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Apple Arcade games Frogger in Toy Town, Dear Reader, HyperBrawl Tournament, and more get major updates

News By Cameron Bald, 1 month, 1 week ago
Apple Arcade games Frogger in Toy Town, Dear Reader, HyperBrawl Tournament, and more get major updates

Last week was one of Apple Arcade's best yet, with not one but two new releases and several major updates arriving for other games on the service. We already knew that A Fold Apart, Lightning Rod Games' heartfelt puzzler, would land on Friday, but the launch of Beyond Blue was a total surprise. Word-based puzzler Dear Reader was one of four games to receive major updates on Friday. It now has Dark Mode, allowing for easy reading at night, as well as a whopping 12 new books to work your way through. These include A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain, Walden by Henry David Thoreau, and Aesop's Fables. Themed shelves have also been added that will change during special h…

Apple Arcade is a subscription gaming service coming to iPhone and iPad later this year

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 year, 2 months ago
Apple Arcade is a subscription gaming service coming to iPhone and iPad later this year

Last night, Apple revealed the details about its new gaming subscription service. It's called Apple Arcade, and it's being touted as the Netflix for games that we've all been hoping it was going to be. Apple confirmed that the service won't use cloud servers to stream games directly to your handset - something Google is working on with its Stadia concept - instead you'll pay a flat monthly fee, which will then give you access to the entirety of the Apple Arcade library. You'll need to download them onto your device the same way you do now, you just won't have to go through the payment process again. All of the games on the service are going to be premium - there'll be no ads or extra purch…