Apple Arcade February 2021 Roundup: ‘Lumen’ and ‘Survival Z’

M1 Mac Users Report Excessive SSD Wear Over the past week, some M1 Mac users have been reporting alarming SSD health readings, suggesting that these devices are writing extraordinary amounts of data to their drives (via iMore). Across Twitter and the MacRumors forums, users are reporting that M1 Macs are experiencing extremely high drive writes […]

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Snoopy Takes Over Apple’s Homepage for New TV+ Series, Puzzle Game ‘Lumen’ Added to Apple Arcade

New content is today arriving on Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade, in “The Snoopy Show” and puzzle game “Lumen.” To celebrate the launch of The Snoopy Show, Apple has transformed its apple.com homepage. On the Apple homepage, individual sections for the iPhone 12, iPad Air, HomePod mini, and Apple TV 4K now feature small Snoopy […]

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‘NUTS’ and ‘Spire Blast’ Arrive on Apple Arcade

“NUTS – A Surveillance Mystery” and “Spire Blast” are the latest games to join Apple Arcade‘s expanding library. NUTS is a single-player surveillance mystery game set in a remote forest, where players are tasked with discovering what a group of squirrels are hiding. Through carefully laying out equipment, recording the squirrels’ movements, analyzing their behavior, […]

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Monument Valley Developers Release ‘Alba: a Wildlife Adventure’ on Apple Arcade

Ustwo Games, the studio that created the popular “Monument Valley” and “Assemble With Care” games for iPhone and iPad, today released “Alba: a Wildlife Adventure” on Apple Arcade. Set on a sunny island brimming with fauna, the casual adventure game invites players to explore the game world as protagonist Alba, who turns activist and founds […]

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Fast-Paced Racing Game ‘Warp Drive’ With Teleporting Feature Now Available on Apple Arcade

British developer Supergonk’s new racing game “Warp Drive” made its debut on Apple Arcade today across the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. “Warp Drive” aims to differentiate itself by allowing players to teleport around the track to find shortcuts and hidden routes, all while jumping over huge canyons, driving upside down, and overtaking opponents […]

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‘Reigns: Beyond’ and ‘All of You’ Released on Apple Arcade

Apple Arcade has today gained two new games: “Reigns: Beyond” and “All of You.” Reigns: Beyond is the fourth game in the popular Reigns series from Nerial and Devolver Digital, and takes the decision-based game to space. As an intergalactic indie rockband, plot your rise to “stardom”, traveling from planet to planet and gig to […]

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Apple One is Now Available: Save Money by Bundling Apple Music, iCloud Storage, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and More

Apple One bundles are now available in the United States and over 100 other countries, allowing customers to subscribe to multiple Apple services through a single plan, including Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, iCloud, and more. To sign up for Apple One on an iPhone: Open Settings App Tap on Your Name at the […]

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‘Warp Drive – Teleport Racing!’ Coming Soon to Apple Arcade

New game “Warp Drive – Teleport Racing!” is coming soon to Apple Arcade. The game is a new, fast-paced arcade-style racing game from Supergonk, with a unique concept at its heart. Warp Speed features an innovative teleport gameplay mechanic that allows players to instantly traverse the racetrack to find shortcuts and hidden routes. The warp […]

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‘Warp Drive – Teleport Racing!’ Coming Soon to Apple Arcade

New game “Warp Drive – Teleport Racing!” is coming soon to Apple Arcade. The game is a new, fast-paced arcade-style racing game from Supergonk, with a unique concept at its heart. Warp Speed features an innovative teleport gameplay mechanic that allows players to instantly traverse the racetrack to find shortcuts and hidden routes. The warp […]

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‘The Pathless’ and ‘Reigns: Beyond’ Coming to Apple Arcade Soon

Apple today announced the upcoming debut of Reigns: Beyond and The Pathless, two new Apple Arcade titles that are coming to the gaming service in the near future. Reigns: Beyond is the fourth game in the Reigns series, which includes the original Reigns title, Reigns: Her Majesty, and Reigns: Game of Thrones. A card-based game, […]

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Apple Giving Three Months of Free Apple Arcade Access to Customers Who Purchase New Device

Apple customers who purchase a new iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, or Mac are eligible for three months of free access to Apple Arcade, Apple’s gaming service that has more than 100 titles. ‌Apple Arcade‌ is normally priced at $4.99 per month and it provides access to games that have no in-app purchases or […]

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Island-Themed Sandbox Game ‘The Survivalists’ Debuts on Apple Arcade

This week’s addition to Apple Arcade is The Survivalists, an island-themed sandbox game where players explore, build, craft, trade, and even train monkeys with up to three friends in a desperate bid to survive. Available on the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV, The Survivalists comes from British game studio Team17, known for games like […]

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Apple Working on Apple TV Models With A12 and A14 Chips, New Controller, and More

Several rumors have indicated that Apple is working on a refreshed Apple TV, and Fudge, a leaker who goes by @choco_bit on Twitter, today shared some new information on what we can expect. In a tweet, Fudge claims that Apple is preparing multiple new Apple TV set-top boxes, with a model featuring a variant of […]

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‘A Monster’s Expedition’ Comes to Apple Arcade

New puzzle game “A Monster’s Expedition” has arrived on Apple Arcade. The title comes from Draknek, developers of “Cosmic Express,” and offers players an “adorable” open-world adventure in which they must push over trees to create pathways and explore islands near and far. The game includes hundreds of islands to visit – some right in […]

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‘World’s End Club’ Debuts on Apple Arcade, Three More Games Coming Soon

This week’s addition to Apple Arcade is World’s End Club, described as a new type of action-adventure game that fuses a thrilling story with 2D side-scrolling action. The game is available on the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. World’s End Club revolves around a group of “oddball kids” from Japan who get into an […]

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EE Offers First Plan Bundling Apple Subscription Services in the UK

UK carrier EE has launched a new package called the “Full Works” plan for iPhone, which includes subscriptions to Apple Music, Apple TV+, and Apple Arcade. It is the first carrier plan to bundle multiple Apple subscription services. As a result of a new collaboration with Apple, the plan includes subscriptions to Apple services such […]

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