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Gaming on iOS has seen huge growth the in last few years with iPhones, iPads and more recently Apple TV emerging as true gaming platforms. From solid original titles and franchises developed specifically for iOS, to gaming heavyweights like Nintendo now fully embarrassing the platform, iOS has become a legitimate platform for gamers of all kinds. What’s next? New technologies in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra including ARKit for augmented reality give us a glimpse of the future of gaming on iOS.

Head below for all of our latest iOS gaming stories and be sure to check out the latest deals on games at 9to5Toys.

iOS games Stories June 28

Niantic, the creator of the hit augmented reality mobile game, Pokémon Go, has announced its next venture. Teaming up with the National Basketball Association, NBA All-World is currently in development and will release on iOS and Android devices.

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iOS games Stories June 2

Diablo Immortal MMO action roleplay game now available for iOS

Diablo Immortal, a massive multiplayer online action roleplay game, is now available for both iOS and Android. Some regions got early access, but the game is now available in most parts of the world.

The bad news is that it’s a freemium title, but Blizzard says that the “core game experience” will always be free …

iOS games Stories May 20

TikTok hopes the next way to capture your attention is in gaming

TikTok is working on a “major push into gaming” and is reportedly testing mini-games on the platform in Vietnam. In partnership with mobile gaming studio Zynga, the company is making ad-supported HTML5 games that could release on the platform later this year.

iOS games Stories May 16

Love mobile gaming? Well, Boost customers can now play games and watch ads from their iPhone or Android to lower their bill. This motive through Boost Mobile, Dish Network’s prepaid wireless brand, is working to make free wireless service a reality.

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iOS games Stories November 1, 2021

Roblox game played by the majority of US kids back after 3-day outage [U]

Update: The game is back online after a 3-day outage. The company says that restoring service may take a little time to roll out everywhere.

One of the most popular mobile games, Roblox, is down. The company is showing “Service disruption” for every platform: iOS app, Android app, Xbox and Avatar.

iOS games Stories June 7, 2021

Four highest-earning iPhone games each gross more than $1M/day

The four highest-earning iPhone games each gross more than a million dollars a day, with the leader topping $3M, according to a new analytics report out today …

iOS games Stories May 27, 2021

After Nintendo’s successful games on mobile devices, it’s time for Sony to bring PlayStation franchise games to iOS. The company’s president and CEO said Sony intends to bring some of its “iconic IP” to mobile as soon as March 2022.

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iOS games Stories May 18, 2021

Larian Studios is releasing today ‘Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition’ for the iPad. The RPG game that debuted in 2017 on the Windows platform had already been ported to the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and macOS, and now, it’s on the iPad.

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iOS games Stories April 2, 2021

We learned last month that a new Fantasian game would let Apple users revisit the world of Final Fantasy on Apple Arcade – and the game has landed today on iOS, Mac, and Apple TV.

Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi said that replaying Final Fantasy IV had been the inspiration for the new game …

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iOS games Stories March 24, 2021

‘Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!’ launches on iPhone and iPad

If you are a Crash Bandicoot fan, you’re in luck. A new game called Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! is available to download on the iPhone and iPad now. The game was available to pre-add in March, as the developer, who is also the creator of Candy Crush Saga, announced.

iOS games Stories March 10, 2021

‘League of Legends: Wild Rift’ for iOS launching in beta this month following demo at iPhone 12 event

If you can’t wait to play League of Legends (LoL) on your iPhone, Wild Rift is set to start open beta later this month in North America. Riot Games has also announced that since the game has been delayed, it’s going to give exclusive items in the future to gamers…

Celebrate Mario Day with these apps and stickers on your iPhone

For those not familiar, March 10 is known as Mario Day, because of MAR10, and it’s officially here for 2021. This year, the franchise is also celebrating its 36th anniversary with the Super Nintendo World set to open at Universal Studios in Japan next week.

If you love the most famous plumber in the world, there are a few ways to celebrate Mario Day on your iPhone.

iOS games Stories February 15, 2021

Microsoft had to abandon its original plans to let people play xCloud games on iPhones and iPads via an iOS app, the same way it does on Android (above photo), but is reportedly “very close” to a public preview of a web-based workaround.

The project shouldn’t be confused with the iOS Xbox app, which lets you stream games from your own Xbox to your phone. xCloud, in contrast, lets you stream games directly from Microsoft servers.

Microsoft employees are said to be testing the approach, with a public preview described as “very close” …

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iOS games Stories October 27, 2020

Candy Crush creator King has announced that a Crash Bandicoot iPhone game is coming in the spring, and you can pre-register now. A video trailer can be seen below.

Crash Bandicoot was one of the most popular PlayStation 1 games of all time, selling over 40 million copies, and has just been revived for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One …

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iOS games Stories September 10, 2020

As expected, the Company of Heroes iPhone app is now available. It follows the release of the iPad version earlier this year.

The WWII strategy game runs on the iPhone 6S and later …

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iOS games Stories August 20, 2020

Feral Interactive has announced that the Company of Heroes iPhone app will be available on September 10, alongside an Android version. It follows the launch of the iPad version back in February.

The company first announced in April that an iPhone version was on the way, but didn’t offer a more specific timeframe at the time than ‘later this year’ …

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iOS games Stories June 22, 2020

A new report today estimates that the top 10 iOS games generate more than $13M in daily revenue. Fortnite is said to be the highest-grossing game, generating some $2.75M per day.

Revenue is split across paid apps, in-app purchases, and ad revenue from free apps. It highlights one particular type of ad as a growing trend in mobile gaming …

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iOS games Stories April 8, 2020

Microsoft and Turn 10 have announced that PC and Xbox racing game Forza Street will be coming to iPhone, iPad and Android on May 5.

No details on pricing have been revealed, but it appears that it will be a freemium game, as the announcement makes reference to ‘in-game credits and gold’ …

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iOS games Stories April 7, 2020

After versions for Mac and iPad, Feral Interactive has announced that a Company of Heroes iPhone app is coming ‘later this year.’

The critically-acclaimed game was first released for Windows back in 2006, came to the Mac in 2012 and then to the iPad a couple of months ago …

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iOS games Stories March 4, 2020

In a surprise move, Konami has brought the classic PlayStation game Castlevania: Symphony of the Night now to iOS and Android. It was first available on the PlayStation in 1997.

The company says that the iOS version is a complete port of the full game, including original graphics and music …

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iOS games Stories March 3, 2020

Atari has announced that the classic arcade game Missile Command is coming to iOS and Android later this year. Even better, you’ll have the choice of a free ad-supported version or a single payment to remove the ads; no in-app purchases…

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iOS games Stories February 13, 2020

WWII strategy game Company of Heroes now available for the iPad

Feral Interactive has announced that the award-winning World War II strategy game Company of Heroes is now available for the iPad. A video trailer can be seen below…

iOS games Stories January 23, 2020

There’s good news and bad for iPhone gaming fans today. On the plus side, there are more real-world Pokémon Go and Harry Potter events on the way. On the downside, you won’t be able to play the official EA version of Tetris for much longer, even if you paid for it…

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iOS games Stories October 25, 2019

If Apple were to make mouse support for the iPad into a mainstream feature, that could be a game-changer for iPad gaming, says an analyst specialising in mobile markets.

It would, he argues, open the way to the iPad offering full PC-level gaming as well as the mobile games currently on offer …

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