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Death of a Noby Noby Boy
Sad news today: Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi’s weird, wonderful social-collaboration game Noby Noby Boy will be removed from the App Store on October 9th, 2012. “I’m so sorry,” writes Takahashi in a farewell message posted on his new company’s website, Uvula. “Please buy it before…

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Miyamoto: ‘I wish I had designed Angry Birds.’
Apple, not console makers Microsoft and Sony, has become Nintendo’s closest competitor in recent years, the American computer giant pilfering the latter’s staff and carefully marketing the iPod Touch as a handheld game system to rival the Nintendo DS’s turf. Meanwhile, the App Store continues…

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Interview: Schafer’s Millions
There are many reasons why Tim Schafer is the kind of guy people want to give thousands of dollars to. Here’s one. Last week, I sent him an email asking if he’d speak to me for a new website I was setting up. He got…