They may be quick and dirty, but that's why Flappy Bird clones are such an inviting outlet for programmers looking to hone their craft. One such person has managed to resurrect the lost (but never forgotten) mobile gaming wonder with a fierce economy of technical language.
China and video games have a long and ridiculous history, but in the age of the internet, it's a story that's yet to be completely put together. And so, here at Kotaku, we will try to make sense of the history of consoles in China. Stay awhile, and read?
On the right side you've got RedSpell's What's the Word?, a picture-based word game that's been tearing up the free iPhone charts for several weeks. On the left, LOTUM GmbH's What's the Word?, a picture-based word game that arrived on iTunes on February 4. Guess which one is at the top of this week's charts?
I love my Android phone. I really do. It feels personalized, it does everything I need it to do, and even though it has its flaws, I still like using it better than I like using iOS and iTunes (which I experience with my iPod touch).
There are situations in life that call for a clone. But unless you're a mad scientist with a secret lab in your basement, a 3D paper-clone like this is the closest you'll ever get to pulling off that insurance scam.
Although you might expect music based games like Guitar Hero to appeal to visually impaired gamers, they do tend to rely on on-screen cues which makes following a tune difficult/impossible. Open-source Guitar Hero clone Frets On Fire lends itself to experimentation, so Eelke Folmer - a usability Professor at Nevada…
Cheap, mysterious knock-offs of some of our favorite games sold overseas by evil pirates are always good for a little chuckle, but British Gaming Blog has compiled perhaps the most extensive collection I've ever seen of pirated game clone pics and anecdotes. Not like I see all that many heaps of "Pokemon Naranja…