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'Apollo Justice Ace Attorney' Hits the App Store

We're just mere moments away from our usual "Out Now" post, but I figured the arrival of Apollo Justice Ace Attorney [$0.99] was worth it's own little heads up. For those keeping score at home, Apollo Justice is the fourth game in the beloved Ace Attorney main series, though it doesn't actually star everyone's favorite

Apple is in the midst of removing outdated games and apps from the App Store

The company is removing outdated, abandoned, and non-functional apps from the App Store. So far, nearly a quarter of apps that have been removed have been games....

Space MMO 'Hades' Star' Looking for Alpha Testers

If you want to take a trip to Hades (sorry, couldn't resist), check out the upcoming Hades' Star, a persistent space MMO looking for Alpha testers in our Upcoming Games forum. The game is still in very early development, but if you want to be one of the first to travel the uncharted galaxies of

Check Out How the Lovely 'Don't Grind' Was Made

Don't Grind [Free] is a silly game, but silly in the positive sense of the word. We really like it here at TouchArcade towers, and it's no accident it was our Game of the Week. Something about trying to keep those poor vegetables, sweets, or whatever from dying at the blades of the huge buzzsaws

Roguelike Strategy RPG 'Crowntakers' Getting iPhone Support in January

In March of last year, Kalypso Media released a refreshing take on the roguelike genre with Crowntakers [$3.99 (HD)]. By taking elements from turn-based strategy RPGs and blending in some of the most popular elements of roguelikes, they created an experience that was more than the sum of its parts. Also, by including two difficult

Opinion: Now is the time to unionize the game industry

The SAG-AFTRA strike should lead to wider conversations about whether the largest studios should unionize. It's long past time that we saw game studios as shops in want of stewards....

Turn-Based Miniatures Game 'Warbands: Bushido' Coming Along Well

Warbands: Bushido is trying to bring the feel of moving miniatures around a board to your mobile devices, and it seems to be well on its way to do so. The game has just gone live on Steam Early Access, and while the developers say there's still a lot of work to be done before

Rovio's 'Hatch' Service Will Let You Play Without Downloading

Back in 2011, Onlive, a cloud-based service, tried to do something pretty crazy; let you play games without actually downloading them. Alas, the service was not long-lived and the service got its obituary around 2015. Now Rovio, the developer behind the little-known Angry Birds franchise, has decided to once more try and reach for the

Sony's 'PlayStation Communities' Helps You Make Friends and Teammates

If you're a PlayStation 4 gamer, then you should probably download the new PlayStation Communities [Free] App, out now for iOS and Android. This app will let players meet players with similar interests so you can socialize or even team up. For instance, you can join parties and launch into games with other Community members,

'Hearthstone' Tavern Brawl, Meet Yogg-Saron's RNG, Again

Yogg-Saron hasn't always been everyone's favorite Hearthstone [Free] Whispers of the Old Gods card; something about a ton of random spells blasting all over the place irked those who hate RNG. The card has been nerfed a bit but is still a powerful one, and in this repeat Tavern Brawl its RNG spell effect is

'Exiled Kingdoms RPG' Review - Chop 'til You Drop

I usually try to stay on top of the various RPGs that come out from week to week, but every once in a while, something good slips past. Fortunately, the TouchArcade forums are pretty reliable about finding the things we happen to miss, and that's just how I came across Exiled Kingdoms [Free], a surprisingly

Come to GDC 2017 and see how Crashlands achieved cross-platform success

Through 5 games and 5M players, Butterscotch Shenanigans has faced trials of discoverability, monetization, and retention. Come hear the story for yourself at GDC 2017, and maybe avoid their mistakes!...

Rovio spins off Netflix-inspired mobile game streaming service, Hatch

Angry Birds creator Rovio wants to create the Netflix of mobile video game streaming with its new spin-off venture, Hatch....

Apple Goes (RED) Once Again for Worlds AIDS Day with Tons of In-Game Promotions

Apple and Product Red have been doing annual promotions now for ten years, which honestly, really makes me feel old as it doesn't seem like that long ago. If you've never heard of this whole (RED) thing before, the Wikipedia page does a good job of detailing what it's all about. Basically, all these massive

New iPhone Games on Our Forums: 'Knight Slinger', Ketchapp's 'Bottle Flip!', 'Colt Express', 'Atlantean' and More

I can't believe it's already been a year since our last National Mousse Day. I'm not sure if it technically qualifies as a mousse or not, not being an expert in such things, but I feel like it's appropriate to eat a Baker's Square French Silk Pie today. Or really any day. While you're eating

Unity 5.5 exits beta, replete with codeless IAP and Holographic support

Heads up, Unity devs: The 5.5 version of Unity has graduated out of beta and is now marked as a stable release, one that includes expanded support for codeless IAP and Windows Holographic....

Pixel Platformer 'Tons of Bullets' Is on Sale for the First Time on the App Store

There are a wide variety of genres and types of games on the App Store, many of which would only work on the pure touchscreen-centric input that the iPhone offers. While this results in a lot of imaginative and innovative experiences, I still end up gravitating towards platformers when I'm looking for a new game

Someone Has Found the End of 'Desert Golfing' at Hole Number 64,465

Even though I spend most of my free time writing about a ridiculous variety of iOS games, I always tend to gravitate towards a relatively basic App Store classic on the everyday commute. This game is Desert Golfing [$1.99] - while not much more than an extremely minimalist putting simulator, in practice the game is

Nokia MeeGo reborn: Jolla's Sailfish OS emerges as Russia's anti-Android choice

Jolla's uncertain future as a would-be rival to Android may be a little clearer with official support from Russia.

We're Streaming iOS Games Live on Mobcrush [The Quest HD with Shaun!]

We're streaming live on Mobcrush right now. There's a couple different ways you can watch the stream, and they all work equally well and it's really just a matter of personal preference as to which method you prefer. The easiest way to watch is just watching the embedded player right here on TouchArcade. In the

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