Niantic has released Pokémon GO for Apple Watch on the App Store. The news comes after recent rumors that the project was scrapped, which proved to be false. Trainers with Apple Watch can explore the world and discover nearby Pokémon, as well as collect items from PokéStops. Sessions with the game can be logged as a Workout, which logs the distances covered and counts towards daily Activity rings.
For over nine years, iPhone fans have been anticipating Nintendo's entrance into the iOS game market. Today the company made history by releasing its first iOS game Super Mario Run on the App Store. The game follows Nintendo's social networking title Miitomo, which hit mobile devices earlier this year. Super Mario Run marks a dramatic turnaround for Nintendo and its recent declarations that it would only develop games for its own hardware platforms.
iPhoneFAQ.org is not a review site. While we do test apps and games for articles, and even write the occasional review, we do not cover enough games to declare the best overall releases to the App Store. This list is a collection of our favorite games that we have played over the last year. It is not a list of the best overall App Store releases for 2016. There are a lot of popular games we did not cover that most likely deserve the title of best App Store release. We will leave that decision to Apple and other gaming sites that play more games than we do.
Here are some of our favorite App Store releases for 2016.
The series that helped make Telltale a household name is returning this December. The Walking Dead: A New Frontier will launch on all platforms on Tuesday, December 20th. This includes both iOS and Android, plus PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Pre-orders are now available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions. You can also wait to purchase the special Season Pass Disc on February 7th. The Season Pass Disc includes the "first of five episodes in the third season, and will provide access to the subsequent four episodes as they become available for download," according to the Telltale blog.
Ironhide Game Studio announced on Facebook that production has begun on Kingdom Rush 4. No specific details were released about the new tower defense title, but the announcement did calm fears that Ironhide has abandoned the series to work on other projects. After releasing one sequel and a prequel, Kingdom Rush has been put on the back burner so Ironhide could concentrate on its new game called Iron Marines.