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Game warning players to “beware of Aborigines” pulled from App Store after petition reaches 85,000 signatures

- January 18, 2016 2 MIN READ

A common lament from mobile developers is that getting an app onto the App Store can be a real piece of work thanks to Apple’s stringent criteria. Apple’s guidelines state that the company will “reject Apps for any content or behaviour that we believe is over the line. What line, you ask? Well, as a Supreme Court Justice once said, ‘I’ll know it when I see it’. And we think that you will also know it when you cross it.”

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Australian game developers making it big overseas call on government to support the local industry

- January 7, 2016 4 MIN READ

According to figures from market research firm SuperData, the global mobile games industry generated over $25 billion in revenue in 2015, growth of 20 percent year on year. Australian games have made a significant contribution to this figure; Crossy Road, created by Melbourne developers Hipster Whale, raked in $10 million in revenue over 3 months… Read more »