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


Due to the FTC complaint settlement
Jan 15
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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...
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Real Racing 3 infuriates with $500 of microtransactions


Oh dear me
Mar 01
// Jim Sterling
While I really don't think there's anything inherently wrong with free-to-play games, they can definitely be problematic -- especially when a developer places the mental pummeling of customers above gratifying gamep...
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iOS game lets you beat your boyfriend until he's perfect


Domestic abuse is pretty hilarious
Jan 29
// Jim Sterling
Whenever something gross comes up about a women being objectified or treated poorly, a stock response is often, "You wouldn't bother talking about this if a man were the victim." Well, let's take a look at The Boyfriend Train...

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NRA launchs iOS game for children aged four and up


Get 'em when they're young
Jan 14
// Jim Sterling
Despite slamming the videogame industry -- and the nature of free expression -- for promoting gun violence, the National Rifle Association isn't afraid to double down on its hypocrisy. The gun advocacy group has released a sh...
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Apple rejects illegal immigration game


Apr 28
// Jim Sterling
A satirical iOS game about trucking Mexicans across the US border has been rejected by Apple for being racist. Because of course, when you dare say that some Mexicans are illegal immigrants, you are of course stating that all...
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Apple approves iOS App that 'cures homosexuality'


Mar 22
// Jim Sterling
I'm still picking pieces of my jaw up off the floor as I write this, but Apple has come under fire for allowing an App that claims to "cure" people of homosexuality. I can hardly believe this is the year 2011. Exodus Internat...
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Baby shaking game pulled from iPhone store


Apr 23
// Jim Sterling
A $0.99 iPhone game has been pulled from the Apple Store after generating a wave of controversy for its tasteless (yet undeniably righteous) subject matter. The App's called Baby Shaker and is, as you may already have guessed...

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