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Ridiculous Fishing, Badland win App Store's Best of 2013 awards

Apple awarded Vlambeer's Ridiculous Fishing its much-coveted iPhone Game of the Year award today, while Frogmind's silhouetted platformer Badland picked up the iPad award. With App Store exposure being so crucial to an app's success, the awards are big wins for the two indie studios, both comprised...

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NBA 2K14 bounces to iOS and Amazon App Store

NBA 2K14 recently hit the portable courts, as it launched on iOS and Android this week for $7.99. The game can't be found on the Google Play store, however, as it is exclusive to the Amazon App Store on Android. The mobile version of NBA 2K14, optimized by 2K China, includes multiplayer matches...

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Infinity Blade 2 downloaded 5.7 million times during free promo

During the App Store's weeklong free-game promo, 5.7 million people downloaded Infinity Blade 2. Five point seven million people. Sit on that number for a moment. In its first day alone, Infinity Blade 2 racked up 1.7 million downloads, and sales of its predecessor, Infinity Blade, rose 2.5...

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Samurai Showdown 2 slices into iOS, Android

The classic Neo Geo fighting game, Samurai Shodown 2, is now on the iOS App Store and Google Play. The port features customizable controls in the form of virtual touchscreen buttons, which can be placed outside of the game's visual area in "window mode." All 15 characters are included, and...

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Fist Face Fight throws down April 18 on iOS, Android

Jared Bailey of developer Nocanwin has confirmed to Joystiq that Fist Face Fight will be available on Thursday, April 18. Fist Face Fight will be a free download on both Android and iOS devices, ad-supported with in-app purchases of in-game currency. Any in-app purchase will disable advertisements...

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Borderlands 2 straps in for a big 'ol Mac update today

Borderlands 2 secured a hefty update on Mac today, adding leaderboards, achievements and multiplayer co-op, Mac-to-Mac style. Let's keep it in the family, guys. The update brings five DLC packs available via in-app purchases, including Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt, Captain Scarlett and her...

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Rayman Jungle Run grabs App Store GOTY award

Accomplished auto-run platformer Rayman Jungle Run is the App Store Game of the Year 2012. Ubisoft's iOS evolution of Rayman Origins, which received 10 free bonus levels earlier this month, pipped word game Letterpress to the award. On the iPad-specific front, Fireproof's 3D puzzler The Room came...

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Namco Bandai removing Noby Noby Boy from iOS App Store

The iOS version of Noby Noby Boy, which isn't so much a port of the PlayStation 3 original insomuch as a weird collection of Noby Noby Boy-based activities, is being removed from the App Store on Tuesday, October 9, according to creator Keita Takahashi's personal blog. The $1.99 app is being removed...

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Bad Piggies is Rovio's quickest selling #1 game, free content update coming soon

A Rovio-developed gaming reaching the number-one slot on the App Store isn't really all that surprising in this day in age, so the Finnish studio has instead started measuring how quickly its releases make it to the top of the pile. Bad Piggies, the company's swine/inventor simulator and latest...

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Middle Manager of Justice's accidental launch becomes beta test

Double Fine's free-to-play iOS game Middle Manager of Justice accidentally launched on the App Store on September 5, as an incomplete, buggy version of the final game. Double Fine pulled it quickly, but not before potential players caught wind and downloaded it. Lead developer Kee Chi explains to...

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