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Halfbrick Announce Fish Out Of Water

Brisbane mobile game developer Halfbrick Studios who created Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride have announced their next game “Fish Out Of Water”. Read more…

2011 – Reflections From The Eyes Of A Drop Bear

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. Read more…

Jetpack Joyride

After hearing all the hype about this highly anticipated new iPhone game from Halfbrick which we all know for its largely successful game Fruit Ninja, I decided to purchase Jetpack Joyride and see what all the fuss is about. I admit that I was pleasantly surprised. Read more…

‘I Give You Good Price’ – Halfbrick

Halfbrick have released an update for the marvellous iPad version of its extremely popular IP ‘Fruit Ninja’, it also comes with a discount for a limited time.

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Firemint and Halfbrick Drop Bombs at GDC 2011

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. Read more…

Looking for a Fruit Salad, Halfbrick’s got you covered

Over 150 billion fruit have met the blade in only 10 months since Fruit Ninja was released in April last year. Halfbrick Studios have announced that in those 10 months over 6 million paid copies of Fruit Ninja have been sold on the App Store. With numbers like those Goulburn Valley will need to stop canning. Read more…

Raskulls DLC celebration, Soundtrack giveaway!

Halfbrick is one of Brisbane’s most successful development studios at the moment and with their latest game Raskulls now available on Xbox Live they are getting great attention around the world. Recently they released the first DLC pack for Raskulls and to celebrate its release they are offering the soundtrack free for download! Read more…

Halfbrick Release Arcade Mode Update for Fruit Ninja on Android

Since the launch of Fruit Ninja on Android in September last year, many fans of the game have been waiting patiently for the release of the arcade mode which has been on the iPhone/iPad versions since November. As of yesterday the 21st of January it has been implemented, and it is a lot of fun. Read more…

Fruit Ninja: a CES Shoutout and #1 on Windows Phone 7

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was held in Las Vegas over the weekend, and Brisbane’s own Halfbrick was given an honourable mention at Microsoft’s keynote press conference. During their keynote, which was live streamed across the internet to millions, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer mentioned Halfbrick’s enormously successful title Fruit Ninja a number of times. I’m sure that will help boost their sales which already place them as the #1 highest-selling title for Windows Phone 7. Read more…

 
Lucas
The Podfather/Convo Controller
Super salesman by day, Batdad and Gamersutra by night. As a self-confessed technology pacifist, he prefers to sit on the console-war fence and play games on his PC.
Matt
PlayStation Fanboy/Motormouth
Electrician by trade and yet also highly skilled at finding time to game around work and family commitments. A PlayStation fanboy with a platinum count and obvious podcast bias to prove it. Thinks DC is clearly superior to Marvel. Has been known to rant.
ABOUT DBG

Started in January 2011 by brothers Lucas and Matt, Drop Bear Gaming has been operating for over 7 years offering a fresh and relaxed perspective on the video game industry. The website is a passion project more than anything and it is our distinct pleasure to continue bringing entertainment to our listeners and viewers.

The guys release a podcast episode every two to three weeks and over the years they have welcomed guests from developers, publishers, and other gaming outlets onto the show.

Disclaimer: From time to time Drop Bear Gaming receives copies of games for review in either physical or digital format from publishers or their associated PR companies. All reviews are based on the merits of each game on their own. Whether or not we were supplied the copy is not taken into account when compiling our reviews.

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