At the Classic Game Post-Mortem today at the Game Developers Conference, game designer Eric Chahi announced that his classic retro adventure game Out of This World is due to be re-released on the iPad soon. The game sold over a million copies back when it debuted in 1991 on the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Apple IIGS, and MS-DOS platforms, and was innovative for its technique of using just sound, actions and facial expressions to communicate the story.
Epic Games announced today that the award-winning iOS title from Chair Entertainment, Infinity Blade, will be getting a big content update available for free. To coincide with the new update - titled: Infinity Blade: The Deathless Kings - the game will also be offered up for a discount rate for a limited time.
In the mobile gaming world all of the attention is focused on San Francisco for the Game Developers Conference, but that hasn't stopped EA from launching one of its biggest games of the year. Fight Night Champion, EA's new boxing game, is now available for iOS devices.
Before you ask, no, we're not entirely certain why Sonic needs to drive a car in this upcoming racing game. We weren't sure when this title was released last year on consoles either. Our guess: it would look weird if he was running next to the cars of his opponents in a kart-racing game. There's one thing we are sure about: we're pretty excited about this game getting its release on iOS platforms.
Ordinarily, when a developer finds success with a particular game, their follow up project generally follows in a similar genre. Kairosoft's announcement of Hot Springs Story is a perfect example. However, Firemint seems to have no qualms about continually reinventing themselves. Their new game is titled Agent Squeek and stars an adorable secret agent mouse.
SuperBrothers Sword and Sorcery EP is nothing if not unique. There's practically nothing about this game that seems cribbed from other releases, and the new trailer they've released is no different. Presented in an almost Twilight-Zone-esque way, the trailer aims for "audience calibration" to prepare us for the game's impending release.
Game Dev Story was one of our favorite little-known titles from all of last year. It's wonderful blend of quirky humor and addictive gameplay grabbed us and didn't let go for days. Now, the game's developer, Kairosoft, has released a follow up to Game Dev Story titled Hot Springs Story.
An ominous new trailer has appeared for an unknown upcoming iPhone game from the developer RedLynx that teases that it will have 1000 days of gaming content. It's unknown exactly what is meant by this strange announcement, but the trailer seems to suggest that it's some kind of incredibly ambitious downloadable content plan. Or perhaps some type of new procedural generation of levels that creates new content daily.
"Shadow Vanguard" may be a pretty over-the-top name for a game that's essentially about cops, but then again "Rainbow Six" is already a pretty strange name to begin with. Goofy names aside, Gameloft has revealed some of the first ever screenshots of the game in action, and it's looking absolutely fantastic.
The last time there was a sale like this we mentioned that there was no good reason for ever buying another game for more than 99 cents again in February. It appears we were wrong. There may never be another good reason for paying more than 99 cents for an App Store game. The list of awesome titles Gameloft is offering up for less than a buck is truly bonkers.