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Candy Crush creator King files for US IPO

Candy Crush creator King files for US IPO

King, the company behind the massively popular Candy Crush Saga, filed for IPO in the US today, doing so on hopes that its sugar-laden success can catapult it into an equally successful public offering. According to the New York Times, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Credit Suisse will be underwriting the offering, something we've heard before.

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Titanfall Beta codes: How to get a code and sign up

Titanfall Beta codes: How to get a code and sign up

Gamers have been eagerly awaiting the much-touted and often-teased Titanfall, a sleek offering from Respawn Entertainment. A beta version of the game, Titanfall Beta, has been dangled before gamers' eyes as a sort of limited-time carrot on a stick, something that is both a wonderful way to drum up anticipation and a terrible tease for those wanting to get in. We've got the low-down for you on how to get your hands on one of the Titanfall Beta codes, as well as how to sign up.

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Flappy Bird creator threatens to kill game over controversy

Flappy Bird creator threatens to kill game over controversy

The creator of controversial and addictive mobile game Flappy Bird has said he plans to yank it from the App Store and Google Play within a day, claiming he "cannot take" the attention the title has called. Dong Nguyen announced the surprise news on Twitter today, saying that "22 hours from now" the game will be taken down, though subsequently insisting that it's "not anything related to legal issues" such as accusations that he copied some of the graphics from other developers, including Nintendo.

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Amazon acquires Double Helix Games

Amazon acquires Double Helix Games

Late last month, word surfaced that Amazon plans to launch an entertainment and gaming console that will run Android and take on both big and small competitors. Following this, Amazon has purchased the gaming studio Double Helix Games, something it says it has done as part of an "ongoing commitment to build innovative games for customers."

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Google Glass mini-games “hacked together” to demo possibilities

Google Glass mini-games “hacked together” to demo possibilities

We've seen some small demonstrations of games for Google Glass in the past, but today Google itself added some small bits of amusement to that list, rolling out five small games it "hacked together" to demonstrate possibilities for future games. None of them are too exciting, and one can't help but smirk at the idea of someone repeatedly saying "bang, bang" at seemingly nothing, but each demonstrate a different game element that utilizes the hardware.

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