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Unpleasant Horse rejected by Apple

Unpleasant Horse rejected by Apple

Unpleasant Horse, in which a naughty Pegasus pushes hapless animals into meat grinders, is apparently a little too unpleasant for Apple's tastes. In a series of tweets (via Joystiq), PopCap's new experimental label 4th & Battery announced that Apple rejected the free iPhone game. "We thought horses dying in meat grinders were wholesome family entertainment!" the team joked in a now-deleted tweet.

4th & Battery is appealing with a higher rating, and set to make an official statement soon. In the meantime, the team has been none-too-subtly complimenting Apple. Read more »

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PopCap launches 'experimental' label 4th & Battery, making Unpleasant Horse

PopCap launches 'experimental' label 4th & Battery, making Unpleasant Horse

Joy-maker PopCap Games--developer of Peggle, Plants vs. Zombies and Bejeweled 3--has launched a new games label. 4th & Battery will make "experimental" games, including titles for "mature audiences."

4th & Battery's focus is on "small-scale, arcade-style games" for platforms including PC, iPhone and Facebook. The label expects to put out several games per year. That name, by the way, comes from the intersection where PopCap's Seattle headquarters is located. Read more »

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