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Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Sonic the Hedgehog-starring Sega All-Stars Racing, Tiny Tower, BackStab, and 1-bit Ninja.

Danny Cowan, Blogger

June 28, 2011

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[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Sega All-Stars Racing, Tiny Tower, and 1-bit Ninja.] - Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Joins Sega's App Store Lineup Sega's mascot-based kart racer arrives for the iPad, boasting a lineup of playable characters from Sonic the Hedgehog, ChuChu Rocket, Golden Axe, and more. - Tiny Tower: A Cuter, Free SimTower For iOS "iOS studio Nimblebit has just released Tiny Tower, which looks like a mix of Yoot Saito's SimTower/The Tower and the developer's Pocket Frogs with a layer of cute pixelart over the whole thing." - 1-bit Ninja Debuts, Offers Surprising Depth Kode80's 1-bit Ninja is a stylized side-scrolling platformer with a unique feature that allows players to drag the playfield into 3D at any point to reveal hidden paths. - Telltale's Tales of Monkey Island Series Completed on iPad Telltale Games has released the remaining chapters in its Tales of Monkey Island adventure game series for the iPad, and has now made the first chapter a free download. - Gameloft BackStabs Ubisoft, Clones Assassin's Creed Continuing its long-standing tradition of releasing iOS clones of popular console titles, Gameloft dips into Ubisoft's catalog with BackStab, a free-roaming stealth-parkour game in the vein of Assassin's Creed. - Chillingo Launches Twin-Stick Shooter D.A.R.K. Chillingo's latest App Store effort is a RPG-ish twin-stick shooter featuring multiple levels and character upgrade options. - Bungie's Marathon Coming Soon to iPad, for Free "Bungie's Halo predecessor Marathon is on its way to the iPad courtesy of a fan-made port that Bungie not only approves of, but calls 'totally sweet.'"

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Danny Cowan


Danny Cowan is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist for Gamasutra and its subsites. Previously, he has written reviews and feature articles for gaming publications including 1UP.com, GamePro, and Hardcore Gamer Magazine.

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