OOTP Developments on Wednesday announced that pre-orders have begun for Out of the Park Baseball 12, the latest version of its baseball management sim. Those who order during January get the game two days early when it ships this spring, along with a US$10 discount off the normal price of $39.99. The $29.99 pre-order price stays in effect until the day before OOTP 12 ships.
A game coded by a 14-year-old has hit the top of the list of free titles at the App Store, knocking the free version of Rovio’s popular Angry Birds off its perch. Bubble Ball, a physics puzzler, has seen over three million downloads, according to the International Business Times (IBT).
Virtual Programming has shipped a pair of strategy game add-ons in recent days: the downloadable content Infinite War for Supreme Commander 2 and the third Majesty 2 expansion pack, Monster Kingdom.
Virtual Programming released expansion packs for Majesty 2 for Mac OS X, as well as a new time traveling first person shooter (FPS), Darkest of Days. The Majesty 2 expansions add new missions and features, while Darkest of Days puts the player in the role of a time traveler who must protect historical figures important to the space-time continuum.
Chillingo released a new version of Angry Birds HD for iPad this week. Version 1.5 includes 15 new levels, support for Apple’s Game Center, a new Golden Egg, a new theme, and a new feature called The Mighty Eagle that allows users to bypass a level.
Chair released version 1.1 of their wildly popular hack-n-slash, Infinity Blade. While just a .1 update, the new version includes several major new features including an increase int eh level cap, new weapons and gear, in-app gold purchases, and more.
The BBC’s popular science fiction series Doctor Who has finally worked its way from your TV to your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad in the form of a new game called Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time. The game features the 11th Doctor and is companion Amy Pond in a time travelling adventure where they race to save a family from the Daleks.
Cyan Worlds’ Riven, the sequel to the popular game Myst, is available for the iPhone and iPod touch as of Tuesday. Riven was originally released for the Mac and Windows in the late 1990s, and the new iPhone version faithfully recreates the game play from the original release.
The release of iOS 4.2. 1for iPad brought a lot of great features to the device, including Game Center. Vern Seward is excited about this, and he talked to several developers to learn more about Game Center gaming on the device.
Its was promised, and it’s here at last. Epic’s epic hack-n-slash RPG is available for most iOS4 devices. Was it worth the wait? Vern Seward jumped in right away to put the game through its paces and reported back with his findings.
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