Entries in 'app store' (105)

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

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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

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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
iOS App Store turns five, hit games go free to celebrate

iOS App Store turns five, hit games go free to celebrate

Infinity Blade II and Tiny Wings are just some of the games you can download for free today as part of the iOS App Store's 5th birthday celebrations.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 8th 2013 at 10:57AM in News
App Store getting Kids category; Official controller support coming to iOS

App Store getting Kids category; Official controller support coming to iOS

Amidst all the furore of Xbox and PlayStation at this year’s E3, a couple of important iOS announcement slipped under many people’s radars.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2013 at 10:39AM in News
Apple App Store serves up its 50 billionth download

Apple App Store serves up its 50 billionth download

The 50 billionth app has been downloaded from the Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2013 at 9:35AM in News
ANALYSIS: Inconsistent app store strategies highlight IAP problems

ANALYSIS: Inconsistent app store strategies highlight IAP problems

An MCV investigation examining hundreds of apps has revealed a lack of consistency in the way in-game purchases are presented on digital stores. 

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 9th 2013 at 10:06AM in News
$10,000 App Store gift card up for grabs as Apple approaches 50bn app downloads

$10,000 App Store gift card up for grabs as Apple approaches 50bn app downloads

Apple’s App Store is on the verge of delivering its fifty billionth download.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2013 at 9:55AM in News
Say what you see - Catch Phrase the best performing paid game in UK App Store charts

Say what you see - Catch Phrase the best performing paid game in UK App Store charts

Cult TV quiz IP Catch Phrase is back thanks to hugely popular iOS app Classic Catch Phrase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2013 at 10:46AM in News
Apple pulls Sweatshop HD from App Store

Apple pulls Sweatshop HD from App Store

A game called Sweatshop HD has been pulled from the Apple App Store owing to the sensitive nature of its content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2013 at 1:50PM in News
Apple ready to compensate parents for accidental child IAP purchases

Apple ready to compensate parents for accidental child IAP purchases

Parents who’ve felt the pain of an unexpected Apple App Store bill after letting their most dearest loose with their iDevice are in luck.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 3:48PM in News