It’s been such a whirlwind week that I’ve only now been able to sit down and write this post!
Today’s announcement about Electronic Arts and Corona is just the beginning. We’ve got some more kick-ass stuff on the way.
At the same time, engineering is forging ahead. It looks like the season of new devices (Kindle HD, NOOK HD, iPhone 5, iPad Mini) had ended, so we are going to push out a new public release.
Today, we’re thrilled to share the news that Electronic Arts (EA) has developed their latest Word Smack game with (drum roll please!) everyone’s favorite cross-platform development platform. That’s right, one of the world’s largest game publishers has incorporated Corona into their arsenal, to develop first-class mobile content.
David Mekersa is the CEO of the French studio, Casual Box. He’s a 20 year veteran of the tech world, and the developer of the Corona-built Chicken Deep, a newly launched action game for iOS.
Steve is a pint-sized thief with dreams of becoming rich. After reading about a billion dollar museum exhibit in the paper, he hopes to perform the biggest heist in history. Help him outrun the night shift policeman and make his getaway!
Since the first wind-up music boxes were sold in the late 18th century, music-lovers around the world were captivated by the melodic devices. This week’s App of the Week, Magical Music Box, is a delightful mobile rendition of the popular toy.
Graham Ransom and Simon Pearce are the dynamic duo behind Glitch Games,and the developers of Forever Lost: Episode 1 HD, a new point-and-click adventure game for the iPad/iPhone. Graham asked his Twitter followers for questions on developing adventure games, and he shares answers to a handful of the most popular inquires here.
I’m happy to report that we now have a superior workaround for the landscape/Game Center orientation issue in iOS 6. This is available in Corona daily build 930.
This weekend, I set out to bake the perfect banana bread. I put Minu to the test, a beautifully crafted timer that ensured my bread was baked just right. Simple in design and gorgeous in construction, users have embraced Minu as it’s climbed the Top 10 chart of utility apps.
Earlier this week, there was a bit of commotion over a new rule in Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines.PocketGamer.biz, was the first to break the story, finding that clause 2.25 stated, “apps that display apps other than your own for purchase or promotion in a manner similar to the App Store will be rejected.”
More updates on the NOOK HD, and some tidbits on iOS6 and a recent appearance on CoronaGeek.