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Celebrate PAC-MAN's 35th Birthday With Updates and Sales

Posted by Jessica Fisher on May 26th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Celebrate Wiff Waff's Birthday With a Sale on Table Tennis Touch

Posted by Jessica Fisher on May 15th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: KILLER SPIN! :: Read Review »

Last year, Yakuto gave us the gift of Table Tennis Touch. The studio has since been overwhelmed at how popular the game has become. So, for their 1 year anniversary and their mascot Wiff Waff's birthday, they are offering Table Tennis Touch for 75% off the regular price.

This is the Galaga : TEKKEN Team Up You Never Knew You Needed

Posted by Jessica Fisher on May 4th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment has released Galaga : TEKKEN 20th Anniversary Edition, a Galaga and TEKKEN crossover, to celebrateTEKKEN's 20th anniversary. Really.

Celebrate Studio Pango's 3rd Anniversary With a New Update for Pangoland

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 26th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: COME VISIT PANGO AND FRIENDS :: Read Review »

It is time to party,Pangoland pals! Studio Pango is celebrating their 3rd birthday and their gift to you is a new update to Pangoland.

BulkyPix Celebrates its 6th Anniversary with a Bunch of Free Games

Posted by Jessica Fisher on December 19th, 2014

BulkyPix has had an awesome six years, and to celebrate its birthday the developer is giving away 16 premium games to fans.

"Since 2008, our company has grown to become a leading provider of entertainment, first for smartphones and tablets, and now for every possible platforms. We intend to continue our development on the mobile market and to reinforce our presence on PC, Mac, Smart TVs and to explore the promises of VR. There are always many opportunities to tackle with today's global presence of gaming in our lives and that keeps us really motivated to go further with our projects and our partners," said Olivier Pierre, CEO of BulkyPix.

The list of free games includes:


Angry Birds is Officially Five Years Old Today, and Gets a New User-Created Episode to Celebrate

Posted by Rob Rich on December 11th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
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Angry Birds, the unassuming (at the time) little physics game that later went on to become an empire, has turned five today. And after five years of a somewhat obscene amount of spin-offs and merchandising, and a reported 600+ billion birds being tossed at rickety structures, Rovio is celebrating with a new episode, titled Play the Next Level.

What makes Play the Next Level special is that each of the levels has been created by series fans. Rovio pulled the best of the best from the thousands of entries to give us all 30 all-new stages to enjoy.

They're also celebrating in the real world by hosting a party for a couple thousand local children, and will be giving all babies born in Finland on 12/11 a special edition baby Flock outfit. Because, you know, why not?

If you don't live in Finland you're out of luck with regards to the party and special edition jammies, but you can check out the new Play the Next Level "BirdDay" (ugh) episode right now.

Transport Tycoon Celebrates 20th Anniversar​y With a New Competition.

Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 6th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
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Transport Tycoon, by 31x Limited, is celebrating its 20th anniversary! In honor of the event, they have released a limited time level which gives players five new scenarios to compete through. The top performing players will get the grand prizes and 30 randomly selected players, who completed the level, will get the runners-up prize.

The new scenarios in the competition include three designed for expert players. You will be in charge of a filing company and must raise it up like a phoenix from the ashes. The other two solo player scenarios asks players to meet performance goals in the “No Trains, No Planes” scenario and tame the strange terrain of ‘Hungry Blockworld’ to feed its inhabitants in the other.

The 20th Anniversary scenario runs through November 30th so hurry up and prove your Transport Entrepreneurial skills.

You can pick up Transport Tycoon for $6.99 on the App Store.

Dead Trigger 2 Turns One, Celebrates with a Halloween Birthday Party Update

Posted by Jessica Fisher on October 30th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
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It is the first anniversary of Dead Trigger 2 and Madfinger Games is celebrating with a Halloween/Birthday party update. The update includes tons of birthday gifts to find, a new storyline, and arena tournaments with real prizes. In addition, hideouts will be getting their own decorations like a zombie basketball hoop, carpet, sofa, pool table, a bathtub with the classic rubber duckie, mounted zombie head trophies, and more.

Dead Trigger fans will also be excited to hear that Madfinger has brought back the Slot Machine. Also, players will be able to pick up the exclusive Wild West package with classic fire arms such as the Coach Shotgun, Dual Peacemaker, and Winchester 94.

The Dead Trigger 2 Halloween Birthday Update is filled with tricks and treats and is available for free on the App Store.

Marvel Puzzle Quest Celebrates 1-Year Anniversar​y with First Video Game Reveal Of Thor: Goddess of Thunder

Posted by Jessica Fisher on October 3rd, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Marvel Puzzle Quest, by D3PA, is celebrating its 1-Year Anniversary with the inclusion of the new Thor: Goddess of Thunder. She will be a a legendary 4 star character reward for Season VII and will be available October 17. This is her first video game appearance, making it a landmark event.

Starting October 8, players will be able to earn Devil Dinosaur - the character who looks like a big, red Tyrannosaurus Rex - and play in special in-game events. For New York Comic Con fans you can check out Marvel Puzzle Quest at Booth #347. D3PA will be offering hands-on demos and a free raffle for prizes, and new users that download the game now through October 18 will receive bonus Iso-8 resources.

Now is a great time to check out Marvel Puzzle Quest for free on the App Store.

The Winners of the 10th Annual International Mobile Gaming Awards Have Been Announced

Posted by Stephen Hall on March 25th, 2014

The 10th anniversary International Mobile Gaming Awards have come to a close, and after 2 months of voting between 14 judges from Japan, Australia, Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the US, the results are in. Dozens of games were nominated, and many of them you will likely recognize, but only a select few could actually win this fantastic recognition. You can find the final results, which were announced in San Francisco at the 10th IMGA ceremony on March 20, below.

Best Serious Game: Artisitco: The Game for Art Lovers by Play Art Labs, Ltd. Israel
Excellence in Art Design: Year Walk by Simogo, Sweden
Excellence in Sound Design: Papa Sangre II by Somethin’Else, published by Playground Publishing, The Netherlands
Best Technical Achievement: Clumsy Ninja by Natural Motion, United Kingdom
Best Shared Experience: Heads Up by Warner Bros., United States
Excellence in Storytelling: République by Camouflaj, United States
Best Quikplay: Colossatron - Massive World Threat by Halfbrick Studios, Australia
Best Upcoming Game: Framed by Loveshack Entertainment, Australia.
Excellence in Innovation: Blek by Kunabi Brother, Austria
Excellence in Gameplay: rymdkapsel by Grapefrukt Games, Sweden
People’s Choice: Tiny Thief by 5 Ants Spain, published by Rovio, Finland
Jury’s Honorable Mention: Luxuria Superbia by Tale of Tales, Belgium
Grand Prix: Badland by Frogmind, Finland

How Has the App Store Changed Your Mobile Usage?

Posted by Jeff Scott on July 11th, 2009

Today, July 11th, 2009, we celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the iTunes App Store. As of today the app store contains over 56,801 apps and has hosted well over a billion app downloads. I asked some of our writers to look back over the year and discuss how the app store and iPhone apps in general, had changed their mobile usage and their lives.

Read on for our thoughts, screen shots of our home screens, and our favorite apps.

MyMate

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jeff Scott on November 4th, 2008
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: RECOMMENDED
My Mate could be described as a relationship maintenance tool -- of sorts
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