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'Fish Out Of Water' is an insanely addictive game from the team behind 'Jetpack Joyride'

Rovio's Bad Piggies Shoots to the Top of the Charts, But Will It Stick?

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Rovio is back on top of the iPhone charts today with a game called Bad Piggies, a spin-off of its insanely popular Angry Birds franchise. In the game, players build elaborate vehicles for their pigs before sending them through elaborate obstacle courses. The goal is to collect as many eggs as...
Rovio's Bad Piggies Shoots to the Top of the Charts, But Will It Stick?

This app turns “slide to unlock” into an addictive game for Apple fans

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If you use an iDevice, you’re aware of the slide to unlock functionality that Apple brought to the world. Sure, it’s a feature that you’ll find on most smartphones, but it’s something very unique and iconic to Apple. Folks at a company called The Falco Initiative have come up with...
This app turns “slide to unlock” into an addictive game for Apple fans
Dots, Felt, and More

Betaworks to turn its six "Hacker in Residence" products into real companies

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This year startup studio Betaworks has been churning out various social, mobile and media-related products at a prolific pace. Now, as its first Hacker in Residence program comes to a close, the company will attempt to pull off a slightly more daunting challenge than merely shipping products — it will...
Betaworks to turn its six "Hacker in Residence" products into real companies

Exclusive Look At "Bad Piggies," "Angry Birds" Maker Rovio's Latest Addictive Game

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Rovio, the Finnish entertainment company behind the Angry Birds franchise, will officially announce today its next game, Bad Piggies, a physics puzzler in which the pigs from Angry Birds move from bit-part villains to center-stage heroes. "We consider this the launch of a new franchise," says Petri Jarvilehto, executive vice...
Exclusive Look At "Bad Piggies," "Angry Birds" Maker Rovio's Latest Addictive Game

16 iPhone Games You Must Download Right Now

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There are so many games in the iOS App Store. If you tend to only look at the Top Charts you'll notice the same handful of apps in rotation, but what about when you want to branch out and try something new? How do you know which ones are worth...
16 iPhone Games You Must Download Right Now

Disney Teams Up With Imangi For Movie Tie-In ‘Temple Run: Brave’

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For the mobile game version of Pixar’s new movie Brave, Disney looked for help from the developers behind a big iOS hit — Imangi Studios, the creators of Temple Run. Bart Decrem, the former Tapulous CEO who now runs Disney’s mobile division, says the company has already done its share...
Disney Teams Up With Imangi For Movie Tie-In ‘Temple Run: Brave’

Should Apple take more action against march of the iOS clones?

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Plants vs. Zombie and Angry Ninja Birds removed, but other misleading apps remainPlayed Plants vs. Zombie yet? It's available for iPhone and iPad for £1.99 – a snip, given its promise of "proffessional characters and levels design. Fun and colorful animation. Full retina display support. Very intuitive and addictive game with...
Should Apple take more action against march of the iOS clones?
Fly Or Die: Draw Something

First Chilean game on Kickstarter aims for OUYA

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Chilean firm Syrenaica is launching the first Kickstarter campaign for a Chilean game, the company announced today. Called Evilot, it will be a HTML5 app optimized for tablets and mobile devices. While the indie gaming startup’s ambition is to make Evilot available across multiple platforms, it is especially keen to...
First Chilean game on Kickstarter aims for OUYA

New York Times Adapts Open Source Mini-Game For Some Meta-Journalism

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By now you've probably caught a link or two to the New York Times' layout-obliterating mini-game embedded in an article about so-called "stupid games". The article itself is an interesting (if slightly long-winded) history and mild (if slightly self-indulgent) condemnation of the "dark side" of hyperaddictive games from Tetris to...
New York Times Adapts Open Source Mini-Game For Some Meta-Journalism

Fruit Ninja Tops 300M+ Downloads After Two Years, Now Installed On 1/3 Of All U.S. iPhones

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It feels like it was just yesterday that I was downloading Fruit Ninja on a review unit of the iPad, swiping away at juicy watermelons and nearly-invisible kiwis. But the app has been around for a while — two years to be exact. And over the span of 24 months,...
Fruit Ninja Tops 300M+ Downloads After Two Years, Now Installed On 1/3 Of All U.S. iPhones

Y Combinator-Backed Minefold Launches Affordable, On-Demand Platform For Game Hosting

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Multiplayer online games are becoming increasingly popular, so much so that the already-addictive web has become rife with way-too-addictive game experiences that will steal hours from your day — and probably most of your rent money. Zynga’s Cityville is played by over 61 million users per month, and the cult...
Y Combinator-Backed Minefold Launches Affordable, On-Demand Platform For Game Hosting

StarStreet Launches A Daily Fantasy Sports Game That Turns Athletes Into Stocks

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You may remember StarStreet from last year’s launch – it’s the TechStars and SV Angel-backed sports investing game that turns fantasy sports into a stock market system where you build up portfolios of top players as if they were stocks. Today, the company is launching a new, more addictive game...
StarStreet Launches A Daily Fantasy Sports Game That Turns Athletes Into Stocks

