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Rubicon’s Cross-Platform Combat Monsters Coming to BlackBerry 10

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With more game development environments supporting cross-platform development, companies such as BlackBerry are going to see an increase in titles that release alongside their competition. Perhaps we’re coming up to a golden era in mobile games where it won’t matter what platform you choose because they’ll all have the same games. Now, if only the same were true for startups and apps, manufacturers could focus on differentiating from a core-level. Rubicon, a mobile development shop, has announced that in Q3 of 2013, they’ll be unveiling their game Combat Monsters and it looks really sweet. Check it out after the break.
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Magmic Launches Free Texas Hold’em King Poker for BlackBerry 10

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Magmic Texas Hold'em King

Magmic’s Texas Hold’em King has been an immensely popular game for BlackBerry since the early days when it got a special preload on legacy BlackBerry devices. The latest version, Texas Hold’em King for BlackBerry 10, is now available for free in BlackBerry World. The game features real-time multiplayer over Magmic’s fast game servers, and in-app purchase of chips if you want to be a high roller.

Download Magmic’s Texas Hold’em King for BlackBerry 10 at this link.

BlackBerry 10 Missing Facebook Integration in Games Due to Webview Issue

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If you’re developing a game for BlackBerry 10, you may be interested to know that, as far as our research can tell, there is no way to integrate native facebook APIs into your games on BlackBerry 10. The problem stems from the fact that integrating facebook natively, that is to use the official APIs from facebook, requires that you have a Webview that will let you pass an authentication token between the game and facebook. This feature doesn’t currently exist on BlackBerry 10, meaning any developer that relies heavily on facebook for friend invites is not supported. Inviting friends via facebook, for some games, is a crucial marketing tool that RIM should really be addressing ahead of launch.
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Hidden Galaxies: A Voyage Home Now Available for the BlackBerry PlayBook

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Hidden Galaxies is a really cool game because it’s the first time we’ve seen a BlackBerry game that combines expert developers (Magmic) with an up-and-coming artist (Eepmon). The art in this game is therefore unparalleled, and the gameplay experience is fantastic. If you were ever a Where’s Waldo fan, you’ll really get a kick out of the game.
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Gameplay: RIM’s Open Source Game Engine for BlackBerry 10 #BB10

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Have a PlayBook and looking for high quality native 3D games? Looking forward to playing the latest
and greatest games on the BB10 phones when they come out? Want to have the same quality app
experience your Android and iOS buddies are having? Well there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and
it’s called Gameplay.
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Magmic’s Free Slots King Game Offers Crypt Keeper Theme For Halloween

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Magmic’s free Slots King game is available for all BlackBerry smartphones and the game offers themes within the game so you can customize your slots experience. Gaming on BlackBerry is getting massively popular with developers on BlackBerry 10 and PlayBook, and it’s good to see companies like Magmic still offering a premium gaming experience on legacy BlackBerry devices. It makes sense, there’s 80 million devices out there, making it a prime area for developers to make some money. Check out Slots King and let us know what you think.
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