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Study: Men are more competitive than women in mobile gaming

A new study shows that while there is an even amount of men and women playing mobile games today, the behavior of each group while playing certainly differs. A survey, conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Amazon, polled 880 mobile gamers and found three key findings: Men are more competitive than women in mobile gaming; women are less social about their… Read More

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WildTangent brings Penguins Escape to mobile, launches games on Asus tablets

For the second time this year, Wild Tangent is making the move to mobile. Four months after releasing its first iOS game, Polar Bowler 1st Frame, the Redmond-based company is out with its second mobile title, Penguins! Escape. It’s the mobile version of the classic WildTangent game Penguins! but with updated graphics and animations for both iPhone and iPad touch… Read More

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WildTangent adding games to Sony smartphones and tablets

For those that have Sony smartphones and tablets, playing WildTangent games just got easier. Redmond-based WildTangent is expanding its partnership with Sony Mobile Communications to allow owners of Sony’s new flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, to have access to the WildTangent mobile games service via the Sony Select discovery gaming app. “Sony knows gamers better than anyone… Read More

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UIEvolution enters gaming world with tablet-based ‘Dr. Dinkle’s Defense’

Kirkland-based UIEvolution is known for developing cross-platform applications for companies like Toyota and Samsung. Now, they’re taking what they’ve learned and delving into the gaming world. ‘Dr. Dinkle’s Defense,’ is the company’s new tablet-based tower defense game, the first in a series of similar style titles UIEvolution plans to develop. The game features 50 levels across… Read More

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Snuggle up with an Angry Birds blankie

Here’s just what every newborn needs: An Angry Birds blankie. Rovio, which conceived the hit mobile game in which birds are flung with a slingshot at evil green pigs, is now bringing the characters to soft baby blankets thanks to a partnership with Seattle’s SwaddleDesigns. “As parents, one aspect of Angry Birds we appreciate is how… Read More