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Contra Evolution Will Kill You Over a Tablet

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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Contra Evolution Will Kill You Over a Tablet

Tweet So, Contra: Evolution finally released a couple of weeks ago, and it’s every bit as punishingly violent as you remember. With or without The Code, if you’ve been playing since it came out, you’ve probably been killed several dozen times by now. Well, now CocoaChina (a TriplePoint client) is giving you a reason to keep [...]

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SmashMuck Champions Smashes Ideas into Game and Players into Beta

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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SmashMuck Champions Smashes Ideas into Game and Players into Beta

Tweet SmashMuck Champions! The game that let players come up with the idea of a “transforming robot shark with lasers” and “Platimus, the half-unicorn, half-platypus, completely awesome Champion.” To say they’re open to suggestion over at TriplePoint client Kiz Studios is to master the concept of understatement. So, we should perhaps not be surprised that [...]

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Win a Plants vs Zombies Adventures Beta Key

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

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Win a Plants vs Zombies Adventures Beta Key

Tweet Playing in the beta test for Plants vs Zombies Adventures requires precise timing and quick reflexes. I don’t know whether you’ll need those things to play the game itself, but to actually get into the beta, that’s what you’re going to need: the new Facebook adaptation of PopCap’s PopuLar tower defense title is in beta right [...]

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Get Into the Closed Beta for Plants vs. Zombies Adventures

Monday, April 22, 2013

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Get Into the Closed Beta for Plants vs. Zombies Adventures

Tweet So, a little while ago, we told you PopCap was working on a couple of new ways for you to thwart the undead through clever horticulture. The more social selection in those upcoming titles, Plants vs. Zombies Adventures, is coming to Facebook some time in the near future, and if you’re anything like me, you’d [...]

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Pong Indie Developer Challenge is Complete

Friday, August 3, 2012

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Pong Indie Developer Challenge is Complete

Tweet Five months ago, reinventing the granddaddy of all video games was just a dream… a crazy, lunatic, yet probably entirely achievable dream hatched by TriplePoint client Atari. Nearly 90 teams dared to share that dream, each entering the Pong Indie Developer Challenge for a chance at cash and a lucrative publishing deal under the proud [...]

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The Final Pongdown

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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The Final Pongdown

Tweet The Pong Indie Developer Challenge is nearly complete! TriplePoint client Atari has narrowed the field from last week’s 20 semi-finalists down to the very last round, with only 7 studios still bouncing around the field. Those finalists are: PegPeg: RetroPong Delusions: Pong Tournament 2012 Island Officials: Pong EVO Fishbowl Productions: PONG 4033 zGames: Pong World [...]

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Take a Look at Some Pongs in New Pong Indie Developer Challenge Videos

Friday, June 15, 2012

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Take a Look at Some Pongs in New Pong Indie Developer Challenge Videos

Tweet You remember the Pong Indie Developer Challenge, right? That’s the thing where TriplePoint client Atari tasked the world with the extremely simple task of reinventing video games at their most basic and time-honored level. Easy! That challenge is now in its semi-final round, with 20 studios remaining (from an original 87) and standing by their concepts [...]

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Pong Indie Developer Challenge is Down to 20 Pong Purveyors

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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Pong Indie Developer Challenge is Down to 20 Pong Purveyors

Tweet So, that Pong Indie Developer Challenge we told you about got a fair amount of entries. TriplePoint client Atari reports that 87 submissions got bounced their way, and despite their frantic paddle-moving skills, 20 of them managed to get past their best players. So, those 20 studios have now advanced to the semi-final round, where [...]

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Poke Around the Pokki Winners

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Poke Around the Pokki Winners

Tweet SweetLabs, a TriplePoint client and official arch-enemy of all your free time, have unleashed the winners of the Pokki 1UP Game Developer Contest, and would like you to play them for the next several thousand hours. SweetLabs, you see, are creators of Pokki, a handy little system that lets developers build their games and applications [...]

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Atari Wants You to Bounce Some Ideas Off of Them

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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Atari Wants You to Bounce Some Ideas Off of Them

Tweet Do you remember when Pong came out? If you do, can you use your senior’s discount to buy me movie tickets? Okay, maybe you’re not quite that old yet, but seeing as Pong is celebrating its 40th anniversary, you’re definitely getting up there. Atari, a TriplePoint client who is also pushing 40, is celebrating the classic [...]

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Piracy Runs Rampant in Conquer Online

Thursday, January 12, 2012

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Piracy Runs Rampant in Conquer Online

Tweet When you get as popular and successful as Conquer Online has, you’re bound to start attracting pirates. Things are so bad for the iPad MMO from TriplePoint client NetDragon, that the pirates are actually showing up inside the game itself, utterly dominating the new expansion that launched today. Players can even make characters in an [...]

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Throw Fireballs, Receive Money

Monday, January 9, 2012

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Throw Fireballs, Receive Money

Tweet It’s ROUND ONE! of the Street Fighter IV HD 2012 Global Championships Tournament Qualifier this weekend, January 14th, and that means it’s your chance to FIGHT! for a proper pile of cash being offered by the tourney’s sponsors, LG Electronics, Capcom, and onGamenet. Specifically, if you can throw the fastest punches, execute the hardest throws, [...]

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