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Real Racing 3 sees 14 million hours of gameplay since launch

Real Racing 3 sees 14 million hours of gameplay since launch

When Real Racing 3 launched last month, it took a bit of heat over its new freemium model that Electronic Arts implemented for the first time in the game's series. While you can get the game for free this time around, you could end up paying a ton of money for in-game upgrades and faster repairs. However, that doesn't seem to be stopping most gamers.

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Crayon Physics Deluxe, Splice, and Swords of Sworcery added to Humble Bundle

Crayon Physics Deluxe, Splice, and Swords of Sworcery added to Humble Bundle

In typical fashion, the latest Humble Bundle tacked on a few more games after the bundle's initial launch a few days ago. Humble Bundle with Android 5 now includes Crayon Physics Deluxe, Splice, and Swords of Sworcery EP, as well as each game's respective soundtracks. All of the games are DRM-free and come with Android, Windows, Mac, and Linux versions.

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Guns N’ Roses’ Slash joins Angry Birds Space, performs theme song cover

Guns N’ Roses’ Slash joins Angry Birds Space, performs theme song cover

Angry Birds Space just got a new cadet, with Rovio announcing a bit ago that Guns N' Roses' guitarist Slash has performed a cover of the game's theme song, and has also been immortalized with his own guitar-wielding Angry Bird character. You can listen to the cover song, hear what Slash has to say on the matter, and check out his Angry Bird in the video after the jump.

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Angry Birds for iOS now available for free

Angry Birds for iOS now available for free

After the game's initial release in December of 2009, the original Angry Birds game for iOS is now completely free to download. Both the iPhone and iPad versions are available to download at no cost. Previously the game was priced at $0.99 for the iPhone/iPod Touch version and $2.99 for the "HD" variant.

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Real Racing 3 for iOS Review

Real Racing 3 for iOS Review

After a successful launch of Real Racing 2 towards the end of 2010, the racing simulator kept gamers’ interest for over two years, and now a third installment is back. However, there are a few changes that make this threequel noteworthy. First of all, the game is now completely free to download, which sounds almost too good to be true, but developer Firemonkey and publisher Electronic Arts have decided to take the freemium route this time around. Plus, there are all new cars and tracks to race your way around. I ended up spending some time with the game, attempting to make my way up to elite status, and there a lot of things I liked about it, but there were also a lot of things that I didn’t like. Let’s break it down now.

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Temple Run: Oz now available via Google Play and the App Store

Temple Run: Oz now available via Google Play and the App Store

Early last month, we reported that Temple Run: Oz edition would be hitting virtual shelves come February 27 in commemoration of the movie Oz the Great and Powerful. It's a few days after that date, but the game is now available for both Android and iOS users to download from their respective app stores. This follows closely on the heels of Temple Run 2, which was released earlier this year.

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Rovio and DreamWorks launching The Croods on March 14

Rovio and DreamWorks launching The Croods on March 14

Rovio isn't slowing down its development of new games, and it's latest project is a collaboration with DreamWorks Animation Studio to launch a new game based on the upcoming movie The Croods. The game is set to launch on March 14, just two day before Rovio's Angry Birds Toons will be premiering, and will be releasing one week before the theatrical release of the movie.

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Asphalt 7: Heat races its way to Windows Phone

Asphalt 7: Heat races its way to Windows Phone

Windows Phone devices may not have caught up to the popularity of iOS and Android just yet, but developers aren't ignoring the platform by any means. Case in point: Gameloft just released its newest racing game, Asphalt 7: Heat, into the Windows Phone Store, where Windows Phone 8 users can play the game on their Microsoft-driven device.

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Alien Vs. Predator: Evolution available now on iOS and Android

Alien Vs. Predator: Evolution available now on iOS and Android

Sci-fi third-person shooter Alien vs. Predator: Evolution is out now on iOS and Android. Players will become a member of both species and will fight against members of the opposing species, equipping yourself with various weapons and upgrading along the way. You start the game as either a Young Blood or Facehugger to stalk your prey.

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Real Racing 3 for iOS now available

Real Racing 3 for iOS now available

The much anticipated sequel to the ever-popular Real Racing 2 has been released on iOS. Real Racing 3 is EA's newest mobile title developed by the newly-founded Firemonkey Studio. The game features real cars, real tracks, and real locations for you to get your hands dirty with, and the best part of all is that the game is a free download.

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Bad Piggies “Road Hogs” update adds 30 new levels

Bad Piggies “Road Hogs” update adds 30 new levels

When Rovio's Angry Bird's spinoff Bad Piggies released back in September, it was met with wild craze by long-time Angry Birds fans. Plus, the game took a different approach than past Rovio games, setting off a new wave of creativity for the game studio. While Bad Piggies has since calmed down a bit, a huge update released today brings the game back into the limelight.

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5 games optimized for the NVIDIA Tegra 4

5 games optimized for the NVIDIA Tegra 4

NVIDIA's new Tegra 4 processor is a beast, dominating benchmarks left and right. The Tegra 4 utilizes a whopping 72-core GeForce GPU making it capable of handling any intense 3D mobile game out there. But none of the games currently out in the Google Play store do the Tegra 4 justice, so NVIDIA has given us a preview of 5 upcoming games that will fully utilize the Tegra 4 and its 72-core GPU.

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