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Despite A Soaring Success, Developer Pulls Flappy Bird App
2014-02-10 12:14:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After a short, but highly successful run, the bare-bones smartphone game “Flappy Bird” was yanked from Google Play and Apple's App Store on Sunday. Simplistic in its design, the phenomenon surrounding the game became a case study in human psychology and what makes video games so addictive. The game’s Vietnamese creator Dong Nguyen signaled via Twitter that he was pulling the game from virtual store shelves on Saturday, by...

2013-09-18 08:37:12

Now Available for the InnoTab Learning Tablet Range CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, is excited to announce the continued expansion of its comprehensive app store, the Learning Lodge(TM), which includes more than 600 apps teaching key curriculum. The new software downloads - Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtle Power! and...

2013-07-19 20:20:40

NEW YORK, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI), today revealed their collaboration on an all-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles(TM) video game inspired by the network's hit CG-animated series. This side-scrolling action-brawler game features an authentic storyline ripe with franchise-favorite characters and locations, with loads of combat and animated scenes. Teenage Mutant Ninja...

2013-04-18 12:25:24

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run Available Today, Exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Devices NEW YORK, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Nickelodeon launches Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run, the network's first worldwide mobile app, available in more than 150 countries and eight languages. Join Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo in this endless runner ninja combat game, where players run, jump and fight their way across the rooftops of New...

2013-03-09 23:05:01

Jetpack Junkie “Ultimate Free Edition” is the hardest game in the app store and is well on its way to 1,000,000 downloads, completely free for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Jason Padgett, Co-Founder RocketPop Games talks it up. Plano, TX (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 For the people who have not seen or played it yet, RockePop Games' "Jetpack Junkie" is a huge hit and not for the faint of heart. CNET writes “Jetpack Junkie is a great way to kill some time“¦.If you...

2012-11-07 08:34:30

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Karateka®, a modern take on the 8-bit karate classic by Prince of Persia® creator Jordan Mechner, is available today on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft published by D3Publisher. A free trial version on Xbox LIVE Arcade is available now; the full game can be purchased here for 800 Microsoft Points. PlayStation Network from Sony and Steam and iOS versions will follow later this...

2012-07-18 02:23:10

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition of Americans for Political Equality PAC (CAPE PAC) has released a new episode in their ad series called "Fact vs. Fiction" which is airing in select markets through July 2012. The new ad, "Fact vs. Fiction: Allen West" supports U.S. Congressman Allen West (R-FL) in his upcoming August 14 Republican primary contest where he will go head-to-head against challenger Martin County Sherriff Bob Crowder. The ad highlights...

Angry Birds Space Tops 50 Million Downloads
2012-05-01 04:13:26

Peter Suciu for Redorbit.com There seems to be no calming the flock of Angry Birds, the popular social game that has just gone stellar in more ways than one. According to its publisher, Rovio, Angry Birds Space has been downloaded more than 50 million times in its first 35 days on the market. That´s a lot to chirp about as it becomes the fastest-growing mobile game released to date. The flock of followers is also impressive, and 75 million downloads in the series proves the bird...

2012-03-16 06:20:28

PARIS, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DotEmu, developer and publisher focused on bringing retro games back to life, celebrates its fifth candle this year and announces two of its 2012 mobile projects. Click here to see the full news: http://www.dotemu.com/en/the-last-express-relentless-twinsens-adventure-on-mobile-platforms-for-2012 The Last Express travels to iOS Created by famed game designer Jordan Mechner, best known for creating the hit franchise Prince...

2012-02-15 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, via his personal website jordanmechner.com, celebrated game designer Jordan Mechner confirmed that he will revisit feudal Japan with a remake of his 80s blockbuster Karateka, downloadable later this year on XBOX 360® and Playstation3(TM). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120215/LA53783) Mechner developed Karateka in his dorm room at Yale. Published by Broderbund in 1984 for the Apple II, Karateka was one of the gaming...