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Star Wars Assault Team, Tiny Death Star get bullseye'd like womprats

It seems that Disney has instituted its own version of Order 66 and cleansed the iOS App Store, Google Play Store and Windows Store of free-to-play mobile games Star Wars Assault Team and Tiny Death Star. Both Pocket Gamer and Game Informer report that the decision to pull the games - both of which...

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First Star Wars game from Disney, Tiny Death Star, out now for free

That's no tiny moon – it's a Tiny Death Star, the first Star Wars game from Disney since it bought LucasArts in 2012, made in collaboration with Tiny Tower developer NimbleBit. Tiny Death Star is a pixelated Star Wars take on Tiny Tower, with players building their own Death Stars for the...

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ANNE, Nimble Quest among 100 greenlit games by Steam

Valve accepted 100 more games onto Steam through its Greenlight service, in which community votes determine the games that are granted distribution on the platform. Among the games that will now appear on Steam are action-platformer ANNE, Nimblebit's arcade-style RPG Nimble Quest, Cornerstone:...

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Aussie rebels steal secret plans for Star Wars: Tiny Death Star

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star has snuck onto the Australian App store and onto Australia's Google Play store. That's no small feat considering how imposing even the tiniest that's-no-moon must be. Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is a variant of NimbleBit's property management game, Tiny Tower. Players...

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Star Wars: Tiny Death Star coming soon from Tiny Tower devs

NimbleBit, indie creator of the mobile free-to-play hit Tiny Tower, has partnered with Disney to produce Star Wars: Tiny Death Star, due out soon for mobile devices worldwide. Similar in concept to Tiny Tower, Tiny Death Star is a simulation game in which players build floors and manage...

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The best mobile games of GDC 2012

We've picked out five of the most interesting new mobile titles seen at the Game Developers Conference this year. One of them is available now, and the others are coming soon, all from studios and developers of varying talents and reputations. Read on to see the cream of the crop from the mobile...

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NimbleBit's next work in progress: Pocket Planes

NimbleBit is showing off its next prototype at GDC this week. Rather than cram tiny, adorable denizens into massive skyscrapers, the developer's stuffing people into planes. Players start a small airline in Pocket Planes, eventually building up their transportation empire to escort people and cargo...

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Zynga's Dream Heights ready to build tiny towers on App Store

There's been plenty of controversy regarding the visual similarities between NimbleBit's popular Tiny Tower and Zynga's Dream Heights, but now the public can check out the full monty. Zynga announced that Dream Heights, which "surely isn't the first of many great games already in this category"...

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Tiny Tower builds up 10 million downloads

Nimblebit's Tiny Tower keeps building up, up, up! Developer Ian Marsh tweeted last night that the addictive tower management title had reached 10 million iOS downloads. The company previously mentioned it has a million daily active users. It can't hurt that the game doesn't cost anything, but...

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Kill Screen on the legality of cloning game design

With the recent spate of cloned game stories -- namely those alleged to be the work of Zynga -- Kill Screen has put together an interesting article about the legality of the practice and its effects on the industry. In short, cloning an entire game and stealing its assets is illegal. However,...

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