Category Archives: Games

Top 11 Reasons Apple Hates Your App


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So you’ve been following along with our regular list of the HIGHEST GROSSING iPHONE and iPAD APPS, and wondering how you can get your thumb onto that meal ticket. Apple pays out literally BILLIONS of dollars to app developers every year, so why not go ahead and just whip an app together and submit to the Apple App Store?

iOS App Development For Dummies
iOS App Development For Dummies
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What TV, movie and game torrents are most popular?


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Bittorrent is a way to share digital files on the Internet by sharing little bits of those files among dozens upon dozens of other people’s computers.

While a legitimate way to circulate large files legally, computer-savvy folks have taken to using torrent files to distribute copyrighted material illegally. Continue reading WHAT TV, MOVIE AND GAME TORRENTS ARE MOST POPULAR?

How much did you pay for your video gaming console system? (Probably too much)


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How many video game consoles have you owned over the years?

If you’re of a certain age, we’ll assume at least one Atari, one Playstation, and one XBox – but there were dozens of other systems that you likely have rotting away in your closet right now.

Intellivion Greatest Hits
Intellivision Greatest Hits
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Top 10 Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android (July 2014)


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It’s all about the money when it comes to apps. And making money? Well, that’s why we make ’em.

These aren’t necessarily the most popular apps out there – but they are the ones that are raking in the most money – most likely via in-app purchases.  And really, is it any surprise that the majority of these hit money-making apps are games?  No, not really.

Let’s take a look at who’s making the money this month:

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You’ll never guess which video game was named the Best Video Game of All Time!


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When one thinks of VIDEO GAMES, you don’t really think that POPULAR MECHANICS would be considered an authority on the subject.

You’d be wrong.

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Would you like to own the World’s Largest Video Game Collection?


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Michael Thommason has something that he doesn’t want anymore.  And YOU can be the person to take it off his hands.

Guinness World Records - Gaming Edition
Guinness World Records – Gaming Edition
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Behind the Scenes at The Price is Right


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THE PRICE IS RIGHT is one of those eternal game shows that everybody – and we mean EVERYBODY – loves. It’s been around for years, it’s easy enough for anyone to play (unlike Jeopardy or the Scripps Spelling Bee where we just gasp in awe at a few folks’ brilliance).

And it truly features everyday people on the show.  It’s good family fun all around.

The Price is Right
The Price is Right
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Top 10 Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android (June 2014)


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We have a new entry on the iPhone list this month of the highest grossing smartphone apps – Family Guy!   And could we finally see a dating app break into the Top Ten?  We’ll have to wait and see…

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50% of mobile gaming revenue comes from 10% of the players


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How much money do mobile game makers take in on their games?

Like Web Watch has told you before, Candy Crush was pulling in around $850,000 a day from just a handful of their users.

But we’ve uncovered a bit more information about how the mobile gaming financial numbers are playing out across the board when all revenues are looked at.

Mobile & Social Game Design: Monetization Methods and Mechanics, Second Edition
Mobile & Social Game Design: Monetization Methods and Mechanics, Second Edition

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How to ALWAYS win Rock Paper Scissors with this perfect strategy


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People love playing Rock Paper Scissors (or the recent development of Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock).

Web Watch has even attended the National RPS CHAMPIONSHIPS in Las Vegas, just to see what it’s all about that makes Roshambo such an incredibly competitive sport.

Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock
Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock

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Top Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad and Android (April 2014)


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There’s a new money making app in the Apple App Store, and it may surprise you as to who that is who has decided to jump into the iOS bandwagon and finally make some cash:  MICROSOFT.

Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium
Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium

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Coming soon to a poker table near you: the Poker Shot Clock


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Have you ever played a game with friends – any game, really – where your friends took a ridiculously long time to make their move?

No wonder nobody likes to play Monopoly anymore – if you played by the official rules, the game would be over in an hour.  Web Watch witnessed a Bunko night where the “lead table” decided to stop rolling dice and have a conversation — the other three tables revolted and demanded that the round end after 10 minutes had passed.

Party poopers, it seems.

Poker Ace Portable Tournament Director Timer
Poker Ace Portable Tournament Director Timer

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Top Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android (Mar 2014)


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Let’s see who’s been making money off of your smartphone addictions this month.  Looks like Flappy Bird never made the cut:

App Marketing and How to Make Money with iPhone Apps
App Marketing and How to Make Money with iPhone Apps

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How much money does Flappy Bird made a day?


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Remember when Web Watch told you HOW MUCH MONEY CANDY CRUSH MAKES PER DAY?

Around $800,000 dollars per day.

Well, there’s a new challenger to the casual game money market, and takes even less skill to play than matching three candies in a row.

Flappy Bird Hints
Flappy Bird Hints

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Top Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android (Feb 2014)


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It’s a new month, and time to look again at the TOP GROSSING MOBILE APPS on ANDROID and APPLE DEVICES.

And lo!  There’s a change in the rankings.  Can the King be dead?

Dylan's Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life
Dylan’s Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life

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