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The App Store made $10 billion in sales last year, with December alone providing over $1 billion and a record-breaking amount of app downloads. iOS users racked up "almost" 3 billion downloads last month, helping to take App Store developers' earnings to date up to a whopping $15 billion. Given th...

January 8th 2014 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Camouflaj's stealthy crowdfunded game Republique will launch this Thursday, December 19 on iOS. Republique Director Ryan Payton noted in an interview with IGN that the game's PC and Mac versions will arrive next year. Republique earned $555,662 on Kickstarter in May 2012 and features both David Ha...

December 17th 2013 at 10:15pm 0 Comments
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Apple awarded Vlambeer's Ridiculous Fishing its much-coveted iPhone Game of the Year award today, while Frogmind's silhouetted platformer Badland picked up the iPad award. With App Store exposure being so crucial to an app's success, the awards are big wins for the two indie studios, both comprised...

December 17th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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NBA 2K14 recently hit the portable courts, as it launched on iOS and Android this week for $7.99. The game can't be found on the Google Play store, however, as it is exclusive to the Amazon App Store on Android. The mobile version of NBA 2K14, optimized by 2K China, includes multiplayer matches w...

October 3rd 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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First announced in 2010, Shadow Cities was set to be a completely new experience in MMO gaming. The location-based mobile game secured millions in investment capital and had a promising showing at GDC 2011. But all of that wasn't enough to keep the game afloat almost three years later. Finnish dev...

September 20th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Avatar! Get out of bed, put on some clean underwear, and leave a note for your mom -- there's adventuring that needs doing! Mythic's Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar is out for the iOS and can be played on the iPad 2, iPod 5, and iPhone 4S or higher. Mythic had recently held Ultima Forever bac...

August 8th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Order and Chaos Online, that scrappy little mobile World of Warcraft clone, is continuing to expand its presence in the gaming market. Its latest conquest? Ouya, the Android-based console that released in late June. Ouya Chief Executive Julie Uhrman welcomed the title to the Ouya family: "Ouya is...

August 1st 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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During the App Store's weeklong free-game promo, 5.7 million people downloaded Infinity Blade 2. Five point seven million people. Sit on that number for a moment. In its first day alone, Infinity Blade 2 racked up 1.7 million downloads, and sales of its predecessor, Infinity Blade, rose 2.5 percen...

July 17th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The classic Neo Geo fighting game, Samurai Shodown 2, is now on the iOS App Store and Google Play. The port features customizable controls in the form of virtual touchscreen buttons, which can be placed outside of the game's visual area in "window mode." All 15 characters are included, and multipl...

June 29th 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Developing a mobile app to go along with your MMO is so in right now. Sure, not every developer can afford such a luxury, but it's always good to see three-dimensional developers include our mobile devices in the fun. These apps are also a good way to suck players into a game and keep them there...

April 16th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments