Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: iPod

Rage HD app gets update, two DLC episode packs

Rage HD (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) Launch DLC and Update Announcement - Screenshot 1

id’s iOS rail shooter Rage HD has been updated today, bringing the app to version 2.0. The update includes support for iOS 5, new melee combat, and access to two new episodes, Kraken and Aqueduct. The app goes for $1.99 and the episodes for $.99 each, purchasable from the Store button on the game’s main menu.

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Apple Handheld, DLC

Sonic CD announced for 360, PC, PS3, Android, iOS, Windows Phone

Sonic CD (360, PC, PS3, Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Windows Phone) Launch Announcement - Header

Prepare to lose your Sonic-loving minds, hedgehog fans: Sonic CD, one of the finest Sonic titles to date, has been announced for—deep breath—360, PC, PS3, and an array of mobile platforms (Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Windows Phone). Schedule for release later this year, the download-only re-release of the 1993 high-speed platformer also serves as the prequel to the recently released Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode I.

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

Rage HD App for iOS family now free until August 25

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Some great news for those looking to grab a great iOS game for free. Bethesda has released id’s Rage HD App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch for free. All thanks to the game’s official Facebook page receiving 100,000 ‘Likes,’ gamers can grab the full version from now until August 25 at no charge.

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Apple Handheld

Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions now available for iOS

Final Fantasy Tactics The War of the Lions (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) App Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions launched on PSN last month for the PSP, and now the fan-favorite strategy-RPG is available on the App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch. The 2007 PSP re-release of the 1997 original, Final Fantasy Tactics, includes new cut scenes, jobs, and scenarios. The iOS version also features “new and improved visuals exclusive to the iPhone/iPod touch,” improved load times, as well as “intuitive touch-panel controls” with the ability to rotate and change map size by sliding and pinching.

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Apple Handheld

QuakeCon 2011 Steam and App Store sales kick off

Yes, this came from id's site. C'mon, it's too awesome not to use!

Some celebratory QuakeCon 2011 sales have hit Steam and the Apple App store today, with discounts on both id and Bethesda titles. In addition to Steam’s offerings, with the full list found here, including a daily deal featuring a Doom & Quake Complete Pack with Quake IV, many of id’s mobile titles are also on sale. There are some solid deals to be had, including Doom Classic for $1.99 (down from $6.99) and Doom II RPG for $.99 (down from $3.99) on the App Store. Additional details can be found below.

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Apple Handheld, Convention, PC News

Double Dragon for iOS gets an update

Double Dragon (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) iOS Update Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys Games’ iOS beat’em up Double Dragon has received a free update today. The Brizo Interactive-developed port is now compatible with pre-4.0 versions of iOS and features improved CPU and memory consumption, revised in-game text, optional transparency effect for the control panel, and an expanded hit box for the whip.

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Apple Handheld

Sega kicks off 48-hour App Sale

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Sega has launched a 48-hour sale on a handful of their iOS titles on the App Store. The titles, some of which are 80 percent off, cover the entire range of iOS handhelds – iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. To get in on the discounts, head over to iTunes – Sega (product search).

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Apple Handheld

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue and Bowl info, screens released

Tekken Hybrid (PS3) Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue Announcement - Screenshot 1

Namco Bandai made some Tekken-style waves at Comic-Con last week, with the announcement of the inclusion of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue with Tekken Hybrid and Tekken Bowl for iOS.

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Apple Handheld, PlayStation 3 News

The King of Fighters-i now on App Store for iPad, iPhone, and iPod

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The King of Fighters series returns to the handheld world today with the release of The King of Fighters-i for the iPhone, iPod touch, and—not designed for but tested and compatible with—iPad. The $7.99 Game Center-compatible fighter features 14 combatants, including the return of Billy Kane, Bluetooth local wireless play, ability to send/receive replay data, My Card gamer profile cards, and a Gallery mode with tradable art cards. The four main modes include Team Battle, Single Battle, Training, and the Endless endurance challenge.

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Apple Handheld

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing speeds onto App Store for iPhone, iPod, and iPad

Sonic & Sega All Stars Racing iOS Launch (iPhone, iPad, iPod) Announcement screenshot

Some more Sonic-related news this week with the announcement that Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing has launched for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. The titles are also on sale for a limited-time introductory price on the App Store for $1.99 through June 25, a savings of $3. The combat kart racer features 15 tracks, power-ups, and an array of drivers that span the company’s numerous franchises, from Samba de Amigo to Shenmue.

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Apple Handheld