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Rayman Fiesta Run Coming To Mobile Devices This Year

One of the most delightful surprises of 2012 was Rayman Jungle Run. It took an established character, threw him into a tired genre and made it fun again with plenty of charm and perfect touch-based gameplay. Now Ubisoft is back …

‘Assassin’s Creed: Pirates’ Mobile Game Announced

Ubisoft has certainly been pushing pirates lately. Catching on the buccaneer theme of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, the publisher even brought a real pirate ship and pirates cosplayers to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Among the different …

‘Heroes of Dragon Age,’ a Free-to-Play Mobile Game, Announced

Fans of Dragon Age: Origins are patiently waiting for BioWare to finish the upcoming Dragon Age: Inquisition. The game’s developers seem to have taken the significant criticism of Dragon Age II to heart, and previews of Inquisition have made it …

Ultima Returns As A Free-To-Play Mobile Title
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There has not been a main entry in the storied Ultima series since its ninth entry in 1999. Since then, the series has moved into the world of MMOs and online free-to-play Web-based games. Now EA has brought back the …

Zynga To Kill Off OMGPOP.com On September 30

OMGPOP is the poster child of the one-hit wonder in mobile gaming. After finding a hit with Draw Something, Zynga bought the developer and tried to strike gold twice. It didn’t work out and the social games giant killed off …

Playing This Game Will Probably Destroy Your Phone

Would you throw your smartphone into the air? You would normally say no. Now, would you do it if it was a competition? Most of you would probably still say no, but one developer has something for those of you …

Facebook Will Now Publish Your Mobile Game For A Cut Of The Revenue Facebook Will Now Publish Your Mobile Game For A Cut Of The Revenue
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Developing and publishing a mobile game is pretty easy. Unfortunately, it can also be pretty expensive. For those who find mobile games development to be too costly, Facebook has a pretty tempting offer. At the Casual Connect conference today, Facebook …

Now Somebody’s Made A Game About Edward Snowden
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It seemed that former NSA contractor Edward Snowden had reached the ultimate level of notoriety when a couple of Hong Kong filmmakers made a short film about his time in the city. It’s easy to forget, however, that you’re not …

Facebook Might Be Putting Mobile Game Ads Into Your Notifications Tab Facebook Might Be Putting Mobile Game Ads Into Your Notifications Tab
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Late last year, Facebook introduced a new type of ad called mobile app install ad. The ads, which would appear on your mobile news feed, would take users to the App Store or Google Play page for that app. Now …

Rovio’s ‘Bad Piggies’ Gets an Update and Grappling Hook

Though Rovio’s core business is promoting and merchandising its Angry Birds franchise, the spinoff mobile game Bad Piggies is also getting some support this week. Bad Piggies was released last fall and became an instant hit, though the app hasn’t …

Sim City Developers Ditch EA, Start New Studio

After the meltdown that surrounded the launch of SimCity this year, it wouldn’t come as any surprise that some Maxis developers were disheartened. The visuals of the new title were top-notch, and the streamlined interface appeared to working well, but …

Bird-Pooping Mobile Game ‘Turd Birds’ Released

Someone at 2K Games thought it would be a good idea to begin releasing games for mobile devices. Not a bad plan, considering Square Enix, Ubisoft, and other publishers have also been aggressively moving into mobile. Then someone at 2K …

Deus Ex: The Fall Out For iPhone, iPad

Deus Ex: The Fall is officially out for iOS platforms. The game is an offshoot of the 2011 game Deus Ex: Human Revolution. It’s also one of the most ambitious mobile games yet released, attempting to bring the experience of …

Rovio to Release Hidden-Object/Puzzle Game July 11
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Rovio, the developer behind the Angry Birds series, today announced that it will publish a game called Tiny thief on Thursday, July 11. The game, the second to come out under the publisher’s ‘Rovio Stars’ label, will be available for …

‘Deus Ex: The Fall’ Out Later This Week

Around one month ago, Square Enix revealed that it is bringing a version of Deus Ex to Apple’s mobile devices. Titled Deus Ex: The Fall, the game features a new story with a new protagonist. The gameplay from Deus Ex: …

Get Some Amazing iOS Games For Free This Week

iOS is a fantastic platform for apps and games. Sure, there’s a lot of crap, but iOS has also given birth to some of the most innovative titles in mobile gaming. You may not believe that statement, but now you …

Doodle Jump For Kinect Trailer Will Subvert Your Expectations

Doodle Jump has torn up the mobile charts over the last few years with its simplistic gameplay and charming visuals. Now the developer at Lima Sky is trying its hand at the console space with an Xbox 360 version built …

LIMBO Coming to iPad, iPhone Next Week
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Back in 2010, an indie game called LIMBO was released for the Xbox LIVE Arcade. LIMBO charmed gamers with its unique silhouette-heavy art style and some surprisingly violent moments that don’t seem to match the game’s early tone. The game …

Angry Birds Star Wars Adds Lando Bird, New Cloud City Levels

It’s finally happened. Over six months after Angry Birds Star Wars first topped mobile gaming charts, Rovio has finally released an update that includes a Lando Calrissian bird. The new character comes as part of the Cloud City episode released …

Ex-Zynga Employee Reveals All In Reddit AMA

As you’re probably aware of by now, Zynga laid off 520 employees this week. As part of that downsizing, a number of studios, including OMGPOP, were shut down. Now one ex-Zynga employee has taken to Reddit to answer any and …

Zynga Shuts Down Draw Something Developer OMGPOP

In March of last year, Zynga made one of its most high profile acquisitions in OMGPOP. The studio was responsible for Draw Something – one of the most popular mobile games of last year. Soon after, Zynga began to fall …