It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for another Free App of the Week. Apple’s pick this week is an addictive arcade game called Octagon, which is down from $1.99.
Pokémon Go, the exciting exploration game for iPhone from Niantic Labs, is now being field tested in the U.S. for the first time ahead of its official debut. The game has already been tested in Australia, Japan, and New Zealand, but not everyone can get it just yet.
Adorable puzzle game Pull My Tongue is now free as Apple’s Free App of the Week, saving you $0.99. The game features five colorful worlds and over 90 challenging levels, plus “deliciously unique tongue physics” that you won’t get in other games!
Nintendo started things off with Miitomo, a social experience with built-in mini-games, but the company still plans on launching actual games for smartphones and tablets.
Computer golf has been a tradition going back 30 years, right back to the days of CGA and EGA monitors on PCs. And with palmtops/PDAs and then smartphones, golf games have been available and popular at every stage. Seems that ‘a good walk spoiled’ is better when powered by a CPU and without the fresh air!
Way back in October, after Nintendo initially announced it would be launching smartphone and tablet games, the company revealed that its first title was called Miitomo, and wasn’t really a game at all.
Much like Nintendo, Sony has a longstanding relationship with mobile gaming consoles, but with the domination of smartphones and app stores, people have been waiting for both companies to bring their franchises to smartphones and tablets for years.