Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: iOS

Chaos Rings available for Windows Phone, Final Fantasy V for iOS

Chaos Rings (Windows Phone) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Square Enix has two new releases for the mobile market, Chaos Rings and Final Fantasy V. Chaos Rings, a brawl between couples who fight for immortality, is available for Windows Phone, specifically 7.5 (8.0 will be supported at a later date). Final Fantasy V’s mobile release has been updated with a new character, the gladiator Cannoneer; two new jobs, Oracle and Necromancer; and Game Center support. Final Fantasy V is available for iOS 4.3 or later for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.

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Duke Nukem II launching next month for iOS

Duke Nukem II (iOS, PC) iOS Announcement - Screenshot 1

Contrary to recent events, Duke Nukem was a pretty cool guy at one point. Well, “cool” might be a bit too strong, so let’s say entertaining. To relive the days before the crushing disappointment of Forever, 3D Realms and Interceptor Entertainment will be releasing Duke Nukem II for iOS. The 1993 sequel was the last time Duke stepped out as a side-scrolling hero before making the leap to first-person shooter star. Platforming fans can look forward to 32 levels, an arsenal appropriate for Duke, and some handheld exclusives, including new art, new music, and leaderboard support.

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Slitherine’s Legion now bringing civilization to iOS barbarians

Slitherine's Legion (iOS, PC) iOS Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Salvete, fellow Romans! Today, the legions march forth from beautiful Italia to subdue the savages that tear at our borders … from our iPads. (To handheld glory!) So yes, Slitherine’s turn-based strategy game Legion has launched for iOS. Originally released for Windows by Strategy First, the newest version includes all 100-plus nations, seven campaigns, units, resources, and difficulty levels from the PC original.

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Avadon 2: The Corruption announced for iOS, Mac, and Windows

Avadon 2: The Corruption (Mac, iOS, PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Spiderweb has announced the second release in the Avadon trilogy, Avadon 2: The Corruption. The story continues from its predecessor, The Black Fortress, as players continue in their role as a Hand of the Black Fortress. After an expected raid shattered the once-peaceful land, players must decide whether they want to protect its people or side with a rising power and deliver the fatal blow to Avadon.

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Apple Handheld, PC News

Hyperdimension Neptunia The App launches on App Store

Hyperdimension Neptunia The App (iOS) iPhone and iPod touch Launch Announcement - Header

NIS has launched a companion app in anticipation of the release of the series’ next entry, Victory. Hyperdimension Neptunia The App features Gamindustri guardians Neptune and Noire as interactive characters as well as alarms and a calendar. Purchasable content includes costumes for the two, voice packs, and the ability to have them imposed over pictures.

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Star Wars Pinball announced for consoles, mobile, and PC

The Rebels and the Empire will be taking their never-ending war to the ultimate battlefield: the pinball table. Zen Studios, the current go-to developers for all things pinball, will be bringing a new dimension to the most famous of intergalactic wars with Star Wars Pinball. The new collection will be available later this month and launch with an initial three-table pack consisting of themed tables based on The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett, and The Clone Wars. The tables will include interactive 3D characters, including Luke Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano, in-game friend challenges, and online as well as local hotseat multiplayer.

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Final Fantasy IV now available on App Store for iOS

Final Fantasy IV (iOS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Final Fantasy IV has launched on the App Store for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The iOS version is based on the 2008 3D remake for the Nintendo DS and features a remixed score, the new character Augment System, and CG cutscenes. The popular entry follows the former dark knight Cecil on his quest of redemption after being stripped of his powers.

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Middle Manager of Justice now on App Store for iOS

Middle Manager of Justice (iOS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Justice Corp has just opened a new branch, and they need someone to grease the gears of the corporate machine that lay between the important people and the rank-and-file staffers. In Double Fine’s new free iOS game Middle Manager of Justice, it turns out that that person is you. The superhero management game approaches superhero sim status with players given the duties of training and managing a team of heroes, building and maintaining their facilities, and upgrading their equipment.

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Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory announced for PS3, App to boot

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory (PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS is returning to the Hyperdimension series next year with Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory for the PS3. The action-RPG, set to launch on March 12, marks the third installment for the series, and will feature the return of Neptune in a new quest that will see her going back to the 1980s. NIS promises “a refined and even faster-paced battle system, more dungeons, and more comedy than you can waggle a controller at.”

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Apple Handheld, PlayStation 3 News

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition on App Store

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition (Mobile) Launch Announcement - Header

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition has launched on the App Store for iOS devices. The Anniversary Edition has been optimized for mobile and tablet devices, ” with several new mobile-specific features including an intuitive, fully scalable and customizable user interface, new camera controls, upgraded textures, greater resolutions and increased draw distance.”

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