Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: iPhone

NIS gets educational with Character Chowdown for iOS

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NIS will be bringing the younger doods and doodettes into the fold shortly with the release of their educational iOS puzzle game Character Chowdown. Developed in conjunction with Yummy Yummy Tummy, Character Chowdown will help players learn Asian language sets by using a variety of colorful characters in conjunction with memory-recall-style play, as well as tailor lessons so that users will receive extra practice with the words giving them the most trouble.

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Sega kicks off new sale for downloadable Sonics

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Sega has launched a digital Sonic sale to kick off the summer, as well as to celebrate the franchise’s birthday this Saturday. The deals, with discounts up to 70% off, are good for consoles, with PSN and XBLA discounts, as well as Google Play and App Store sales for the mobile versions.

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RayStorm available on App Store, RayForce discounted

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Square Enix and Taito have followed up the iOS port of their top-down shooter RayForce (known to North American Sega Saturn owners as Galactic Attack) with its sequel, RayStorm. Released in 1997 on the original PlayStation, RayStorm was the second in the Ray series and the first to feature 3D graphics. The iOS version, available for iPhone and iPod touch, includes an Arcade Mode as well as an iPhone Mode, which is a bit of a tweaked version with remixed music, updated graphics, and altered enemy attack patterns.

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Street Fighter x Tekken Mobile announced for summer release

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Capcom is bringing more of their brawlers to the App Store with Street Fighter x Tekken Mobile. The portable version, set to launch this summer, will be based off the console release but redesigned for touchscreen controls. The mobile version will also include new modes and a new form of the tag mechanic. The four-character roster includes Chun-Li, Kazuya, Nina, and Ryu.

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E3 2012 – Square Enix: Demons’ Score announced for Android, iOS

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Square Enix will be launching a new rhythm-based action game this summer for Android and iOS devices, Demons’ Score. As the possessed heroine Serenity, players must battle all matter of hellish demons (with a touch of flair) to aid her in tracking down her missing father.

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Bard’s Tale available for OS X, iOS version gets Bard’s Tale 3

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inXile has hit a bit of a Bard’s Tale stride lately. Not only has the 2004 version been released for the Mac, complete with saved-game compatibility with the iOS release, but the latter has also received a healthy update. With the latest patch, which includes Bard’s Tale 3, the iOS version now boasts not only the 2004 version but also the entire original Bard’s Tale Trilogy.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II launches, mobile release dated

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Sonic continues his fourth episode today with the launch of Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II on PSN and Steam, and will be spin dashing onto Live Arcade tomorrow. The 1200 MS Point/$14.99 adventure will see Sonic and Tales battling old foes Doctor Robotnik and Metal Sonic. As a bonus, gamers who own both Episode I and II on the same platform will unlock the extra Metal Sonic addition, Episode Metal. Metal Sonic’s portion is comprised of four reworked acts from Episode I and details how he survived the end of Sonic CD.

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Wolfenstein 3D turns 20, id celebrates with free iOS, web versions

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Wolfenstein 3D has turned 20! And I feel old! To properly celebrate the venerable series’ birthday, Bethesda and id have launched a new version of the original as a free-to-play browser-based game. Gamers can head to wolfenstein.bethsoft.com or Facebook.com – Wolfenstein and give Hitler an updated what for. But wait – that’s not all! Later today, Bethesda will also be offering Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum for free (for a limited time) for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch on the App Store.

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Victorian Mysteries: Woman in White now on App Store

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Square Enix has released a new hidden-object puzzler for iOS today, Victorian Mysteries: Woman in White. The second release in the Victorian Mysteries series, Woman in White is available for $0.99 (iPhone/iPod touch) and $2.99 (iPad HD). To celebrate the launch, Square Enix is offering the first release, The Moonstone, for free until next Monday 7.

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Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes now on App Store

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Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is now showboating on the App Store. Available for iPhone and iPod touch, Capcom’s over-the-top tag brawler includes all 56 characters, the variable tag system, and the Flick Button, a new control mechanism for pulling off advanced moves with a swipe.

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