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Predictable: New RollerCoaster Tycoon announced for iOS photo
Predictable: New RollerCoaster Tycoon announced for iOS
by Jordan Devore

The 60 thumbs up and over 2,300 thumbs down the announcement trailer for RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile has received on YouTube truly says it all. But let's continue anyway: this will be a $2.99 download for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. How many more beloved PC brands must we see tarnished on mobile? All of them? It's starting to feel that way.

"Create and share the coolest amusement park of your dreams and construct incredible roller coasters to keep your visitors excited. Build the best park, unlock new materials, and exchange roller coaster blueprints with friends to become the ultimate RollerCoaster Tycoon!" Right.

Prior to the announcement, Atari was teasing the game on Twitter and immediately people assumed it was going to be a mobile title as opposed to the proper, full-fledged PC game long-time fans have been awaiting. It's as predictable a situation as it is disappointing.

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7:30 PM on 01.15.2014

Apple paying $32.5M to consumers over in-app purchases

Apple has agreed to provide full refunds to consumers in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Apple is paying a minimum of $32.5 million over complaints from consumers that incurred charges when kids would spend mo...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:45 PM on 01.07.2014

Apple's App Store brought in $10 billion in 2013

Apple has announced that customers spent over $10 billion on the App Store in2013. App downloads reached almost three billion in December, and that alone brought in $1 billion in sales making for the most successful month in ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Review: SteelSeries Stratus iOS controller photo
Review: SteelSeries Stratus iOS controller
by Chris Carter

MFi controllers really have the ability to be a game changer for iOS devices. But they're in their infancy, and not only are a select amount of games supported, but they also have some limitations. So far, I've reviewed the Logitech Powershell and MOGA Ace Power -- two controllers that are wired, and only work for specific iPhone flavored devices.

Out of nowhere comes a new challenger -- the SteelSeries Stratus line for iOS, which allows for the same four trigger, dual analog control system of the Ace Power, but this time, with wireless support.

If only it were priced a tad cheaper.

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9:00 AM on 12.17.2013

Play the original Tomb Raider on iOS for $0.99

Square Enix just released the original Tomb Raider for iOS, and it's just $0.99. The old Tomb Raider games were really good, so it's tempting to grab this for this cheap. It comes with the extra chapters from the 1998 re-rele...

Joshua Derocher

5:45 PM on 11.20.2013

Logitech unveils iPhone 5 gaming controller & battery

Logitech has revealed its entry into the iPhone controller market, hinted at earlier this year, with the Powershell Controller + Battery. Now that iOS 7 comes with native support for gaming controllers, Logitech is stepping u...

Steven Hansen

3:00 AM on 10.11.2013

XCOM for iOS gets multiplayer, on sale for $9.99

XCOM: Enemy Unknown on iOS has received a new update that brings in asynchronous multiplayer. Additionally the update brings in iOS7 optimization and a newly implemented leaderboard. The game usually goes for $19.99, but it's on sale for $9.99. Check out our review to see why the mobile version is worth picking up. 

Hamza CTZ Aziz





3:30 PM on 09.19.2013

Don't download this GTA V app on the Android store

With the immense and predictable popularity of Grand Theft Auto V, it's not exactly surprising that there are some less than reputable characters that are looking to piggyback on its success. That's the case with an imposter ...

Brett Makedonski

10:00 PM on 09.16.2013

Play with the GTA V dog on your phone with the iFruit App

First of all you have to read the product description for the Grand Theft Auto V iFruit App on iTunes: How would we survive without apps? Apps can transform your mobile device into essential tools like a harmonica, disco bal...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:00 AM on 09.10.2013

Rayman Fiesta Run coming to iOS, Android, and Windows 8

Rayman Jungle Run was fantastic, and was even Apple's Game of the Year no less. So it's no surprise that a sequel is on the way in the form of Rayman Fiesta Run, coming later this year for iPad, iPhone, Android, and Windows ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:00 PM on 08.14.2013

Early thoughts on the ukiyo-e fighting game Edo Superstar

Last week, I guided your gaze towards a Kickstarter for Edo Superstar, a mobile fighter with a Japanese woodblock carving aesthetic. It is the brainchild of Jed Henry, who hopes to translate his Ukiyo-e Heroes style into an a...

Tony Ponce

4:00 PM on 08.10.2013

Bread Kitty, Knightmare Tower, Amateur Surgeon, & Nuns

Bread Kitty by developer Bake450 is kind of like Pokemon, except it involves all real world cats. You collect, battle, and train these cats, and part of the battling system involves you equipping various types of bread aroun...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

4:30 PM on 08.08.2013

VG woodblock artist is now making a ukiyo-e fighting game

Last year, illustrator Jed Henry produced a line of fan art that re-imagined Nintendo characters as samurai, all rendered in the Japanese woodblock print style. His Ukiyo-e Heroes series proved incredibly popular, leading to...

Tony Ponce

7:30 PM on 08.05.2013

Tetris meets monster battling in Tetris Monsters

What genre or style of game hasn't been mashed up with Tetris yet? What about monster hunting role-playing? Let me check the list... nope! Doesn't look like it! You're clear to go! The latest Tetris variant is Tetris Monster...

Tony Ponce

4:00 PM on 08.02.2013

A Ride into the Mountains is a great mobile experience

We're back with another round of mobile titles you should take a look at. It's no easy task finding actual good mobile titles as we get a couple of dozen requests A DAY, from indies to major companies. It's no wonder many ded...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

10:30 PM on 08.01.2013

All these id Software games are on sale on iOS

If the giant Steam sale wasn't enough, then here's some more sales to celebrate QuakeCon! Every id Software game on the iOS App Store is $0.99 right now. That includes Rage HD, Doom II RPG, Doom Resurrection, Doom Classic, and Wolfenstein 3D Platinum. Speaking of iOS sales, Tiny Thief is now $0.99, and Bad Piggies is free for a limited time on iPhone and iPad.

Hamza CTZ Aziz