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Insomniac Games

Slow Down, Bull is a strange one for Insomniac Games


It's on Steam, for starters
Apr 20
When I think of Insomniac Games, a few titles come to mind: Ratchet and Clank, Spyro the (pre-Skylanders) Dragon, and Sunset Overdrive. The studio's new game, Slow Down, Bull, is not like those -- it's a smaller project for S... read
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Angry Birds

The Angry Birds movie now has a star-studded celebrity voice cast


But is it actually going to be any good?
Oct 01
The Angry Birds movie is not only a real thing, but it seems as though production is well underway, with a cavalcade of celebrity voice talent just announced today. The Columbia Pictures film will be directed by Clay Katis of... read
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Collider launch trailer

Possibly seizure-inducing arcade racer The Collider smashes into Steam today


It's mildly nauseating, but in a good way
Sep 16
Shortbreak Studios, a part of Techland (Dead Island, Call of Juarez), has just released its PC port of the iOS and Android arcade racer The Collider today on Steam. You might recognize that name as the studio behind the mobi... read
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Facebook games

Facebook games shut down in South Korea


Throwing the baby out with the bath water
Sep 03
Last week, South Korea's ratings authority pulled the plug on Facebook games in the country, effectively disabling everything from Candy Crush Saga to FarmVille until they receive an official GRAC rating. The move reportedly ... read
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Peggle 2

Finally! Peggle 2 is coming to PlayStation 4


Peggle me this, Batman
Aug 30
PopCap Games has announced that Peggle 2 is coming to the PlayStation 4 on October 14. The game will include Peggle Masters from the original game as well as the Xbox One version that launched May 7. Just as in the original, ... read
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Shigeru Miyamoto

Miyamoto explains Nintendo's reignited passion for core gaming


'In the days of DS and Wii, Nintendo tried its best to expand the gaming population.'
Aug 28
It's fairly obvious that Nintendo has been ramping up its concerted efforts to attract and maintain its core base, and Shigeru Miyamoto's latest comments confirm that it's not just a coincidence. Miyamoto spoke with Edge in a... read
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Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird dev reveals next game, Swing Copters


It's basically the same thing, but ever so slightly different
Aug 19
Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen has unveiled his next project, Swing Copters. The upcoming iOS and Android title bears a striking resemblance the the developer's magnum opus, featuring familiar mechanics and visuals. You... read
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Hasbro and Ubisoft announced Hasbro Game Channel


Coming to Xbox One, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360
Aug 06
Family games like Monopoly, Risk, and Trivial Pursuit will be available to play on your Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, and PS3 via the new Hasbro Game Channel, coming from Ubisoft and Hasbro this fall. Ubisoft and Hasbro worke... read
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Pokémon

If Pokémon were a F2P mobile game, it might look something like this


Still less frustrating than Dungeon Keeper
Aug 05
This mock-up of what Pokémon would be like as a free-to-play mobile game has surfaced on reddit and is eerily reminiscent of several of the more widely panned F2P games in recent memory. It makes me sad to think of all... read
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Strategic cephalopoda
Splatoon might be getting a lot of hype for Wii U squid battling, but it is not the first game featuring a squid squad to grace the console. Earlier this year, Squids made its jump from iOS to the Wii U with Squids Odyssey, a... read feature

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Dungeon Keeper

EA's Dungeon Keeper ads are indeed misleading, ASA rules


We could have told you that
Jul 03
A complaint against Electronic Arts has been upheld by the UK's Advertising Standard Authority concerning marketing for its latest mobile free-to-play version of Dungeon Keeper. The complaint was made in regards to an email c... read
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Candy Crush Saga

Woman stole Ł1,000 from her mother to buy junk in Candy Crush Saga


Addiction is a scary thing
Jul 02
I've played Candy Crush Saga and my share of match-three games as a mobile game fanatic, but to date I've not spent a dime on any of the free-to-play giants. I can understand wanting to spend a dollar or two here and there fo... read
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Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley's '3D' aspects explained


I'm not entirely sure I'd call this 3D
Jun 11
After that strange Harvest Moon/Story of Seasons debacle that Kyle so kindly set straight for us, it's good to see more details emerging regarding the actual branded Harvest Moon release, The Lost Valley. The game's E3 inform... read
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Natsume at E3

Natsume's E3 2014 lineup sure is a lineup


Harvest Moon, End of Serenity, and Alphadia Genesis lead the pack
Jun 05
Natsume has announced its complete E3 roster for next week, and while it's got a few high points, it's not impressing me too much. It's a strange mishmash of handheld games and iOS releases with a stray PSP game and Wii U pro... read
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SingStar

This SingStar PS4 trailer is awful, but I still want to play it


Before it came into my life I missed it so bad
Jun 04
I'm not ashamed that I want to play the new SingStar. I am ashamed that this trailer is so awful. First of all, I just don't care about Carly Rae Jepsen anymore, and I'm going to need to see some more updated songs. I do, ho... read
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PS VITA PETS IS SO FETCH

PlayStation Vita Pets is pure nightmare fuel, buy it now


...if you dare
Jun 04
"Ah, dear tree, I honor you with my wee." This is the type of thing dogs say in the dystopian alternate reality depicted in PlayStation Vita Pets. I never really wanted to know what my dog thinks when he's ruminating ov... read
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PS VITA PETS: GET HYPE!

