Mobile

App Store nears 10bn downloads

Almost 10 billion apps have been downloaded through the App Store worldwide. To celebrate this milestone, Apple is holding a competition to reward whoever downloads the 10 billionth app. The contest is only open to the firm’s US customers, with the winner receiving an iTunes Gift Card worth a whopping …

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Apple posts record $6bn profit

Apple’s quarterly profit reached $6bn in the three months ending December 25th – a year-on-year rise of 77 per cent. The record profit was backed by record revenue of $26.74bn – up from $15.68bn made in the same period the year prior. Apple sold almost 50m products during the quarter. …

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GameStop launches Kongregate Arcade on Android

GameStop’s browser portal Kongregate has launched what it claims is the largest ever collection of free games for Google’s Android mobile platform. The company said ‘Kongregate Arcade’ will feature over 300 free games based on Abobe Flash technology, resplendent with achievements, profiles and a robust navigation layer to create the …

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Champions Online gets free-to-play date

Atari Europe’s superhero MMO Champions Online will officially become a free-to-play title on January 25th. Developer Cryptic first revealed its intention to remove mandatory subscription charges back in October. Though the game will be free to play to all, a number of premium additions will also be available to purchase. …

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