SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Apple Inc AAPL.N removed 29,800 apps from its Chinese app store on Saturday, including more than 26,000 games, according to data from research firm Qimai.
The takedowns come amid a crackdown on unlicensed games by Chinese authorities.
Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Earlier this year Apple gave game publishers an end-of-June deadline to submit a government-issued licence number enabling users to make in-app purchases.
China’s Android app s…
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Shortly after its debut trailer in the Aug. 6, 2020 State of Play showcase for PlayStation, Aeon Must Die was alleged to be the product of overworked, unpaid developers no longer with its maker, Limestone Games.
The publisher of Aeon Must Die, an anime-inspired beat-em-up shown at the PlayStation State of Play event on Thursday, has responded to allegations that the developing studio, Limestone Games, overworked numerous developers and, in their words, stole the game that appeared in yesterdays trailer.
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People who hav…
Apple says game streaming services like Microsoft’s xCloud violate App Store policies – GSMArena.com news – GSMArena.com
This applies to Nvidia’s GeForce Now and Google’s Stadia as well. It’s why xCloud testing on iOS was ended early.
Samsung made a big deal out of its partnership with Microsoft, which includes special enhancements for the xCloud game streaming service for the new Galaxy Note20 phones, plus a 3-moth pass for those who pre-order them. But xClouds beta test on iOS ended early, well before the September 15 launch of the service.
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