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New Chinese consoles manages to rip off PS4, Xbox One and Ouya

Meet the Ouye, a crowdfunded Chinese console that takes more than a little inspiration from three existing machines. The name, obviously, comes from the now defunct Ouya Android box. The console is clearly modelled on the PS4 (with a grill that looks like it was ripped directly off an Xbox …

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Fallout Shelter arrives for Android devices

Bethesda has made good on its aim to bring Fallout Shelter to Android this month, with the game available to download now on Google Play. The game was revealed during E3 in June, launching on the same day for iOS. The company initially stated the Android version would hopefully be …

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Angry Bird 2 reaches 20m downloads

Rovio has announced Angry Birds 2 has amassed 20m downloads during its launch week. The milestone follows the mobile gamenetting 1m players in its first 12 hours outon the App Store and Google Play. "When we were developing and testing Angry Birds 2, we had good reason to believe we …

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Angry Birds 2 racks up 1m downloads in 12 hours

Rovio has announced Angry Birds 2 has already been downloaded 1m times in its first 12 hours out on mobile platforms. The studio revealed the news on Twitter, with the figure combining the very early totals of iOS and Android releases. According to Apple, the original Angry Birds has been …

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Angry Birds 2 available now on iOS and Android

Six years on from the release of Angry Birds, Angry Birds 2 has at last arrived on smartphones. It’s far from the first sequel, of course. In fact, Angry Birds 2 is the 15th game in the series, following the likes of Seasons, Space, Star Wars, Rio, Stella, Transformers and …

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Razer pledges to make good on the $600k Ouya owed indie devs

Indie developers who were part of Ouya’s Free the Games program will not be left out of pocket following the company’s acquisition by Razor. That’s according to CEO Min Liang-Tan, who has told Polygon that resolving the issue was made a priority at the company the moment it was unearthed. …

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Razer completes Ouya buyout, Uhrman departs

Ouya founder Julie Uhrman has announced both the company’s acquisition at the hands of Razer and her departure. Uhrman has over the last hour tweeted a string of thanks to dozens of people and companies who she has worked with over the last few years. Among those tweets is one …

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Crossy Road gets its own official merchandise store

Street-traversing simulator Crossy Road has become the latest mobile hit to earn its very own branded merchandise. The free-to-play title was launched last November by developer Hipster Whale, and has gone onto attract more than 90 million players. Inspired by the voxel-laden style of the game and its zoological roster …

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Six years and two billion downloads later, Angry Birds gets a proper sequel

Although it may not feel like it, mobile behemoth Angry Birds has never been granted a full follow-up. There have been 14 different spin-offs to Rovio’s feathered phenomenon since it launched back in 2009, including Star Wars, Transformers, Rio, Space, Seasons and Stella. But there’s never been an official sequel …

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