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1:00 PM on 02.15.2013

Jetpack Joyride boasts over a million PSN downloads

Congratulations Barry Steakfries! You've reached one million PSN downloads for Jetpack Joyride. Halfbrick just announced last night that "1,000,000 accounts" have downloaded the game over the PlayStation 3 and Vita platforms....

Chris Carter



Jetpack Joyride launches for free on PSN and Vita photo
Jetpack Joyride launches for free on PSN and Vita
by Dale North

Mobile hit Jetpack Joyride launches on PS3 and PS Vita this month, with Europeans getting it today while North Americans wil have to wait until December 31. It's in full HD, features leaderboards and trophies, and will be absolutely free. 

Halfbrick worked with fellow Aussie studio Big Ant for this version of the game. 

In our gallery you'll find a few new screenshots of Jetpack Joyride on the Vita. 

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Fruit Ninja is free today on iOS photo
Fruit Ninja is free today on iOS
by Chris Carter

Odds are if you have a mobile device, you've heard of Fruit Ninja. It's pretty much perpetually in the top fifty rankings, and it even had an Xbox 360 release.

The simple concept of slicing fruit with your fingers has been copied many times, but none of them can match the original. If you somehow completely missed this fun little game, you can pick it up right now for free off iTunes for the next 24 hours (until 6:00 AM GMT Tuesday).

Other Halfbrick games will be on sale as well, including Monster Dash and Age of Zombies. You can find the full listing here, but my absolute must-have is Jetpack Joyride -- which has been free for quite sometime anyways.

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12:00 PM on 11.21.2012

Jetpack Joyride is on PlayStation Network

Halfbrick isn't satisfied with the 35 million mobile downloads they've got for Jetpack Joyride so far, so they're adding the game to the PlayStation Network this week.  This one-button wonder comes to PSN for the low pr...

Dale North

7:00 PM on 09.28.2012

Jetpack Joyride finally out on Android, and it's free!

Android owners can finally play one of the most enjoyable mobile games ever with the arrival of Halfbrick's Jetpack Joyride. Best of all, it's free! You can download the game either through Google Play or the Amazon App Store. You really have no excuse here. We gave Jetpack Joyride a 9 out of 10 in our review last year. And did I mention it's free? Because it's free. FREE!

Hamza CTZ Aziz

1:30 PM on 05.11.2012

Jetpack Joyride is now on Facebook

The insanely successful mobile game Jetpack Joyride (formerly known as Machinegun Jetpack) has hit Facebook. Right now it's in "beta", but from what I can tell, this version is essentially the entire game. For the uninitiated...

Chris Carter

8:40 AM on 03.07.2012

Fruit Ninja Kinect slices up over a million in sales

One of the staple "go-to" games in the Carter household is Fruit Ninja Kinect -- it seems as if I'm not alone, as Halfbrick's Phil Larsen has just announced that the game has topped one million downloads (that's not even incl...

Chris Carter

1:15 PM on 03.06.2012

GDC: Jetpack Joyride 1.3 update brings gadgets to the mix

We met with Halfbrick's Phil Larsen yesterday here at GDC to eat all of his candy and steal all of his beers in his hotel suite. During this invasion he showed off a bit of Jetpack Joyride's upcoming update, which will intro...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 12.30.2011

These cats are better than you at Fruit Ninja

Gaming animals are rare, so we should treasure them. Especially on slow news days.  "Cat playing Fruit Ninja" is Mack1094's first YouTube video, and it's already nearing 49,000 views. His adorable kitty is a pro at Frui...

Dale North

5:45 PM on 12.19.2011

OMG: Jetpack Joyride free on iOS devices right now!

Jetpack Joyride is free for a limited time right for the iPod, iPhone and iPad! The runner style game sees you avoiding obstacles and collecting coins through the use of a jetpack that happens to be a freaking chain gun. Seriously, Jetpack Joyride is stupidly addictive and you're a horrible stupid face if you don't even try the game. You jerks.

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Fruit Ninja Kinect's Free Christmas DLC is up now photo
Fruit Ninja Kinect's Free Christmas DLC is up now
by Dale North

I love Halfbrick. They're good guys that make good games. Fruit Ninja is one of those games that everyone loves. I mean, how could you not love karate chopping flying fruit? 

You also love free stuff, right? Fruit Ninja Kinect gets free Christmas DLC today. You'll get to check out Santa's Workshop, turn your body into a human snow globe, and slice holiday goodies and other fruit with a Candy Cane Blade. Halfbrick says that all new items can be found under "Christmas Present" in the Sensei Swag menu upon download.

Go download your free DLC!

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11:45 AM on 12.06.2011

Fruit Ninja toys are actual things you can buy

I still remember Halfbrick when they were just a tiny little Aussie studio with an obscure game about skeletons. Nowadays, these guys are mobile powerhouses, with Fruit Ninja being one of the most recognized games on the mark...

Jim Sterling

6:30 PM on 11.01.2011

Holiday Kinect bundle has Fruit Ninja, Gunstringer, more

Microsoft has announced that a new limited-edition Kinect Holiday Bundle, priced at $149.99, is on the way. It's actually worth considering, if the games included -- The Gunstringer, Fruit Ninja Kinect, and Kinect Adventures ...

Jordan Devore



Jetpack Joyride is free if you Like it photo
Jetpack Joyride is free if you Like it
by Maurice Tan

In case you haven't had a chance to check out how fantastic Jetpack Joyride is, you can now get it for free through the AppStore Facebook page.

Just go there, Like it, click the giant "Get App Now" thing (or do that here if you already Liked the page before), allow it to interact with your Facebook profile, and then click the Redeem button. Then you copy/paste that code into iTunes's redeem page. If you don't know where that is, check the bottom of the Store page or the drop-down menu next to your login email. Pfew!

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7:00 PM on 10.07.2011

Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots slashes onto iOS on Oct 20

Halfbrick, the developer of Raskulls, Jetpack Joyride, and the hugely popular Fruit Ninja series has just announced a new title in the portable slicing genre. Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots will be releasing on October 20 a...

Jason Cabral

12:45 PM on 09.29.2011

Fruit Ninja's sticky juice to splatter all over China

Man, there's just something about Fruit Ninja. Even the most jaded, weathered, hard core gamer can still find some time for this casual delight. Everyone loves this chart-topping Halfbrick mobile title! You're a cranky piece ...

Dale North