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Rockstar Releasing Grand Theft Auto III: 10th Anniversary Edition On iPhone This Autumn (Updated)

News By Richard Brown, 2 years, 10 months ago
Rockstar Releasing Grand Theft Auto III: 10th Anniversary Edition On iPhone This Autumn (Updated)

UPDATE: Since this story went live, Rockstar have confirmed that Grand Theft Auto III: 10th Anniversary Edition will be playable on older generations of the iPhone in the future. It'll also be available on the iPad 2 and various Android devices. (Original story follows...) Grand. Theft. Auto. III. iPhone. These are the five words every iPhone-wielding 'hardcore' gamer has been longing to hear / see / smell in a single sentence since the year dot. Okay, summer 2008. Anyway, Rockstar Gamer will be putting you out of your long-term misery this autumn when they unleash Grand Theft Auto III: 10th Anniversary Edition on the iPhone 4S. Yes, you read that correctly. This special edition of GTA…


iOS 5 For iPhone and iPad Brings iCloud, Notification Center, and AirPlay Mirroring

News By Anthony Usher, 2 years, 10 months ago
iOS 5 For iPhone and iPad Brings iCloud, Notification Center, and AirPlay Mirroring

By the time you get around to reading this article, Apple's iOS 5 will probably be available to download. Here's what you'll be tinkering with after you finally install the highly anticipated software update. The biggest new addition in Apple's iOS 5 is Notification Center, which groups together your text messages, game pop-ups, Twitter mentions, and Facebook tags into one big hub. This can be accessed by simply swiping downwards from the top of your device's screen. iOS 5 also comes with Apple's iCloud, a service that wirelessly backs up and syncs your contacts, calendars, music, documents, and - most importantly - gaming data across your iOS devices. For fans of big-screen g…


Miniclip's Monster Island Gets Updated With 63 New Levels, 6 New Characters

News By Anthony Usher, 2 years, 10 months ago
Miniclip's Monster Island Gets Updated With 63 New Levels, 6 New Characters

Miniclip have treated Fragger-esque puzzler Monster Island to a rather substantial update, which adds 63 new levels to an already packed game. That means there are now 252 levels and four different worlds for you to blast through. The additions don't stop there, though, since the refresh also brings with it six brand-new characters. For those looking to upgrade their critters, too, a 'limited-time' in-game store sale allows you to grab the game's monsters at 50 percent off their normal asking price. Monster Island, which earned a 4/5 at review, charges you with destroying waves of mutant thugs by hurling a selection of different bombs at them. As your detonation skills imp…


Grab A Slice Of Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots On 20th October

News By Richard Brown, 2 years, 10 months ago
Grab A Slice Of Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots On 20th October

Having written about one Best of 2010 iPhone game from an Australian developer only last week, we're turning the spotlight onto another App Store diamond cut Down Under. Halfbrick's Fruit Ninja finished 9th in our end-of-year rundown and shifted copies by the million - ten, to be precise - to voracious consumers worldwide, more than justifying the gamble the studio took when releasing the game exclusively on iOS devices. Now, the Aussie devs are set to take the Fruit Ninja franchise to the next level by jumping on the movie tie-in bandwagon, whose passengers already include Angry Birds Rio, Horrid Henry, and Doodle Jump: Hop. In collaboration with the makers of the forthcoming motion pict…


You're a Winner!... Of A Muffin Knight Code

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 10 months ago
You're a Winner!... Of A Muffin Knight Code

Entries recently closed for our competition for free codes for Muffin Knight by Angry Mob Games and after much consultation with a random number generator I have our winners! A code will soon be sent to AppSpy commentors "FalloutNewVegas" and "jtrodman1" as well as Twitter entrants @TheCFS1, @dcalbie and @Garou207 Thanks for all of your entries - especially the amusing repsonses on our website and I'll try to have another code grab up in the near future! :D…


Friday News Wrap-Up 7 October 2011

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 10 months ago
Friday News Wrap-Up 7 October 2011

This week's Friday News Wrap-Up touches on a couple topics before getting to the news proper - I hope you'll forgive me for the slight diversion in format! This week's Mini-Review covers Tiny Defense by Picsoft Studio and there are no second place prizes for guessing the Game of the Week. Links, as always, to follow after the video. Additional LinksA few words regarding Steve Jobs' passing - http://www.appspy.com/moment-silence-steve-jobs-newsApple iPhone event Live Blog - http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPhone/iPhone+5/feature.asp?c=33979Grand Prix Story - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/grand-prix-story/id456976375?mt=8Pocket Academy - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pocket-academy…


Win One of Five Muffin Knight Codes!

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 10 months ago
Win One of Five Muffin Knight Codes!

To celebrate the recent updates to Muffin Knight, Angry Mob Games have bestowed FIVE codes to give away to our readers. Entering couldn't be easier either - just keep an eye on our Twitter feed and follow the instructions when they pop up. Don't have a Twitter account? Just leave a comment below and try to convince me in 30 words or less why you want a free copy of Muffin Knight! WANT TO WIN? Head HERE and wait for further instructions!…


4-Player Split-Screen Mode Incoming In Real Racing 2 Via AirPlay Mirroring

News By Richard Brown, 2 years, 10 months ago
4-Player Split-Screen Mode Incoming In Real Racing 2 Via AirPlay Mirroring

To no great surprise whatsoever, Firemint's technically astounding Real Racing 2 roared onto AppSpy's round-up of 2010's best games in January. Improvements in the graphical, handling, and multiplayer departments were obvious even to the untrained eye, yet Real Racing 2's creators Firemint want to push the technological envelope further. One of the most intriguing - and potentially revolutionary - elements from a gaming perspective in the forthcoming iOS 5 software update is AirPlay Mirroring, which pipes content from an iPhone 4S onto a HD TV wirelessly. And Real Racing 2 will be one of the first iPhone titles to take advantage of this new feature once iOS 5 is made available to the publ…


