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Flappy Bird to receive re-release

Flappy Bird will eventually see a return to mobile marketplaces, creator Dong Nguyen has confirmed. Nguyen revealed he was considering resubmitting the game earlier this month, and apparently has since made up his mind about it – though he adds not to expect the game’s return anytime soon. "Yes. But …

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Hit puzzler Threes arrives on Android

Having become one of the most discussed games this month on iOS, Threes has now arrived on Android. It works by seeing players combine 1 and 2 numbered cards into a single 3 card. These can then be combined together to form a 6 and the 6s to make a …

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BBC announces Stig-themed Top Gear smartphone game

Top Gear: Race the Stig is due for release on iOS, Android and Windows Phone today. The BBC Worldwide published title is published by Mastertronic and developed by Top Gear: Stunt School Revolution creators Supersonic Software. It’s an endless runner-style racer in which players must collect nuts while charging about …

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Smartphone games account for 75% of app store spending

Google Play and iOS games accounted for 75 per cent of app store spending last year. It was a year of major growth for the smartphone sector as areport by IDC and App Annie foundconsumer spend on Google’s Android games store increased by over four times in Q4 2013 compared …

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Number of malicious Google Play apps has quadrupled in past two years, report claims

There has been a sharp increase in the amount of malware hiding in apps on the Google Play Store, according to a new report. TechSpot reports that online security services company RiskIQ says that the total number of malicious apps has nearly quadrupled from 11,000 in 2011 to 42,000 in …

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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. Nguyen on Saturday said he would pull the game within 24 hours, claiming on Twitter that I cannot take it anymore”, possibly referencing the sudden surge of attention he’d received following the game’s sudden …

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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. In a series of tweets, Vietnam-based creator Dong Nguyen said Flappy Bird will be taken offline tomorrow (Sunday February 9th) as he "cannot take …

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