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Dead Trigger getting massive Christmas update

Dead Trigger getting massive Christmas update

With Christmas right around the corner, we're sure to see plenty of app developers releasing holiday-themed updates for their mobile games. One such developer is Madfinger, maker of the successful free-to-play shooter Dead Trigger. Today Madfinger announced a Merry Christmas update for Dead Trigger, which brings the game up to version 1.7.0.

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Fruit Ninja, Age of Zombies, and more are free today only

Fruit Ninja, Age of Zombies, and more are free today only

For the first time ever, Australian iOS game developer Halfbrick Studios is offering all of their games for free during today only. The sale will end tonight at 1 AM EST (technically tomorrow morning), so if you have any interest in checking out Fruit Ninja, Age of Zombies, Blast Off, or Monster Dash, now would be the best time to download and play them.

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Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour back on Google Play with MOGA support

Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour back on Google Play with MOGA support

Yesterday, mobile gamers were disappointed to see that Gameloft's new title, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour had been pulled from the Google Play Store just a few hours after launch. This came on top of a slight delay that saw the game pushed back past its original December 6 release date, so fans were already pretty annoyed by the time the game was pulled. At the time, Gameloft said some users were having issues downloading the game and that it had decided to stop offering it until these problems were worked out.

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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour now available [UPDATE]

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour now available [UPDATE]

Right on the money, both Rockstar and Gameloft have released their respective games to the mobile market. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour are now available for purchasing and downloading in the iTunes App Store. While Modern Combat 4 is planned to be released on Android "shortly after" today, Vice City was actually planned to have a simultaneous launch. However, the Android version seems to be MIA for the time being.

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Zynga acquires November Software

Zynga acquires November Software

Beleaguered social and mobile games maker Zynga announced today that it has acquired November Software. With less-than-stellar quarterly reports and the recent reveal that it would be laying off a large number of workers, you might be wondering why Zynga is spending the money to acquire other companies. As it turns out, Zynga actually bought November back in the spring, but is only revealing the buyout today.

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