Tagged: iOS

xu4 for iOS Trailer

xu4 for iOS Trailer

NorwegianRockCat, from the xu4 development team, has released a trailer for the (currently iPad-only) iOS port of xu4, the cross-platform Ultima 4 engine.

EA broke records with their App Store sales in 2010

EA broke records with their App Store sales in 2010

Just how lucrative is the mobile app market? This lucrative: Electronic Arts is boasting of amazing third quarter sales of its own iOS apps. Joystiq reports that COO John Schappert recently discussed just how...

xu4: iPhone video and tileset questions

xu4: iPhone video and tileset questions

Darren, from the xu4 project, wrote with two ends in mind this evening. First, he wanted to draw my attention — and, by extension, the attention of all you Dragons and Dragonettes — to...

Video: Ultima 4 on iOS (natively!)

Video: Ultima 4 on iOS (natively!)

In which a long-standing challenge is responded to: What you are seeing, Dragons and Dragonettes, is actually an offshoot of the xu4 project, which implements the underlying game model from Ultima 4 in iOS....

Crap…iDOS got pulled from the App Store, again

Crap…iDOS got pulled from the App Store, again

Once again, the issue is that the program can run custom executables within itself. As the developer points out in this post, to comply with Apple’s App Store policy, he would effectively have to...

Arx Fatalis GL…that didn't really take long

Arx Fatalis GL…that didn't really take long

The game’s source code has been freely available for less than a week, and already there is an effort underway to port the game to OpenGL, and to clean up the Win32 types used...

Gamers abandoning gaming handhelds

Gamers abandoning gaming handhelds

Apropos of the discussion taking place in the comments section of this article comes this timely report via Slashdot: “IndustryGamers reports on new research from Interpret, which shows that more and more people are...

iDOS: Official DOSpad app for iOS devices! (update: not no more)

iDOS: Official DOSpad app for iOS devices! (update: not no more)

I don’t know how long this one is going to last, so get it while it’s hot! Somehow, someone got a version of DOSpad approved by Apple and released for $0.99 on the iOS...

An Ultima 4 Development Challenge

An Ultima 4 Development Challenge

I was told the most interesting thing today. As the good reader is probably aware, a port of Akalabeth was recently released on the iPhone (or, more correctly, iOS) platform, Apple’s mobile device operating...