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Sonic Jump, Sonic's first mobile-only game, hits the App Store

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Sonic Jump is a new mobile game from Sega. It’s available now for $1.99 on iOS devices, with an Android version set to follow in November. Sonic Jump is the first Sonic the Hedgehog game that has been specifically designed for mobile devices rather than being a port of a console...
Sonic Jump, Sonic's first mobile-only game, hits the App Store
Nexon's MapleStory returns to mobile with MapleStory Live

Unity readies cross platform game development tool for BlackBerry 10 with open beta test

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Unity Technologies will soon extend its cross-platform game development tools with an open beta trial targeting the BlackBerry 10 OS. It is inviting developers to register now to be among the first to get access.Unity's tools can be used to create games simultaneously for a number of different platforms,...
Unity readies cross platform game development tool for BlackBerry 10 with open beta test
Google promises a unified social and mobile game platform
YoYo Games launches a series of Chrome games with the flip of a switch (exclusive)
First iPad 3 game “screenshot” looking sharp, but Retina display concerns developers

Blowing Up: Cmune Takes Uberstrike to iPad (Soon) and Wins Funding from Atomico

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Quick – name a first-person shooter game that you can play on Facebook. If Uberstrike didn’t immediately come to mind, you must not be one of the 5 million gamers playing it. The free-to-play and cross-platform game is doing crazy numbers and is set to explode on the iPad...
Blowing Up: Cmune Takes Uberstrike to iPad (Soon) and Wins Funding from Atomico
NCsoft turns its hand to iOS platformers with Project 83113

This week's new games

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Fez, Xbox 360Our hero Gomez lives in a resolutely 2D world, which is why his discovery of a mysterious third dimension proves amusingly unsettling to fellow inhabitants. It also means that every scene in the game can be rotated to shift perspective, reducing cavernous gulfs to nothing and letting Gomez...
This week's new games

Fez – review

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Xbox 360; 800 MSP; cert 3+; PolytronFive years in the making, and yet as fresh as one of the 10x10 pixel daisies that punctuate its felt-tip green hills, Fez is at once a tribute to the joy of childhood exploration, the wonder of adolescent Nintendo video games and the adult...
Fez – review

SGN Makes Its Big Push For Cross-Platform, Mobile-Social Games With The Launch Of Its MasterKey Technology

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While Zynga has had high-profile struggles to adapt to the rapid growth of mobile gaming, Chris DeWolfe, co-founder and CEO of the Social Gaming Network, said he’s found a solution — MasterKey, his company’s just-launched technology for cross-platform game development. DeWolfe, who also co-founded MySpace, has been talking about the...
SGN Makes Its Big Push For Cross-Platform, Mobile-Social Games With The Launch Of Its MasterKey Technology

YoYo Games reveals upcoming support for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

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YoYo Games today announced its cross-platform game development software GameMaker: Studio is expanding its reach and will support both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 for developers. This is only the latest in a series of high-profile updates for GameMaker: Studio, which launched in May. YoYo Games is the latest among...
YoYo Games reveals upcoming support for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

YoYo Games lands Microsoft as a supporter of its cross-platform game engine GameMaker

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YoYo Games landed a big fish today. The company said today it is working with Microsoft to offer support in its cross-platform game development environment GameMaker: Studio for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. That means developers will be able to use GameMaker: Studio to create their games and...
YoYo Games lands Microsoft as a supporter of its cross-platform game engine GameMaker

Games for the weekend: Gravity Guy 2

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Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend. Gravity Guy...
Games for the weekend: Gravity Guy 2

This week's games news

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Wreck-It-Ralph | Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear | Hitman HD Trilogy | Omerta: City Of Gangsters | Wizardry OnlineReleases this week include Wreck-It-Ralph (Wii, DS, 3DS), an appropriately retro if largely uninspired 2D platform game to complement Pixar's delightful plundering of video game history; Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear (Xbox 360, PS3,...
This week's games news
In big social-casino bet, Playsino acquires Popover Games and Foghorn Games (exclusive)

