Welcome to iFanzine’s new Weekly News Roundup, where we take a quick look at the most interesting Apple and iOS gaming-related stories of the week. Today’s installment includes: a hilarious piece of fan mail, the first trailer for upcoming augmented reality game The Walking Dead: Our World, infoon when you can expect Apple to unveil their new iPhones, and more!
It’s Official: Apple’s iPhone Event Is Happening Soon
Apple have officially announced a venue and date for this year’s iPhone event. It will take place at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, on September 12. At the event, Apple are expected to unveil a trio of new iPhones: the iPhone 7s, the iPhone 7s Plus, and the big one — the iPhone 8. Rumors suggest that a new 4K Apple TV and a cellular-connected Apple Watch may also make an appearance.
To celebrate being in business for seven years, Swedish indie studio Simogo (Year Walk, Device 6) have temporarily slashed the price of their entire back catalog of games to $0.99 apiece. Simogo’s titles rarely ever get discounted — and every single one of them is a must-have — so this is big news indeed! The sale started yesterday and will run for one week only. You’ll find download links here.
Crescent Moon, Blowfish Studios and We’re Five’s upcoming space exploration game Morphite must need a little extra tweaking and polishing ahead of release, because its launch date has been pushed back from September 7 to September 21. That’s a real shame, but if the game is even half as amazing in the flesh as it looks in trailers and screenshots, the wait will have been worth it.
A young fanby the name of Sam Hewitt recently sent Noodlecake Studios some wonderfully intricate, hand-drawn diagrams for a new course that he would very much like added to Super Stickman Golf 3. The only catch? If Noodlecake do decide to make use of the sketches, Sam wants to be paid a fair price for his services. Ha! You’ve gotta admire this guy’s entrepreneurial spirit and creativity!
The Walking Dead are set to invade our world in an upcoming Pokemon Go-esque augmented reality gamecalled, er, The Walking Dead: Our World. According to AMC, Our World “will enable players to fully immerse themselves into the action of the hit TV show by blending digital objects, such as characters and other game elements, with the players’ own environment.”Check out a trailer above.