Mobile news roundup: DeNA’s NFL deal, TinyCo’s new title and Temple Run 2

By Emanuel Maiberg Comment

Sega launches Kingdom Conquest II – Developed by Sega Networks Kingdom Conquest combines elements from card battle, real-time strategy and massively multiplayer role-playing games, and was downloaded 3.5 million times. The sequel, available now on iOS and Android, adds brand new content and better multiplayer functionality including chat and in-game auto translation.

Chilingo launches Tin Man — Following RedCandy Games’ the Xbox Live indie hit TIC Part 1,Tin Man can is a 2D platformer available now on the iTunes App Store.

TinyCo launches Tiny Castle — TinyCo’s newest Android game Tiny Castle was released worldwide this Friday. The game had already soft-launched in multiple countries including the U.K., Germany, Canada and more. The iOS version of Tiny Castle released back in November 2012, and is the company’s best monetizing game to date.

Imangi Studios releases Temple Run 2 – Imangi Studios’ sequel to its mega hit Temple Run was released on the iTunes App Store this Thursday. Read our review on Inside Social Games.

DeNA to launch official NFL game – Japanese mobile game developer and publisher announced it has teamed up with the NFL to bring NFL Matchups to its Mobage social game platform. Much like other card battle game, in NFL Matchups players will build a deck of card they can then use to compete with other players.

DeNA launches Defender of Texel — DeNA’s new mobile title Defender of Texel is an adventure and role-playing game with an 8-bit aesthetic. It is free to download now for both Android and iOS devices.

Keek raises $18 million in new funding — The Toronto-based social video networking platform’s latest round of funding brings the total investment to date to $30 million. AGF Investments, Pinetree Capital and Plazacorp led the round with participation from Cranson Capital. Keek says it will use the new funding to accelerate new feature releases, develop support for more platforms and expand infrastructure to meet surging international demand.