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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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Nexon invests in game developer Robotoki

Nexon invests in game developer Robotoki

Nexon, popular for its free-to-play games like MapleStory, Dragon Nest, and Dungeon Fighter Online, has just made a “strategic investment” in the independent game studio, Robotoki. Robotoki was founded by the former Creative Strategist for the Call of Duty gaming franchise, as well as the former lead of Infinity Ward, Robert Bowling. Robotoki plans to launch its first major project, Human Element, by the end of 2015 with the help of Nexon.

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Zynga’s Draw Something garners 100 million downloads in first year

Zynga’s Draw Something garners 100 million downloads in first year

Remember the fun, social drawing game Draw Something? It was released a year ago and became the number one social game within a month or so. If you were like a lot of people, though, you probably played for a bit and then ultimately deleted the app after a week. However, it seems the game has been a huge hit for a whole year now, because Zynga is reporting that the game has garnered 100 million downloads in its year of existence.

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Infinity Blade free for first time ever, sale ends February 21

Infinity Blade free for first time ever, sale ends February 21

Infinity Blade, the popular sword slinger fantasy third-person game, is now free in the iTunes App Store for the first time ever. While it may seem like a Valentine's Day special, the app was merely just chosen by Apple as its free App of the Week, a promotion series that the company started not too long ago. The app is available for free from now until February 21.

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Real Racing 3 to be free-to-play

Real Racing 3 to be free-to-play

We've already seen numerous teasers of Firemonkey's upcoming racing sequel, Real Racing 3. The game looks to have the best graphics that the series has ever had, and it will include all new tracks, including real tracks, as well as made-up tracks in real locations. However, publisher Electronic Arts has announced that they plan to offer the upcoming game for free.

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Super Hexagon makes its way to BlackBerry 10

Super Hexagon makes its way to BlackBerry 10

Here's something we weren't expecting, at least not this soon. Terry Cavanagh, the developer behind VVVVVV and Super Hexagon, has brought his newest creation to BlackBerry's newest platform. In other words, Super Hexagon is now available from BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10 devices (only the BlackBerry Z10 at this point).

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Temple Run: Oz the Great and Powerful arriving February 27

Temple Run: Oz the Great and Powerful arriving February 27

It's only be a little over a couple of week since Temple Run 2 released unto the public, but now we're hearing word that a third installment of the series will be hitting mobile gamers this month. Based on the upcoming movie Oz the Great and Powerful, Temple Run: Oz the Great and Powerful will be released on February 17 to celebrate the new movie.

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Real Racing 3 shows off Time Shifted Multiplayer

Real Racing 3 shows off Time Shifted Multiplayer

We've already heard a little bit about Firemonkey's upcoming installment of the next Real Racing title, Real Racing 3. The team showed off some of the new tracks and locations in the upcoming game, which definitely got us excited. However, in the developer's latest dev diary, the team shows of Time Shifted Multiplayer, a new concept that allows players to go up against each other asynchronously.

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Angry Birds Star Wars adds 20 levels in Escape from Hoth update [hands-on]

Angry Birds Star Wars adds 20 levels in Escape from Hoth update [hands-on]

Less than a couple days after Rovio teased a new update for Angry Birds Star Wars, the company has released the Escape from Hoth update, which adds 20 new levels to the game, as well as new types of enemies. Plus, there's new bonus levels that introduce more boss fights. It's a free update, so if you already have the game, it's certainly worth checking out.

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Rovio teases “Escape from Hoth” update for Angry Birds Star Wars

Rovio teases “Escape from Hoth” update for Angry Birds Star Wars

Rovio's latest Angry Birds installment, Angry Birds Star Wars, is still in the top 5 in the iTunes App Store after being released a few months ago, and in typical Rovio fashion, it seems the developer will be releasing an update to the game that will include some new features and new levels that players can conquer.

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Temple Run 2 for iOS sees 20 million downloads in four days

Temple Run 2 for iOS sees 20 million downloads in four days

After hitting number one in the iTunes App Store after just 12 hours of availability, Temple Run 2 has now been downloaded over 20 million times over the past four days, six million of which happened on the first day alone. Not only is it number one in the App Store, but it's also number one on the highest-grossed list, thanks to the game's premium in-app purchases.

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