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Now Telltale’s games have been pulled from the Apple App Store

Game of Thrones and Tales from the Borderlands are currently the only Telltale Games available to purchase from the Apple App Store. Eurogamer reports that The Walking Dead, Back to the Future, The Wolf Among Us, Jurassic Park and Sam and Max have all vanished. And not only are they …

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Plague Inc back on top in iPad and iPhone charts

Ndemic Creations’ disease-based strategy game Plague Inc is No.1 this week in the iPhone charts, and takes second place in the iPad Top Ten. Last week the title was No.7 in the iPhone ranks, while it wasn’t in the iPad Top Ten. Plague Inc debuted on iOS in May 2012, …

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Apple App Store hit by malware scam

It has emerged that a piece of Chinese malware was able to bypass Apple’s notoriously tough App Store safeguards. TechSpot reports that the creators of the malicious XcodeGhost code embedded it in a fake version of Apple’s Xcode developer software. This was then posted online where a number of developers …

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Star Wars: Uprising shoots to No.1 in iPad Free Top Ten

The new Star Wars mobile game Uprising was the best-selling free-to-play title on iPad last week. Uprising was released on September 9th and went straight to No.1. It was the seventh best-selling release on iPhone for the week, too. Meanwhile, Jonathan Topf’s Trick Shot was No.1 in the iPhone Paid …

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Flight Control and Dead Space among 23 mobile games killed by EA

One of the App Store’s earliest success stories is among a list of older smartphone games being killed by publisher EA. Included on the list is the multi-million selling Flight Control, which back in 2009 sold 700k copies in under two months on sale – an especially notable achievement considering …

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Apple finally launches a game-centric Twitter channel

A Twitter feed that focuses solely on Apple expansive games offering has been launched. @AppStoreGames will promote not only release dates and promotions, but also highlight the store’s extensive existing catalogue. Its content comes directly from Apple’s App Store editors, who are responsible for populating its pages and compiling featured …

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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. Football Manager Handheld 2015 went to No.1 in the iPhone charts as last week’s top spot holder The 7 Second Challenge falls to sixth place. Meanwhile, Ninja Kiwi’s Bloons TD 5 and …

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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. The flag, a symbol of the American South, is considered by many to have racist associations owing to its origins from the American Civil War …

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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… Bethesda has announced that recent iOS release Fallout Shelter managed to top the game charts in no less than 48 separate countries. It was the most downloaded app of any kind in 25 countries. It remains …

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