Apple News


Apple patents game controller and console remote

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 26, 2012 1:45pm PDT

Console-style gaming may be coming to iOS. A new patent application published today shows the company considering the use of a typical dual-analog controller to interface with Apple TV and other iOS devices.


"The PS3 on release was $599 and people paid it...Apple would charge in the $1000+ range and ..."

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Infinity Blade is Epic's 'most profitable' series

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney says Infinity Blade is the company's "most profitable" game series, in terms of "man years versus revenue."


"No one said they're becoming "hardcore games". The article says IB made them a lot of money, and ..."

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Infinity Blade 2 releases 'ClashMob' update

By Steve Watts, Apr 12, 2012 11:30am PDT

The free "ClashMob" update for Infinity Blade 2 has hit, bringing social features, new equipment, and gem crafting. The game is on sale for $4.99 on the App Store.


New York initiative removes sex offenders from online gaming services

By John Keefer, Apr 06, 2012 1:15pm PDT

New York teams with major game publishers to purge the online accounts of more than 3,500 registered sex offenders.


"He doesn't step on cracks to keep his mother's back intact, too."

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iPad games updated for Retina display

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Games are beginning to update for the new iPad's Retina display, including Infinity Blade 2 and Mass Effect Infiltrator.


Apple announces new iPad, Infinity Blade Dungeons

By Steve Watts, Mar 07, 2012 11:45am PST

Apple announced the new iPad today, featuring increased horsepower, Retina Display, and a quad-core processor. To show off the device's power, Epic president Mike Capps debuted Infinity Blade Dungeons.


"on the other hand games for vita are more expensive i think (not verified, just saying in memory ..."

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OS X Mountain Lion adds Game Center, iOS cross-platform multiplayer

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 16, 2012 8:30am PST

OS X Mountain Lion will continue adding features now standard on Apple's other operating system, iOS. Perhaps the most important addition is Game Center, which will enable cross-platform multiplayer.


Atari targeting iOS app developers with copyright infringement claims

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 03, 2012 5:45pm PST

Publisher Atari is reportedly issuing copyright infringement claims to iOS app makers, and some games having already been removed from the App Store by Apple.


"I have a hard time feeling bad for flash-ripoff glitter artists."

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Superman game coming to iOS

By Steve Watts, Oct 13, 2011 9:45am PDT

A Superman game is coming to iOS devices in November, from Chillingo and Tiger Games.


"If either of those is public separate of a publisher it's time to short those stocks now."

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Gabe Newell laments move from open platforms

By Steve Watts, Oct 12, 2011 4:30pm PDT

Valve's Gabe Newell says the video game industry is moving away from open platforms, and thinks Apple could shake up the industry with a living room console device.


""He doesn't support an "open" platform, he supports whatever he can do to put Steam on more ..."

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Unpleasant Horse now on App Store

By Steve Watts, Apr 28, 2011 7:45am PDT

After facing a rejection from Apple, Unpleasant Horse is now available on the App Store. It's the debut effort from 4th & Battery, PopCap's experimental spin-off brand.


"hilarious and awesome. i'm excited to see what else they make. "

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Unpleasant Horse rejected by Apple

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2011 7:45am PDT

Unpleasant Horse, in which a naughty Pegasus pushes hapless animals into meat grinders, is apparently a little too unpleasant for Apple's tastes.


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Report: Apple to unveil iPad 2 on March 2

By Steve Watts, Feb 23, 2011 5:30pm PST

Rumors are swirling that Apple is set to introduce a new iPad model at an upcoming event. Reportedly, the iPad 2 will be the highlight of Apple's upcoming March 2 gathering...


Mac App Store Launching on January 6

By Brian Leahy, Dec 16, 2010 1:00pm PST

The Mac App Store, which was announced back in October, will be launching on January 6 for Mac OSX Snow Leopard users ahead of the Lion upgrade...


"I think the thought has crossed everyone's minds. Cross fingers it doesn't happen but we'll see."

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Apple Changes Third-Party Development Tools Policy for App Store; Adobe and Unity Respond

By Brian Leahy, Sep 10, 2010 1:45pm PDT

With the announcement of iOS 4.0, Apple declared third-party development tools to be in violation of its terms of service. The move was largely...


"Probably true, but if true, expect them to try again in a different way. No one tells Jobs no ..."

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