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Apple Shares Video Showcasing Apple Arcade Games in 100 Seconds

Apple today shared a new video on its YouTube channel that highlights some of the games coming to Apple Arcade in 100 seconds.


Earlier this week, Apple announced that its subscription-based Apple Arcade gaming service will launch September 19 in over 150 countries. In the United States, pricing is set at $4.99 per month, with a one-month free trial available. This price will apply to individuals or a family of up to six members via Family Sharing.

Featured games and their corresponding timestamps in the video:
[00:00] “Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm” by Cornfox
[00:04] “Towaga: Among Shadows” by Noodlecake
[00:04] “Mosaic” by Raw Fury
[00:04] “Overland” by Finji
[00:05] “Manifold Garden” by William Chyr
[00:05] “Lifeslide” by Block Zero
[00:06] “Where Cards Fall” by Snowman
[00:06] “WHAT THE GOLF” by Fun Plus
[00:06] “ChuChu Rocket! Universe” by SEGA®
[00:07] “Cat Quest II” by Gentlebros
[00:07] “The Enchanted World” by Noodlecake
[00:07] “Hot Lava” by Klei Entertainment
[00:20] “EarthNight” by Cleaversoft
[00:30] “Skate City” by Snowman
[00:42] “Jenny LeClue - Detectivu” by Mografi
[00:53] “LEGO Brawls” by Lego
[01:08] "Sayonara: Wild Hearts" by Annapurna
[01:22] "Sonic Racing" by SEGA®
[01:24] "Pac-Man Party Royale” by Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.
[01:26] “Frogger in Toy Town” by Konami
[01:27] “Shinsekai: Into the Depths” by Capcom
[01:29] “Cricket Through the Ages” by Devolver
[01:31] “ShockRods” by Stainless Games
[01:32] “Redout: Space Assault” by 34BigThings
[01:33] “Super Impossible Road” by Rogue Games Inc.
[01:34] “Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm” by Cornfox
Apple Arcade will provide iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV users with access to a library of over 100 games, with no ads or additional in-app purchases. Read our Apple Arcade guide for more details and a preview of the games coming at launch.








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1 week ago

The only people I can see getting this are parents who think an iPad is a substitute for parenting and don't want to spend a fortune on amassing a mobile game library, but large enough to keep little Timmy occupied at the restaurant.


Pretty impressive how you reached this conclusion from a minute and a half video showcasing clips of games.
Rating: 27 Votes
1 week ago
Holy **** some of these games look incredible
Rating: 17 Votes
1 week ago
I wouldn't pay £4.99 to play any of them.
If apple could strike a deal to play all the old 80s/90s classic games from the likes of Nintendo, Sega etc just as simple platform to play them as they were I'd absolutely pay for that.
Rating: 15 Votes
1 week ago
Only a few games look interesting to me right now, but I know my kids will love a lot of these. I want to support this ad-free and IAP-free endeavor of gaming on the iPhone, iPad, and especially the Mac, so I will be buying in immediately. I'd pay $5/mo just to abolish IAP to the fringe. I feel like this has a lot of potential.
Rating: 15 Votes
1 week ago
I am still scratching my head who this is for. Casual gamers want a couple of free "thumb only" games. Competitive gamers want good graphics, gameplay, known IP, twitch streaming, etc. Indie gamers want to follow a game from the start like Valves early access or Kickstarter.

The only people I can see getting this are parents who think an iPad is a substitute for parenting and don't want to spend a fortune on amassing a mobile game library, but large enough to keep little Timmy occupied at the restaurant.
Rating: 12 Votes
1 week ago

I'll stick with PC/Xbox. Gaming on a 6-7" screen just doesn't do anything for me.

The games aren't confined to 6-7" screens. The games can be played on monitors and TV's just like PC and XBox games.
Rating: 11 Votes
1 week ago
As a dad I think that some of these games would be good and fun for our family to play for a bit. I don’t necessarily have a problem with them. If we’re looking at $5 a month for the whole family, I may consider it. Especially with having the first month available for free.
Rating: 9 Votes
1 week ago
The games that Konami and Capcom showed off at the keynote looked like garbage, in my opinion. I expect more from these companies (well, I expect nothing from Konami lately).

The other game. Don’t know the name of the company. Looked like an uninteresting poorly controlled game as well. I don’t understand gaming being pushed on a platform where there are no physical controllers.

Yes, I’m aware Apple will be supporting the DualShock 4 and Xbox One controller in iOS 13. But I doubt games will be developed optimized for these.

Hard pass. I’ll stick with my Switch for gaming on the go.
Rating: 9 Votes
1 week ago

I am still scratching my head who this is for. Casual gamers want a couple of free "thumb only" games. Competitive gamers want good graphics, gameplay, known IP, twitch streaming, etc. Indie gamers want to follow a game from the start like Valves early access or Kickstarter.

The only people I can see getting this are parents who think an iPad is a substitute for parenting and don't want to spend a fortune on amassing a mobile game library, but large enough to keep little Timmy occupied at the restaurant.


You just described 80% of parents on the planet. I see big upsides for this.
Rating: 8 Votes
1 week ago
I wasn't interested until I saw the sequel to Chu Chu Rocket. I'll subscribe, and cancel in a couple of months if we aren't playing the games.

It would be easy for Apple to sweeten the pot here - throw in a bunch of retro arcade and Atari games. Having some known games available on all devices, in addition to the exclusives, would make the $5/month a little easier.
Rating: 7 Votes

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