Sega today announced a new mobile gaming initiative that will see a vast collection of the company’s classic games launch monthly on iOS and Android devices for free, although in-app purchases will be available so users can get rid of ads. Called „Sega Forever,“ the program will let iOS gamers play „nearly every Sega game ever,“ from all of Sega’s previous console generations, including Master System, Genesis/Mega Drive, Game Gear, Dreamcast, and Saturn (via GamesIndustry.biz).
The games will be available as individual apps, with the first five appearing at launch including Sonic The Hedgehog [Direct Link], Comix Zone [Direct Link], [...]
Apple has made electronic music-driven infinite jumper game Beat Stomper its Free App of the Week on the App Store. Usually $2, this trippy little game has been rated at least four stars by over 650 gamers for its frenetic jump-and-hold mechanic, combined with a rousing soundtrack which adapts to the action unfolding on the screen.
Neon-drenched graphics and rapidly strobing particle effects are par for the course in this vertical high score chaser. Gamers control a little square that jumps high into the air with a tap on the screen. Another tap forces the square to stomp down, hopefully onto the next platform. With platforms moving from side to side, timing is [...]
Spotify today announced it now has over 140 million subscribers worldwide, including users that only listen to the free ad-supported tier.
Spotify last said it had over 100 million subscribers in June 2016, so it has gained around 40 million listeners in one year to remain the world’s largest streaming music service. Spotify didn’t update its number of paying subscribers, which stood at over 50 million worldwide as of March 2017.
By comparison, Apple at its Worldwide Developers Conference last week announced that Apple Music now has 27 million paying subscribers, just weeks before the streaming music service turns two years old. Apple Music [...]
Apple’s AirPods are in stock today on Best Buy’s website, with a free 2-day shipping option placing the wireless headphones to arrive later this week for customers in the United States. Faster one-day alternatives are available for around $20.
Users who purchase on Best Buy’s website will also get free in-store setup and advice from Geek Squad.
AirPods have had a six-week shipping estimate on Apple.com since the launch last December, and Apple has yet to give any indication when the headphones might be available sooner for customers.
Disclaimer: MacRumors.com is an affiliate partner with Best Buy and may get paid if you click one of [...]