Flappy Bird on Steroids: Super Hexagon Creator Makes His Own Clone

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Flappy Bird is dead, but there are quite a few clones out there that allow you to still play the frustrating and addicting game. However, one Flappy Bird clone caught our eye immediately. Terry Cavanagh, developer behind the popular Super Hexagon mobile game as well as VVVVVV, has made a cross between Flappy Bird and […]

Apple TV: Could It Make a Dent in Xbox One, PS4 Sales?

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Apple is rumored to be bringing native gaming support to the Apple TV this year, complete with game controller support and possibly an app store dedicated to Apple TV games. This would essentially turn the Apple TV into a living room gaming console, similar to the likes of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4, […]

How to Use a PS4 Controller for iPad Gaming

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The Made for iPhone (MFi) gaming controller program from Apple has been underway for the last few months, and it improves gaming on iOS a ton, allowing gamers to bypass annoying touch controls for physical buttons, D-pads and thumbsticks. This makes it easier to play a handful of mobile games, including Grand Theft Auto: San […]

Flappy Bird Is Back: Play It on Any Device with a Web Browser

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The developer of the frustratingly popular Flappy Bird mobile game has removed the game from the iTunes App Store after claiming he was tired of the fame that he’s been receiving, which has mostly been bad fame, unfortunately, due to the title being frustrating because of how difficult it is. Those who already have the […]

Flappy Bird: Game Over In 24 Hours as Creator Vows to Pull App

It's Game Over for Flappy Bird in less than 24 Hours.

Flappy Bird is the number one game on iPhone and Android, but in less than 24 hours the game will no longer be available for users to download from the official sources. If you haven’t had a chance to play this addicting and frustrating game, you’ll need to download the app right now to make […]

Amazon Buys Major Game Studio, Adds Fuel to Console Rumor Flames

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Amazon has confirmed to TechCrunch that it has acquired Double Helix Games, makers of the popular Xbox One launch title Killer Instinct. The company says that it bought the game studio “as part of [its] ongoing commitment to build innovative games for customers.” This isn’t the first game studio acquisition that Amazon has made. Back in 2008, the […]

Flappy Bird Addiction Pushes Gamers to Go Big with Hacks and Cheats

We look at why Flappy Bird is so addictive that gamers are hacking it for higher scores.

Flappy Bird is the latest mobile gaming craze for iPhone and Android with a simple objective and controls, but gameplay that most describe as addictive and frustrating. We asked a licensed social worker and counselor why games like this are so addicting, and it comes down to a few key details that push users to […]

Zynga Lays Off More Staff, Acquires Clumsy Ninja Developer

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The makers behind the once-popular Facebook game FarmVille is laying off approximately 15% of its workforce so that it can use that money to acquire the development studio behind Clumsy Ninja. Zynga announced during its quarterly earnings call yesterday that it would acquire NaturalMotion, while also lay off 15% of its workforce, which is a […]

Wii U Sales Suffer as PS4, Xbox One Dominate

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Nintendo has released its sales numbers for its various consoles, and the Wii U — as expected — is not doing well at all. The company announced that it has sold just 5.86 million Wii Us since the console’s launch in 2012, with 2.8 million of those selling in 2013 alone. Comparatively, Microsoft recently announced […]

Amazon Once Again Rumored to be Working on Kindle Gaming Console

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Despite repeated denials from the Internet retailer and Kindle-maker, Amazon is once again rumored to be working on its own gaming set-top box based on Google’s Android mobile operating system. According to gaming site VG24/7, the company has been working on developing this rumored console and more specifically it’s Amazon’s Lab 126 that’s responsible for the […]

Madden 25 Predicts Denver Broncos as Super Bowl XLVIII Winner

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If you want to know who won Super Bowl XLVIII before it even happened, EA Sports’s Madden 25 has you covered. In traditional yearly fashion, Madden simulated the game between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks and have predicted that the Broncos will take the Lombardi Trophy home with them after it’s all said and […]

Apple TV Reportedly Gaining Native Game Support in March

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A new Apple TV is said to be in the works that will come with native game support that will be compatible with Bluetooth controllers, making the set-top box a mini gaming console of sorts. According to both iLounge and 9to5Mac, the Cupertino-based company will reportedly launch a new Apple TV device at some point […]

Xbox One Users Could See An Open Beta of Titanfall Before Release

The Xbox One's first big exclusive title, Titanfall, launches March 11th.

Xbox One users could see a public beta of Titanfall judging by a comment the game’s community manager made on Twitter. Respawn Entertainment’s Abbie Heppe, noted that it was possible users could see an open beta of the first-person shooter turned robot action game in a reply message on the social network on January 18th. […]

Xbox One Was Best-Selling Console in the US Last Month

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The PS4 might have taken the top spot in the very first month of availability when compared to Xbox One sales, but Microsoft’s gaming console has reclaimed the throne for the month of December. According to market research firm NPD Group, the Xbox One was the best-selling gaming console in the US during the month […]

iOS 7 Game Controllers Are Crappy Because of Apple’s Strict Guidelines

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A small crop of iOS 7 gaming controllers have popped up over the last few weeks, allowing iPhone and iPad users the chance to finally use physical buttons to play their favorite iOS games. However, as we’ve experienced over those last few weeks, none of these controllers are actually any good, and according to a […]

Gamer Completes 59 Video Games in One Year — Here’s How He Did It

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How many video games have you actually completed last year? That is, beating the single player campaign? A couple? A few? Maybe even ten? Tim Hage completed 59 video games in 2013, proving that it’s possible to get through that overwhelming stack of games sitting in your entertainment center that you promised you’d get through. […]

Signal RP One Xbox-Style iOS Controller Joins the Herd

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If you think we wouldn’t go all week here at CES without seeing new iOS gaming controller, you’d be very wrong. We’ve already seen one from SteelSeries, which was the first Bluetooth iOS 7 gamepad we’ve seen, but Signal is the second company to introduce such a product. The Signal RP One is an Xbox-style […]

SteelSeries Stratus Is First iOS 7 Controller with Bluetooth

SteelSeries Stratus

SteelSeries has announced a new iOS 7 gaming controller that follows in the footsteps of Logitech’s and Moga’s own offerings, but it’s the first one to include Bluetooth, which means it can be used with an iPad or iPod touch as well — something that the other controllers don’t offer. It’s called the SteelSeries Stratus, […]

In-app Purchases Ruining iPad Games a Few Bucks at a Time

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Cut the Rope 2 updates one of the most inventive and fun games to hit the iPad and iPhone. The original boosted the physics game category that featured the cute Om Nom. This creature needed peppermints and the player helped deliver them via some physics puzzles where the user cut ropes to drop candy into his […]