Category Archives: iPhone/iPod Touch

Glu Looking Forward to Bringing Modern Warfare 2 and Guitar Hero 5 to Mobiles

Glu Mobile will be developing four upcoming Activision titles for the mobile format: Guitar Hero 5, Modern Warfare 2, Blur and Tony Hawk: RIDE.

]Senior vice president of global publishing for Glu said, “We’re delighted to bring four more innovative and accessible Activision titles to the mobile platform. Past titles within Activision’s leading portfolio of franchises have been a tremendous success for us and we look forward to bringing these much anticipated titles to the mobile market.”

Glu developed Activision’s mobile version os Call of Duty: World at War and Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

All four of these aforementioned titles will be released Q4 ’09 for Android, Blackberry, BREW, J2ME and Windows Mobile.

Story: Gamasutra.

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Apple Shows off the iPhone 3G S

Now if I could only find an iPhone and not have to worry about a data plan: 3G is only 99 bucks

That’s less than the iPod Touch.  Heck, at this rate, the Shuffle will soon cost more.

EA Mobile Unleashes Six New Games on Apple App Store

EA Mobile Unleashes Six New Games on Apple App Store

Star Trek, AMERICAN IDOL, TRIVIAL PURSUIT, Lemonade Tycoon, Pandemonium! and Anytime Pool Now Available oniPhone and iPod touch

LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — EA Mobile(TM), a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS), today announced six new titles available on the Apple App Store including: Star Trek(R),AMERICAN IDOL(TM), TRIVIAL PURSUIT, Lemonade Tycoon(TM), Pandemonium(TM)! and Anytime Pool. Delivering genre diverse titles to its already robust offering on the App Store, EA Mobile continues to offer both world-class licensed properties as well as original IP titles for players to enjoy on iPhone(TM) and iPod(R) touch.

“EA Mobile games have consistently been top performers in the App Store’s Top Paid rankings and their revenue performance has been even more impressive,” said Adam Sussman, Vice President of Worldwide Publishing for EA Mobile. “We are excited to expand our offerings to include these six new games, joining our all-time top-selling apps, including MONOPOLY Here & Now: World Edition, Tetris and the recently released Need for Speed(TM) Undercover and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR.”

Star Trek

EA Mobile invites you to become the captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise and fight against the Klingons, Cardassions and Vulcans in an all new space adventure for iPhone and iPod touch. Based on the world famous Star Trek franchise, the game coincides with the release of the latest movie directed by J.J. Abrams. The Star Trek mobile game pits players against enemies from all over the galaxy in a number of diverse and exciting gameplay scenarios that are guaranteed to keep you coming back for more.

AMERICAN IDOL

EA Mobile launches AMERICAN IDOL for iPhone and iPod touch, allowing players to experience a season of America’s favorite television show in a personalized adventure game. Meet and interact with over 15 full motion actors such as a personal stylist, the judges and other contestants. Players test their skills using the device’s accelerometer and touch controls, rather than using vocal cords, to perform popular songs in front of the brutally honest panel of judges. Learn to balance a busy rehearsal schedule and an exciting social life while mastering musical performances at each stage of the competition. Choose correctly and YOU could be the next AMERICAN IDOL!

TRIVIAL PURSUIT

EA Mobile brings TRIVIAL PURSUIT, the popular trivia game from Hasbro, to the iPhone and iPod touch. Players will have hours of fun with over 3,500 text and picture questions. The classic board game is reinvented for mobile with stunning 3D graphics, rich sound effects, and intuitive touchscreen controls. Wi-Fi capability enables connected play for up to four players, or Pass and Play mode lets gamers compete with up to four friends. Answer fun and challenging questions correctly and get your piece of the pie!

Lemonade Tycoon

EA Mobile announces their first free ad-supported title for iPhone and iPod touch with the best-selling classic franchise, Lemonade Tycoon, as it serves up a cool twist on business simulation games. Players are the boss as they manage their lemonade business every which way – from location choice, recipe selection, advertising decisions and staff selection. Even the weather is under a player’s control as he discovers the secret of sugary success. Players can save up to six games at once as they deliver the juicy goods to unique customers with interactive personalities. With a Career Mode and the 30-Day Challenge Mode future tycoons can choose how they want to play. Players also can listen to their own delicious iTunes(R) library while they play – ANYTIME, ANYWHERE!

Pandemonium!

The classic, bestselling platformer is now available for iPhone and iPod touch. The popular fantasy game starring the hilarious combo of Nikki and Fargus! Heroine Nikki, a wizard-in-training, didn’t mean to cast a spell unleashing the horrible monster, Yungo to swallow the entire village, but now she and her wise-cracking jester friend, Fargus, and his puppet, Sid, are off to make a “boon” (a wish) at the Wishing Engine to save everyone. Use the tap screen to play as either Nikki, with her quick wit and killer double jump or Fargus, with his amazing spin attack, as you make your way through 60 levels of danger, fun and adventure to complete the game.

Anytime Pool

EA Mobile presents Anytime Pool, allowing players to chalk up and take a shot at becoming a world champion pool player. Download Anytime Pool today for the most realistic pool experience on your iPhone and iPod touch. Hear the crack of the Cue Ball and watch the sink of the Eight in the corner side pocket as you’re immersed in realistic sights and sounds. You’ll reap the rewards for technical tricks and slick moves on the felt! Enjoy a game solo or pack the pool hall with Facebook friends for even MORE pool-playing fun! Players can call their shot and win with Anytime Pool.

GAMEVIL Launches ZENONIA on Apple App Store

GAMEVIL Launches ZENONIA on Apple App Store

LOS ANGELES, CA — May 24th, 2009 — GAMEVIL USA, Inc., the LA-based mobile games publisher, today announced that its classic action role-playing game ZENONIA for iPhone and iPod touch is available on the Apple App Store. ZENONIA features anime style characters and graphics which will bring back nostalgic moments from epic role-playing games in the past. The game has numerous quests to follow with an interesting story line, as the hero goes on a journey to figure out his past. For each different skill class, there is a unique set of skills to master along with hundreds of items and weapons to acquire.

“We’re thrilled to launch ZENONIA on the Apple App Store”, said Kyu Lee, president of GAMEVIL USA. “The revolutionary iPhone and iPod touch have allowed us to develop a unique version of this game and we are certain fans will love the engaging gameplay and captivating fantasy world we’ve created.”

ZENONIA is now available for $5.99 from Apple’s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore/

For more details, please visit www.gamevil.com