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Blocks Cometh, League of Evil iPhone Games Join Forces

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Thanks to an IP thief mixing elements of their games, Halfbot and Ravenous have decided to share characters in their iPhone offerings.

App Store Ripoffs Still Available Despite Complaints

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The Blocks Cometh, Ultimate Assassin 2, Monster Mowdown — they’re Flash games that have been sold in the iTunes App Store without permission by a single developer. One who’s still making money.

Homage or Plagiarism?


Tired of games that rip-off your favorite franchises? Not so fast, grasshopper. Maybe you should step back, think for a second, and read this.

‘Splosion Man vs. MaXplosion: On Imitation, Cloning and Ethics

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Capcom Mobile’s iPhone copy of ‘Splosion Man, MaXplosion, is blatant, insulting and almost completely without consequences. Why you should be annoyed.

Capcom Responds to Twisted Pixel’s ‘Splosion Man Ripoff Tweets

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Capcom says it didn’t steal Twisted Pixel’s game, but it still hopes to “rebuild the trust of our fans.”

‘Splosion Man Creators Think Capcom Ripped Them Off

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Twisted Pixels had some harsh words for Capcom’s new MaXplosion iPhone game on Twitter, but denies they’re thinking about legal action.

MaXplosion at a Glance

  • Platform(s): iPhone
  • Developer: Capcom
  • Publisher: Capcom
  • ESRB Ratings: Everyone
  • Release Date: January 6, 2011