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iOS App of the Week: Shining Force and RuneScape [Classics]

Shinning Force Classics

It was a big week for classic games on the Apple App Store. SEGA released Shining Force Classics with 3 episodes of the Shining series. The new SEGA Forever addition turns Shining in the Darkness, Shining Force: The Legacy of Great Intention and Shining Force II into 3 quests for players to complete.

Shining in the Darkness is a first-person, 3D dungeon crawler where players must find the Arms of Light, save the princess and their dad, then defeat the evil Dark Sol. Shining Force: The Legacy of Great Intention is an RPG that allows players to take control of up to 0 different characters at once. Players can increase their skills and attributes through strategy, combat, and exploration of 8 different scenarios and side quests. Shinning Force II is also a tactical, RPG with 16-bit graphics, a new story and cinematic battle sequences.

Apple announces new iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac mini, but no AirPower

iPad Pro 2018

At a special event held today at the Howard Gilman Opera House in New York City, Apple announced new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models with edge-to-edge "Liquid Retina displays," a boosted Mac mini, a new MacBook Air, an updated Apple Pencil with wireless charging, but no AirPower charging mat. Apple fans have been waiting for the AirPower to be released since Apple previewed the device more than a year ago.

Halloween App of the Week: Candies 'n Curses

Candies 'n Curses

Candies 'n Curses is a "spooky sugar-coated platformer" where you play as the adventurous Molli Pop. The game begins with a long opening that introduces Molly and explains her motivation, a dare from friends, for investigating her town's alleged haunted house. Upon entering, Molly gets locked in the house where she meets the ghostly butler who asks her to clean up some of the bad ghosts with her flashlight. Molly must survive 6 different regions of the Phantom King's mansion while taking out ghosts, skeletons and other spooky things.

Sonos announces limited edition Play:5 Beastie Boys speaker

Play:5 Beastie Boys

Sonos today announced its collaboration with the Beastie Boys to release a "strictly limited" Play:5 Beastie Boys Edition speaker. The speaker and accessory company has teamed up with Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz, Michael “Mike D” Diamond, and San Francisco-based artist, Barry McGee to release the limited edition Sonos speaker with all proceeds going to charity. The Play:5 Beastie Boys Edition features a white speaker face with a design by artist Barry McGee.

Apple to stream NYC event on October 30

Apple fall 2018 New York event

Apple has sent invitations for its second splash media event of fall 2018. On the day before Halloween, Apple will reveal new products at the Howard Gilman Opera House in New York. The keynote is described in the invitations with the tagline "There's more in the making". So what's in the pipeline after this year's launch of the iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4?

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