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Week in Review: The Latest Happenings in Games, Social Media and More

Aug 23, 2010

Things move so fast in the games industry that I always like to say that a typical year in the games world should be counted like we do cat or dog years. This past week counts as another remarkable time in the world of games, social media and tech – and that’s saying a lot since every week in this ever-evolving industry is jam-packed with news and happenings.

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Minim, GATE, and more! Free iPhone Games for August 23, 2010

Aug 23, 2010

Free games are all around us, but they may not be as easy to find as you’d think. We help you sort through the App Store to find the latest price drops and limited time offers so that you won’t have to spend a penny. Today’s free games include a never-ending series of doorways, a nice bowl of cereal, some molecular meddling, and more!

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Maplestory, Jaws, Epic Win and more! New iPhone Games This Week

Aug 20, 2010

Each week hundreds of new games hit the App Store, vying for your dollars. Join us every Friday as we sort through the pile and let you know which games should be on your radar. This week’s releases include an RPG to-do list, a trip back to the “danger zone,” the latest Chillingo zombie experience and more!

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Snarkology: a post mortem of Snark Busters: Welcome to the Club

Aug 20, 2010

A lot has been written about the snark, but nobody actually knows what one looks like. We at Alawar Entertainment decided to devote an entire project to the elusive creature. The result is Snark Busters: Welcome to the Club.

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Steals & Deals: Virtual Families, Alabama Smith, Escape the Museum and more!

Aug 20, 2010

Every Friday we post our roundup of the week's download game deals and discounts from around the Web. Keep reading for deals from Alawar, Big Fish Games, Steam, WildTangent and more.

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Angry Birds: Coming soon to a theater near you?

Aug 20, 2010

Earlier this week, Angry Birds developer Rovio confirmed in an interview that they were using the “Tetris strategy” to get their games in the hands of as many different people as possible. Now after confirming the possibility of a Hollywood adaptation, it might be more apt to call their approach “the Mickey Mouse strategy.”

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Alphabetic, Multitask Madness and more! Free iPhone Games for August 20, 2010

Aug 20, 2010

Free games are all around us, but they may not be as easy to find as you’d think. We help you sort through the App Store to find the latest price drops and limited time offers so that you won’t have to spend a penny. Today’s free games include a hunt for hidden letters, a tiny taste of a new city builder, a multitasking challenge and more!

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Alawar removes Game Club, cuts prices for non-exclusive games

Aug 19, 2010

Alawar has discontinued its Game Club, the company confirmed this morning. An Alawar spokesperson told Gamezebo that the Game Club, which offered members a 30% discount on game purchases, was no longer needed since Alawar has reduced the prices on all non-exclusive downloads by the same amount as the discount. In other words, everyone now gets the games for the same lower price without having to join a club.

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Quell, Klondike Stacker and more! Free iPhone Games for August 19, 2010

Aug 19, 2010

Free games are all around us, but they may not be as easy to find as you’d think. We help you sort through the App Store to find the latest price drops and limited time offers so that you won’t have to spend a penny. Today’s free games include a cooler full of ice cream bars, a mature puzzling experience, a doctor that may or may not be trying to kill you, and more!

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Playdom launches City of Wonder, new civilization building game

Aug 18, 2010

Playdom may now be owned by Disney, but that does not stop them from continuing to release new social games.

Playdom has released a new strategy simulation game, City of Wonder, clearly influenced by the PC game franchise Civilization.

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