Playing Football Manager helped this 21-year-old become manager of a real-life professional team

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In a week that has seen both Chelsea and QPR sack their managers in the English Premier League, there’s one recent managerial appointment that has really taken the football (soccer) world by surprise. Vugar Huseynzade was appointed manager of Azerbaijan Premier League club FC Baku a couple of weeks ago,...
Playing Football Manager helped this 21-year-old become manager of a real-life professional team

Meet the App Store Millionaires: The Brothers Behind Doodle Jump

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Developers are eager to use the iPad as a chance to sell more expensive apps. But you can do just fine selling software at 99 cents a pop. Just ask Igor and Marko Pusenjak. In the last year the two brothers have sold 3.5 million copies of Doodle Jump, a...
Meet the App Store Millionaires: The Brothers Behind Doodle Jump

Test Run: Dots, a Simple but Addictive Game From Betaworks

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The popularity of Dots, a week-old free iPhone game from Betaworks, shows the appeal of simple design....
Test Run: Dots, a Simple but Addictive Game From Betaworks

Addictive Google Image Labeler Game Gone

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Google had a fun and addictive game back in 2006 named Google Image Labeler. It basically had you type what the image was and when you and your opponent matched, you moved on to the next image. But some time in 2011......
Addictive Google Image Labeler Game Gone

Get PopCap's Peggle (PC/Mac) for free!

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Normally $19.95, this incredibly fun and addictive game is free for a limited time. [Read more]...
Get PopCap's Peggle (PC/Mac) for free!

Korean startup NextApps builds on hit mobile gaming brand with Booooly sequel

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Timing can be everything in a new market. While making a successful app in today’s mobile arena is a difficult feat due to the heated competition of companies with similar products, only a few years ago a popular app could take your company a long way. Korean startup NextApps has...
Korean startup NextApps builds on hit mobile gaming brand with Booooly sequel
ProfitVille: Zynga can turn things around, but it must stop eating itself alive

Six months and 50 million hits later, Draw A Stickman unleashes “Episode 2″

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In January we told you about a really cool, and extremely addictive, game called “Draw A Stickman“. Whether you’re an artist or not, the game lets you draw stick-people and items in the game and then animates them for you. The company behind the game, Hitcents, has told The Next...
Six months and 50 million hits later, Draw A Stickman unleashes “Episode 2″

Highly addictive game Dots lands on the iPad with multiplayer mode, as it notches 250M games played

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Dots, the highly addictive mobile game, created by betaworks has arrived on the iPad. Previously only available for the iPhone, now gamers can enjoy collecting dots while also taking advantage of its new multiplayer mode. The release of the iPad version comes as the game marks more than 3 million downloads...
Highly addictive game Dots lands on the iPad with multiplayer mode, as it notches 250M games played

Bad Piggies, Super Hexagon, RealCalc Plus and more on this week's top paid app charts

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After shooting straight into the No. 1 spot on the paid app charts in more than 39 countries, its no surprise to Rovio’s Bad Piggies in the No. 1 spot on both the paid iPhone and iPad app charts. Indie hit Super Hexagon had a bumper week, climbing 153 spots...
Bad Piggies, Super Hexagon, RealCalc Plus and more on this week's top paid app charts

The Draw Something Bubble Has Burst For Me

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I downloaded Draw Something right after buying my new iPad about a week and a half ago.  I was obsessed. After connecting to Facebook, I was surprised to see dozens of my friends were already using it. I guess that made me a late adopter. So I challenged a...
The Draw Something Bubble Has Burst For Me

10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: Angry Pigs, Battlefield Research, And More

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Find out why Nokia is thanking Apple's lawyers, and why hiring annoying people might just pay dividends in the long run. These stories and more in this week's top 10. 1. 5 Apps To Help You Swing Back Into Productivity Mode Fast Company Amber Mac hits you with some...
10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: Angry Pigs, Battlefield Research, And More

Quantum Conundrum – review

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PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Airtight/Square Enix, cert: 7, out now (PC); 11 July (consoles)After creating the spectacular adventure-puzzle game Portal, designer Kim Swift is something of a rock star to keen gamers. However, much like the tortured musical genius who struggles with a follow-up album after a genre-redefining release, Swift's...
Quantum Conundrum – review

Dots, a Highly Addictive Game, Passes 3 Million Players

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Dots is addictive and very popular. More than three million people have downloaded the game since its debut in May, and now there's an updated version that increases the competitive ante....
Dots, a Highly Addictive Game, Passes 3 Million Players

Mari0, an amazing mashup of Super Mario Bros. and Portal, is now available for free [video]

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One of the most beloved video games in history has been refreshed in a new mashup that gaming fans of all shapes and sizes need to download immediately. The title is “Mari0″ and simply stated, it’s Super Mario Brothers meets Portal. Game developer Maurice Guegan is the man behind Mari0, and...
Mari0, an amazing mashup of Super Mario Bros. and Portal, is now available for free [video]
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