Entries in 'app store' (105)

EA and Apple attacked for iOS price cuts

EA and Apple attacked for iOS price cuts

Ray Sharma, founder of Canadian mobile developer XMG Studio, had some stern words of criticism for EA Mobile and Apple at the Mobile Games Forum in London today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2011 at 3:05PM in News
App Store downloads hit 10bn

App Store downloads hit 10bn

Just two and a half years after its debut in July 2008, over the weekend the Apple App Store saw its ten billionth app downloaded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2011 at 11:20AM in News
App Store nears 10bn downloads

App Store nears 10bn downloads

Almost 10 billion apps have been downloaded through the App Store worldwide.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 21st 2011 at 10:11AM in News
Mac App Store downloads reach 1m

Mac App Store downloads reach 1m

Apple has confirmed that 1m apps have been downloaded from the Mac App Store in its first 24 hours.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2011 at 3:50PM in News

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Nintendo: ‘Great content can beat Apple’

Nintendo: ‘Great content can beat Apple’

The key to winning the war of handheld devices isn’t by lowering the price of games, but by providing ‘great content’.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 7th 2011 at 10:34AM in News
Mac App Store cracked by pirates

Mac App Store cracked by pirates

Just hours after going live yesterday afternoon, Apple's Mac App Store has already been hacked by pirates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2011 at 9:22AM in News
Mac App Store goes live

Mac App Store goes live

The Mac version of the Apple App Store has this afternoon gone live around the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 3:03PM in News
Amazon launches Android dev portal

Amazon launches Android dev portal

Online retail giant Amazon plans to throw its weight behind a new app store for Android devices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 10:21AM in News

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Champ Manager Legends hits App Store

Champ Manager Legends hits App Store

Square Enix has released Championship Manager Legends: 1970s on the App Store.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 4th 2011 at 10:22AM in News
EA cuts prices to dominate App Store

EA cuts prices to dominate App Store

EA Mobile has dropped the price of the majority of its iPhone games range to $0.99 (59p).

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 17th 2010 at 12:10PM in News
Top apps of 2010 revealed

Top apps of 2010 revealed

This year’s most popular iPhone apps have been revealed – and the majority are games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 10th 2010 at 11:28AM in News
Activision has no social gaming plans

Activision has no social gaming plans

Despite the likes of EA, Capcom and Ubisoft continue to enjoy growing success in sectors such as the App Store and Facebook, publishing giant Activision has said it has no ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2010 at 9:40AM in News

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Carmack predicts the death of discs

Carmack predicts the death of discs

Twelve months after Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada predicted the demise of physical media, another games industry stalwart has declared that the days of packaged games are numbered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2010 at 12:50PM in News
Minecraft clone hits iPhone, is pulled

Minecraft clone hits iPhone, is pulled

For a brief period yesterday iPhone and iPad owners were briefly able to download what to all intents and purposes was a functional portable version of smash indie PC hit ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2010 at 10:09AM in News
Zattikka brings Mr Bean to iPhone, iPad

Zattikka brings Mr Bean to iPhone, iPad

Up-and-coming social and casual games studio Zattikka has announced the launch of Mr Bean: Out of Control.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2010 at 11:57AM in News
New Angry Birds sells 1m

New Angry Birds sells 1m

Finnish developer Angry Birds has revealed that Angry Birds Halloween, the latest version of its popular mobile game, has sold 1m copies on the Apple App Store after just six ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2010 at 4:33PM in News

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10m daily downloads for App Store

10m daily downloads for App Store

Apple has announced that its App Store has now passed the seven billion downloads milestone, up from 6.5 billion at the start of September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 2:34PM in News
App Store coming to Macs

App Store coming to Macs

The status of the Apple Mac in the world of desktop gaming has received a serious boost in the arm with news that alongside the release of the next version ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2010 at 9:47PM in News
Apple lifts game App restrictions

Apple lifts game App restrictions

Apple has extended an olive branch to its army of app developers by relaxing restrictions on how games are made.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 9th 2010 at 4:26PM in News
Reverb settles fake review scandal

Reverb settles fake review scandal

PR and marketing firm Reverb Communications has settled charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission over deceptive reviews on Apple's App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2010 at 5:06PM in News
iPad launching in UK on April 24th?

iPad launching in UK on April 24th?

Apple's iPad has already sold 300K units in just a day on sale in the US - but the firm has been tight lipped on the exact date of a ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 5th 2010 at 7:13PM in News
iPad hits US, 300K sold, 1m Apps downloaded

iPad hits US, 300K sold, 1m Apps downloaded

The iPad sold over 300,000 in its first day on sale in the US, according to Apple.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 5th 2010 at 7:09PM 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
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
Tesco App turns iPhone into a shop sat-nav

Tesco App turns iPhone into a shop sat-nav

British grocery giant Tesco has released an iPhone App that lets users pinpoint where certain goods can be found within its fleet of stores.

by Rob Crossley
on Oct 15th 2009 at 1:29PM in News