in the future with Nuverse," says Philippe Limes, CEO of Coda Payments.
  • A brand new instalment of the globally acclaimed Ragnarok Online gaming series, Ragnarok X: Next Generation has officially launched in Southeast Asia.
  • For more information about Codashop or the official launch of Ragnarok X: Next Generation in Southeast Asia, please visit its website and/or social media pages.

First Due Partners with Serent Capital to Redefine Fire and EMS Software

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:30pm

"We're so excited to partner with Serent to keep raising the bar for our customers.

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  • "We're so excited to partner with Serent to keep raising the bar for our customers.
  • "The demands on fire and EMS agencies continue to evolve, while the software they use every day stands still," El-Choufani said.
  • We are excited to partner alongside them and help First Due scale," said Stewart Lynn, Partner at Serent Capital.
  • By bringing its expertise and capital to bear, Serent seeks to help growing businesses thrive.

RTI Receives Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Real-Time Innovations (RTI) , the largest software framework company for autonomous systems, today announced that it has received an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games , which will be used to advance the development and integration of RTI Connext DDS with Unreal Engine, the open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool.

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  • SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Real-Time Innovations (RTI) , the largest software framework company for autonomous systems, today announced that it has received an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games , which will be used to advance the development and integration of RTI Connext DDS with Unreal Engine, the open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool.
  • The integration of RTI Connext DDS and the Unreal game engine provides both RTI customers and the Unreal ecosystem a best-of-both worlds solution to developing and testing visualization and simulation applications.
  • RTI Connext DDS is the platform that brings distributed simulation systems together in a secure, high-performance, scalable visualization environment.
  • Due to their dynamic architectures, simulation solutions have made interoperability between systems essential, said Sebastien Loze, Simulation Industry Manager, Epic Games.

Former GM Plant Manager Steve Finch Named President of Manufacturing & Community Engagement at Viridi Parente

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

Viridi Parente, Inc., a developer of innovative battery technology that can be safely installed and operated in nearly any environment or location, announced today that Steve Finch is joining the company as president of manufacturing and community engagement .

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  • Viridi Parente, Inc., a developer of innovative battery technology that can be safely installed and operated in nearly any environment or location, announced today that Steve Finch is joining the company as president of manufacturing and community engagement .
  • His approach will benefit Viridi Parente as we continue innovating green tech solutions that benefit all our stakeholders, said Jon M. Williams, founder and CEO of Viridi Parente.
  • Finch established his expertise in all facets of automotive manufacturing over four decades with GM, working his way up from the assembly plant floor to management positions.
  • He most recently served as plant manager of GMs Powertrain plant in his hometown of Tonawanda, N.Y., where he served from 2007 until his retirement in 2017.

Nexters Officially Releases Chibi Island, a New Farm and Adventure Mobile Game, After Successful Soft Launch

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

Players are welcome to land and explore the new farm and adventure game, Chibi Island, available on iOS and Google Platform .

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  • Players are welcome to land and explore the new farm and adventure game, Chibi Island, available on iOS and Google Platform .
  • Chibi Island has been in live testing since it had a soft launch in December 2020 with a limited set of features and content.
  • Chibi Island succeeds Island Experiment, a casual farm game first launched on social media channels back in 2014, with nearly 30 million installs to date.
  • Despite the significant player base, the Nexters development team saw a need for a major overhaul to the game to grow the titles popularity.

Iconic Arcade Classic, SPACE INVADERS, Coming Soon to iiRcade

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 10:00pm

CHICAGO, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- iiRcade Inc. , a premium home arcade cabinet that allows gamers of all ages to play their favorite retro and modern games in arcade style at home, is pleased to announce that SPACE INVADERS, officially licensed by Taito, is coming to the iiRcade Platform.

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  • CHICAGO, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- iiRcade Inc. , a premium home arcade cabinet that allows gamers of all ages to play their favorite retro and modern games in arcade style at home, is pleased to announce that SPACE INVADERS, officially licensed by Taito, is coming to the iiRcade Platform.
  • "SPACE INVADERS is considered by many as one of the greatest and most influential video games of all time," said Jong Shin, founder & CEO of iiRcade.
  • iiRcade features a 19-inch display, 100-watts of powerful stereo audio, authentic arcade controllers and a premium wood cabinet.
  • Every iiRcade home arcade cabinet comes pre-loaded with 11 games and the ability to add hundreds more.

Leaf Space Applies Satellite Solutions to Enhance Connectivity for Home Monitoring of COVID-19 Patients with CARES Monitoring System

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

CARES is a set of medical devices connected to a smartphone, which collects patient vitals using medical software and adds those vitals to a database remotely.

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  • CARES is a set of medical devices connected to a smartphone, which collects patient vitals using medical software and adds those vitals to a database remotely.
  • A fast-track approach has been put in place to respond as quickly as possible to the impellent needs of citizens and institutions."
  • Leaf Space is based in Lomazzo, Italy and is funded by RedSeed Ventures, Whysol Investments, and Primo Space.
  • ESA Space Solutions aims at reaching commercial exploitation of space assets, data and capabilities addressing incubation, proving technical feasibility and business development.

Xiaobai Maimai Files Annual Report on Form 20-F for Fiscal Year 2021

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:51pm

BEIJING, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiaobai Maimai Inc. (NASDAQ: HX), formerly known as Hexindai Inc. ("Xiaobai Maimai", the "Company", or "we"), a social e-commerce platform in China,today announced that it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on July 28, 2021.

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  • BEIJING, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiaobai Maimai Inc. (NASDAQ: HX), formerly known as Hexindai Inc. ("Xiaobai Maimai", the "Company", or "we"), a social e-commerce platform in China,today announced that it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on July 28, 2021.
  • The annual report on Form 20-F, which contains its audited financial statements, can be accessed on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov as well as via the Company's investor relations website at http://ir.xiaobaimaimai.com .
  • The Company will provide a hard copy of its annual report containing the audited consolidated financial statements, free of charge, to its shareholders upon request.
  • Xiaobai Maimai Inc. (NASDAQ: HX), formerly known as Hexindai Inc., ("Xiaobai Maimai" or the "Company"), is a social e-commerce platform based in Beijing, China.

Sonic Automotive Adds Additional Market to Its Growing Echopark Nationwide Distribution Network & Digital Expansion in Pensacola, Florida

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 11:55am

Sonic Automotive, Inc. (Sonic or the Company) ( NYSE:SAH ), a Fortune 500 Company and one of the nations largest automotive retailers, today announced the introduction of EchoPark Automotive to the Pensacola market.

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  • Sonic Automotive, Inc. (Sonic or the Company) ( NYSE:SAH ), a Fortune 500 Company and one of the nations largest automotive retailers, today announced the introduction of EchoPark Automotive to the Pensacola market.
  • said David Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Sonic Automotive and EchoPark Automotive.
  • Following its 2014 launch, EchoPark Automotive has rapidly become one of the pre-owned automotive retail industrys most prominent success stories.
  • Sonic Automotive, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Charlotte, North Carolina, is one of the nations largest automotive retailers.