Tag Archives: ios

Xmas day app downloads hit 242m

Research from Flurry confirmed that Christmas 2011 was dominated by smartphones and tablets, with the result that 242m apps were downloaded on the big day and 1.2bn across the holiday week of December 25th-31st. It’s the first time app downloads have passed 1bn in a week, said Flurry. By comparison …

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Atari launches legal assault on iOS devs

Black Powder Media, the producer of iOS title Vector Tanks 3, has claimed that Atari has issued a number of copyright infringement claims against games that resemble anything from Atari’s back catalogue. Vector Tanks 3 is in itself a derivative of Atari’s 1980 arcade title Battlezone. Thanks to their special …

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Zynga releases ForestVille on iOS

We’ve already seen the success of FarmVille and CityVille – now Zynga has launched ForestVille on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The free-to-play building simulation game follows other iOS App Store titles from the casual games giant including Mafia Wars Shakedown, CityVille Holidaytown and Dream Zoo. Players of ForestVille can …

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