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eBay pulls Flappy Bird smartphone listings

eBay pulls Flappy Bird smartphone listings

Listings for phones and tablets carrying the now-deleted Flappy Bird have been pulled from auction site eBay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 3:27PM in News
Flappy Bird is dead as clones flood app stores

Flappy Bird is dead as clones flood app stores

True to his word, developer Doug Nguyen has removed smartphone hit Flappy Bird from app stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2014 at 9:53AM in News
Creator is pulling Flappy Bird from app stores

Creator is pulling Flappy Bird from app stores

The developer of hit mobile sensation Flappy Bird has said he will be removing the game from all app stores following intense scrutiny of the title.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 8th 2014 at 9:10PM in News
Plastic Surgery kids' game removed from App Store

Plastic Surgery kids' game removed from App Store

A game that saw players practicing plastic surgery on overweight patients has been removed from both the Apple and Google app stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 10:49AM in News

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Ashes Cricket 2013 pulled from Steam

Ashes Cricket 2013 pulled from Steam

505 Games’ Ashes Cricket 2013 has been pulled from PC games store Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 9:47AM in News
Batman: Arkham games freed from Games for Windows Live, but game saves lost

Batman: Arkham games freed from Games for Windows Live, but game saves lost

The PC versions of both Batman: Arkham City and Arkham Asylum have been patched to remove the ill-fated Games for Windows Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 3:07PM in News
EA scrapping Online Pass from existing titles

EA scrapping Online Pass from existing titles

Publisher EA has removed all Online Passes from existing games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2013 at 9:23AM in News
Developer to remove offensive Arabic script from Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Developer to remove offensive Arabic script from Tekken Tag Tournament 2

The lead producer of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 has said it will alter a design feature in one of the game’s levels that has offended some Muslim players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2012 at 12:34PM in News

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Facebook and Twitter apps pulled from Xbox Live

Facebook and Twitter apps pulled from Xbox Live

Microsoft has removed the dedicated Facebook and Twitter apps from the Xbox 360 marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2012 at 3:26PM in News
Sony pulls third PSP game due to Vita piracy concerns

Sony pulls third PSP game due to Vita piracy concerns

A third PSP game has been removed from the PlayStation Store after it emerged that the title was being used to allow homebrew gaming on Vita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2012 at 10:56AM in News
EA pulls The Simpsons iOS from App Store

EA pulls The Simpsons iOS from App Store

Having made somewhat of a splash on iOS, EA has pulled licensed title The Simpsons: Tapped Out from the App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2012 at 11:42AM in News
Battlefield 3 pulled from App Store

Battlefield 3 pulled from App Store

Having released Battlefield 3 on the Apple App Store earlier this month, EA has now pulled the game from sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2012 at 4:03PM in News

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Rockstar removes "next-gen" reference from job ad

Rockstar removes "next-gen" reference from job ad

If there’s one thing Rockstar could do to stir the games community more than mentioning next-gen consoles in a job ad, it’s going back into the ad and removing the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2012 at 3:51PM in News
Apple pulls iOS games subscription app

Apple pulls iOS games subscription app

After just a couple of days of availability, Apple has without explanation removed a first-of-its-kind games subscription service from the iOS App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2011 at 1:32PM in News
Amazon.com pulls 3DS from sale

Amazon.com pulls 3DS from sale

The US arm of online retailer Amazon has suspended sales of Nintendo’s new handheld the 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2011 at 12:12PM in News
EA: Valve pulled Crysis 2

EA: Valve pulled Crysis 2

Publisher EA has denied that it took the decision to remove Crysis 2 from Valve's download service Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2011 at 9:31AM in News

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OutRun times out on PSN

OutRun times out on PSN

After just 18 months on the market, Sega has confirmed that OutRun Online Arcade has been pulled from Sony's PlayStation Network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2010 at 4:53PM in News
EA removes Taliban from MOH

EA removes Taliban from MOH

The Taliban will no longer features in EA’s upcoming console and PC shooter Medal of Honor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2010 at 3:57PM in News
PvZ update removes Michael Jackson

PvZ update removes Michael Jackson

Casual games publisher PopCap has confirmed that it will be ditching its use of a zombie character resembling Michael Jackson from future versions of the popular tower defence game Plants ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2010 at 10:46AM in News
EA ditches SecuROM on BFBC2

EA ditches SecuROM on BFBC2

In its latest update for PC shooter Battlefield: Bad Company 2 publisher EA has, amongst other tweaks to the game, removed the controversial and unpopular SecuROM DRM from the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2010 at 9:41AM in News
Microsoft pulls Sky Player

Microsoft pulls Sky Player

Just hours after the service debuted on Xbox Live yesterday, Microsoft has been forced to remove the much-hyped Sky Player from Xbox Live due to technical problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2009 at 10:22AM in News
Sony pulls WipEout ad

Sony pulls WipEout ad

An agreement between in-game ad firm Double Fusion and PS3 platform holder Sony has hit a stumbling block today with news that a new advertisement recently introduced in download-only racing ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2009 at 12:32PM in News