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W3i: Google Play featuring boosts SkyVu's daily new user count up 1900%, 4900% for PlayCoMo

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Monetization and insights provider W3i today released data for two of its partners, mobile game developers SkyVu and PlayCoMo, both of which saw a spike in daily new users and daily active users (DAUs) while featured on the Google Play app store. Featured in Google Play from Dec. 21-28, 2012,...
W3i: Google Play featuring boosts SkyVu's daily new user count up 1900%, 4900% for PlayCoMo
Google takes a bite out of spam with new web search tool

Review: Feature-rich Fantasy Grounds II meets your virtual tabletop gaming needs

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Fantasy Grounds II takes a different approach to virtual tabletop gaming. Most suites made to run-pen-and-paper RPGs over the internet focus on the shared whiteboard model, where the GM and players use an interactive map to move characters, NPCs, and objects around as the story or player decisions dictate....
Review: Feature-rich Fantasy Grounds II meets your virtual tabletop gaming needs
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Dragons' Den Company DMCAs Google To Censor Competitor

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Fans of Dragons’ Den who watched the launch of the new series on the BBC last Sunday will have felt completely at home. Cosmetic alterations to the set aside, the format – which is licensed from Sony Pictures – remained completely unchanged. As usual, a series of hopeful entrepreneurs pitched...
Dragons' Den Company DMCAs Google To Censor Competitor

"Words With Friends" Board Game Coming From The Makers Of Scrabble?

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Hasbro and Zynga announced today that they have entered into a global partnership. With this license, Hasbro will be making a variety of toys and board games using Zynga's brands, with the first products expected to be released in the coming Fall. There will also be cobranded merchandise. As quoted...
"Words With Friends" Board Game Coming From The Makers Of Scrabble?

Y'Know the Flying Dragons in Avatar? Tiny Real-Life Version Discovered in Indonesia

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Photo: Reddit user Biophilia_curiosus Can't Wait Until They Find the Full-Sized Species... A Reddit.com user by the name of Biophilia_curiosus posted a few photos that he took in Indonesia. They show an amazing species of gliding lizard which basically looks like a miniature dragon. Fans of the film Avatar...
Y'Know the Flying Dragons in Avatar? Tiny Real-Life Version Discovered in Indonesia

Lord of the Dragons, The Room, Fantasica and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

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After hovering just below the top 25 on the top grossing iPhone apps chart, KLab Global’s medieval RPG Lord of the Dragons moved up to the No. 19 spot. Ever since being named the iPad game of the year by Apple, Fireproof Games’ puzzler The Room has been a...
Lord of the Dragons, The Room, Fantasica and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

The World's Greatest Dungeons & Dragons Room [D&d]

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The World's Greatest Dungeons & Dragons Room [D&d]

Ancient d20 die emerges from the ashes of time

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Many centuries before Dungeons & Dragons was even a glimmer in the eye of Gary Gygax, ancient Egyptians were rolling a d20 die. [Read more]...
Ancient d20 die emerges from the ashes of time

DealFuel is Here

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DealFuel is here. The best thing to happen since bearded dragons learnt how to play ant crusher :) And we’re kicking things off with 4 cool tech deals for:Web devs who want to profit from their talentjQuery wanna-bees and studentsDesigners who are keen to work fasterWebsite owners who demand peace-of-mindThere’s something for everyone!We look...
DealFuel is Here

Puzzle & Dragons made $113m in April as developer GungHo's market cap rivals Nintendo's

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Japanese firm's puzzle-RPG is generating $3.8m of daily revenues and putting rivals in the shadeFinnish developer Supercell made waves in the mobile games industry in April when it claimed its Hay Day and Clash of Clans games made $179m of revenues in the first quarter of 2013.Now even that achievement...
Puzzle & Dragons made $113m in April as developer GungHo's market cap rivals Nintendo's

This limited edition Nintendo 3DS totally has dragons on it

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Yes, finally, you can buy a Nintendo 3DS with dragons on it. Today is the day. Well, not quite -- February 4th is the actual day, which is also the day that Fire Emblem Awakening launches on Nintendo's latest portable console. The dragon-emblazoned 3DS is just one small part...
This limited edition Nintendo 3DS totally has dragons on it

buzzfeed: wired: You don’t need any dragons to take this...

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buzzfeed: wired: You don’t need any dragons to take this throne. (You just need $30 Gs.) Now I just need to find the company credit card… Time to raid Xaro Xhoan Daxos’ vault! Wait a minute…...
buzzfeed: wired: You don’t need any dragons to take this...

