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Apple rejects Binding of Isaac iOS release over child violence concerns

A surprise iOS release for popular roguelike The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth might have been scuppered by Apple’s strict content regulations. Nicalis founder Tyrone Rodriguez tweeted a picture of Apple’s rejection letter this weekend, accompanied by the simple statement: C’mon, wtf… Apple.” The iPhone manufacturer says it blocked the release …

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22Cans pulls Godus Wars microtransaction after criticism

New release Godus Wars has taken less than 24 hours to run into bother. Peter Molyneux and his studio 22Cans announced and released its second Godus title yesterday. The Early Access game costs 10.99 to download and includes the original Godus – which itself has yet to exit Early Access. …

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Homefront: The Revolution to have free DLC, but also microtransactions

A year’s worth of free DLC is the reward for Homefront: The Revolution buyers. The price? An upfront fee for the game and multiplayer microtransactions. As a result, there will be no Season Pass for the shooter and all post-release content will be made available to all players. But those …

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Apple reports record-breaking financial performance for Q1, but warns of coming dip in iPhone sales

Tech giant Apple has posted its results for the first quarter of the year, with the firm reporting a record-breaking $18.4bn in net income. This is the highest ever profit ever recorded by a public company for a single quarter,beating the also record-breaking $18bn in profit Apple reported for Q1 …

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NCSoft’s Blade and Soul player count surpasses 1m

Less than a week after it launched, new MMO Blade and Soul has shot past one million active players. NCSoft’s title launched on Tuesday January 19th 2016 in Europe and America following its debut in China and South Korea in 2012. The publisher announced that Blade and Soul was set …

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Apple hires virtual reality researcher

iPhone manufacturer Apple has to date remained conspicuous from the VR race, but that might be about to change. The Financial Times reports that former Virginia Tech computer science professor Doug Bowman has joined the company. His previous research focused on three-dimensional user interface design and the benefits of immersion …

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