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Candy Crush Saga Hits Half a Billion Installs
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According to game developer King, Candy Crush Saga has been installed over half a billion times – as in a 5 with 8 zeros. No word on how many millions have destroyed their devices because of level 65. Really really …

Temple Run Is Coming to the Big Screen, So There’s That Temple Run Is Coming to the Big Screen, So There’s That

At some point in the next couple of years, there’s going to be a Temple Run movie. That’s the word from Hollywood Reporter, who says that Warner Brothers is in negotiations to bring the popular app to theaters alongside producer …

E-Cigarette Ad Pops Up Inside Kids iPad Game E-Cigarette Ad Pops Up Inside Kids iPad Game
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If you asked the world’s second-largest tobacco company about their new marketing strategies, I’m going to assume that they wouldn’t include running ads in kids apps in their response. Nevertheless, an ad for Vype, the first e-cigarette marketed by British …

Angry Birds Go! Rovio’s New Racing Game Launches Dec 11

Rovio has just announced the official launch date for Angry Birds Go!, the company’s new 3D racing game. We’ll leave all of the Mario Kart comments to you. “Feel the rush as you fling those freewheeling birds and piggies down …

Sochi Flame Lit In Ancient Olympia

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are already turning out to be historically monumental. The location itself has proven to hold historical significance. It is fitting that the flame for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has been lit in the location …

Google Celebrates Its Own 15th Birthday With Piñata Game Doodle, Easter Egg Google Celebrates Its Own 15th Birthday With Piñata Game Doodle, Easter Egg
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Google is celebrating its 15tth birthday with a worldwide doodle featuring a playable game where you can hit a piñata by clicking on it with your mouse (or using the space bar), and gaining candy for points. Google also has …

New Monopoly Token Proves That Cats Still Rule The Internet New Monopoly Token Proves That Cats Still Rule The Internet
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In August of 2013 Hasbro Inc. announced that they would be replacing the iconic iron game piece in the classic Monopoly board game with a cat. And not just any cat; a democratically picked cat which was chosen through an …

New Texting While Driving Game Is Exactly As Hard As It Should Be

You know that texting while driving is terribly dangerous and can lead to you running straight into a big truck full of crap. Or most likely something worse, like another human being. If you need a quick refresher on how …

Bioshock Infinite DLC Launches Today, Next Up Is a Return to Rapture

Bioshock Infinite DLC is here, and more is coming. Starting today, the decidedly less-exciting Clash in the Clouds will be beginning its rollout. And soon, episode 1 Burial at Sea will launch, taking us back to the underwater city of …

Guy Hacks Contra to Propose to His Girlfriend
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On the list of NES games I played the absolute hell out of when I was a kid, the run-and-shoot classic Contra is pretty high up there. And if you’re like me, this should make you feel all warm and …

‘Angry Trayvon’ Game Reportedly Yanked, Still Up in Google Play

In “yeah, that was probably the best idea for all involved” news, a game depicting Trayvon Martin as a ruthless revenge killer has been yanked from the Android Market – at least according to the game’s developers. But wait, it’s …

Check Out Cube Slam, Google’s New Experimental Chrome Game

Google revealed its latest Chrome experiment today. It’s a two-player game call Chrome Slam, and lets two Chrome users with web cams play a type of 3D Pong/air hockey-like game against one another, while looking at each others’ faces on …

Google Launches ‘Roll It’ Skee Ball Game For Chrome

Google has introduced a new Chrome Experiment called Roll It. It’s essentially a skee ball game that you can control with your phone as you play on your computer. To play, you touch your phone’s screen to aim, and swing …

Redditor Handcrafts Fallout Monopoly for Incredibly Lucky Wife
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So, reddit user XsimonbelmontX has made me extremely jealous, as he has created a undeniably awesome Monopoly-like board game based on Fallout. Did I mention it was awesome? “I spent about 8 months making this. It is a birthday gift …

Google Maps Treasure Mode Is More Game Than April Fools’ Joke Google Maps Treasure Mode Is More Game Than April Fools’ Joke

Google has been announcing a lot of April Fools’ jokes as usual, but Google Maps Treasure Mode is actually something of a game, and Google is calling on users to play along. “Archeological analysis has confirmed that our Google Maps …

Turn Sites into Playable Mazes with New Chrome Experiment Turn Sites into Playable Mazes with New Chrome Experiment
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Since the NCAA tournament started today and we know you’re not doing any real work anyway, how about a fun little game to waste more of your time? A new Chrome Experiment lets you turn almost any site into a …

The Angry Birds Visa Card Is Now A Reality
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Back in November, news came out that Rovio had partnered with Kaiku on Angry Birds prepaid Visa cards. Today, Kaiku announced the launch of the cards, which come in four designs. The cards are available in: Red Bird, Yellow Bird, …

Google Makes Your Phone/Tablet The Controller In New Chrome Game

Google announced the launch of a new game under the Chrome Experiments label. It’s called Chrome Super Sync Sports, and lets up to four people compete in running, swimming and cycling on a shared computer screen, using their smartphones or …

FarmVille TV Show on the Way from Producer Brett Ratner

FarmVille is coming to the small screen. Director Brett Ratner has signed on to produce a half-hour animated TV series based on the hit Facebook-based virtual farming game. According to reports, he’s signed on to work with a Canadian production …

Monopoly Asked, and You Guys Voted Out the Iron (and Replaced It with a Cat)

Back in January the classic board game and cause of everyone’s very first rage quit, Monopoly, decided that they were going to give one of the classic game pieces the boot (it’s not the boot). In order to do that, …

Stratego, Everyone’s Favorite Capture-the-Flag Board Game, Makes Its iPad Debut
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I f-ing love Stratego. Let’s get that out of the way. When I think of Stratego, I remember childhood nights spent beating my grandfather in the classic game of capture the flag. HOW DID YOU NOT REMEMBER I HAD A …