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Fruit Ninja review photo
Banana, split
Any way you slice it, Fruit Ninja is one of the most popular mobile games of all time. It's built around such an unassuming foundation that it lends itself perfectly to those lulls in life when you don't really want to think ... read feature

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Free games

Halfbrick makes some good games, and now all the iOS ones are free


Happy holidays
Dec 18
Ah, the holiday season. That awkward time of year when you're expected to be in the same room as your extended family, talking to your great aunt that you barely remember about how no, you're not in school anymore; you gradua... read
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Xbox One

There's going to be a Fruit Ninja Kinect 2


Sure, why not?
Jul 11
A ratings board listing has outed the existence of Fruit Ninja Kinect 2. You cool with that? Fruit Ninja was one of the rare titles for Xbox 360 that made decent use of the motion-sensing device, so it makes sense that the ne... read
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Halfbrick

Halfbrick is getting into the publishing business, starting with Birzzle Fever


Beyond Fruit Ninja
Jun 17
Halfbrick has been around basically since the beginning of the revolution of the mobile market. With Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, it cemented its status as a respected developer, and even dabbled in the console aren... read
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Jetpack Joyride

Jetpack Joyride is still getting free updates nearly three years after launch


Version 1.7 arrives
Jun 14
Say what you will about mobile games in general, but a whole heap of developers are doing the platform right. One of the good guys is Halfbrick, who has contiuously updated Jetpack Joyride for nearly three years now with... read
Bears vs. Art gameplay photo
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
Bears vs. Art photo
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
Colossatron photo
Cheesy '90s cartoon goodness
In the modern era of videogames that tends to take itself seriously a bit too often, I occasionally enjoy kicking back with ridiculous, over-the-top games. Games that remind me of the '90s -- where teenage turtles and Super S... read feature

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Halfbrick

Halfbrick's Colossatron launching December 19th


For iOS and Android
Dec 12
Halfbrick has announced the release date of their newest mobile game -- Colossatron: Massive World Threat. It'll hit both iOS and Android marketplaces on December 19th, and will be a universal app for the former. Halfbrick i... read
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You need to destroy the world in Halfbrick's new game


Colossatron: Massive World Threat
Jul 18
Halfbrick, makers of hits such as Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride, and more, have just announced Colossatron: Massive World Threat. The game sees you taking control of a giant robot snake alien thing and your goal is simple: BL... read
Fish Out of Water photo
A very minor splash
Not all videogames have the same goal. Some seek to challenge the player, others, to relax them. Halfbrick usually resides somewhere comfortably in the middle, with easy-to-pick-up titles like Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride ... read feature

Fish Out Of Water photo
Fish Out Of Water

Halfbrick's Fish Out Of Water out on April 18


Finger flishing flicking
Apr 16
Halfbrick, makers of hits such as Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride, and many more, are set to release Fish Out Of Water this week on April 18 for iOS devices as a universal app. Their latest title sees you flicking an assortment... read
Fish Out of Water photo
Fish Out of Water

Halfbrick reels in new game Fish Out of Water for GDC


Flinging fish for fun
Mar 26
Halfbrick had us flinging fish with their newest title, debuted here at GDC. Fish Out of Water has you pulling up fish straight out of the ocean with your fingertip, flinging them, and watching them go the distance as they s... read
Jetpack Joyride PSN photo
Jetpack Joyride PSN

Jetpack Joyride boasts over a million PSN downloads


For PlayStation 3 and Vita
Feb 15
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.... read
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Jetpack Joyride launches for free on PSN and Vita


Free steak fries!
Dec 21
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 abs... read
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Fruit Ninja is free today on iOS


Grab it in the next 24 hours
Dec 17
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 co... read
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Jetpack Joyride is on PlayStation Network


Only $3.99
Nov 21
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... read
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Jetpack Joyride finally out on Android, and it's free!


Sep 28
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! read
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Jetpack Joyride is now on Facebook


May 11
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... read
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Fruit Ninja Kinect slices up over a million in sales


Mar 07
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... read
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GDC: Jetpack Joyride 1.3 update brings gadgets to the mix


Mar 06
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... read
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These cats are better than you at Fruit Ninja


Dec 30
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... read
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OMG: Jetpack Joyride free on iOS devices right now!


Dec 19
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. read
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Fruit Ninja Kinect's Free Christmas DLC is up now


Dec 14
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 ... read
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Fruit Ninja toys are actual things you can buy


Dec 06
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... read
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Holiday Kinect bundle has Fruit Ninja, Gunstringer, more


Nov 01
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 ... read
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Jetpack Joyride is free if you Like it


Oct 28
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 y... read
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Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots slashes onto iOS on Oct 20


Oct 07
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... read
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Fruit Ninja's sticky juice to splatter all over China


Sep 29
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 ... read
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Free Jetpack Joyride update adds dragon and other goodies


Sep 13
Halfbrick's much-loved iOS title Jetpack Joyride has reached 350,000 downloads in its first week, proving once again that the studio seems to have a handle on this whole App Store business. Alongside this news of success come... read






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