[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like RayStorm, Asphalt 7, The Act, and Magic 2013.]
- Taito's Arcade Shooter RayStorm Arrives In App Store
Originally released in arcades in 1996 (followed by the launch of a popular PlayStation port) Taito's RayStorm
hits iOS with redesigned controls and revised difficulty settings.
- Dragon's Lair-Inspired Adventure Title The Act Now On iOS
[is] an exciting new interactive comedy that makes gaming feel like playing a classically-animated movie. Take control of Edgar, a humble window washer, and help him on his quest to save his job, rescue his brother, and woo the woman of his dreams!"
- Kickstarter Projects - Alpha Colony: A Tribute to M.U.L.E. (DreamQuest Games)
is an Android and iOS app that offers the exact same gameplay as the original M.U.L.E.
-- it even goes so far as to offer a series of 8-bit skins as downloadable content."
- Asphalt 7: Heat Out Now From Gameloft
The latest entry in Gameloft's long-running mobile racer series boasts six gameplay modes and graphics optimized for Retina displays.
- Wizards Of The Coast Launches Magic 2013
Wizards of the Coast's newly updated card game Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers boasts a lengthy campaign and hundreds of unlockable cards.
- Trailer: Gasketball (Mikengreg)
is a puzzler in which players must bank a basketball off of level geometry in order to make trick shots. It's quite stylish, and the unlimited-ball 'Let It Ride' mode also looks like a fun little diversion."