LittleBigPlanet for PS Vita - review

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PS Vita; £34.99; cert 7+; SonyPerhaps the most valid criticism aimed at the excellent, but so far ignored by the gaming public, PlayStation Vita is that it hasn't yet been backed up by must-have games. Sony is furiously working to rectify that, and LittleBigPlanet is one of the first tangible...
LittleBigPlanet for PS Vita - review
An indie developer's strategy to sell games: insult fans and raise prices

YetiZen Get-In-The-Game Pitch Competition

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This sponsored post is produced by YetiZen. In Town for GDC on March 8th? Got a mind blowing vision for a mobile, social or emerging platform game, gamification app or platform? Want to meet an audience of high level executives and investors from the game space? Compete in the YetiZen...
YetiZen Get-In-The-Game Pitch Competition

Panda Jam moves into the iOS territory

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Another popular Facebook game gets formatted for iOS, as SGN announced today that Panda Jam is in the Apple App Store. Panda Jam is a gem-matching game where a player works to save a baby panda from the top of piles of colored squares. The player selects groups of the...
Panda Jam moves into the iOS territory

HOW TO: Block FarmVille on Facebook

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The Facebook-platform game FarmVille has 80 million players. It’s been named social networking game of the year. It’s played by people young and old. It’s bigger than Twitter. But that doesn’t mean it’s for everyone.The game optionally advertises itself by sending out news feed updates to your friends whenever...
HOW TO: Block FarmVille on Facebook
'Chasing Aurora' teaser trailer shows how beautiful flight can be

Mobile apps news roundup: Digisocial passes 2M downloads, Gameloft's new games and more

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Chilingo launches Snoopy Coaster – Mobile games publisher and division of Electronic Arts announced the launch of Snoopy Coaster on the App Store. The game, developed by independent developer CGMatic in partnership with Peanuts Worldwide features the iconic Peanuts comics characters and will have players tapping the screen to...
Mobile apps news roundup: Digisocial passes 2M downloads, Gameloft's new games and more

Bubble Safari Ocean, Angry Birds Star Wars, Yelp and more on this week's top 20 Facebook apps growing by MAU

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Zynga’s Bubble Safari Ocean takes the No. 1 spot on our list of top Facebook apps growing by monthly active users this week with 22 percent gain. Titles on our list gained the most MAU of any apps on the platform, growing from between 300,000 and 4.2 million MAU, based on our AppData tracking service....
Bubble Safari Ocean, Angry Birds Star Wars, Yelp and more on this week's top 20 Facebook apps growing by MAU

Startups from Hell: Battle zombies and bank managers in this cute 16-bit browser game

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If you’re a startup and a fan of old school gaming, you might enjoy a couple of productivity-killing rounds playing Startups from Hell. It’s a browser game created by Studio Melipone, a French development studio which specializes in Ruby on Rails. The pixellated platform game pits players against monsters, zombies and bank...
Startups from Hell: Battle zombies and bank managers in this cute 16-bit browser game
American McGee's Spicy Horse launches real-time, multiplayer, cross-platform game Crazy Fairies (exclusive)

Apple's iPhone Has Staged A Monster Comeback, Android Is Now Dead In The Water

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A year ago, we wrote about a mobile trend that posed a major risk to Apple. This risk was the rise of Google's Android operating system, which was rapidly gobbling up global smartphone market share and threatening to become the ubiquitous global smartphone platform. In the first quarter of...
Apple's iPhone Has Staged A Monster Comeback, Android Is Now Dead In The Water
Nintendo blocks 3DS Binding of Isaac for "questionable religious content"

Facebook to drop mobile bookmarks for all apps except cross-platform games

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Facebook will no longer display mobile bookmarks for apps unless they are games that function on both mobile devices and the desktop canvas, according to a post on the company’s developer blog. The change goes into effect June 5. Bookmarks were likely not driving much traffic to most mobile apps...
Facebook to drop mobile bookmarks for all apps except cross-platform games
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