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Browsing all articles from December, 2010.

EA’s Holiday Gift for Gamers – 66 games go on sale for 99 cents in the iTunes App Store

EA’s Holiday Gift for Gamers – 66 games go on sale for 99 cents in the iTunes App Store 

Happy Holidays gamers from EA. For a limited time only EA have dropped prices about 90% on over 60 of their top tier games on the iTunes App Store. $0.99 is an amazing price for any of these EA games since the production values and polish on each is outstanding for a mobile platform. There […]

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Digital Download Game World’s Best DLC of 2010 (Part 1)

Digital Download Game World’s Best DLC of 2010 (Part 1) 

2010 has been huge for the Digital Download industry.  The scope of digital downloads have changed and so has player expectations.  At the start of 2009, Digital Download games were often referred to as mini games and mobile games were all classed, casual games.  Now, as we reach the end of the decade, retailers are […]

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3 New Games Released on XBLA Today

3 New Games Released on XBLA Today 

Holy hump day Batman! It’s finally arrived. XBLA saw a flurry of activity today as three titles were released, most notably – the game I have been waiting for more than any other game since its announcement at New York Comic Con – X-Men Arcade. Joining the nostalgic awesomeness that is X-men Arcade, is Quake […]

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Cut The Rope: Holiday Gift Now Available On The Apple App Store

Cut The Rope: Holiday Gift Now Available On The Apple App Store 

[This unedited press release was made possible by our friends at Games Press] PRESS RELEASE MEDIA ALERT: ‘CUT THE ROPE: HOLIDAY GIFT’ AVAILABLE NOW ON THE APPLE APP STORE! Seasons Greetings From Om Nom! WHO: Chillingo – Leading independent games publisher Chillingo, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), ZeptoLab – Hit Indie Developer of […]

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Marvel Pinball Now Available on Xbox LIVE Arcade

Marvel Pinball Now Available on Xbox LIVE Arcade 

Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine and Blade join Pinball FX2 as a four-table bundle Zen Studios and Marvel Entertainment have announced the release of Marvel Pinball on Xbox LIVE Arcade as part of the Piball FX2 platform. If you’re a fan of the genre you can download Pinball FX2 for free, and then purchase the Marvel […]

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Costume Quest: Grubbins On Ice DLC Available Today on XBLA

Costume Quest: Grubbins On Ice DLC Available Today on XBLA 

Downloadable Content Features New Costumes, New Characters and New Quests in a Whole New Level Fans of the critically acclaimed Halloween themed arcade game get a treat today as THQ debuts Cotume Quest: Grubbins on Ice, all-new downloadable content for the Xbox Live Arcade game. Grubbins on Ice will be cost you 400 MSP,  and […]

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Pirates vs Ninjas vs Zombies vs Pandas – Available now for iPhone & iPod Touch from the App Store

Pirates vs Ninjas vs Zombies vs Pandas – Available now for iPhone & iPod Touch from the App Store 

Pan Vision in partnership with developers Tactile Entertainment have announced the release of their debut title for the iPhone & iPod Touch, Pirates vs Ninjas vs Zombies vs Pandas, which is now available to download from the App Store for $0.99. PvNvZvP is a classically addictive physics-based demolition puzzler based on the historic and well […]

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Great Android Games that you cannot find on the iphone

Great Android Games that you cannot find on the iphone 

If you are an Android gamer it can sometimes feel like the iPhone gets all the love and all the fun new games and all you can do is hope and wonder if those great iPhone games will find their way to the Android platform.  However there are a number of great Android games that […]

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Xbox Live Arcade December Deal: Buy 2 Get 400 MSP FREE

Xbox Live Arcade December Deal: Buy 2 Get 400 MSP FREE 

Tis the season to be saving. Xbox Live Arcade is offering a special festive deal during the month of December. If you purchase two qualifying games from the Arcade Marketplace (see list below) between December 1 – 20, you will receive 400 Microsoft Points – FREE! Offer Details To qualify for this special offer, you […]

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EA Shoots For 40/60% Digital to Physical Revenue Split

EA Shoots For 40/60% Digital to Physical Revenue Split 

Speaking to an audience at the Credit Suisse 2010 Technology Conference yesterday, EA’s Chief Financial Officer Eric Brown noted the important role that PC and DLC plays in the publisher’s revenue. “A principal growth driver has been downloads for extra content, which includes microtransactions for free to play games. This would include Playfish, map packs […]

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