[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like VidRhythm, Grand Prix Story, NFL Rivals, and an iPad 2 version of Machinarium.]
- Harmonix Debuts Audiovisual Mashup App VidRhythm
"Video-sample yourself, your friends, your pets, ANYTHING, and watch VidRhythm
instantly mash it up into a crazy video remix!"
- Kairosoft's Grand Prix Story Released On iOS
"Grand Prix Story
, the latest sim from Game Dev Story
creator Kairosoft, is a title in which you will 'become the boss of your own team, training drivers and acquiring sponsors before conquering the Grand Prix.'"
- Award-Winning Adventure Game Machinarium Premieres for iPad 2
series creator Amanita Design launches its critically acclaimed point-and-click adventure game Machinarium
exclusively for the iPad 2.
- Space Invaders Infinity Gene Hits Android Market
"After a successful run on iOS and as a downloadable title for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Taito's evolution-themed Space Invaders
sequel Space Invaders Infinity Gene
is now available for Android platforms worldwide."
- Backbreaker Football Dev NaturalMotion Releases Follow-Up NFL Rivals
"Choose your NFL team and support them throughout the 2011 season. Every time you play, your score gets uploaded to your team’s global ranking. Can you drive them to the top?"
- Perfect Scoring (On Famitsu) Game 428 Coming To iOS
"The game -- which 'is set in Shibuya and follows multiple protagonists experiencing the same mystery from different perspectives' -- released first on Wii, then on PS3 and PSP. Though it was praised for its story and presentation, 428
unfortunately never released anywhere in the West."
- The King of Fighters-i Updated With Six New Characters
SNK's popular 2D fighter adds Iori, Mature, Vice, Elisabeth, Shen Woo, and Duo Lon for a total roster of 20 playable characters.