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A new expansion has been released today for Silversword, the first-person turn-based iOS RPG. Developer Mario Gaida sent us this screenshot, which appears to show the hedge maze from The Shining. The Rise of the Dragons expansion adds 28 new maps, 30 new spells, and (according to the trailer) "new evil".

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A few weeks ago, Rubicon Developments revealed their next project: a multiplayer-focused turn-based strategy game called Combat Monsters. The devs describe Combat Monsters as having some card game elements to it but, the new game will be relatively simple to wrap your head around.

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Barring a bounce off of the App Store approvals process, Star Command for iOS should be available in the next week or two. An update to Warballoon's blog yesterday featured a screenshot of Star Command 1.0.0 being accepted into the iTunes Connect developer portal and a simple caption: "Done."

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If we were to judge a game's seriousness by its length, then Neptune's Pride II: Triton would be one of the most hardcore games ever made. A match of the multiplayer 4X is intended to take several weeks, and events play out in quasi-real time.

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Neumann alerts us to the forthcoming submission of Steve Jackson's Sorcery! (I'm only doing that exclamation mark once) to the App Store. This is Steve Jackson the Games Workshop co-founder, not Munchkin/OGRE Steve Jackson.

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I had a design to get into Badland today, which GiHub had emphatically recommended to me over a pint last week. The game veers into territory we don't typically cover but the art style is too interesting to say no to.

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You've noticed that this isn't your regularly scheduled Weekend Price Drops. That's because after a so-thorough-my-coffee-got-cold investigation of the App Store, I could find nothing worthy of posting here.

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In keeping with what you'd expect from an old school PC game dev, Paradox are maintaining a developer's diary as they construct Leviathan Warships, the naval strategy game that they announced for iOS, Android and desktop platforms back in January.

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7th Guest creator and former id man Graeme Devine has a new game out next week on the 18th: a head-to-head card game for iOS called Rocket Patrol. Besides working on Quake 3 Arena and Halo Wars, Devine was the man that Apple hired to do game developer relations a...

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When I last interviewed George Rothrock and Gary Weis (Director of Business Development and Chief Technology Officer at Playdek, respectively), they were knee-deep in new game announcements and buckling down to finish the highly-anticipated iOS edition of Uwe Rosenberg's instant classic board game Agricola.

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