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Art faces its harshest critic - an enraged bear - in Bears vs. Art

Does a bear destroy art in the woods? It does if it's the star in Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick's free-to-play mobile puzzle game, Bears vs. Art. The game, currently available for iOS in Canada and Australia, tells the - ahem - tail of a bear whose habitat is destroyed...

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Jetpack Joyride devs unleash Colossatron on Dec. 19

Halfbrick Studios will launch its next game, Colossatron: Massive World Threat, on December 19, the developer announced in a new trailer. The game was first announced in July at PAX Australia for iOS, though the Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride developer's latest announcement now includes both...

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Jetpack Joyride creator unleashes Colossatron this year

Halfbrick Studios, developer of the mobile hits Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja, announced that its next release Colossatron: Massive World Threat will launch this year for iOS platforms. Announced earlier this year, Colossatron puts players in control of a huge robot snake (from space, of...

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GamePop console offers unlimited mobile games on your TV for $7 a month

2013, the year of the mobile game TV console, marches on with a new contender: GamePop. Created by mobile company BlueStacks, the GamePop console allows users to play mobile games on their TV using the included controller, iPhone or Android smartphone. The twist on other similar consoles like...

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Tank Tactics: The prototype that almost ruined Halfbrick

After Fruit Ninja was finished, the guys at Halfbrick spent almost two years shipping updates. Finally ready to do something new, Halfbrick started doing prototypes. It would be a simple game that everyone at Halfbrick could play competitively. This is when Tank Tactics was conceived. Halfbrick...

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Jetpack Joyride sells over a million copies on PSN

Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick announced today that its other baby, Jetpack Joyride, has been downloaded over a million times on PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. The portable PlayStation version of the game has also recently received an update that integrates Twitter support and "performance upgrades."...

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Fruit Ninja Kinect gets the chop in today's Xbox Live Countdown to 2013 deal

Tapping in to that long-held Yuletide tradition of throwing fruit around and trying to slice it mid-air, Fruit Ninja Kinect and its add-ons are splattered all over Xbox Live's Countdown to 2013 Xmas Day sale. Halfbrick's produce-pruner has its price chopped in half today to 400 MSP, while its four...

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Jetpack Joyride free on PSN in NA on Monday, today in Europe

Halfbrick's Jetpack Joyride will become a free download on the PlayStation Network beginning today, December 21, in Europe and Monday, December 31, in North America. The game was previously available for $3.99 as a Mini for PSP, PlayStation Vita and PS3. Jetpack Joyride on PSN includes everything...

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Jetpack Joyride now on Android for free

Jetpack Joyride is finally making the rocket-assisted jump to Android. In fact, the game is available for Android devices right now on both Google Play and the Amazon App Store. Even better, the scientist-crushing, coin-grabbing action game is free on either service. You can watch the Android...

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Luxembourg software company suing EA, Square Enix, several others over patent infringement

What do Notch, John Riccitiello, Yoichi Wada, and Phil Larsen all have in common? A likely lacking fondness for Luxembourg-based software company Uniloc, who filed lawsuits against Notch's Mojang, Riccitiello's EA, Wada's Square Enix, and Larsen's Halfbrick recently (among others), contending that...

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