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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 price of $3.99, w...   read

 
 
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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 h...   read

 
 
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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, Jetpack Joyri...   read

 
 
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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 including any of th...   read

 
 
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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 introduce equippable...   read

 
 
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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 Fruit Ninja on the ...   read

 
 
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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 ...   read

 
 
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Fruit Ninja Kinect's Free Christmas DLC is up now

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 fre...   read

 
 
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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 market. So recogniz...   read

 
 
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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 -- are relevant...   read

 
 
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Jetpack Joyride is free if you Like it

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 Like...   read

 
 
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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 at a price of $0...   read

 
 
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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 of sh*t if you ...   read

 
 
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Free Jetpack Joyride update adds dragon and other goodies

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 comes free unlockab...   read

 
 
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Even more Fruit Ninja Kinect DLC... in space!

Halfbrick isn't kidding around with downloadable content for Fruit Ninja Kinect. It's now released the second content pack, "Space Capsule," which is available for 160 MS Points. The pack adds a new star chart backdrop, a "Stellar Shadow" s...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Serious Sam, Skyrim Bugs, and CoD: XP

Good evening, Destuctikids! As it's a Friday, we shot today's Destructoid Show in front of a LIVE internet audience. In case you missed it, here it is. Today, in addition to giving away some Assassin's Creed Revelations beta code...   read

 
 
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Review: Jetpack Joyride

With so many "runner" games on iOS, another one is certainly a hard sell. But there's a reason these games are so popular. It's a simple concept -- a character moves continuously from left to right at an ever-increasing speed, the player's ...   read

 
 
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Fruit Ninja Kinect is getting a Halo-themed pack

So I think pretty much everyone missed this, but Fruit Ninja Kinect is getting some Halo content soon. At HaloFest, there was one lone Fruit Ninja Kinect kiosk which I originally skipped because, well, it was Fruit Ninja. Don't get me wron...   read

 
 
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Video: Halfbrick's latest Jetpack Joyride in action

The last time I saw Halbrick's Jetpack Joyride it was called Machine Gun Jetpack. That was back in March, when the Australian developer had brought out an early version of the iOS game to show us at GDC.  Months later, the final ...   read

 
 
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Machine Gun Jetpack is now renamed Jetpack Joyride

While Mojang attempts to hold on to the name of Scrolls, fellow indie developer Halfbrick is changing the name of their upcoming iOS game Machine Gun Jetpack. From now on, the game will be called Jetpack Joyride. As explained in their vide...   read

 
 
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Machine Gun Jetpack, now with spiffy vehicles

Developer Halfbrick has just released a new developer diary that details how they decided to make Machine Gun Jetpack more interesting: Vehicles.  Weird, weird vehicles.  My favorite of the bunch has got to be the Profit Bird bec...   read

 
 
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Review: Fruit Ninja Kinect

In theory, translating Halfbrick's popular fruit-slicing mobile title to Kinect is a remarkable idea. It's hard not to buy into the idea of one-to-one karate chopping of juicy produce in your living room. Fortunately, in practice, Fruit Nin...   read

 
 
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Halfbrick explodes with Machine Gun Jetpack dev diary

Not a group to rest on their Fruit Ninja laurels, Brisbane-based studio Halfbrick is launching a series of developer diaries leading up to their next game, Machine Gun Jetpack. The game is set to release for iOS and sees the return of th...   read

 
 
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Fruit Ninja iOS gets 'pomegranate' update

Fruit Ninja's a great game, for sure. But it's always felt a bit empty to me. Mostly because it was missing a key fruit, the pomegranate. No more -- developer Halbrick has updated the iOS versions of Fruit Ninja (including Fruit Ninja HD fo...   read

 
 
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E3: Max and Tara play Fruit Ninja Kinect, idiocy ensues

I bet you thought our E3 videos were over, didn't ya? Well, guess again! Max and I are back with one of our last demoes to come out of E3, and believe me, our exhaustion shows. Then again, that could just be from playing Fruit Ninja Kine...   read

 
 
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