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The atmospheric zombie shooter Aftermath went free for today only. We reviewed the game back in March and really loved the creepy mood the game offers...

'Army of Darkness' iPhone Game Coming - Hail to the King, Baby

Buried in the Buganoids announcement email from Backflip Studios was this tiny little tidbit:..




Backflip Studios has released their latest free game to the App Store. The release of Buganoids follows their other summer launches including Tunnel Shoot, Graffiti Ball, and Ninjump. We profiled Backflip Studios' success in the App Store back at WWDC. As of this writing, they report that their games have seen over 48 million downloads with up to 2 million unique players playing each day. ..

If the Sims is your thing, EA has just launched the latest Sims sequel onto the App Store. Sims 3 Ambitions offers a number of long requested new Sim-capabilities to the App Store game. The latest version actually lets you build your own house or business as well as have babies. ..

Japanese gaming company CAVE seems to be on a roll with the App Store. After the release of excellent Espgaluda II and Dodonpachi Resurrection games, CAVE has announced their first original title for the iPhone and iPod touch...

Gameloft's 'Real Golf 2011' Swings Into App Store

September 9th, 2010 4:28 AM EST by arn in $6.99, iPhone games, Sports
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Gameloft's impressive looking Real Golf 2011 made its appearance on the App Store tonight. ..

So, Namco's Ms. Pac-Man is one of the first games to support Apple's new Game Center leaderboard system. As you can see from the screenshots, the game supports leaderboards and achievements through Apple's new social gaming network:..

Imangi Studios' Harbor Master HD has seen a number of additions since its original iPad launch in April. The base game includes a single map and can be downloaded for free, but they've since added four new maps for $0.99 each as in-app purchases. The map above is called the Bermuda Triangle and includes pirates, monsters and cyclones to make your line-drawing life a bit more difficult. ..

AppShopper Launches Free Universal App

September 7th, 2010 4:55 AM EST by arn in Free, News
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Our sister site AppShopper finally launched a native iPhone and iPad app that offers the same App tracking functionality as the full website. ..

Bas Tossings' Loopy Laboratory has gone free for the day. The game was originally released in October 2008 -- nearly 2 years ago. I really enjoyed the game at the time:..

Ponos is one of the App Store developers that always gets my attention when they release a new game. Their first title was the underappreciated Puzzle Prism, a 3D-tower take on Tetris. Their followup titles included the enjoyable and original Mr. AahH! and Mr. Space!!...

In a surprising move, 2K Games has dropped the price of Civilization Revolution from $6.99 to Free for one day. We looked at the game back in August when it was first released for the iPhone:..

Digitoys Releases Info on 'The Tower'... in Japanese

Digitoys / Yoot Saito has released some info on their upcoming iPad game The Tower... but it's entirely in Japanese. Google translator offers us this interpretation. ..

The large screen followup iPad version to the popular game Fruit Ninja has finally arrived. Fruit Ninja is a simple game at its core but one that we really enjoyed..

Now, we're not saying Audiosurf is definitely coming to the iPhone... but it seems some of the new changes in iOS 4 make it possible. Engadget reported on a DJ scratching app that takes advantage of some of the new APIs in iOS 4 that allow Apps to directly import the audio files from your iPod library. In the past, the best that you could do is simply play and pause your existing iPod music from within a game -- but not actually do any processing to it...

During E3, we met with Taito who revealed a number of their future App Store plans. One of them was a major update to Space Invaders Infinity Gene which adds a new side-scrolling play mode and a new playable ship:..

'Archetype' Online First Person Shooter Launches in U.S.

The much anticipated first persona shooter Archetype has finally launched in the U.S. We first spotted the game having beta launched in the Czech App Store a few weeks ago as it prepared for its international launch. Archetype is an online 5-on-5 team deathmatch game that works over Wi-Fi, 3G and EDGE...

Like you, we are waiting with cautious optimism about the upcoming Star Wars: Battle of Hoth tower defense game that we previewed in May. ..