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Game Of Clones: Threes Developer Slams ‘Rip-Off’ Copycats

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It’s become a begrudgingly accepted part of the App Store that the moment a popular game appears, the clones roll in with miniscule differences.

While most of us laughed at some of the ridiculous variations that emerged for a popular game like Flappy Bird (Flappy Beard Hipster Quest anyone?), it’s not quite so funny if you’re the developer of the original game in question.

With that in mind, the creators of hit puzzle game Threes recently took to their blog to complain about the growing number of ripoffs that have emerged in the App Store as of late:

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier – The Official Game Lands In App Store [Video]

Ahead of its April 4 U.S. theatrical release, Gameloft’s movie tie-in Captain America: The Winter Soldier – The Official Game has arrived in the App Store.

An original adventure co-scripted by Marvel, the game lets you play as Captain America as you lead a S.H.I.E.L.D. Strike Team to take down enemies. The game promises intense combat with plenty of tactical elements, RPG features which let you learn new fighting techniques and upgrade weapons, and an asynchronous multiplayer mode.

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New Tony Hawk Game Coming Exclusively To Mobile Devices This Year

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk has revealed that he’s working on a new skateboarding game for mobile devices.

Hawk made references to the game in two recent interviews: one with Larry King and the other with Bloomberg.

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Huawei’s Android-Fueled Game Console Looks Like A Tiny Mac Pro [CES 2014]

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CoA-CES-2014Android-powered video game consoles like the Ouya haven’t exactly been a huge success, but Chinese electronics maker Huawei is hoping to change that with Tron, a device that looks remarkably similar to Apple’s new Mac Pro — albeit a lot smaller. It’s powered by a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor and 2GB of RAM, and it’s expected to cost less than $150.

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OpenEmu Is The Ultimate Old School Game Emulator For OS X

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The barrier to entry for emulating classic games on a Mac has always been pretty high, until now. OpenEmu is an amazing retro game emulator for the Mac that has been literally years in the making, and it’s finally available for everyone to download and use for free.

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Crowdfunded Game From Former MGS & Halo Developer Coming To iOS This Week

Nineteen months after reaching its $500,000 target on Kickstarter, a new crowdfunded game developed by a former Metal Gear Solid and Halo developer is set for release on iOS this Thursday. 

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Get Your Game On In A Big Way With Duke Nukem: Forever [Deals]

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The holidays not only bring a ton of cheer and festiveness to our lives, but can also bring stress and a bit of gloom as our days seem to be jam-packed full of stuff that needs to get done before the year comes to a close. One way to stave off that doom and gloom is to take a time out and enjoy something fun. And one guy who knows how to bring the fun is Duke Nukem.

After a long hiatus, Duke is back – cocked, loaded and ready to deliver an epic ass-kicking. If you like massive weapons, giant explosions, and pure unadulterated fun, stop reading and get your hands on the latest Cult of Mac Deals offer – Duke Nukem: Forever for only $5. That’s a savings of 74%!

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Hotline Miami:The Critically Acclaimed Top-Down Shooter Masterpiece [Deals]

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Miami, 1989. You receive a mysterious voicemail on your answering machine – and before you know what’s going on, you’re covered in blood standing over a slew of mangled bodies. This is only the beginning.

Hotline Miami is a high-octane action game overflowing with raw brutality, hard-boiled gunplay and skull crushing close combat. Set in an alternative 1989 Miami, you assume the role of a mysterious antihero on a murderous rampage against the city’s criminal underworld. And Cult of Mac Deals has at the low price of $4.99 during this limited time offer.

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Hatch Modernizes The Tamagotchi Pet For Your iPhone

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In the late 90s, Tamagotchi pets were all the rage. The plastic, egg-shaped pocket computers came in bright colors and housed a virtual pet you had to take care of. Fast forward to late 2013, and the only pocket computers people carry around are smartphones and tablets.

Yesterday, the makers of apps like Clear and Heads Up! launched Hatch, a modern-day take on Tamagotchi for the iPhone. It’s a beautifully crafted game that utilizes the iPhone’s internals to make the pet, or Fugu, come to life.

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MOGA’s Upcoming iPhone Gamepad Gets Shown Off In Leaked Trailer [Video]

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On Friday, we caught an early glimpse at MOGA’s upcoming iPhone control pad, the Ace Power, thanks to leaked photos that were published ahead of its official debut. And now we have a leaked trailer, too. The 30-second clip shows off the Ace Power’s features, including that neat portable design.

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