Mobile news roundup: Black Friday, Skylanders, DeNA and more

By Emanuel Maiberg Comment

Gameloft releases Heroes of Order & Chaos — Mobile game developer and publisher Gameloft announced on Wednesday that it released its first Mobile Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game on iOS and Android devices. You can read our previous coverage of the game here.

Gameloft and Hasbro launch Littlest Pet Shop — Gameloft also announced it’s launching their latest collaboration with toy manufacturer Hasbro, Littlest Pet Shop. The game will allow players to collect and care for 150 pets, build houses and play areas and find hidden objects. The game is free to download on the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store.

[Black Friday] Gameloft games on sale — The following Gameloft games will sell for a reduced price of $0.99 during the Thanksgiving holiday: On iOS: The Amazing Spider Man, Gangstar Rio: City of Saints, Backstab and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard. On Google Play: The Amazing Spider Man, Gangstar Rio: City of Saints, Backstab and The Adventures of Tintin – The Game. And on Amazon: The Amazing Spider Man, N.O.V.A. 3 and Backstab.

[Black Friday] Special events and sales on DeNA’s Mobage platform — Mobile game publisher and developer DeNA’s Mobage platform will feature several events and sales over the Thanksgiving weekend. Games like Blood Brothers will see the return of special cards from previous events and one new Thanksgiving card. You can check out the rest of Mobage’s holiday offerings here.

[Black Friday] BitFlip’s Minion Master Beta 50 percent off sale — Developer BitFlip Games announced it will celebrate Black Friday with a 50-percent-off sale ton he pre-order price of its tactical collectible card game Minion Master. From Friday to Sunday the Minion Master beta is reduced from $20 to a sale price of $10.

Glu launched Dragon Slayer — Mobile games publisher and developer Glu announced on Wednesday the launch of Dragon Slayer, a magic-based combat game. The game is free to download with in-app purchases.

Activision releases Skylanders Battlegrounds, Skylanders Lost Islands – On Tuesday game publisher Activation released two new mobile games in the Skylanders franchise: Skylanders Lost Islands, which introduces character and resource management, and Skylanders Battlegrounds, which brings the franchise’s signature blend of physical toys and digital video games to mobile for the first time. Both games are now available to download on iTunes App Store.