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Best of iOS news: From Super Crate Box to Azarashi

Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Super Crate Box, Azarashi, Street Wrestler, and Lunar Racer.

Danny Cowan, Blogger

January 10, 2012

2 Min Read

[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Super Crate Box, Azarashi, Street Wrestler, and Lunar Racer.] - Super Crate Box Out Now For iOS "Vlambeer and co-developer Halfbot have launched the iOS edition of Super Crate Box, a frantic shooter/platformer that challenges players to survive waves of enemies using an array of powerful (but randomly distributed!) weapons." - Noodlecake Studios Debuts Lunar Racer Super Stickman Golf creator Noodlecake Studios' latest title is Lunar Racer, a side-view racing game featuring a variety of power-ups and hundreds of vehicle customization items. - Cave Story Creator Pixel Releases iOS Port Of Azarashi "Azarashi challenges players to catch keychains bearing cute seal characters by throwing darts at the precise moment that they fall. Quick catches are awarded with higher scores, but if players attempt to spear the keychains too soon, 'bad things will happen.'" - XBLA Brawler Lucha Fury Hits App Store As Street Wrestler After premiering for Xbox Live Arcade last year (and subsequently delisted), Punchers Impact's side-scrolling brawler Lucha Fury has been reworked and released for iOS devices as Street Wrestler, courtesy of publisher Chillingo. - Free iOS Rhythm Game osu!stream Updates With VVVVVV Track Pack "Dean Herbert's Elite Beat Agents-inspired rhythm title osu!stream has updated with a downloadable selection of tracks from Terry Cavanagh's platformer VVVVVV, including 'Positive Force' and 'Pressure Cooker.'" - iOS Platformer CheeseMan Premieres In App Store "Alphanoize Games has released its debut App Store title CheeseMan, a level-based 2D action game in the vein of Team Meat's Super Meat Boy and other notoriously difficult platformers." - Cthulhu Saves the World Announced For iPhone/iPad/Android/Mac "Zeboyd Games' much loved Cthulhu Saves the World, after initially releasing as an XBLIG, then receiving a PC release to much success, is now going to be targeting Android, iPhone & iPad, and Mac. They're also permanently dropping the XBLIG price to a bargain 80 MS Points."

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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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