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If you're prone to throwing your controller when a game gets the best of you, perhaps the latest Humble Bundle isn't quite for you. Maybe. That's because the outfit's offering up a slew of classic NeoGeo games for the very low price of paying however much you want. So, for that very flexible price...

July 20th 2015 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
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Snake -- that addictive, reflex-testing mobile game on old Nokia brick phones -- is attempting a comeback. A version for modern smartphones and tablets called Snake Rewind will be released on May 14th by game developer Rumilus Design and Taneli Armanto. The latter's the Nokia engineer who preloade...

May 7th 2015 at 9:14am 0 Comments
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Dual is more than a retro-styled space shooter. It's even more than a mobile game, and if developer Sebastian Gosztyla has his way, it's more than a video game, period. He wants Dual to be a catalyst for physical interaction. Dual is a two-player, cross-platform competition designed to get players...

April 1st 2015 at 12:03pm 0 Comments
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A group of developers thought it would be fun to merge playground activities with mobile gaming -- so they did. They've created a system called Hybrid Play that lets kids (or adults, no judgment here) control games on their phones with see-saws, swing sets and other playground toys. To transform t...

October 23rd 2014 at 12:58am 0 Comments
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It's like Sega and Sony all over again. We don't mean the hardware arms race (although that's certainly happening), but how the smartphone world's two top players are now fighting over the most popular games... and their sequels. Gaming is one of the top money-spinning app categories on smartphone...

April 20th 2014 at 10:35pm 0 Comments
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Even if we wanted to, we can't (rather, shouldn't) play Age of Empires all day. This summer it'll become a time-sinking possibility, however, with an AoE spin-off headed to iOS, Android and Windows Phone. The teaser video dropped by Microsoft doesn't reveal much outside the broad release date. Ag...

April 14th 2014 at 4:50am 0 Comments
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Twitch is ready to give your Jetpack Joyride skills the audience they deserve. The outfit has just released a mobile software toolset that will let devs enable live broadcasting, capturing and archiving of your in-game exploits on Android and iOS. With its proposed features (including chat, audio...

March 5th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It looks like Nokia has added game development to its repertoire as the handset maker released free-to-play Modern Mayor for WP8 Lumia devices today. The title tasks players with the mission of saving a dying town from complete ruin and returning it to its glory days. This means that you're in cha...

February 20th 2014 at 3:44pm 0 Comments
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Flappy Bird went from obscurity to chart-topping success overnight, but that's all coming to an end. After over 50 million downloads, developer Dong Nguyen said on Twitter that he's going to take the incredibly tough game down tomorrow... and probably not for the reasons you'd expect. It's not be...

February 8th 2014 at 5:57pm 0 Comments