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Best of iOS News: From Spy Mouse to Edge Extended

Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Edge Extended, Spy Mouse, Contre Jour, and Peggle HD.

Danny Cowan, Blogger

August 30, 2011

1 Min Read

[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Edge Extended, Spy Mouse, Contre Jour, and Peggle HD.] - Firemint Releases Flight Control Follow-Up Spy Mouse Firemint expands on Flight Control's line-drawing play mechanics in Spy Mouse, a game in which players guide a secret agent mouse through more than 70 trap-filled levels. - Machinarium Slated For iPad 2s On Sept. 8 "Amanita Design's visually distinct point-and-click adventure game Machinarium, winner of the Independent Game Festival's Excellence In Visual Design award, was submitted to Apple's approval group and will release on September 8." - Mobigame's Edge Extended Now Back on iOS After a harrowing legal battle following its initial App Store release in 2009, Mobigame's Edge is back with an overhauled gameplay engine and dozens of new levels. - Eliss Author's Latest, Faraway, Gets Indie Fund Backing "The fifth game to be financially backed by the collection of independent game makers at the Indie Fund will be Steph Thirion's Faraway, a celestial-themed iOS title." - Chillingo's Contre Jour Released in App Store "Blurring the lines between games and interactive art, Contre Jour welcomes you to a hauntingly beautiful world shaped by the interplay of light and darkness." - PopCap Launches Peggle HD for iPad PopCap's peg-busting puzzler Peggle arrives on the iPad, boasting enhanced graphics and the Peggle Nights expansion, which is available as an in-app purchase. - Nom 5 Travels Through Space, Swaps Genders On iOS "Eight months after debuting its wacky mobile franchise on iOS with NOM: Billion Year Timequest, Gamevil has put out another game, NOM 5, on the App Store for free (with in-app purchases)."

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Danny Cowan

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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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