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Jetpack Joyride ascends to two million downloads on PSN

Speaking to Joystiq at GDC today, Halfbrick Chief Marketing Officer Phil Larsen confirmed with that Jetpack Joyride has amassed two million downloads on PSN. Halfbrick unleashed Jetpack Joyride on Sony's network in November 2012, initially as a $3.99 download. In December, the game became free on ...

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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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Halfbrick to debut new IP in 2012

During a meeting with Halfbrick's Phil Larsen, the iOS juggernaut's marketing man couldn't really give us much on what the studio was up to next despite our relentless inquiry. Following Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride is no small task, but at least Larsen could tell us the company will debut a new...

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Fruit Ninja Kinect sells a half-million copies; Jetpack Joyride reaches 14 million downloads

Australian developer Halfbrick is flying high on the success of its Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride franchises. Chief Marketing Officer Phil Larsen told us at the DICE conference in Las Vegas today that Fruit Ninja Kinect has reached a half-million sales and has been a very successful console exper...

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Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots is a thing, really; coming to iOS on Oct. 20

As if the fruit on your phone, iPod, tablet, Android, and Kinect weren't already sliced thoroughly enough, Halfbrick is burdening yet more fruit with potential murder in the upcoming movie tie-in Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots. As you've likely surmised, the game is a Puss in Boots-themed Fr...

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