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Halfbrick's next mobile game is ready to hit the iOS App store "very soon." That's according to Chief Marketing Officer Phil Larsen, who handed me an iPad running Fish Out of Water, a new game which expects you to fling some fish as far as you can.That's really all it is: you touch a fish to snag i...

March 26th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Australia's government-funded Screen Australia program plans on investing $20 million into the local video game industry. Gamasutra reports the organization will spend $4-5 million on games production and $2-3 million on supporting business sustainability over the next year.The organization cites t...

February 18th 2013 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick announced today that its other baby, Jetpack Joyride, has been downloaded over a million times on PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. The portable PlayStation version of the game has also recently received an update that integrates Twitter support and "performance upgrades."J...

February 15th 2013 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
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Halfbrick's Jetpack Joyride will become a free download on the PlayStation Network beginning today, December 21, in Europe and Monday, December 31, in North America. The game was previously available for $3.99 as a Mini for PSP, PlayStation Vita and PS3.Jetpack Joyride on PSN includes everything fo...

December 21st 2012 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Prolific and popular iOS game developer Halfbrick Studios is getting a jump on the holidays by offering up its entire catalog of mobile games for free today, December 17, only. The list includes well-known names like Fruit Ninja, Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots and Age of Zombies. You can find all o...

December 17th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Go buy every Halfbrick game on the App Store, for your iPhone or iPad. We don't normally make such direct demands on our readers' finances, but as it turns out, this won't affect your finances much.For a "very limited time," all Halfbrick games on iPhone or iPad are free. That includes stuff like F...

December 17th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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After going free-to-play on iOS and Android (and undergoing a subsequent Facebook port), Halfbrick's Jetpack Joyride has made its way to PlayStation Network today. Jetpack Joyride is available for $3.99 on Sony platforms right now under the Minis section, making it compatible with PSP, PlayStation...

November 21st 2012 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Halfbrick has been teasing gadgets and gizmos aplenty for Jetpack Joyride's upcoming version 1.3 patch, with its latest animated short featuring the irresistible "Coin Magnet." The free update will be available this month and adds 15 gadgets to keep Barry Streakfries flying for as long as possible.

April 17th 2012 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Halfbrick is teasing new, weird gadgets for version 1.3 of Jetpack Joyride, including today's "Gravity Belt." We don't know how it works in-game, exactly, but the cute video introducing it makes it seem like something that makes flight more difficult.We can't imagine Jetpack Joyride being more fun...

March 28th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Halfbrick's chief creative officer Luke Muscat took panel attendees on a whirlwind tour of the development process for Jetpack Joyride during his Depth in Simplicity: The Making of Jetpack Joyride panel. Aside from sharing what the final name of the game could've been, Muscat also showed us the pro...

March 8th 2012 at 10:45pm 0 Comments