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Frontier removes standalone Elite Dangerous Arena from sale

Frontier has removed the standalone version of Elite Dangerous: Arena from sale due to a lack of players. Frontier’s senior community manager Edward Lewis made the announcement on Frontier’s forums, stating the game will be removed from sale on Steam, the Frontier store, and the Xbox Store. "We’ve been looking …

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eBay pulls Flappy Bird smartphone listings

Listings for phones and tablets carrying the now-deleted Flappy Bird have been pulled from auction site eBay. The Guardian reports that users who had listed such items are being told that they violated the site’s T&C’s. Smartphones and tablets must be restored to factory settings before they are allowed to …

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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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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. The BBC reports that the game, which went under the titles Plastic Surgery for Barbie and simply Plastic Surgery, was rated as suitable for nine year olds and …

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Ashes Cricket 2013 pulled from Steam

505 Games’ Ashes Cricket 2013 has been pulled from PC games store Steam. The game, which has been without a release date since its delay in the summer, made a surprise appearance on Steam last week and was finally released on Friday (November 22nd). However, feedback from Steam users has, …

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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. The Steam versions of the games will have been automatically updated and will now operate from Steam’s servers. Those who bought the games from a rival provider or …

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EA scrapping Online Pass from existing titles

Publisher EA has removed all Online Passes from existing games. Eurogamer reports that titles that had previously required the purchase or activation of an Online Pass to access either additional content or online multiplayer are now free of such restrictions. Titles that until now prompted users to enter a code …

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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. Joystiq reports that eagle-eyed gamers have spotted the Arabic script for the word ‘Allah’ in the floor texture of the Saudi Arabian …

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