mobile gaming

Angry Birds Friends puts a social spin on Rovio’s popular game

Angry Birds Friends puts a social spin on Rovio’s popular game

As promised nearly a month ago, Rovio has launched a spin-off of its popular Angry Birds game called Angry Birds Friends, which puts a social spin to the bird-flinging game. The game integrates with Facebook so that you can challenge your friends to see who can get the highest score possible on each level.

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Iron Man 3 mobile game capitalizes on pre-movie hype

Iron Man 3 mobile game capitalizes on pre-movie hype

Gameloft has been teasing its Iron Man 3 game for a few weeks now by releasing a couple of trailers showing off some of the new features. However, the game is now available for your disposal, and it comes just one week before the theatrical release of the movie with the same name, which is set for May 3.

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Draw Something 2 aims to be Zynga’s saving grace

Draw Something 2 aims to be Zynga’s saving grace

Zynga has released the sequel to one of its best games of all time, and they're fittingly calling it Draw Something 2. The new Pictionary-style game brings more social features, new drawing tools, and a personal gallery that looks to one-up the original installment. The game is available now in iTunes, and it comes with a free version, as well as an ad-free $2.99 flavor.

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MyGlass Android app hints at possible multiplayer gaming service

MyGlass Android app hints at possible multiplayer gaming service

Google Glass comes with a MyGlass companion app for Android that allows the pair of smart glasses to do a range of cool and nifty things. However, it's been discovered that deep down inside the app lies a few hints at what's to come for the Android platform, most notably the possibility of an all-out multiplayer gaming service for Android.

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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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