Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: iPod touch

Drakerider launches on App Store with free first chapter

Drakerider (iOS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix has launched a new role-playing game for iOS, Witchcraft Inc.’s Drakerider. The first chapter is available free, with the remaining four chapters running $6.99 each, and introduces players to Aran Lawson and his dragon, Eckhardt. The duo set out on a quest to save the world of Ingraine from an evil spirit known as the Dread. But in the end, does one really need a reason to ride around on a battle dragon?

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Final Fantasy Dimensions launches on App Store with free Prologue

Final Fantasy Dimensions (iOS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix is harkening back to Final Fantasy’s 8- and 16-bit days today with the launch of Final Fantasy Dimensions for iOS. The first chapter in the new episodic saga, Prologue, is a free download that introduces players to the tale of the Avalonian Empire’s quest for peace and the world’s subsequent descent into darkness. Dimension features the return of job-based classes, as well as a sliding control pad and new work from composer Naoshi Mizuta.

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SolaRola launches for Android, iOS

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SolaRola, a new physics-based puzzle-platformer, is now available for Android and iOS devices. The Square Enix-published release has been re-imagined for mobile devices with new graphics, a new storyline, and a refined touch-and-tilt control scheme. As Wiz and Waz, players must make their way through maze-filled planets by bouncing around obstacles, including rocks and bombs, and deadly creatures to save the universe’s four guardians from Ping the Unmerciless.

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Jet Set Radio HD announced for Android and iOS

Jet Set Radio (360, Android, iOS, PS3, PS Vita) Mobile Announcement - Screenshot 1

The recently announced high-definition remake of Jet Set Radio will be making its way to Android and iOS devices. The mobile versions will feature the same gameplay as the original, but they will also include support for OpenFeint and Retina display for using photos as in-game graffiti.

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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

Sonic (Android iOS 360 PS3) Summer 2012 Digital Sale Announcement - Header

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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Android, Apple Handheld, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

RayStorm available on App Store, RayForce discounted

RayStorm (iOS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

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

Street Fighter X Tekken Mobile (iOS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

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

Demons' Score (Android, iOS) E3 2012 Announcement - Screenshot 1

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

Bard's Tale (iOS, OSX) OS X Launch and iOS Update Announcement - Screenshot 1 OS X

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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Apple Handheld, PC News