Entries in 'app store' (36)

Football Manager and Minecraft top App Store charts

Football Manager and Minecraft top App Store charts

Sega’s Football Manager Handheld and the Pocket Edition of Mojang’s Minecraft topped the iPhone and iPad charts respectively.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 21st 2015 at 3:43PM in News
Apple removing App Store games that display Confederate flags

Apple removing App Store games that display Confederate flags

America’s mixed feelings on its relationship with the Confederate flag has led to a controversial decision from Apple to pull many games that contain it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
Fallout Shelter topped the App Store charts in 48 countries

Fallout Shelter topped the App Store charts in 48 countries

And we wonder why companies are increasingly shying away from the triple-A game space…

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:13PM in News
Apple takes editorial control of the App Store

Apple takes editorial control of the App Store

Some of the automated algorithms that have until recently been used to populate the Apple App Store have been replaced with a curated system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 12:52PM in News

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Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Mojang’s blockbuster game Minecraft continues to take the top position in both of the iOS charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2015 at 3:14PM in News
Pay Once & Play category added to Apple App Store

Pay Once & Play category added to Apple App Store

In its ongoing quest for complete transparency about in-app purchases, Apple has added the new Pay Once & Play category to the App Store.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:43PM in News
Apple asking devs to remove guns from App Store imagery

Apple asking devs to remove guns from App Store imagery

Apple is rejecting games and updates that show images of guns or violence in their screenshots or app icons.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:36PM in News
Apple now offers iTunes refunds in Europe

Apple now offers iTunes refunds in Europe

Consumers can now get a refund on any digital purchase made from Apple, no questions asked.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 3:31PM in News

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App Store developers generated $10bn in revenue last year

App Store developers generated $10bn in revenue last year

App Store developers combined to generate revenue exceeding $10bn in 2014, Apple has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 9th 2015 at 4:28AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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