Mobile apps news roundup: Most top grossing mobile games are integrated with Facebook, Puzzle & Dragons reaches 13 million users in Japan and more

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Facebook recaps stats about its games ecosystem from GDC 2013 – In a blog post Monday, Facebook’s director of games Sean Ryan recapped some stats about its games ecosystem that were revealed during the 2013 Game Developers Conference. Ryan says more than 250 million users are playing games on Facebook...
Mobile apps news roundup: Most top grossing mobile games are integrated with Facebook, Puzzle & Dragons reaches 13 million users in Japan and more

Ultimate Bro Man Built Real-Life Fire-Breathing Dragon Just Because He Could

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(Photo: Notcot.org) Important question: What was your reaction to the critically acclaimed film How to Train Your Dragon? Did you geek out over the animation? Did you take your nephew to see it? Bet ya didn’t build a fire-breathing dragon afterwards. Know why? Because you’re not this dude, who is much cooler...
Ultimate Bro Man Built Real-Life Fire-Breathing Dragon Just Because He Could

Rewarder's new mobile app lets you complete quests on-the-go (for cash)

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale We all possess a reservoir of unique knowledge and skills, but this expertise does not always pay off. Rewarder, a company that matches people with specific needs with people eager to meet them, launched a mobile app today...
Rewarder's new mobile app lets you complete quests on-the-go (for cash)

Be awed by Skyrim on the Oculus Rift, then let down by its limitations

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Here's some exciting news: Skyrim, the game where you hunt and murder dragons, is relatively playable on the Oculus Rift VR headset. Rather, it's workable, and should you have an Oculus dev kit (they're shipping out right now), it's not terribly hard to make the game play nice with...
Be awed by Skyrim on the Oculus Rift, then let down by its limitations

A Smartphone Game Breathes Fire

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The rise of "Puzzle & Dragons," a smartphone game, is emblematic of a videogame revolution. The game's maker, GungHo Online Entertainment, for a while in May had a market value higher than Nintendo's....
A Smartphone Game Breathes Fire

No Mortal Will Ever Cram More Nerdiness Into a Single DIY Project [Genius]

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Try as they might, no human born of mortal parents will ever create a DIY project that's more nerdy than this epic leather fur-lined gauntlet that includes a built-in digital Dungeons & Dragons dice roller. More »...
No Mortal Will Ever Cram More Nerdiness Into a Single DIY Project [Genius]
How GungHo Online Entertainment created Puzzle & Dragons, the surprise billion-dollar mobile game

Finland's Newest Hit Maker: Supercell

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One of the hit-makers in the mobile-game industry once again hails from Finland, but Supercell is making money with cows and dragons instead of Angry Birds....
Finland's Newest Hit Maker: Supercell

Puzzle & Dragons' GungHo Market Cap Passes Nintendo

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In a sign of the shifting dynamics of the videogame industry, the market capitalization of GungHo Online Entertainment Inc. surpassed on Monday that of Nintendo Co., which has ruled the industry for three decades....
Puzzle & Dragons' GungHo Market Cap Passes Nintendo

This week in Crave: The 20-sided edition

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When we weren't playing ancient Egyptian Dungeons & Dragons this week, we were celebrating the discovery of Superman's home planet in our cozy Tribble slippers. [Read more]...
This week in Crave: The 20-sided edition

@SiliconPrairie SPN readers need to set their DVR for this http://bit.ly/Shark_Tank_on_ABC Great show ala http://bit.ly/Dragons_Den_on_BBC

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@SiliconPrairie SPN readers need to set their DVR for this http://bit.ly/Shark_Tank_on_ABC Great show ala http://bit.ly/Dragons_Den_on_BBC
'Heroes of Ruin' trailer reveals multiplayer hacking-and-slashing

App Engine 1.6.2 Released

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Some of you may think of dragons as ferocious, treasure-hoarding, fire-breathing monsters. But the App Engine team is embracing the dragon as a symbol of fortune and good luck, and we are excited to announce our first release in the Year of the Dragon. Experimental Datastore Backup/RestoreUsing the Datastore Admin...
App Engine 1.6.2 Released

HTC launches trio of Dragons in China, Ice Cream Sandwich on all

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HTC's been far from quiet since unveiling its One series to the masses, and today the company's continuing the trend by launching three new devices in China. This trio makes up HTC's Dragon lineup, which our partners at Engadget China first met at MWC. Leading the way is the...
HTC launches trio of Dragons in China, Ice Cream Sandwich on all

East, West Meet in Mobile Game

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GungHo Online Entertainment of Japan and Supercell of Finland are working together. In "Puzzle & Dragons" from Gungho, players will encounter characters and themes from Supercell's "Clash of Clans."...
East, West Meet in Mobile Game

Viral Video: There Will Be Dragons (in "Game of Thrones" Second Season, Natch!)

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The kings are at it again in the second season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” — the hit cable show based on the famous series of books by George R.R. Martin. Also, one queen, who has herself some dragons. Someone’s definitely going to lose an eye. Also a limb,...
Viral Video: There Will Be Dragons (in "Game of Thrones" Second Season, Natch!)
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