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Microsoft revealed Age of Empires: Castle Siege this week, a Smoking Gun Interactive game that's coming to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 next month. Microsoft's Kieffer Bryant described Castle Siege as a "fast-paced experience" built for touch devices, with players dragging units across paths while...

August 26th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Lima Sky's tilt-controlled mobile favorite Doodle Jump will hit the Nintendo DS and 3DS later this year in a pair of retail releases from Doodle Jump for Kinect developer Smoking Gun Interactive. Doodle Jump Adventures for the Nintendo 3DS boasts a platform-exclusive Adventure mode featuring 48 le...

October 8th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Freefall Racers looks like most kart games, except that it uses Kinect's motion controls and features skydiving squirrels instead of go-karts. The nutty XBLA game is due sometime next month, according to this video from publisher Deep Silver. This isn't the first we've heard of Freefall Racers. I...

August 28th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Doodle Jump for Kinect on Xbox Live Arcade will launch for 400 MS Points ($5) this summer. Smoking Gun Interactive will adapt Lima Sky's popular vertical platformer to Kinect, adding "three brand-new worlds, treacherous bosses, challenging achievements, engaging power-ups and intuitive gesture con...

June 5th 2013 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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It shaped smartphone gaming in the early days of the App Store. Today, it's available on nearly every capable mobile device. It may even be lurking at your local arcade. Next month, a Kinect version of Lima Sky's runaway hit, Doodle Jump, could be coming to Xbox Live Arcade, according to a recent...

May 31st 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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It's been two years since Relic staffers John Johnson and Drew Dunlop (producer and lead programmer on Company of Heroes, respectively) left the company to set up their own, Smoking Gun Interactive. As we reported back in May, the studio has teamed with cyberpunk trailblazer and author Douglas Rush...

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A mysterious press release sent out last week hinted at the formation of a new studio led by Company of Heroes producer John Johnson. The text pointed to cryptic website Exoriare.com, Latin for "rise", which was quickly recognized as a hotbed of secrets relating to both the studio and their first p...

June 5th 2007 at 10:29am 0 Comments