With 32k dislikes to only 1.1k positive likes on YouTube, Alien: Blackout has earned pretty decent user reviews on the Apple App Store and Google Play. As of this post, the horror survival game has not earned enough reviews on the App Store to receive an overall rating, but it has earned a 4.1 rating on Google Play. This is a much better outcome than expected after the the initial reaction to the trailer which saw the game shoot to 27k dislikes in only 3 days.
The SEGA Forever project to deliver titles to iOS from all of its popular consoles including the Genesis, Dreamcast and Master System had a slow start. The line started in the middle of 2017 with only Genesis titles, most of which had already seen an iOS port. SEGA did eventually start to roll out new games and some updates, but it still seems like they're moving too slow. Fans are still waiting for those promised Dreamcast and Saturn games as SEGA painstakingly plods through its Genesis back catalogue. The latest update at least breaks the Genesis monotony by adding one title from the SEGA Channel days.
AT&T has begun rolling out a new label in the status bar of LTE devices on its cellular network. The moves to add "5G E" branding to its LTE Advanced (LTE-A) network upgrades have not gone unnoticed. The carrier already launched its 5G Evolution in 400 markets across the country, and more devices are slated to receive the 5G E logo in the coming months.
This week we're looking at some of the best new games released to the Apple App Store, but first here are a few pre-orders you might want to check out. Alien: Blackout ($4.99) didn't have the best reception on YouTube, but fans of horror survival games like Five Nights at Freddy's will want to check it out. It includes "seven fear-inducing levels" set in the Alien universe.
One of the more interesting revelations at CES 2019 is good news for Apple fans shopping for a new TV. Both Samsung and Vizio have announced plans to support AirPlay 2 on future Smart TV models. Apple has added details to its official AirPlay page, showing direct integration of AirPlay to upcoming TV sets.