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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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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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