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2011 – Reflections From The Eyes Of A Drop Bear

Matt | December 31, 2011 6:26 pm

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Today is New Years Eve, a time for reflection on the past year and a time to start setting goals for 2012. We launched Drop Bear Gaming officially on January 1st this year so I thought this would be a perfect chance to sum up the highlights of 2011 for DBG and gaming in general. A lot happened this year in gaming as well as some major milestones for us as a site so join me as I reflect on the last 12 months.

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Lock Up Your Cheese, There’s A Mouse In The House

Lucas | August 25, 2011 4:37 pm

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Firemints long awaiting next title ‘Spy Mouse’ hits the App store. Find out what Firemint promise in their latest iOS game.

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Firemint offering you the chance to win Spy Mouse

Lucas | August 24, 2011 10:17 pm

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Do you like winning stuff from doing not much at all? Well I think someone over at Firemint knows the answer is YES.

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EA’s iOS Racing Sale This Weekend!

Matt | August 19, 2011 5:45 pm

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For those of you out there who like racing games and who own an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad this is for you! EA is having a sale for this weekend only of up to 80% off on a few of their racing iOS titles including the Real Racing franchise from Aussie development studio Firemint.

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Firemint Drops First Gameplay Trailer of SPY mouse

Matt | August 3, 2011 9:08 pm

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Aussie developers Firemint announced their latest project back in March at the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco. At the time the new game was being shown off with the name Agent Squeek, however since then they have given it a new name and it’s nearly ready for launch.

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EA to buy PopCap

Lucas | June 27, 2011 11:09 am

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EA are really taking the casual game space seriously, after buying the Australian iOS development company Firemint, they have now turned their sights on PopCap. In a rumoured takeover price of US$1billion (that’s about $53.20 in Australia), this look’s to be the largest take over of a social gaming company in history.

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EA Buy Firemint

Lucas | May 4, 2011 8:06 pm

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Today iOS heavy weight Firemint was bought by gaming heavy weight champion EA. In a press statement released on the Firemint website, the Firemint CEO Rob Murray stated “I just wanted to drop everyone a quick note about the planned acquisition of Firemint by EA. This is a pretty exciting move for us and for EA”.

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Firemint and Halfbrick Drop Bombs at GDC 2011

Matt | March 2, 2011 11:26 pm

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Melbourne-based Firemint and Brisbane-based Halfbrick Studios have come out swinging at this year’s Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, with both companies announcing a new game. As two of Australia’s most successful game development companies they have collectively sold millions upon millions of copies of their games, and these new titles are sure to continue their success.

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Firemint’s Real Racing 2 Update and Price Cut!

Matt | February 8, 2011 5:57 pm

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Melbourne game studio Firemint are in our headlines yet again and this time it’s because they’ve released the v1.0.2 update for Real Racing 2 on the iPod Touch and iPhone. In this latest version they have added not only 6 all-new events, but they have also implemented multiplayer leaderboards and rankings, so all you racing buffs can face up against each other.

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Sony’s Next Generation Portable

Matt | January 29, 2011 1:10 am

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Around 4pm AEST yesterday Sony held their official PlayStation meeting in Tokyo, and they put to rest all the rumours and mock designs for the PSP2 that have been floating around the internet. They announced their new PlayStation Portable successor, the Next Generation Portable (NGP) and it looks fantastic. After the jump you will find everything you need to know about the great new unit!

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