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Old Dec 17, 2012, 03:39 AM   #1
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'Fruit Ninja' and Every Other Halfbrick Game Free for 24 Hours




As noted on TouchArcade, iOS developer Halfbrick has dropped the price of all of their games to Free for the next 24 hours.
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"This is by far the biggest sale we've ever had," said Phil Larsen, Chief Marketing Officer at Halfbrick. "Over the past three years we've given everything we have to make our games the best, and were rewarded a million times over with love and support from our fans. Now it's time to give something back, kick some ass and start 2013 with more momentum than ever. Have a blast playing Halfbrick's finest!"
Halfbrick is most well known for their game Fruit Ninja which launched in 2010 and has since accumulated over 300 million downloads across all platforms.

Their games include (iTunes links): Age of Zombies, Age of Zombies Anniversary, Fruit Ninja, Fruit Ninja HD, Monster Dash, Jetpack Joyride, Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots, Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots HD, Blast Off.

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Old Dec 17, 2012, 03:50 AM   #2
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Great. Got both versions of Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots.
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great! 329 apps now. I need help.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 04:28 AM   #6
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I had to uninstall all my mobile games, just too much wasted time.
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Awesome! Just got almost all of them!
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I never liked it that Fruit Ninja and Fruit Ninja HD were separate apps and separate purchases, but this more than makes up for it. Thanks Halfbrick!
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 05:26 AM   #9
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I got Jetpack Joyride free with last years 12 days of christmas app, it's an ok game but gets repetitive as hell after about 5 minutes. The same applies to Fruit Ninja...I really dont get how people can spend hours playing it.

I certainly would never pay for any of their games if Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride are anything to go by.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 05:34 AM   #10
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Wanted to try it always. It was nice.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 06:23 AM   #12
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Still is not free for Windows 8 (there is no Mac OS X version)
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 06:25 AM   #13
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Great apps. Worth downloading if you're a fan of pick up and play gameplay.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 06:26 AM   #14
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I had to uninstall all my mobile games, just too much wasted time.
Same here. I actually go through a process of elimination now, and don't go around just downloading everything and anything anymore. Only console quality games are allowed to stay on my devices.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 06:48 AM   #15
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Still is not free for Windows 8 (there is no Mac OS X version)
uh...how dare they?

Shockingly they may wish to cover their Win 8 development costs before giving it away for free.
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uh...how dare they?

Shockingly they may wish to cover their Win 8 development costs before giving it away for free.
The article mentioned that "everything is free" for today - however, it is not.
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The article mentioned that "everything is free" for today - however, it is not.
Given that it was posted on a site for iOS games, it's pretty obvious that it means they are free for iOS.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 07:43 AM   #18
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Been playing this on Kinect and almost bought this yesterday but decided to wait until after Christmas as I'm expecting some iTunes cards. Now I'm glad I waited!
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All their games except for Fruit Ninja are so formulaic. *yawn*
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I have no interest in any of these games. However, I have a rule about never passing up an opportunity of getting something free that won't be forever. I can just not install it on any of my devices, easy enough, and maybe someday I'll want to play one of them.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 08:41 AM   #21
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Just grabbed everything Halfbrick made from the App Store.
Even though some probably would suck, I can erase them anytime, and I can't get them free any day.
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I had to uninstall all my mobile games, just too much wasted time.
I have to do this and clean out all my apps. Too many updates!!!!
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Definitely downloading these. You never know when you'll just have HOURS of time to waste.

On a side note, it's nice to see that I don't have a "download everything I see for free" problem.
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Definitely downloading these. You never know when you'll just have HOURS of time to waste.

On a side note, it's nice to see that I don't have a "download everything I see for free" problem.
Is that a joke? You just downloaded all of them and then said you don't have a problem?

I, for one, have Jetpack Joyride (got it from liking their Facebook page a year ago,) and I think I'll be okay if I never get another Halfbrick game again. I'm not saying I don't like Jetpack Joyride so much as I really don't need more casual games on my iPhone. I'm hoping that we start getting some games with actual depth AND polish at once at some point. I have Aralon and while it seems pretty good depth wise, it could use a lot more polish...
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Got them all, thanks MR for the heads up. I hope everyone will adopt the 24hr policy this year! =)
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