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Former Kabam vets launch Rogue, a new mobile game publishing label

EXCLUSIVE: Rogue is announcing today it has formed a new mobile game publishing label designed to help both large and small developers reach scale on all digital platforms. The company believes both old and new games will prosper in the $70 billion mobile game market. Rogue will be focused on scaling legacy mobile games back […]

Nintendo rockets to first place in July for gaming industry ad spend on TV

GUEST: It’s a Nintendo TV world, and Sony’s just living in it, dropping out of the top 5 for gaming ad spend in July. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than eight million smart TVs, to bring you a monthly report on how […]

Furious Seas brings exciting pirate ship battles to VR

If you can think of something you’d want to do in a video game or fantasy life, then chances are there’s a VR app out there for you. Furious Seas, a new Early Access game from Future Immersive, was custom made for swashbuckling pirate fans: a pirate ship combat simulator that’s light on realism and […]

Esports legitimizes itself — it doesn’t need the Olympics

GUEST: When table tennis was added to the Olympic Games in 1988, its proponents had spent 57 years pushing for its inclusion. But what may surprise you is that a major roadblock was internal from the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), not external from the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There had always been disagreement as […]

Get in the Car, Loser! is a queer coming-of-age story that takes a road trip to fight evil

Indie developer Christine Love‘s newest title Get in the Car, Loser! is a role-playing game that tells a queer coming-of-age story — all while on a free-wheeling road trip to take down a thousands-of-years-old evil. It’s colorful and lighthearted, and it will launch sometime later this year on PC. Love is a veteran of the […]

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Offer Introductory Pricing for Your Subscriptions

You can now offer new customers a discounted introductory price for your auto-renewable subscriptions on the App Store. Visit your in-app purchase page in iTunes Connect to configure introductory pricing and use new API additions in iOS 11.2 to localize and display introductory pricing details to your users. Learn more about offering introductory pricing.

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iTunes Connect Holiday Schedule

The busiest season on the App Store is almost here. Make sure your apps are up-to-date and ready for the holidays. New apps and app updates will not be accepted December 23 to 27 (Pacific Time), so any releases should be submitted, approved, and scheduled in advance. Other iTunes Connect and developer account features will […]

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Websites on iPhone X

Your websites will automatically display properly on the Super Retina screen on iPhone X, as Safari automatically insets your content within the safe area so it’s clear of the rounded corners and sensor housing. If your website is designed with full-width horizontal navigation, you can choose to take full advantage of the edge-to-edge display by […]

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Get Ready for SiriKit on HomePod

iOS 11.2 introduces SiriKit for HomePod, the powerful speaker that sounds amazing, adapts to wherever it’s playing, and provides instant access to Apple Music. HomePod is also a helpful home assistant for everyday questions and tasks. With the intelligence of Siri, users control HomePod through natural voice interaction. And with SiriKit, users can access iOS […]

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Submit Your Updated Apps for iPhone X

The future is almost here. iPhone X will be available November 3. This stunning device features the all-new Super Retina display for more immersive experiences and Face ID, a secure new way to unlock, authenticate, and pay. The TrueDepth camera works with ARKit, and the A11 Bionic chip is designed for Core ML and Metal 2. […]