Mobile app news roundup: Amazon, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Square and AT&T

Amazon mobile apps now available in Europe — Amazon sent an email to its mobile app developer community announcing that Amazon mobile apps may now be distributed in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. The international expansion includes the in-app purchasing API, free app of the day and 1-click purchasing.

Glu Mobile releases Blood & Glory: Legend — The sequel to mobile game Blood & Glory features a new story, improved visuals and leaderboards. It can be downloaded for free from iTunes and Google Play.

Tylted releases Obama vs. Romney boxing game — Tylted’s camPAIN 2012 is an arcade-style boxing game inspired by Nintendo’s classic Punch Out! starring President Barak Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. The game uses HTML5 and can be played on any web-enabled mobile device.

Red Robot Labs announces its upcoming location-based fantasy game, Life Is Magic — The Android and iOS platforms game intertwines 3D real-world locations with rapidly evolving social gameplay as players compete to become the most influential wizard in the world.

Magisto jumps to Android — Mobile video editing app Magisto is now available on Android, reports TechCrunch. The service has already racked up a million users on iOS, who have collectively edited more than 7 million videos.

Nexus7 now available in France, Germany and Spain — Google’s popular Nexus 7 Android tablet is now available in France, Germany and Spain. The tablet costs the same in Euro as it does in U.S. dollars — €199 for the 8GB model and €249 for 16GB model.

Capcom has no objections to iOS —  Capcom has announced it will bring its beloved Ace Attorney series to iOS. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy HD is scheduled for a fall release, and will include the DS games Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Justice for All, and Trials and Tribulations, reports The Verge. The app will be free-to-download, with the games themselves unlocked via in-app purchase.

[Release] Bastion heads to iOS — Xbox Live indie hit Bastion has made the jump to iOS. The new iPad version game costs $4.99 and supports the new iPad’s Retina display and Apple’s Game Center.

[Release] Social Point, Glu testing out new games in Canadian App store — Social Point and Glu Mobile are both using the Canadian App Store to test upcoming releases according to IMA tipster Thomas Pagot. Social Point’s mid-core game Social Empires is currently available to Canadian gamers. As the company promised, the new iOS version connects to the Facebook version. Meanwhile Glu Mobile is testing out three titles: Contract Killer 2, the hack and slash title Death Dome and collectible card-battle game Forge & Fortune.

[Funding] NoWait nets $2 million — Restaurant waitlist management service NoWait has raised a $2 million round of Series A funding reports TechCrunch. The company’s digital waitlists support SMS text messaging and run through an iOS app. The round was lead by Birchmere Ventures with participation from Sand Hill Angels.

AT&T retail stores to sell Square card readers — Mobile payments company Square announced a partnership with AT&T which will make the card readers available in more than a 1,000 AT&T owned retail locations. The readers are priced at $9.99.

WhatRunsWhere acquires Mobile Ad Spy — Ad intelligence service provider WhatRunsWhere builds up its mobile presence by acquiring Mobile Ad Spy, a UK-based company which offers a similar service but with a focus on mobile. The details of the deal have not been revealed.

WePay introduces copy-and-paste Payment Buttons — PayPal competitor WePay has added a new feature which allows users to easily embed Payment Buttons on their sites.

HP release first Open WebOS beta — The Linux based mobile operating system HP took ownership of when it acquired Palm is now available as opensource. The 450,000 lines of code are released under the liberal Apache 2.0 license.