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5 Types of Games We’d Love to See on an Apple Watch

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When the Apple Watch was announced, its creators touted its potential for expanding communication, health tracking, navigation and more. But what wasn’t mentioned was its potential impact on gaming.

Gaming may not be an obvious vertical for wearables due to the small screen size, but there are certainly fun ideas that the always-with-you technology presents. And while we know Apple’s smartwatch is already entering a crowded field of similar devices, its announcement Tuesday was one many in…

An ‘Honest’ Take on Your Candy Crush Addiction

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Candy Crush addicts, consider this an intervention

If your Candy Crush Saga addiction has led you to some dark places in life (perhaps depleting your bank account for extra lives), you may find that this honest trailer by YouTube channel Smosh Games rings true

Nope? Not you? Well, maybe you’ll find at least some entertainment in this video’s Kardashian references; it calls Candy Crush “the Kardashian of video games.” Yikes

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An ‘Honest’ Take on Your Candy Crush Addiction

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Candy Crush addicts, consider this an intervention

If your Candy Crush Saga addiction has led you to some dark places in life (perhaps depleting your bank account for extra lives), you may find that this honest trailer by YouTube channel Smosh Games rings true

Nope? Not you? Well, maybe you’ll find at least some entertainment in this video’s Kardashian references; it calls Candy Crush “the Kardashian of video games.” Yikes

Colors….

Can an iPhone Game Make You a Better Dancer?

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It may not cure your two left feet, but it can certainly do what few other mobile games do: get you moving with a partnerBounden is one of the most unique iOS games ever released, and it’s available in the App Store as of Wednesday.

Bounden asks two people to put one thumb on the same phone, and try to move an object into a rotating target. That movement usually results in a twisting, turning dance. It might be easier to show you how it’s done:

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Play This: Sonically Pleasing Puzzler ‘Monument Valley’ Will Break Your Brain

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Mobile games often can be described as quick, addictive, frenetic. They don’t take a lot of time, and you can play them in line at the grocery store.

The iOS game Monument Valley

Twitch Changes the Mobile Game With Live Streaming

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Twitch has announced the first ever mobile game to feature its live streaming functionality.

Gameloft’s Asphalt 8: Airborne — a mobile arcade racing game where players race against AI or other players — for iOS is getting the honor. The mobile streamer will be able to utilize most of the same hosting features available on PC and consoles like the Xbox One and the PS4, including broadcasting voice and video for commentary purposes and using the built-in microphone and front-facing camera of…

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Top Mobile Puzzle Game ‘Threes’ Is Now on Android

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If they don’t want to be left out of the sliding, number-based puzzle fun, Android owners can now download Threes from the Google Play Store as of Wednesday afternoon. Though they’d better be prepared to not want to do anything else for a while

Threes is a puzzle game where players slide tiles across the board to combine them into larger numbers. With the exception of numbers 1 and 2, each tile is a multiple of 3 and a combination of two matching numbers. The goal is to get your tiles to…

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By Playing This Game, You Deliver Bikes in Africa

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One company is taking a different approach to gamifying charity: by playing a game on your iPhone, you provide transportation to people in Africa

The Global Gaming Initiative uses popular mobile game genres to create games that “make play purposeful.” The company’s first game, Sidekick Cycle, provides people in poor regions in Africa with bikes, through a partnership with charity World Bicycle Relief.

Sidekick Cycle, which was released last week…

‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2′ Game Arrives for Mobile

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The weather forecast for your mobile device today is cloudy, with a chance of meatballs.

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, the sequel to the popular animated film is set to hit theaters later this month. PlayFirst in cooperation with Sony Pictures Consumer Products announced Thursday the mobile game for the movie, an addictive arcade game featuring characters from the film.

In the movie, the same invention that caused it to rain food in the…

Chipotle’s First Mobile Game Asks Players to Fight Food Corporations

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Chipotle released its first mobile game on Thursday along with a companion short film in an effort to promote food sustainability

The film and the game center around a scarecrow in a “dystopian world” who wants to break the strong grip of big food corporations and “provide an alternative to the unsustainable processed food from the factory.” Both were developed by Moonbot Studios, a small Academy Award-winning studio, and the short film featured a song from Fiona Apple.

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