Dr. Mac's Two Cents on Apple's Media Event

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

While the brief (for Apple) 1-hour broadcast focused on hardware, Bob LeVitus noted that it also included a couple of surprising announcements about Apple’s subscription service offerings.

‘Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows’ Arrives on Apple Arcade

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

“Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows” launched on Apple Arcade Friday. It goes beyond the TV series to explore the 8,000 year history of the Night’s Watch in its vigil on top of the Wall. Players will etch their own tales into the annals of Lord Commanders and their sworn brothers over centuries as they shore up stocks, defenses, and recruits at Castle Black as well as send ranging parties out to navigate the wild North, riding into the lands beyond the Wall unsure of what awaits them.

‘Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows’ Arrives on Apple Arcade

New Apple Arcade Ad ‘A New World to Play In’

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Apple uploaded a new video ad for Apple Arcade on YouTube. Set to “Welcome to My World” by Dean Martin, it’s a fun video that highlights the universal nature of the gaming service: Play on any (Apple) device, at any time, in any place, and at your own pace. Here are the games shown in the video:

[0:05] Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm, by Cornfox and Bros. [0:13] Skate City, by Snowman [0:20] Little Orpheus, by Sumo Digital [0:29] WHAT THE GOLF, by Fun Plus | Triband [0:35] LEGO Brawls, by LEGO | Red Games Co. [0:45] Shinsekai: Into the Depths, by Capcom [0:50] Ultimate Rivals™: The Rink, by Bit Fry Game Studios, Inc.

Apple Arcade: Outlanders is a Fun Survival Game

· Andrew Orr · Quick Look Review

Andrew decided to re-subscribe to Apple Arcade and found a survival game called Outlanders, with different levels and missions.

LEGO Builder’s Journey Launches on Apple Arcade

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

LEGO has released a new game exclusively for Apple Arcade called LEGO Builder’s Journey. It’s a puzzle game in a LEGO world with high-quality renderings of LEGO elements. I’m impressed with the screenshots and accompanying video. This is like HD LEGOs.

Throughout the narrative, there will be ups and downs, challenges and celebrations. Take the time to experiment, and most importantly, to play as figuring out who we are and what we become is the Builder’s Journey.

Apple Arcade is available for US$4.99/month or US$49.99/year.

LEGO Builder’s Journey Launches on Apple Arcade

An Apple Arcade Yearly Subscription is Here

· Andrew Orr · Product News

You can now sign up for an Apple Arcade yearly subscription. Previously it was only available as a US$4.99 monthly subscription.

Apple Arcade’s Sayonara Wild Hearts Arrives on Steam

· Andrew Orr · Link

One of Apple Arcade’s headlining games was stylish rhythm game Sayonara Wild Hearts. It also spread to other platforms like PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. And today it’s on Steam for Macs and PCs.

“As the heart of a young woman breaks, the balance of the universe is disturbed. A diamond butterfly appears in her dreams and leads her through a highway in the sky, where she finds her other self: the masked biker called The Fool,” it says.

“Journey through a custom-written pop soundtrack, chase scores, and set out to find the harmony of the universe, hidden away in the hearts of Little Death and her star-crossed allies: Dancing Devils, Howling Moons, Stereo Lovers and Hermit 64.”

Apple Announces Best Apps and Games of 2019

· Charlotte Henry · News

Apple Best Apps 2019

Apple unveiled the best Apps and Games of 2019, including an Ai-powered camera tool, a sketching app for the iPad, and a wide range of games.

Why I Cancelled my Apple Arcade Subscription

· Charlotte Henry · Editorial

With some new blockbuster games available on iOS, Charlotte decided that an Apple Arcade subscription just wasn’t providing enough value.

5 New Apple Arcade Games Include Fallen Knight, Yaga, Lifelike, Hogwash, and Tales of Memo

· Andrew Orr · Link

Today Apple has added five new games to its Arcade gaming service, which you can find in the App Store.

Apple Arcade has added five more games to its new $4.99 monthly subscription service on Friday. Players can now check out Fallen Knight, Yaga, Lifelike, Hogwash and Tales of Memo as part of Apple Arcade’s growing catalog of games. The games are available on iPad, iPhone and Apple TV to start, with content slowly coming to Mac as well.

Apple Arcade Just Got Five New Games

· Andrew Orr · Product News

Five games were just added to Apple Arcade, tempting people to keep their subscription as the service’s one month free trial nears its end.