Archive for the ‘App Store’ Category

Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics have worked together to bring you Tomb Raider: The Final Hours app now available for iOS, Steam and Android. The app is priced at $2.99 and is also available on PC as well as Amazon (Kindle-Fire edition) for the first time. Tomb Raider: The Final Hours gives players a behind the scenes look at how Crystal Dynamics spent the final hours of development time in   Read More ...

Have you been playing the iOS game; The Walking Dead: Assault? If not, you should! It’s a top down third person shooter following the story of The Walking Dead as it’s presented in the comics and even goes as far as to show you a few panels from the comics as well in between missions. You’ll encounter characters from the show and comics as you control Rick, Glenn, Andrea and   Read More ...

Categories: App Store, Apple, iOS, iPad, iPad 2, iPhone, News

Having recently released with my friend our first game onto the Android marketplace, I have realised how hard it is to get a game’s name out. For those that have tried before, you will know what I mean when you see fairly mediocre games reaching 50,000+ downloads on the marketplace while yours is struggling to make 50.  How can we possibly hope to compete? If you want to get into   Read More ...

Apple has finally launched the App Store for Mac. It works just like the iOS version, with users being able to download applications from iTunes. If you buy or download a free app, it will immediately jump to the dock with an iOS-esque progress bar. Once the download completes, you can launch the app. Mac users can download the necessary updates right now. Strangely though, there seems to be lots   Read More ...

Categories: App Store, Apple, Mac, News

Apple has finally slapped a date on their Mac App Store. It will be released on January 6th and will be available to OSX Snow Leopard users in 90 countries at launch. The app itself will be free. Purchased apps will run on all the user’s personal Macs, with updates getting delivered directly through the app store. Developers keep 70% of sales revenue and aren’t charged for free apps. They   Read More ...

Apple head honcho Steve Jobs has confirmed that Epic Games is working on their first game for Apple platforms. He was joined on stage at Apple’s press conference by Epic president Mike Capps today to show off “Project Sword”. It is a first-person action adventure game and will apparently offer “epic sword battles”. It will also support Game Centre. Epic will be licensing Project’s Sword’s engine out for other iOS   Read More ...

Hulu has finally announced that Hulu Plus is coming to the PS3 in July and the 360 in early 2011. The $9.99 a month service is already available on the PC (preview invitation only at the moment), iPhone (as well as the iPod Touch and iPad thanks to the new Hulu Plus app) and other devices. Hulu Plus features full seasons of shows from ABC, NBC and Fox in HD.   Read More ...

Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions will be released on the iPhone and iPod Touch on 15th September. The company hasn’t confirmed how much it’ll cost, but the game has appeared before: it was the 2007 PSP remake of the original Final Fantasy Tactics.

Zynga has released FarmVille for the iPad and iPhone. Previously, the supposedly addictive game was confined to Facebook and the rest of the web. It’s available for free on the App Store, and allows people to carry on their farm from their account or start a new one. Some items are exclusive to the normal web version, and others are exclusive to the App.

Categories: App Store, iPad, iPhone, News

Ubisoft has released Might & Magic Heroes Kingdoms on the iPad App Store in France, Germany and the United Kingdom. The game is playable exclusively on the iPad in Germany and the UK for one week, with the first PC and Mac servers opening in June in these two regions. They are already operational in France, where the game is available already too. A PC trial of the game will   Read More ...

Categories: App Store, iPad, News, PC, Ubisoft

Team17 has released Worms HD for the iPad on the App Store for £2.99. The developers have classed this release as a “console-style edition” of the game, and it apparently features the Holy Hand Grenade and the Concrete Donkey. Martyn Brown, Studio Head of Team 17, said: “Worms is perfectly suited to a casual platform such as iPad, and it’s quite possibly the best ‘hand held’ Worms experience to date.   Read More ...

Categories: App Store, iPad, News, Team17

Rockstar Games has released Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Lite for the iPhone and iPod Touch on the app store. The release is basically a free demo of the full £6 version, and contains three levels of the game.

The new series of Sam & Max begins today, entitled the Devil’s Playhouse. The first episode has been released on the PSN, PC and Mac; called “The Penal Zone”. The dog and rabbit detective duo have to fight villains out for Max’s new-found psychic powers. Each new episode is released monthly, and season passes for the full give game series’ are available now for $34.95 on the PC and Mac.   Read More ...

Sports Interactive have confirmed that Football Manager Handheld will be released on the iPhone tomorrow. It’ll cost £6.99 on the App Store, and will allow you to listen to your music collection while you manage your team to success (or not, as the case may be). The game includes 34 football leagues from 11 countries and allows you to customise tactics, formations, team and player instructions, training and transfers.

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