AppStore News: CoD WW Zombies and Guerilla Bob update, GTA CW and BS DC go on sale
Well then, folks, it’s updates galore! Well, not “galore” per say, but nevertheless two major titles got updated today. One is the recently released Guerrilla Bob (TMA Review – Grab It) with the most notable addition of multiple save slots and the promise that not the whole game is reset on death, rather only the stage.
The other major title is, of course,Â Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies (TMA Review – Kiss It) – a first-person survival shooter that came out of nowhere late fall 2009 and was highly acclaimed by the critics. Among many other improvements include a new map VerrÃ¼ckt (Zombie Asylum) that is now available via In-App purchasing for a hefty price of $4.99.
For the steals and deals the recent blockbuster title, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (TMA Review – Double Kiss It) and the only game to have ever got a Double-Kiss It rating from TMA has been updated with a minor improvement of random selection from the iPod playlist as well as getting a price cut to $6.99 to celebrate the Chinese New Year. If you haven’t picked up it already, now is the time to do it!
And last but not least – Broken Sword: Director’s Cut (TMA Review – Kiss It)Â the best adventure game on the iPhone has recently been supplemented by the Spanish version Broken Sword : La Leyenda de los Templarios â€“ Montaje del Director in addition to going on sale in celebration of Valentine’s day. If you are a fan of adventure games – this is not to be missed.
Full update details after the gap.
Chillingo Ltd, Guerrilla Bob – $2.99
– Added a new Save Game system with multiple save slots, so you donâ€™t have to start over when you die
– Added score multiplier and an improved scoring system
– Improved sound effects
– Improved Crystal SDK version
Activision Publishing, Inc., Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies – $9.99
â€¢ VerrÃ¼ckt Map Now Available; Support for In-App Purchases of downloadable maps
â€¢ 9 New Weapons including FG-42, Gewehr-43, PPsh-41, M1 Garand, and the Springfield
â€¢ 13 New Achievements for Nacht der Untoten and 10 New Achievements for the new VerrÃ¼ckt map
â€¢ Overall game engine optimizations for a smoother, richer gameplay experience
â€¢ Leaderboard Enhancements to track Highest Wave Reached, Points Scored, Kills, and Headshots
â€¢ Control Tweaks to Touch Screen & Dual Stick configurations with Options to adjust controls based on user preferences
â€¢ Tutorial adjustments to allow for experimentation of control schemes before game start
â€¢ Multiplayer Point Display to track your comradesâ€™ in-game progression
â€¢ Improved Network Reliability
â€¢ More connection types will be able to support online multiplayer; UPnP support to address players with Wi-Fi routers that block playersâ€™ ability to connect to MP
â€¢ Support for French localized text
Rockstar Games, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars – $6.99
Thank you for your support! In an effort to enhance this product, we are constantly reading your comments. Independence FM (Custom Playlist) now plays selections from your playlist randomly. This patch also features a selection of bug fixes we have discovered post release.
Revolution, Broken Sword: Director’s Cut – $4.99
*** Special Valentine’s Weekend Price ***
Paris in the Fallâ€¦ a brutal murder at the Palais Royale. When Nico Collard is invited to interview statesman Pierre Carchon, she finds herself inextricably drawn into a terrifying conspiracy.
One of the all-time classic adventures, multi BAFTA-nominated ‘Broken Sword: Directorâ€™s Cut’ pitches sassy journalist Nico Collard, and intrepid American George Stobbart into a mysterious journey of intrigue and jeopardy. Guide George and Nico on their globe-spanning adventure, exploring exotic locations, solving ancient mysteries, and thwarting a dark conspiracy to reveal the secret truths of the Knights Templar.
Featuring a widely-praised touch interface, ‘Broken Sword: The Directorâ€™s Cut’ introduces an intricate new narrative thread, alongside the classic story that has charmed millions of players. Itâ€™s time to experience George and Nicoâ€™s worldwide adventure in a whole new way, with brand new puzzles, hilarious new jokes, and the distinctive, rich story that made the series so deservedly renowned. This is adventure gaming at its very best.
â€œâ€¦this is a must-play game: a latter day blockbuster in a directorâ€™s cut formâ€. The Independent online (5/5)
â€œAn extraordinary example of how to properly remake a classicâ€. Pocket Gamer (9/10)
â€œBroken Sword’s creative touch interface works like a charm on the iPhone screenâ€. Touch Arcade
Broken Sword: Shadow Of The Templars has always been a stellar example of video games’ potential as a storytelling medium; now it also serves as a masterclass in porting to a handheld platform. With its glistening presentation, adroit controls and additional content, this is arguably one of the finest titles to appear on the App Store to date. Reforging the Sword on the iPhone was a stroke of genius.
Full English speech, with the option for subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish or Italian.
ParÃs en otoÃ±o… un asesinato brutal en el Palais Royale. Cuando inviten a Nico Collard a entrevistar al estadista Pierre Carchon, se verÃ¡ involucrada irremisiblemente en una conspiraciÃ³n terrible.
La aventura “Broken Sword: The Director’s Cut”, un clÃ¡sico de todos los tiempos con nominaciones a varios premios BAFTA, sumerge a la atrevida periodista Nico Collard y al intrÃ©pido norteamericano George Stobbart en un viaje misterioso lleno de intriga y peligro. GuÃa a George y a Nico en su aventura por todo el mundo y explora lugares exÃ³ticos, resuelve antiguos misterios y frustra una tenebrosa conspiraciÃ³n para descubrir la secreta verdad sobre los caballeros templarios.
“Broken Sword: The Director’s Cut” presenta una interfaz tÃ¡ctil que ha recibido muchos elogios e introduce un nuevo e intrincado hilo argumental, ademÃ¡s de la historia clÃ¡sica que ya ha encandilado a millones de jugadores. Es hora de vivir las aventuras de George y Nico por todo el mundo de una manera completamente distinta, con rompecabezas novedosos, divertidÃsimos chistes nuevos y la historia caracterÃstica y detallada que ha dado su merecida fama a esta saga. Es un juego de aventuras en estado puro.
â€œ(…) es un juego que nadie deberÃa dejar pasar de largo: un exitazo de nuestros dÃas en forma de montaje del director.â€ The Independent online (5/5)
â€œExtraordinario ejemplo de cÃ³mo hacer el remake de un clÃ¡sico.â€ Pocket Gamer (9/10)
â€œEl toque creativo de la interfaz de Broken Sword funciona a las mil maravillas en la pantalla del iPhone.â€ Touch Arcade
DiÃ¡logos completamente en espaÃ±ol, con la opciÃ³n de subtÃtulos en espaÃ±ol, inglÃ©s, alemÃ¡n, italiano o francÃ©s.