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  • Blog Post: PSA: Fireproof Games’ The Room Is Free In The iOS App Store

    This brought us the third entry in Fireproof Games’ atmospheric puzzle series, The Room. If you’ve not had a chance to play any of these, you can get started for free for a limited time. The Room is free for iOS, supporting a a large range of iPads all the way back to the iPad 2. The game... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] 2K Says BioShock Will Return To iOS App Store After It's Fixed

    Update: 2K says that it will be restoring BioShock to the iOS App Store as soon as it is able to fix firmware compatibility issues. A company representative replied to our request with a statement. "2K recently provided inaccurate information to customers surrounding removal of BioShock for iOS... More
  • Blog Post: Apple Removing Games Featuring Confederate Flag Regardless Of Context

    On June 17, a gunman walked into a church in Charleston, South Carolina, and murdered nine individuals. A man by the name of Dylann Roof admitted to perpetrating the act as an attempt to start a race war. In the days since the attack, politicians have rallied against the Confederate flag flying over... More
  • Blog Post: Square Enix Removes The World Ends With You From iOS App Store

    Square Enix has removed one of its titles from the iOS App Store . The World Ends With You, originally released on Nintendo DS in 2008, received an iOS overhaul that made it compatible with a single screen in 2012. Unfortunately, the game had significant problems on Apple’s latest mobile operating... More
  • Blog Post: Apple Creates New ‘Pay Once And Play’ App Store Category Free Of F2P Games

    Free-to-play games and in-app purchases have been a point of contention for years now. With accusations of deceptive advertising and children racking up hefty credit card bills , the spotlight has shone brightly on problems with mobile app stores. Apple has taken steps recently to address some of these... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] iPad Version Of Papers, Please Will Get Back 'Controversial' Content

    Update: Papers, Please developer Lucas Pope has stated via Twitter that he will be adding nudity back into the iOS version of the game next week. Pope revealed the information in the following tweet: I'll make an update to restore the nudity over the weekend (default to off) and it should be available... More
  • Blog Post: This Week In Mobile – Freddy's, Fables, And Fortresses

    It's that time again (just like it is every Friday): time for This Week In Mobile, where we pick out some mobile games we think you should check out this week. Without further ado: Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 Developer: Scott Cawthorne Platform: iOS Price: $2.99 Shouldn’t this be called... More
  • Blog Post: The Pokémon Trading Card Game Online Arrives In Canada’s App Store

    In August, The Pokémon Company announced an iPad port of its digital trading card game. Today, Canadians get a crack at it early, as the Pokémon TCG Online is now soft-launched in that territory. If you’re not in Canada, there is still reason to be excited. Soft launches typically... More
  • Blog Post: Final Fantasy V Now Available On Amazon Appstore

    Final Fantasy V has conquered another platform. You can now play Final Fantasy V on your Kindle Fire. The game has been available on App Store and Google Play Store (and a few other platforms) for some time, but this is the first time it is available on the Amazon Appstore. You can grab the game here... More
  • Blog Post: More Than $10 Billion Spent In Apple's App Store In 2013

    In a recent press release , Apple announced that its App Store, a popular home for mobile games, had a hugely successful 2013. More than $10 billion was spent in the App Store in 2013, with $1 billion of those dollars changing hands in December alone, marking the service's most successful month in... More
  • Blog Post: Apple's Best-Selling Apps To Date

    As if there was ever any doubt, people really like to fling birds and chop fruit. Apple announced in January that customers have downloaded over 40 billion apps from the App Store. To celebrate today, the five-year anniversary of its digital shop, Apple revealed which software has sold best overall and... More
  • Blog Post: Apple Awards Rayman Jungle Run Game Of The Year

    Apple has awarded a number of 'Best of' trophies to assorted apps in its store for 2012, and Rayman Jungle Run took home the Best Game award. Rayman Jungle Run is a fine choice, as I had a blast platforming and collecting every Lum , but there were a lot of other great games in Apple's App... More
  • Blog Post: The Great iPad Third-Gen Retina Display Game List

    People lucky enough to get their hands on The New iPad are scouring Apple's App Store for games that take advantage of this machine's new Retina Display (2048 x 1536-pixel resolution). So far, Touch Arcade 's community has dug up 18 different titles that are either designed specifically for... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Is Planning A Robust App Store For The Wii U

    According to thedaily.com , Nintendo is planning to have an app store for the Wii U that will have software beyond the normal offerings of what is currently available on the Wii and the 3DS. The digital store on the 3DS does currently offer a few things outside of games like Mario themed calculators... More
  • Blog Post: Survey: 20 Percent Of iOS Devs Earn 97 Percent Of App Store Revenue

    The iPhone has been a boon to indie game development, providing developers with an inexpensive platform that reaches a massive audience. But is the opportunity that iOS offers optimistic developers just another Horatio Alger-worthy fantasy? A recent survey breaks down who's making money on Apple's... More
  • Blog Post: Wolfenstein 3D Pulled From App Store In Some Countries

    If you live in Austria or Switzerland, you may have missed your chance to buy Wolfenstein 3D on iPhone, since the game was pulled due to offensive imagery. According to id Software's John Carmack, the imagery in question is the many swastikas that can be found hanging in Castle Wolfenstein. Carmack... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Birds Still Dominating The App Store

    Gamasutra has published the top ten paid iPad games, and it features an awful lot of Angry Birds. Take a look at the full list below, which shows that Rovio's mega-hit shows no sign of slowing down: 1. Angry Birds Seasons HD ($1.99) 2. Angry Birds HD ($4.99) 3. Angry Birds Rio HD ($2.99) 4. Monopoly... More
  • Blog Post: New iOS Game Developed By PopCap And A Nine Year-Old

    The Make A Wish Foundation has a long history of making kids' dreams come true, and they did just that for nine year-old Owain Weinert. He was diagnosed with leukemia, and his dream was to help create a video game. The charity got in touch with PopCap to make it happen. That collaboration led to... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Teases Possible New iOS Game

    PopCap released a debut trailer for an iOS game called Unpleasant Horse. The problem? It was on April Fools Day. First off, here's the trailer: Hmm, could go either way. What pushes it in a more real direction is the official PopCap twitter account tweeted the trailer again today, and offshoot PopCap... More
  • Blog Post: FTC Looking Into In-App Purchases

    Responding to concerns from three congresspeople, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it intends to investigate how virtual goods are marketed and sold within mobile applications like free-to-play games. In light of a well-publicized story about an eight-year-old purchasing $1,800 worth of Smurfberries... More
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