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When It Comes To iPhone Games, What Sells Is Action, Adventure, and Arcade

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At recent the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, mobile app analytics startup Distimo gave a presentation with some other interesting comparisons, such the relative size of the iPhone App Store (150,000 total apps at the time) compared to the Android Market (20,000) and Blackberry (5,000) others. It showed that...
When It Comes To iPhone Games, What Sells Is Action, Adventure, and Arcade

Xyo uses your Facebook data to help you find new apps

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now App-search startup Xyo has just released Apps for Me, a feature that uses your and your friends’ Facebook data to surface new mobile apps and games that are relevant to your interests, as the Internet would say. When you...
Xyo uses your Facebook data to help you find new apps
Shadowgate is the latest classic game to try for a Kickstarter revamp

Kickstarter project ‘Double Fine Adventure’ hits a record-breaking $3 million

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Last month we alerted you to what we felt was one of the best docks for the iPhone that has yet to be made. The Elevation Dock still looks just as good but it’s now gained the distinction of being Kickstarter’s first project to garner $1M in crowd-sourced funding. But shortly after that benchmark...
Kickstarter project ‘Double Fine Adventure’ hits a record-breaking $3 million

Just Because: 8-Bit Style Map Of New York City

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8bitnyc is a fully interactive map of New York City that lets you drag, search and zoom in and out just like Google Maps. Except it is displayed as an 80’s style 8-bit video game map. The map was created using map data from OpenStreetMap. Why? Who cares. I love...
Just Because: 8-Bit Style Map Of New York City
iCade Mobile, The Gaming Adapter For iPhone, Now Shipping

How adventure games came back from the dead

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Adventure games have been dead for a long time. First-person shooters killed them in the PC gaming market, then took their place as the dominant touchstone of PC gaming culture. That's why no one expected an adventure game like The Walking Dead, a point-and-click adventure from Telltale Games that...
How adventure games came back from the dead
'Mad Men: The Game' is a retro adventure played out on YouTube

Legendary Double Fine studios to join Elevation Dock in Kickstarter’s $1M club shortly

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Earlier this month we alerted you to what we felt was one of the best docks for the iPhone that has yet to be made. The Elevation Dock still looks just as good but it’s now gained the distinction of being Kickstarter’s first project to garner $1M in crowd-sourced funding. But...
Legendary Double Fine studios to join Elevation Dock in Kickstarter’s $1M club shortly

Good Deal: Activision's classic Quest games 50 percent off

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If you're looking to tickle your gaming nostalgia bone, we've got a good deal for you today: Sierra and Activision's classic "Quest" adventure games are on sale for 50 percent off at Gog.com. The legendary Space Quest, Police Quest, and King's Quest games from the 80s and 90s are...
Good Deal: Activision's classic Quest games 50 percent off

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse announced as Kickstarter project

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The long-awaited fifth title in the critically acclaimed adventure series will be self-published by developer Revolution - with the help of crowd fundingFans of traditional 2D adventure games can rejoice - after a long wait, Revolution Software has finally announced the fifth title in its legendary Broken Sword series. Subtitled...
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse announced as Kickstarter project

Steam for Mac launches with free Portal, 63 games

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Mac gamers are in for a treat today, as the Steam client for Intel-based Apple systems has finally been released. We had fun playing with the beta, and now, with the full release, anyone can jump in. Here's the best part: the list of games available is much wider...
Steam for Mac launches with free Portal, 63 games

Choose Your Own Adventure Comes to Twitter

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As if Twitter weren’t enough of a time-sink, Jonah Peretti of Buzzfeed and Huffington Post fame created a choose your own adventure game using only Twitter (and lots of Bit.ly links.)In case you aren’t familiar with choose your own adventure games, it’s basically a written work which allows the...
Choose Your Own Adventure Comes to Twitter

Meet the New Kings of Kickstarter: How Double Fine Gamified Game Funding

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Late last night Jane McGonigal, the most-respected authority in the world of gamification, Tweeted that she'd pitched in to support the creation of a new point and click adventure game from respected game development shop Double Fine. That was the first trickle I saw of what quickly became a...
Meet the New Kings of Kickstarter: How Double Fine Gamified Game Funding

Gadgetwise Blog: No More Need to 'Tap and Swipe'

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Duo Gamer from Discovery Bay Games connects wirelessly to an iPad or iPhone to play a range of adventure games from the app publisher Gameloft....
Gadgetwise Blog: No More Need to 'Tap and Swipe'
Get your game on: The Ultimate Smartphone Guide, part IV

This week's games news

www.guardian.co.uk
Sim City | Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory | The Walking Dead: Survival InstinctThe latest iteration of SimCity continues to take a drubbing, after Electronic Arts insisted players connect to its servers in order to play. The side effect of this draconian anti-piracy measure was that vast numbers couldn't actually play the...
This week's games news

This Kickstarter Project Raised Nearly $1 Million in One Day

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This post originally appeared at The Fiscal Times It’s been a kick-ass week for raising money on Kickstarter. The crowd-source funding site saw a new record set on Wednesday by the Elevation iPhone Dock, which raised over $1 million in less than two months and beat the previous all-time...
This Kickstarter Project Raised Nearly $1 Million in One Day
Kickstarter campaign begins for a spiritual successor to Ecco the Dolphin game (exclusive)
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Humble Bundle, Indie Royale each launch new gaming bundles

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Two bundles launched today, providing an assortment of indie-developed games for a low bundled price. The Humble Bundle for Android 4 brings up to six games for Android, Macintosh OS X, Windows, and Linux. Indie Royale's Harvest Bundle includes four titles with one of the four being a compilation of...
Humble Bundle, Indie Royale each launch new gaming bundles
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