Entries in 'app store' (27)

iOS banishes 'Free' icon from F2P game descriptions

iOS banishes 'Free' icon from F2P game descriptions

Free-to-play games are no longer listed as being ‘Free’ on the Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2014 at 9:35AM in News
Apple App Store enjoys a record-breaking July

Apple App Store enjoys a record-breaking July

The market may be getting increasingly tough for Apple, but that isn’t stopping the continued growth of the App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 12:14PM in News
Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Apps that have no visibility at all – or “zombie apps” – make up 80 per cent of Apple's App Store library, new research from Adjust shows.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:31AM in News
The six-year-old Apple App Store in numbers

The six-year-old Apple App Store in numbers

Apple’s App Store has reached the ripe old age of six, and as of right now contains some 1,252,777 apps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 2:24PM in News

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Monster Hunter Freedom Unite now available on iOS app store

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite now available on iOS app store

Capcom's Monster Hunter Freedom Unite is out now on Apple's app store for iOS devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:08AM in News
Apple reveals new proprietary iOS graphics tech Metal

Apple reveals new proprietary iOS graphics tech Metal

The processing cost of outputting high-end graphics on iOS devices is to be reduced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Leo's Fortune tops UK App Store Charts

Leo's Fortune tops UK App Store Charts

Mobile platformer Leo’s Fortune has made it to the top of both the iPad and iPhone UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 8th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Hitman Go and Spider-Man top UK App Store charts

Hitman Go and Spider-Man top UK App Store charts

Square Enix’s bald killer made it to the top of the UK iPhone paid chart last week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 1st 2014 at 2:50PM in News

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Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

A new report says that total Google Play downloads are currently tracking ahead of the Apple App Store in terms of volume.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

The Apple App Store now offers an 'Indie Game Showcase' page, highlighting noteworthy iOS titles developed by indie studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 10:48PM in News
Flappy Bird to receive re-release

Flappy Bird to receive re-release

Flappy Bird will eventually see a return to mobile marketplaces, creator Dong Nguyen has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2014 at 5:16AM in News
Apple adds in-app-purchase warnings to App Store listings

Apple adds in-app-purchase warnings to App Store listings

Apple's App Store now displays in-app purchase warnings in its search results.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 12th 2014 at 12:29PM in News

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60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily - report

60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily - report

An average of 60 Flappy Bird clones are uploaded onto the iTunes App Store every day, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 7:07PM in News
Flappy Bird is dead as clones flood app stores

Flappy Bird is dead as clones flood app stores

True to his word, developer Doug Nguyen has removed smartphone hit Flappy Bird from app stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2014 at 9:53AM in News
Creator is pulling Flappy Bird from app stores

Creator is pulling Flappy Bird from app stores

The developer of hit mobile sensation Flappy Bird has said he will be removing the game from all app stores following intense scrutiny of the title.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 8th 2014 at 9:10PM in News

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App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

A new report says that games spending on both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store overtook portable gaming last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 1:29PM in News
Sega's Rhythm Thief pulled from App Store

Sega's Rhythm Thief pulled from App Store

Having been released on the Apple App Store yesterday, Sega has now pulled Rhythm Thief & The Paris Caper from sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

Apple has revealed that over $10bn was spent on its App Store throughout 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
Skylanders Collection Vault iOS app released

Skylanders Collection Vault iOS app released

Activision has launched a free companion app for its popular Skylanders franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 27th 2013 at 7:25AM in News
SuperAwesome reaches 13m kids a month

SuperAwesome reaches 13m kids a month

SuperAwesome has announced that its network now reaches 13m unique children each month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 7th 2013 at 4:30PM in News
Google Play boasts more downloads, half the revenue of App Store

Google Play boasts more downloads, half the revenue of App Store

The Google Play store saw 25 per cent more downloads this past quarter than Apple's App Store, but was still behind in revenue by 50 per cent.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2013 at 5:46AM in News
Puzzle & Dragons finally arrives in the UK

Puzzle & Dragons finally arrives in the UK

One of the most successful video games of recent times is finally available on iOS in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 9:35AM in News
Apple and Amazon settle lawsuit over rights to 'App Store'

Apple and Amazon settle lawsuit over rights to 'App Store'

Apple and Amazon have settled a lawsuit over the rights to the term ‘app store’ for use in the companies’ respective distribution platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 11th 2013 at 6:55AM in News
Happy 5th Birthday, Apple App Store

Happy 5th Birthday, Apple App Store

One of the most influential forces in the modern games market will turn five tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2013 at 10:52AM in News