PSA: PlayStation Vita Pets comes out this Tuesday!


GET HYPE!
Jun 01
Awww! Look at the doggies! So cute! Or at least until they were until they started talking. Stop that, guys. Seriously. It's giving me the creeps. I'm out of here. The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 6/3/2014 [PlayStation Blog] read
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Retro covers

What if Flappy Bird and Candy Crush rocked vintage covers?


They might look a little something like this
May 28
Ever wonder what Flappy Bird or Angry Birds would have looked like in a different, much simpler time? A time like the early '80s and '90s? Dorkly has made it possible with these absolutely ridiculous vintage covers. You've go... read
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Tasty Blue

Hahah: Tasty Blue is the Katamari of the seas


'Amazing!' - Chad Concelmo
May 28
Okay, I know that this basic premise is not new. The player is a small fish, and it eats smaller fish to grow bigger, at which point it can eat more fish, and grow bigger still. The circle of life continues, and we mostly ig... read
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Burst your bubble
What's next for the studio that bagged mountains of cash on games like Candy Crush Saga and Farm Heroes Saga? It's Bubble Witch Saga 2. I never knew there was a first game, but seeing as how the Facebook page for Bubble ... read feature

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Americlap

Americlap: Freedom is the only way, yeah


Clap for the children
May 21
America, f*@k yeah! Americlap is a game where you clap your little heart out to keep the American flag flying proudly. If you stop clapping, you'll probably send a thousand puppies and kittens to their death, you hate freedo... read
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Farming Simulator 14

Farm your little heart out with Farming Simulator 14


Make a humble living off the land
May 14
What's with all of these simulator games lately? Obviously, the only one you need is Goat Simulator. If you're still hankering for some digital representation of boring, everyday tasks, Farming Simulator 14 is making its way ... read
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Sparkle 2

Sparkle 2 set to glisten all over PS4 and Vita screens May 20


Marble shooters are kinda my jam
May 12
Luxor Zuma Sparkle 2, 10tons' PS4 marble shooter, is hitting the PlayStation Network for both PS4 and Vita on May 20, with cross buy support and a free trial if you're just not sure that shooting marbles is really your ... read
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Surgeon Simulator

Surgeon Simulator for iPad receives first major update


Pain comes in lots of different languages
May 07
The iPad version of Surgeon Simulator launched last month, much to the chagrin of patients everywhere, and it's now received its first major update with 13 new languages and more free content in the near future featuring an a... read
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EA looking to stream games direct to Comcast customers


Get titles like Madden and Fifa from your cable provider
May 02
Electronic Arts could soon be offering their games directly to Comcast subscribers, according to a report from Reuters. The two companies have been in talks, and after two years of testing it seems the deal is close to an agr... read
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Tony Hawk's Shred Session

Tony Hawk is still relevant in Tony Hawk's Shred Session


Watch Tony play his own game
Apr 30
Tony Hawk is back, but not in the way you might be hoping for. TouchArcade went in-depth with the latest skateboarding game to bear Hawk's name, and it's a free-to-play iOS game called Tony Hawk's Shred Session, available th... read
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Candy Crush Saga

Candy Crush has a bizarro nationwide ad campaign in Japan


I'm not quite sure what they're saying, but it has nothing to do with candy
Apr 26
Candy Crush Saga is coming to Japan in a big way, as developer King has prepared a slew of rather bizarre commercials for its freakishly addictive mobile puzzler. With King having opened an office in Japan, it's no wonder a ... read
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BaZynga!

Zynga has lost half of its active users in the last year


And $61 million this first quarter (almost 69, nice)
Apr 25
The bad news is that I'm sure they all moved on to play god damn Candy Crush. For now. Until some other bright casino game or reality show about a bad 90's rapper living in an Amish community wrangles their attention so they ... read
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PlayStation Vita Pets

Construct additional paw-lons for PlayStation Vita Pets on June 3


Definitely more fun than watching dog videos on YouTube
Apr 03
Nintendogs not doing it for you? Mobile pet sims lacking in the "aww" department? Feast your eyes on PlayStation Vita Pets, a pet simulator that aims to feel more like a game and less like a cash grab, exclusively (as if you ... read
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King.com IPO

Candy crushed: King.com IPO posts disappointing numbers


More like Serf.com, right?
Mar 27
King.com, the developer behind the bafflingly popular match-three puzzler Candy Crush Saga, went public on the stock exchange yesterday, and it did not perform as well as the casual game behemoth had hoped. Starting at $... read
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Bears vs. Art gameplay

Bears vs Art gameplay shown in short new trailer


More pieces of puzzle game revealed
Mar 18
Last week, Halfbrick announced their latest game for iOS devices, Bears vs. Art, setting up a bunch of (adorable) exposition about a bear and the art museum which has infringed upon his territory but barely offered anything ... read
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Bears vs. Art

Halfbrick reveals new puzzle game Bears vs. Art


When nice bears go bad
Mar 10
I hope you have some insulin handy because this trailer introducing Halfbrick's new game, Bear vs. Art, is sweeter than strawberry sundae topped with candy-coated gumdrops. I have watched it four times and still giggle at ho... read






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