The broadcasting app Anchor has rebranded itself as a new platform for those who do not have the technical know-how to produce their own podcasts. Anchor was originally a social media app like Twitter that offered users the ability to record and share short 5-minute audio clips. The app has since been relaunched for users interested in starting their own podcast and are looking for an easier way to produce shows. Anchor also eliminates the need for fancy equipment by offering iPhone and iPad owners the ability to capture full episodes directly from their device.
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There are plenty of social RPG games aimed at straight men on the App Store, but not many aimed at gay men. Moga Studios aims to change all that by launching Gaydorado -- a social dress-up game with different types of gay characters for players to explore.
Gaydorado is actually several games wrapped up in one little neat rainbow package. It is a dress up game, an RPG with Final Fantasy-like battles, and a dating simulation. In the game, you create your own character who you can use to complete tasks, such as dating, working out, and more. Completing tasks, like participating in fashion shows, allows you to unlock new outfits, accessories and other characters.
Mobile gaming hasn't quite lived up to its potential mostly due to the race to the bottom mentality of freemium gaming. Instead of offering quality games for a one-time premium download price, many developers have chosen to offer free games packed with in-app purchases and boring timers. Gamers have began pushing back against titles filled with loot crates, and the pay-to-play trend plaguing the video game industry. While microtransactions will never go away, the recent controversy surrounding EA's Star Wars Battlefront II has made the industry reconsider how it launches video games.
Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia has released on the Apple App Store to coincide with the launch of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT on the PlayStation 4. Opera Omnia features an all new story players can complete while teaming up with heroes and villains from the Final Fantasy universe.
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After a not so great stab on the NES, Jason Voorhees has become quite the video game star in the last couple of years. The masked madman made his triumphed video game return in Friday the 13th: The Game for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One last year, and now he's back, but this time on the Apple App Store. From the makers Slayaway Camp comes Friday the 13th Killer Puzzle -- another swiping game where you take on the role of the iconic Camp Crystal Lake killer.