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Temple Run developer shares a behind the scenes look at making a runaway hit iOS game

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Imangi Studios’ Natalia Luckyanova (pictured left, with husband and business partner, Keith Shepherd) was gracious enough to spend a little bit of time this past weekend answering our questions about their runaway hit, Temple Run. With a combination of a smart development cycle and an ability to take advantage of...
Temple Run developer shares a behind the scenes look at making a runaway hit iOS game
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This week's new games

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F1 2012, PC, PS3 & Xbox 360Winning races in Ridge Racer involves sequences of ludicrous, screaming power slides, while in Burnout you're actively encouraged to crash into and destroy other vehicles.In F1 2012, these activities would be respectively foolhardy and grounds for instant disqualification. In videogame terms, this is racing...
This week's new games
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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
You Are Old Now, Says GOG's Massive Interplay Games Sale, But That's Okay

E3 Roundup: Day one in mobile app news

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Microsoft SmartGlass adds mobile, tablet integration to Xbox 360 — Microsoft announced a new Xbox feature called SmartGlass at its E3 press conference. The technology will let players use smartphone and tablet owners use their devices as supplementary controllers and remote controls for their consoles. Users will also be able...
E3 Roundup: Day one in mobile app news
'Joe Danger Touch' was born on PlayStation, but thrives on iPhone
Kinetix Academy taps power of Kinect to help kids with autism

Angry Birds maker Rovio hires former EA exec Oskar Burman to head new Stockholm games studio

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Rovio, the Finnish company behind the hit game franchise Angry Birds and the recently released Amazing Alex, has appointed Oskar Burman, formerly the head of EA’s Easy Studios, as the new general manager of its Stockholm office. Burman notes on his Twitter feed that the new Stockholm studio is opening...
Angry Birds maker Rovio hires former EA exec Oskar Burman to head new Stockholm games studio

Sphero And Augmented Reality: Made For Each Other

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Sphero had a big 2012, but it’s clear that 2013 will be even bigger for the company. This week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the makers of a phone-friendly robotic ball launched a handful of augmented reality games, expanding the breadth of the little sphere’s functionality....
Sphero And Augmented Reality: Made For Each Other

Zynga launches real money betting games in the UK

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Social games giant Zynga announced on its official blog today that the its first real money betting games ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino will launch tomorrow in the U.K. As the name implies, ZyngaPlusPoker is an online poker room which offers a variety of games, tournaments and “buy-ins at every level.”...
Zynga launches real money betting games in the UK

Free Game Friday: Games about grad school, bullfighting, and more

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This week we've got a lot of games that aren't quite what you'd expect. From a beautiful text adventure to a game about academic discrimination, this week's games will have you expecting one thing and getting another. Except the first game; it's just fun. Bet you didn't see that...
Free Game Friday: Games about grad school, bullfighting, and more

Sumioni: Demon Arts - review

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(PS Vita, Xseed Games, cert: 12)Before play even begins, offbeat action platformer Sumioni makes an impact based on its striking art style alone. Inspired by Japanese sumi-e, or ink wash, the game presents a world of unique visuals steeped in rich mythology. It's not the first game to adopt the...
Sumioni: Demon Arts - review

Angry Birds games have 200m monthly active players

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'In any given day, we have 20-30m people playing our games connected,' says Rovio's Andrew StalbowEarlier in 2012, Rovio Entertainment announced that its Angry Birds games had been downloaded more than 1bn times. But how many people are actively playing them? Executive vice president Andrew Stalbow has provided some new...
Angry Birds games have 200m monthly active players

Cargo-Bot: The first game coded entirely on the iPad shows a promising future for tablet creation

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Simeon Nasilowski was pursuing a PhD at the University of Adelaide when he became fascinated with game development. Today, his studio Two Lives Left launched its first game coded entirely on the iPad: Cargo-Bot. Riding the wave of interest in Apple’s iOS platform, Nasilowski and a couple of friends—John Millard...
Cargo-Bot: The first game coded entirely on the iPad shows a promising future for tablet creation
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review

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The second Final Fantasy game to get a direct sequel, XIII-2 continues right where the end of the first game left off. It's an epic, top quality RPG that showcases what Square-Enix does best and ameliorates a lot of problems that the last game had. Unfortunately, it adds a few...
Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review

Former Zynga VP Ya-Bing Chu Placing a Bet on Real-Money Gaming

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Betable, the London-based company that is helping to bring real-money gaming to mobile phones, has hired Ya-Bing Chu, a former vice president at Zynga. While at Zynga, Chu worked as a general manager of the company’s mobile divison, responsible for operating massively popular games like Words With Friends and Scramble...
Former Zynga VP Ya-Bing Chu Placing a Bet on Real-Money Gaming
With $3.2M In Funding, 'Real-World Operating System' Startup Dekko Refocuses To Build Its Own Augmented Reality Apps

Huw Beynon on Metro Last Light and the hell that is E3

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THQ's global head of communications takes us through a demo of the Metro 2033 sequel, and talks about the reception of this fringe successHuw Beynon is a very serious man. All of his responses are carefully measured, punctuated with a series of pauses that makes dictaphone recordings of them refreshingly...
Huw Beynon on Metro Last Light and the hell that is E3

Amazon's New Game Studio Targets Facebook First, but Mobile Is Next

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Amazon has launched its first game on Facebook, but don’t expect the e-commerce giant to stop there. Over the past two months, the company has made several announcements in the videogame space, signaling its move beyond music, video and e-books in digital content arena. Yesterday, it went a step further...
Amazon's New Game Studio Targets Facebook First, but Mobile Is Next
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Valve's Team Fortress 2 is Oculus Rift's first game, free 'VR Mode' update coming soon

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We've known for some time now that Valve was working on virtual reality support for its perpetually updated free-to-play shooter, Team Fortress 2. The company's even giving a duo of talks at the upcoming Game Developer's Conference on the difficulties of game development for virtual reality. What we didn't...
Valve's Team Fortress 2 is Oculus Rift's first game, free 'VR Mode' update coming soon

CES 2013: Gaming roundup

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Ultra High Definition TV and -- surprisingly -- gaming took the spotlight at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Who'da thunk it? Certainly not me, Engadget's resident gaming dude. But here we are, with NVIDIA's first game console, Razer's modular PC rig, Valve's Steambox prototypes and Xi3's first example of...
CES 2013: Gaming roundup

Peter Molyneux reveals first game from his new studio: Curiosity coming to iOS and PC

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Peter Molyneux has revealed what he's been up to since he left Lionhead. At E3, he paid a visit to Spike TV, bringing with him several screens from his upcoming title, Curiosity. He didn't give away much on what we can expect from 22 Cans' first effort, although we'd...
Peter Molyneux reveals first game from his new studio: Curiosity coming to iOS and PC
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