Adweek.com | Mobile, Facebook Game Roundup: Thanksgiving 2015 Edition
As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States, many mobile and Facebook game developers have added themed updates to their games to celebrate the holiday.
Airport City (App Store, Google Play, Amazon, Windows Phone, Facebook) – This airport management and city-building game from Game Insight has been updated with a Thanksgiving Day celebration, which sees players helping stewardess Jane provide dishes and fireworks for guests. Players can also complete new quests surrounding the missing cranberry syrup needed for the Thanksgiving turkey. Finally, players can complete new Thanksgiving collections.
2020: My Country (App Store, Google Play, Amazon, Windows Phone, Facebook) – This city-building game from Game Insight will see players complete new Thanksgiving tasks with John Pilgrim and Tom Turkey. In addition, players will find turkeys running around their friends’ cities, and can catch them when visiting their towns. Elsewhere, the Auburn Turkey statue is available to send to friends as a gift, and players can decorate their town for Thanksgiving with new themed decorations and buildings. If players complete all of the game’s Thanksgiving Day tasks, they’ll earn 50 CountryBucks.
Cloud Raiders (App Store, Google Play, Amazon, Windows Phone, Facebook) – In this base-building game from Game Insight, players can now battle the Leftover Legion, led by the Turkinator. A Thanksgiving Chest has also been added to the game, which contains new items, and will be available for a limited time.
The Tribez (App Store, Google Play, Amazon, Windows Phone, Facebook) – Players who have reached at least level 10 in this tropical city-building game from Game Insight can participate in the Big Turkey Day event, which allows them to build a new Brazier and Turkey Farm in their town. Each building requires specific materials to construct. After building these objects, players can prepare the turkey and feed their tribe.
Sunshine Bay (App Store, Google Play, Windows Phone, Facebook) – In this tropical resort-building game from Game Insight, players must find their missing guests in order to celebrate Thanksgiving Day.
Big Business Deluxe (App Store, Google Play, Amazon, Windows Phone, Facebook) – In this city-building and business management game from Game Insight, players can complete new themed quests, and can fight a Thanksgiving Day boss to receive unique rewards (the boss will be available for 10 days). The game has also been updated with special event chests.
Paradise Island (App Store, Google Play, Amazon) – This tropical resort-building game from Game Insight has received a new event which challenges players to feed hungry tourists at their resort. As part of this event, players have access to new buildings, decorations, scrolls and more. The game has also received new achievements.
Paradise Island 2 (App Store, Google Play, Amazon, Windows Phone, Facebook) – Game Insight’s sequel to the original Paradise Island has received new buildings and themed events, as well as a new mini-game and new achievements.
Love and Dragons (App Store) – In this hidden object game from Game Insight, players can explore three new locations for Thanksgiving. One contains turkeys which have spawned following a failed experiment with a giant turkey, while another contains a machine for automated crop gathering. The final location features a ship named the ‘Dayflower,’ and its hostile leader, Captain Jones. Players can complete new quests and collections as part of this update.