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Bio Inc: Join the Dark Side and “Treat” a virtual body for a litany of biomedical conditions

Gone Free! Bio Inc.

 
Camera+: Get the premier iPhone camera app Free via the App Store app

Free Via Apple Store App! Camera+ !

 
Sugar Roll:  Cute, Colorful Platformer for all ages

Gone Free! Sugar Roll!

 

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Celtic Heroes Releases Dragonfire: New Great Looking HD Graphics and Loads of New Content

Celtic Heroes continues to surprise me with its longevity. I can think of a dozen reasons why this indie MMORPG should not still be an active game — heck, why it shouldn’t have survived its first year! — but the game has defied them all to remain a viable and ever-improving experience. This week, One…(Read the full article)

WHAT HAPPENED TO MMORPGS ON IOS?

I remember when I first got my hands on Order and Chaos Online , Gameloft’s ambitious move to create a true, open-world MMORPG experience on iOS. Playing those early levels was like a revelation: yes, a true, WoW-stoye MMORPG play experience was possible on mobile devices. At the time, I thought that OnC would spearhead…(Read the full article)

In App Purchases Boost Gameloft to Record Earnings. What Does It Mean For Order & Chaos Online?

This week, Gameloft announced that they had record revenues of 50.4 million Euros ($62 million) in Q2 2012. They credited the record on the successful implementation of IAP-fueled freemium and paymium games in the past year. Gameloft’s descent into the freemium model is something I’ve had my eye on for awhile. It began just after…(Read the full article)

Order & Chaos Celebrates One Year Anniversary, Only One Month Late!

This week, Gameloft announced that the next update for Order & Chaos Online , their successful take on World of Warcraft, will be getting a One Year Anniversary Update on May 31st. Huzzah! Here’s the announcement video: Looks pretty interesting, doesn’t it? Like the Christmas update we got last December, this looks to be not…(Read the full article)

Freemium, Subscription, or Both? The Right Price for Playing a Mobile MMORPG

Recently, Sega, developers of the upcoming Phantasy Star Online 2, talked some smack about the state of pocket-sized MMORPGs, in particular about the Freemium model that seems to be taking over the genre. According to a report from Kotaku: With the increase of free to play online social games for smart phones, the developers were…(Read the full article)

Surveying the Landscape of iOS MMORPGs

Massively Portable began as a podcast dedicated to “pocket-sized MMORPGs” – that is, massively multiplayer online role-playing games for mobile devices. While the podcast continues weekly, I have also teamed up with App Chronicles to provide regular coverage of the iOS MMORPG scene in a column format. Big thanks to Steve from App Chronicles for…(Read the full article)


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