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iPad launch line-up will be games heavy

iPad launch line-up will be games heavy

44 per cent of the apps currently being tested on iPads are games, according to analytics firm Flurry. That's based on its monitoring of usage of apps containing its analytics ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 4:31PM in News
iPhone “not encroaching” on DS

iPhone “not encroaching” on DS

There’s more than enough evidence to suggest that Apple can rightly lay claim to be the fourth platform holder of the modern video games market – but Nintendo has dismissed ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2010 at 2:42PM in News
US: iPad finally dated

US: iPad finally dated

Apple has announced that its iPad tablet will go on sale in the US on Saturday 3rd April. That's the Wi-Fi-only model - the Wi-Fi + 3G model will go ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2010 at 5:13PM in News
iPad prices leaked?

iPad prices leaked?

The iPad will cost as little as £389 when it eventually arrives in the UK – that’s the claim being made by Geeky Gadgets which says it has received leaked ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2010 at 4:24PM in News

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Plants vs Zombies grosses $1m on iPhone

Plants vs Zombies grosses $1m on iPhone

PopCap Games has announced that its new iPhone game Plants vs. Zombies has grossed more than $1m in revenues in just nine days on the App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2010 at 2:27PM in News
iPhone’s Street Fighter IV detailed

iPhone’s Street Fighter IV detailed

Capcom’s iPhone adaptation of combo-heavy 2.5D brawler Street Fighter IV will be released on the App Store next month and will cost $9.99, the publisher has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2010 at 12:06PM in News
Now Acti execs form iPhone studio

Now Acti execs form iPhone studio

First it was Rockstar, and now the co-founder of Activision is partnering with a fellow industry veteran to form a new iPhone game studio, known as AppStar Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2010 at 12:16PM in News
SFIV heading to iPhone

SFIV heading to iPhone

It’s a series known for its complicated and precise six-button combos. It’s a series that has spawned many dedicated joypads and joysticks. And now Capcom has said that it wants ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2010 at 11:46AM in News

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Rockstar Leeds duo form new studio

Rockstar Leeds duo form new studio

Two senior developers are in the process of leaving Rockstar Leeds to kick-start their own indie development studio, Double 11.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2010 at 9:37AM in News
Retail divided over iPad potential

Retail divided over iPad potential

UK games retailers have mixed feelings towards Apple’s new iPad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2010 at 4:17PM in News
Adobe in new Apple outburst

Adobe in new Apple outburst

Obviously still sore from Apple’s ongoing strategy of locking Flash out of its iPhone OS products – including the new iPad – Flash creator Adobe has once again launched a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2010 at 5:25PM in News
Gameloft iPhone sales hit $25m

Gameloft iPhone sales hit $25m

Gameloft has posted its year-end results, with sales up 11 per cent to €122m. Growth was driven by iPhone game sales, up over 230 per cent to €18m ($25m).

by Colin Campbell
on Feb 3rd 2010 at 12:11AM in News

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Console brands dominate App Store

Console brands dominate App Store

Twelve of the 20 top grossing games in the UK App Store this week are based on console or PC brands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2010 at 2:14PM in News
iPad given UK date

iPad given UK date

Apple has confirmed that the iPad, the latest addition to the tech giant’s fashionable product line, will begin shipping in the UK next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2010 at 1:22PM in News
Sony thankful for iPad

Sony thankful for iPad

Apple’s freshly revealed iPad has been given a warm welcome from Sony, who believes that the supersized iPod Touch can act as a gateway into the wider world of gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2010 at 10:24AM in News
Iwata dismisses iPad

Iwata dismisses iPad

“It’s a bigger iPod Touch” – that’s the conclusive verdict of Nintendo president Saturo Iwata when asked for his thoughts on Apple’s new iPad by The New York Times.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2010 at 2:13PM in News

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RETAIL BIZ: Will retail benefit from iPad?

RETAIL BIZ: Will retail benefit from iPad?

MCV’s vital weekly retail digest, RetailBiz, is now available to view online and download now.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 28th 2010 at 11:44AM in News
iPad – the reaction

iPad – the reaction

Now the long wait is at last over, the tech industry has been keen to share their impressions of Apple’s smartphone-netbook stopgap, the iPad – and the reactions paint a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2010 at 11:22AM in News
iPad pricing revealed

iPad pricing revealed

Apple’s iPad will be available for as little as $499, the tech giant has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 8:45PM in News
EA fronts iPad’s games push

EA fronts iPad’s games push

The lofty job of presenting the iPad’s games credentials to the world was handed to EA tonight, with exec Travis Boatman taking to the stage to show off an iPad ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 8:43PM in News
iPad will play iPhone games

iPad will play iPhone games

Apple confirmed today that its new tablet device, the iPad, will be compatible with iPhone games without the need for modification.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 8:39PM in News
Apple finally unveils iPad

Apple finally unveils iPad

Apple has put an end to six months of intense speculation in confirming today its newest device, the iPad.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 27th 2010 at 6:53PM in News
Elite sets course for iPhone

Elite sets course for iPhone

It’s the game many regard as the greatest ever made, and now David Braben’s defining space epic Elite is making its way to iPhone thanks to Manomio’s C64 emulator app.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 3:27PM in News
Apple tablet laid bare

Apple tablet laid bare

US web entrepreneur and blogger Jason Calacanis has been spending the morning tweeting details about Apple's new tablet device, which he claims Apple gave him ten days ago.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 10:12AM in News
Apple profits soar 50%

Apple profits soar 50%

Tech lifestyle leader Apple has revealed a 50 per cent year-on-year jump in profits for the quarter ending December 26th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2010 at 9:45AM in News