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Apple reveals top 50 apps of all time, counting down to 50 billion downloads

Nearly 50 billion apps have been download from Apple's App Store, the company announced today. To commemorate the approaching milestone, Apple revealed the 25 most downloaded apps in both the paid...

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Angry Birds creator reveals revenue growth of 101 percent during 2012

Angry Birds creator Rovio Entertainment announced today its 2012 financial results, revealing revenue growth of 101 percent during the full year. Sales of games and consumer products resulted in...

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Angry Birds games downloaded 8 million times on Christmas, says Rovio

Rovio's Angry Birds games racked up more than 8 million downloads on Christmas Day, according to an infographic released by the Finnish studio today. According to data from mobile app analytics...

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Angry Birds Star Wars now available on Facebook

Angry Birds Star Wars is now playable on Facebook with additional functionality including competitive play, developer Rovio Entertainment announced today. The Facebook version of the hit mobile...

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App Store names its 'Best of 2012' games for iPhone and iPad

Apple has selected what it calls the year's best releases for iOS, naming platformer Rayman Jungle Run and puzzle game The Room the best iPhone and iPad games of 2012, respectively. Multiplayer...

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Angry Birds Star Wars introduces free Hoth levels

A new update for Angry Birds Star Wars is now available, adding to the game 20 free levels set on the ice planet Hoth. The new environment follows the release of Death Star and Tatooine-based...

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Cooperatives: Angry Birds Star Wars

I have a bad feeling about this. This week, we played Angry Birds Star Wars, a mobile game that unites two of the most popular brands of the moment. Truly, Angry Birds and Star Wars have so much in...

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Piggy-backing: How Star Wars and other films are being adapted into successful games

Wish to adapt a blockbuster film into a successful video game? It's easier than ever, thanks to a handful of high-profile developers who are eager to help — at next to no charge! This week,...

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Angry Birds Star Wars review: Great shot, kid

Angry Birds Star Wars unites the most popular video game of this generation with the most popular film franchise ever. Such a high-profile combo may trigger a gag reflex in the throats of gamers...

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Angry Birds Star Wars trailer delivers the droids you're looking for

Here's the full trailer for Angry Birds Star Wars, Rovio's mash-up of two massive pop culture phenomena, following last week's teaser video. Tactics new to the Angry Birds franchise are on display...