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'Fire Emblem Heroes' most profitable Nintendo/DeNA mobile game, 'Angry Birds Champions' tournaments have cash prizes

02/21/2018, 11:02 am

The most successful Nintendo/DeNA smartphone game so far has been "Fire Emblem Heroes," pulling in about $295 million worldwide in its first year, according to recent data. But, competitor Rovio might challenge that with the new "Angry Birds Champions" which allows users to win cash prizes in online tournaments.

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'Alto's Odyssey' slides onto iPhone, iPad, Apple TV ahead of schedule

02/21/2018, 09:02 am

'Alto's Odyssey,' a snowboarding-based endless runner for iPhone and iPad, has shipped a day earlier than its Feb. 22 release date, with players now able to buy the successor to the popular 'Alto's Adventure' from the iOS App Store for $4.99.

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Alto's Odyssey coming to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV on Feb. 22

02/12/2018, 03:02 pm

The follow-up to "Alto's Adventure," snowboarding endless-runner "Alto's Odyssey" now has a release date, with the new title expected on Feb. 22.

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Legendary Pokemon Rayquaza added to 'Pokemon Go,' Aspyr discounts 'Civ VI' for iPad to half price

02/08/2018, 12:02 pm

Niantic is teasing the upcoming addition of a new legendary Pokemon that players of 'Pokemon Go' will soon be able to collect with their iPhones, meanwhile Aspyr has discounted 'Civilization VI' for the iPad to half its regular price, bringing the strategy game down to $29.99 for a limited time.

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Apple to host 'Introduction to ARKit' session at Game Developers Conference

02/07/2018, 04:02 pm

Developers hoping to incorporate augmented reality into iOS games and apps will be able to get some assistance from Apple itself during the upcoming Game Developers Conference, as part of the 'Introduction to Apple's ARKit' session presented by the iPhone and iPad producer.

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Data mining efforts reveal quests arriving in future 'Pokemon Go' update

02/06/2018, 03:02 pm

'Pokemon Go' may soon get an update to add some single player-focused content to the popular Niantic game for iPhone, after data mining efforts revealed elements of a new quest system that could offer more things to do in the game, as well as teaching new players basic gameplay concepts.

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'Final Fantasy XV:Pocket Edition' arriving on iOS February 9, 'Miitomo' shuttering in May

01/29/2018, 01:01 pm

'Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition' is now available to pre-order from the iOS App Store ahead of a February 9 release, meanwhile Nintendo has announced plans to shut down its first smartphone-only app 'Miitomo' in May, just over two years after it launched in the United States.

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'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' trailer released, 'Hero Academy' sequel hits iPhone and iPad

01/19/2018, 12:01 pm

More details about PortKey Games' second 'Harry Potter' title destined for iOS have surfaced via a new trailer, meanwhile Robot Entertainment has shipped the sequel to 'Hero Academy' on iPhone and iPad, refreshing the original game by switching out asynchronous combat for real-time gameplay.

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Aspyr ships 'Civilization VI' Fall 2017 update for macOS, Metal-supporting games list compiled

01/17/2018, 02:01 pm

Players of 'Civilization VI' on macOS have more downloadable content to enjoy, while a new list compiling games supporting Apple's Metal API offers more ways for gamers to push their Mac's GPU.

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Niantic's 'Pokemon Go' to go iOS 11-only in late February

01/10/2018, 10:01 am

As of Feb. 28, people will no longer be able to play Niantic's "Pokemon Go" on devices without iOS 11 -- cutting off access on some older iPhones and iPads.

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Aspyr ships 'Sid Meier's Civilization VI' on iOS with high-powered iPad required to play

12/21/2017, 02:12 pm

Aspyr Media has released 'Sid Meier's Civilization VI' for the iPad, just over one year after it was released for macOS and Windows, with the port of the turn-based world-conquering game retaining all of its features of its desktop counterpart in its move to the smaller screen.

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'Sky: Light Awaits' for iPhone, iPad & Apple TV delayed until March 2018

12/21/2017, 10:12 am

A centerpiece of Apple's fall introduction of the Apple TV 4K, thatgamecompany's "Sky: Light Awaits," will miss its original 2017 window and launch in March 2018 instead, Apple has quietly revealed.

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Review: 'Bridge Constructor Portal' for iOS brings new ideas to the building puzzle genre

12/19/2017, 07:12 pm

"Bridge Constructor Portal" brings the construction gameplay of "Bridge Constructor" to the "Portal" franchise, resulting in an enjoyable puzzle game that fans of both games will enjoy playing through.

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Bogus version of 'Cuphead' appears on Apple's App Store, developer gets it pulled [u]

12/18/2017, 09:12 am

A fake version of Studio MDHR's popular animated platform shooter, "Cuphead," appeared on the App Store on Monday, drawing attention to the problem of copycat mobile apps.

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Get more out of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' with these toys, tips and apps

12/15/2017, 02:12 pm

With critical acclaim and unparalleled hype, the latest entry in the Luke Skywalker saga has arrived in theaters. If you just can't get enough "Star Wars," AppleInsider has you covered, with some of the coolest toys, best apps, games and more.

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Celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi with discounts on games for macOS and iOS

12/14/2017, 08:12 pm

To celebrate the release of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' in cinemas, games linked to the major movie franchise offer discounts or free items as a bonus to their players. AppleInsider has collected some of the better offers available on Mac, iPhone, and iPad, so you can continue your 'Star Wars' experience long after watching the latest installment.

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Platformer 'Fez,' puzzler 'Life is Strange' arrive on App Store for iPhone, iPad

12/13/2017, 03:12 pm

Two games that made a name for themselves on consoles and PC have made their way to the iPhone and iPad, with 'Fez Pocket Edition' now available to download from the App Store, while 'Life is Strange' will arrive on iPhone and iPad from Dec. 14.

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Sega releases 'Streets of Rage' for iOS as free-to-play Sega Forever title with local network multiplayer mode

12/07/2017, 11:12 am

The Sega Forever collection has increased in size once more, with Sega bringing the iPhone and iPad port of classic fighting game 'Streets of Rage' to the free-to-play roster, complete with support for cooperative play across multiple mobile devices.

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'Portal' edition of 'Bridge Constructor' arriving on Apple's iOS, macOS Dec. 20

12/06/2017, 11:12 am

Headup Games, the developer of popular construction-based puzzle game 'Bridge Constructor,' will be using the universe of Valve Software's 'Portal' as the basis for an upcoming release, with 'Bridge Constructor Portal' bringing element from both games together into a title destined for macOS and iOS on Dec. 20.

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Feral drives 'Grid Autosport' port to iPhone and iPad with 'console-quality' visuals

11/27/2017, 12:11 pm

Feral Interactive has released its second port of a Codemasters game this month, with triple-A racing title 'Grid Autosport' driving from consoles into the iOS App Store as a paid title for iPhone and iPad, complete with all of the game's downloadable content and high quality visuals.

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