Social games news roundup

DeNA launches Transformers: Legends — Japanese mobile developer and publisher and toy maker Hasbro announced the launch of Transformers: Legends, an action card battle game for Android and iOS. We first reported on the game when it was still in development under the title Transformers Battle. In the game, players assemble a team of Transformers characters and battle their friends. By completing missions in both the Autobots and Decepticons campaigns players earn credits and recruit new characters to improve their card collection.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment releases Lego: Batman: DC Super Heroes on iOS — Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developer TT Games announced the launch of Lego: Batman: DC Super Heroes, an action adventure title for iOS. The game, previously released on consoles, allows players to join 80 DC super heroes as they take down DC villains in Gotham City. The game is available to download for $4.99 from the iTunes App Store.

Gameloft launches Iron Man 3 – The Official Game — French mobile game developer and publisher Gameloft announced that it has launched Iron Man 3 – The Official Game on Android and iOS devices. The game is an endless runner, or “endless flyer,” in which players take control of Tony Stark, guiding him through the air as he dodges enemies and collects power ups. The game is free to download from the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

Hothead steps up to the plate with Big Win MLB — Developer Hothead Games announced the release of Big Win MLB, a baseball game for iOS and Android devices. The officially licensed game allows users to create a lineup of their favorite baseball players from all 30 teams and compete against friends. The game is available as a free download from the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

Ludia launches The Price Is Right on Facebook — Social and mobile games developer Ludia announced the launch of The Price is Right, a Facebook game based on the popular television gameshow. Players will compete against their friends, as well as with the vast The Price Is Right Bingo online community, matching the randomly drawn numbers with those on their bingo cards in hopes of calling “bingo” in time to make it to Contestants’ Row.

Animoca unleashes Thor: Lord of Storms — Mobile game developer and publisher Animoca (Pretty Pet Salon series, Star Girl, Robo5) announced the launch of Thor: Lord of Storms, an action-strategy defense game based on Norse mythology (not based on the upcoming major motion picture, Thor: The Dark World). The game is available to download for free from Google Play.

Sega launches The House of the Dead: Overkill – The Lost Reels — Game developer and publisher Sega announced the launch of The House of the Dead: Overkill – The Lost Reels, a shooter title for iOS and Android based on the game released on Wii in 2009. Developed by Magic Pockets, the game lets players choose between a Story mode where they fight their way through three levels, or Survival mode, where they will face waves of enemies. The House of the Dead: Overkill – The Lost Reels is available to download for $4.99 on Google Play and the iTunes App Store.

Game Insight brings 2020: My Country to Android — Russian mobile and social game developer Game Insight announced that 2020: My Country is now available on Google Play. The game is the sequel the Game Insight’s city management sim My Country, which garnered more than 17 million players from around the world.