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Cut the Rope: Time Travel launches on iOS and Android

Cut the Rope: Time Travel launches on iOS and Android

We knew ZeptoLab would be releasing a handful of games this year, and they've already delivered on one of them earlier. However, today the developer released a sequel to Cut the Rope, called Cut the Rope: Time Travel. Those who have played the game in the past will feel right at home with today's new launch, as it features many of the same gameplay elements as before.

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Fruit Ninja is Apple’s App of the Week, free for a limited time

Fruit Ninja is Apple’s App of the Week, free for a limited time

Apple only recently began promoting certain apps and games in the iTunes App Store, by delivering an "App of the Week" and chopping off the price tag. However, they don't often highlight popular apps or games all that much, but this week, they're highlighting Fruit Ninja, a classic mobile game of fruit-chopping proportions.

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Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour now available for Windows Phone 8

Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour now available for Windows Phone 8

Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour was first released back in December for iOS and Android, but Windows Phone 8 ended up getting the shaft. However, Gameloft has announced that the game is now available on Windows Phone 8, allowing users of Microsoft's new platform to play one of the most intense mobile first-person shooter games out there.

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Real Racing 3 update to offer new cars, new events, and iCloud support

Real Racing 3 update to offer new cars, new events, and iCloud support

Firemonkey and Electronic Arts have announced an update to Real Racing 3 that will hot iOS and Android soon. There's going to be new cars, new events, iCloud saving functionality, and a new "Hunter" game mode. Plus, there's going to be "many extra features and tweaks" coming to the new racing game. No release date has been announced, but the folks behind the game say that the update will be "available soon."

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Rovio launching Angry Birds Friends on iOS and Android

Rovio launching Angry Birds Friends on iOS and Android

You might have not realized it, but Angry Birds exists on Facebook. Of course, you were probably too busy pecking away at the game on your iPhone or Android device. In any case, Rovio announced today that they will be launching Angry Birds Friends on iOS and Android, and you'll be able to challenge your Facebook friends right from your smartphone.

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Cut the Rope developers releasing four new games this year

Cut the Rope developers releasing four new games this year

Cut the Rope is one of the most popular mobile games out there, and even though it's been a few years since it's release, it still remains a game that people will long remember. However, the developers of the game, Zeptolab, aren't done just yet. It turns out they're planning on releasing four new games by the end of the year, starting with a possible Cut the Rope sequel next month.

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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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