PlayFirst is focusing on developing a new character that will star in several of its upcoming games.
Hall will return to crafting cartoon-style casual games on mobile platforms.
Windows 8 might be popular among game developers, but the phone version of Microsoft's software will face a tough road catching up with Google and Apple.
Sony Pictures has enlisted the aid of mobile-app developer PlayFirst to adapt its upcoming 3D-animated comedy Hotel Transylvania to a smartphone game.
PlayFirst, the maker of Diner Dash, is launching a major new iOS game today called Mall Stars where you can create a mall that attracts celebrity shoppers. The better you design your mall, the more these high-profile customers will spend.…