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Star Wars: Tiny Death Star invades the US App Store

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star has hit the US App Store. The game is a humorous take on the Star Wars universe courtesy of Disney Mobile, LucasArts and NimbleBit (the guys who make Tiny Tower). The game asks players to help the Emperor build the Death Star level by level including installations such...

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Angry Birds Star Wars 2 gets more levels, characters

Fans of Angry Birds, Star Wars or both will be happy to know Rovio introduced its first major update to Angry Bird Star Wars 2 (US$0.99) today, adding more levels, characters and rewards. The massively popular iOS game based on the blockbuster sci-fi series now offers an additional eight secret...

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Tired of waiting? Here's how to play Star Wars: Tiny Death Star right now!

The ridiculously adorable Tiny Tower/Star Wars spin-off Tiny Death Star recently launched... in Australia only. It's been two days now and we've still not heard word of a release elsewhere -- and to be honest, we're tired of waiting. After a bit of poking around, we've successfully turned our...

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LucasArts and NimbleBit team up for Star Wars: Tiny Death Star

You love Star Wars -- yes, you do, don't lie -- and if you're an iOS gaming fan, you probably also love Tiny Tower, the micromanagement game from developer NimbleBit. Now, the two have been combined in an all-new title called Star Wars: Tiny Death Star. The game tasks you with building an all-new...

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Angry Birds Star Wars adds 30 Moon of Endor levels

Rovio today has released an update to the wildly popular Angry Birds Star Wars game. The update adds a new locale -- the Forest Moon of Endor, as seen in Return of the Jedi. The saga continues on the Moon of Endor with 30 furry new levels! Help the Rebel Birds disable the Death Star's deflector...

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Star Wars Force Collection card game hits iOS

Star Wars fans who can't wait for the next movie, due in 2015, can get a small fix right now by checking out the latest official Star Wars game to hit iOS. Called Star Wars Force Collection and released by Konami, the game is in the battle cards format, which sees users collecting character and...

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Rovio teases new Angry Birds Star Wars game

Rovio today put up a new blogpost teasing, what appears to be, a new Angry Birds Star Wars game. Attention, Angry Birds fans! Stay tuned on Monday, July 15th, for big news about a brand-new game! We're talking the biggest character line-up ever, awesome new powers and maybe even a few...

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Aspyr brings the Bioware classic Knights of the Old Republic to iPad

When I spoke with them at Macworld | iWorld earlier this year, Aspyr Media (a company that has brought a lot of games to the Mac platform) promised some interesting "catalog Mac experiences" would be released on iOS, and they've outdone themselves with the first title. Bioware's classic...

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Star Wars Pinball for iPad is paddle-flipping fun

Zen Studios will release Star Wars Pinball for iPad tomorrow. I've spent a week with it and am happy to say that it's great. The game's attention to detail, visuals, gameplay and surprises make it a winner. There's something here for old-time Star Wars geeks as well as those who are growing up...

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Mac Game of the Week: Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic

Odds are that you may have played Knights of the Old Republic once before, but even if so, you may want to pick it up and go through it again anyway. These days, it's a classic, but back when we first heard Bioware (the company behind legendary RPGs like Baldur's Gate) was going to try and make...

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More on Angry Birds Star Wars, and location-based McD's promo in China

Rovio revealed a little while ago that a Star Wars-related Angry Birds release would be out for iOS on November 8, but since then the company has been posting various teaser videos combining the old Star Wars movies with the frustrated fowl. Leia is unimpressed with a Stormtrooper pig, the...

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Daily iPhone App: Star Wars Pit Droids is free on May the fourth (be with you)

Star Wars Pit Droids is a fun little Star Wars-themed arcade puzzle game from LucasArts on the App Store. Since because today is May the fourth (be with you), the game is free all weekend long. There's not a whole lot going on with this one. It's essentially a Chu Chu Rocket clone, and your...

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BioWare agrees Mac version of Star Wars: The Old Republic is important

Star Wars: The Old Republic is the new hotness in massively multiplayer games, and I'm really enjoying playing a smuggler on my PC. But unlike Blizzard, which makes World of Warcraft and has had a long policy of releasing both PC and Mac versions on the same disc, BioWare (who makes SW:TOR, as...

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iOS 5 iPhones can now shop for alert/text tones

For some of us, the addition of fully customizable SMS/alert tones in iOS 5 is the biggest improvement in the feature list. (Well, maybe not the biggest, but certainly one of the biggest.) Since alerts can be linked directly to contacts for incoming iMessages or SMS receipts, having a larger...

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Apple is worth more than all of these things

With Apple (AAPL) having a market cap of roughly US$387 billion, it becomes the most valuable company in the US. Matter of fact, it currently has a $30 billion lead over the next most valuable company, Exxon Mobil (XOM). However, market caps are boring. What's fun is to look at how much Apple...

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