QI's Top 10 iOS Games For September

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 10 months ago
QI's Top 10 iOS Games For September

Spare a thought for our very own Richard Brown as he slaves away crunching numbers each month in an attempt to determine once and for all who the true videogame victors are according to the critics and you the consumer. Quality Index' Top 10 iOS Games for September 2011 1) Jetpack Joyride Halfbrick Studios (9.1)2) DrawRace 2 Chillingo (9.0)3) Samurai Bloodshow Sega (8.4)4) Muffin Knight Angry Mob Games (8.3)5) Pocket RPG iPhone Edition Crescent Moon Games (8.3)6) Grand Prix Story Kairosoft (8.1)7) Tiny Heroes Simutronics (8.1)8) NFL Rivals NaturalMotion (7.9)9) Tiny Invaders Hogrocket (7.2)10) Frogger Decades Konami (7.0) It seems the critics a…


A Moment of Silence For Steve Jobs

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 10 months ago
A Moment of Silence For Steve Jobs

Sometimes its hard to find the words in a situation like this - people like Steve Jobs are often distant to a degree that their passing is merely something to note. However, each day I go to work and even when I'm not at work, the legacy of this man's vision keeps me in touch; keeps me entertained; keeps me informed; and ultimately, has changed how I engage with the world around me. The fact that he has done this for so many others around the world as well only makes it all the more impactful. I have never been a PC or an Apple person - despite the intense feelings people have regarding their technology, I've always personally believed in picking the right tool for the problem at hand. At t…


Apple Unveils Dual-Core iPhone 4S With 8-Megapixel Camera

News By Anthony Usher, 2 years, 10 months ago
Apple Unveils Dual-Core iPhone 4S With 8-Megapixel Camera

After numeorus rumours, assumptions, photographs, and more rumours, Apple has finally unveiled its new iPhone: the iPhone 4S. The smartphone, which will ship with iOS 5, comes packing the same dual-core A5 processor found in the iPad 2, and a new and improved 8-megapixel camera. Other notable additions include the same AirPlay Mirroring functionality found - once again - in the iPad 2, and Siri, an impressive personal assistant that you can ask to complete tasks, just by talking to your phone. Finally, if you're partial to a bit of travelling, you'll be pleased to read that the new iPhone 4S can connect to both GSM and CDMA-based networks. The iPhone 4S will be available to pre-order thi…


Addictive Kairosoft Titles Grand Prix Story and Pocket Academy Slashed In Price For A Limited Time

News By Anthony Usher, 2 years, 10 months ago
Addictive Kairosoft Titles Grand Prix Story and Pocket Academy Slashed In Price For A Limited Time

Developer Kairosoft has decided to slash the price of two of its most addictive iPhone games for a limited time, meaning you feed your craving for a top management title for just $1.99. Grand Prix Story, which earned a 4/5 at review, sees you take the reins of an up-and-coming racing team, hire and fire drivers and mechanics, research new vehicles and parts, and secure profitable sponsorships.  Pocket Academy, on the other hand, gives you the rather less glamorous task of running your own school. Naturally, this involves handpicking teaching staff, constructing and rearranging classrooms, and performing the morally dubious duty of picking the week's 'hot couple'. It also man…


3 New Tracks Added To Groove Coaster Official Soundtrack

News By Richard Brown, 2 years, 10 months ago
3 New Tracks Added To Groove Coaster Official Soundtrack

You don't need me to tell you how valuable and instructive a resource AppSpy is for iPhone gaming. That's basically because you're on the site already and reading this. We've ensnared you! A-ha! If you happened to miss our Andrew's rundown of the best iPhone games of July 2011, you won't be aware that Taito's Groove Coaster made the cut. Shame on you. Putting aside your gross negligence for a minute, Groove Coaster is an audio/visual experience like no other on iPhone. Tap in time with searing hip-hop, indie, and techno beats to guide your avatar along stretches of snaking roller coaster track. The developers are clearly keen to keep you - ahem - entranced by the rhythm-action gameplay…


15 New Levels In Angry Birds Rio for iPhone

News By Richard Brown, 2 years, 10 months ago
15 New Levels In Angry Birds Rio for iPhone

I am neither prepared to insult your intelligence nor squander precious moments of your time by explaining the concept of Angry Birds Rio. Suffice to say: if you have yet to be struck by the Angry Birds fever, then mobile gaming probably isn't for you. Fans of Rovio's fowl-flinging puzzler - and there are many a million - will be delighted to read that the Brasil-based edition has been updated. So, "what constitutes an update in the world of Angry Birds Rio?" we hear you all ask. Well, 15 brand-new levels, some fresh achievements, and a boss battle. Swoop over to the App Store now and install the update for Angry Birds Rio. You know you want to.…


Celebrity Pack Brings Glamour To Top Trumps Collection

News By Richard Brown, 2 years, 11 months ago
Celebrity Pack Brings Glamour To Top Trumps Collection

Turn-based card game Top Trumps will never go out of fashion. I should know - I've been addicted to it since 24th March, 1991. To ensure Top Trumps keeps up with the times, the brains behind the iPhone spin-off app Top Trumps Collection are regularly dealing out content updates to its stat-hungry players. So, after shuffling up the Top Trumps pack recently with a bespoke European Football Stars edition, Mobile Pie and Connect2Media are playing what they hope is the 'ace' card. The newly available Celebrity pack, which retails for a meagre 99c, tests your knowledge of A-listers across a range of fields. AppSpy Top Tip #1: read Entertainment Weekly BEFORE you challenge a friend to a Top Tr…