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USK rates Hole in the Wall for Kinect, Cut the Rope for DSiWare

A few hacks have hinted at it, a few minigames in collections like Carnival Games: Monkey See, Monkey Do have touched on it -- now it seems Microsoft is fully cashing in on the very reason for the Kinect's existence: Hole in the Wall. The game, in which players contort their body in an attempt to...

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Cut the Rope gets new 'Magic Box,' gigantic playable demo

Good news, fans of the delightful, physics-based iOS puzzler Cut the Rope! (Or, rather, bad news, if you had things you needed to do today.) An update is now available to the ZeptoLab-developed hit which adds 25 new levels as part of the "Magic Box," and also adds three new Game Center achievemen...

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PSA: The Witcher: Versus now brawling on iPhone

Not enough fantasy-based combat in your life? Chillingo is hoping you'll want to download The Witcher: Versus to help fill that void. Available today on iPhone at a limited-time price of $.99, the game is a rock-paper-scissors type strategic brawler in which you set up your character, your tactic...

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EA: 40% of game sales digital, NPD becoming less relevant

Digital sales have been an increasing boon for EA, a source of great profit and growth for the publishing giant, and the company now estimates 40% of games sold are bought through digital channels. Retail is becoming less of an important sector and the publisher feels NPD rankings are decreasing ...

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Cogs gears up on Mac app store, discounted on Apple platforms

Award-winning, steampunk-inspired indie puzzler Cogs is available now on the Mac App Store. The game, which is sure to grind your gears at higher difficulty levels, has also been discounted across all Apple devices it's available on for a limited time. The iPhone/iPod Touch version is currentl...

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EA expanding 'Partners' model to mobile, social businesses

EA Partners has been responsible for helping to bring some noteworthy titles to market in the past few years. The co-publishing arm has helped to distribute the likes of the Rock Band and Left 4 Dead series, as well as the recent Bulletstorm, and will aid in the upcoming releases of Crysis 2 and ...

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Buzz! developer lays off 20 in rebuilding phase; ex-staff form Full Moon studio

Within in the past two weeks, approximately 20 employees of Relentless Software -- makers of quiz game franchise Buzz! and charming puzzler The Blue Toad Murder Files -- were let go. The developer announced as much this week, with director and co-founder Andrew Eades telling GamesIndustry.biz, "We ...

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Cut the Rope ensnares over 6 million people, free V-Day update coming

Beyond making such prestigious lists as Joystiq's 2010 App Store Buyer's Guide, ZeptoLab's adorable iOS puzzler, Cut the Rope, is now sitting atop another notable app store ranking: Apps that have sold over six million copies. Publisher Chillingo announced the game's sales achievement this morning,...

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Video: Angry Birds played in real life

Be honest, what's the one thing you would do if you had a giant slingshot lying around. Of course you would set up a real-life version of Angry Birds. Who wouldn't? Seriously, having a giant slingshot and not playing real-life Angry Birds would be a crime against humanity....

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Angry Birds board game coming this May from Mattel

Here's one of CES 2011's less technical, but most awesome, revelations: Mattel is working on a board game adaptation of Rovio's mobile hit, Angry Birds. The game looks like a pretty authentic recreation of its source material; players draw "Mission Cards" depicting structures of bricks and pigs, wh...

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