[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Chuck Darwin's Extinction Squad, Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II, Bejeweled HD, and Exponential Invastion.]
- Sega's Platformer Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II Debuts For iOS
Following up on 2010's Sonic the Hedgehog 4
, Sega's downloadable sequel title boasts the return of favorite franchise characters like Metal Sonic and Miles "Tails" Prower.
- Mobile Game Pick: Chuck Darwin's Extinction Squad (PikPok and Adult Swim)
charges players with rescuing an endless procession of endangered animals by bouncing them to safety via trampoline. It's also incredibly gory, as you might expect from Adult Swim."
- PopCap Releases Bejeweled HD For iPad
PopCap's relaunched match-three puzzler Bejeweled
hits the iPad with Retina display support and a variety of gameplay modes.
- iOS Game Pick: Exponential Invasion (Danny Perski)
"Danny Perski's Exponential Invasion
is a smart, fresh mix of puzzle and strategy. Players must add their numbers together to make larger sums, while strategizing how to move and how to ration numerical 'troops' such that multiple enemies are overtaken."
- RedLynx's MotoHeroz Goes Free, Updates With New Content
series developer RedLynx updated its iOS racer MotoHeroz
with a new track pack, and made the title available as a free download supported by microtransaction purchases.
- Kickstarter Update: Republique By Camouflaj + Logan Meets Funding Goal
"With mere hours to spare before the project's deadline, Camouflaj + Logan's stealth-survival game Republique
has met its funding goal of $500,000 with help from more than 10,000 backers."