Nexon Launches MapleStory on iPhone & Windows Phone Launch Titles – Mobile Game News

Tue, Aug 17, 2010

iPhone, Mobile, Windows Phone

In the mobile game world, there is always tons of news pouring in as we look forward to new platforms launching and as new games launch on existing platforms. Today, we have the announcement and release of Nexon’s Maplestory for the iPhone in the form of Maplestory Thief Edition and the news of the games that will be available at launch of Windows Phone 7.

Nexon Mobile Launches MapleStory: Thief Edition for iPhone

MapleStory: Theif Edition is Nexon’s first game for the iPhone, and plays just like an action RPG. MapleStory is one of Nexon’s top tier games on their online games network, so it’s not surprising to see it on the iPhone. Seunghan Lee, CEO of Nexon Mobile commented on the release:

“MapleStory: ‘Thief Edition’ is developed to give iPhone users the game’s original uniqueness as well as recreate the original features from MapleStory. Now we can enjoy MapleStory, which has been loved by millions of users globally, even on the iPhone.”

The thief portion of the title describes the character of Robin and their quest to become the greatest thief in all of Maple World. The iPhone version includes the same graphics we all know and love from the online version as well as the striking effect.

If you’d like to check the game for yourself, be sure to download the game from the App Store.

Windows Phone 7 Xbox Live Launch Titles

One of the touted features of Windows Phone 7 is its tight integration of Xbox Live. Using other Microsoft services along with some fresh, new ideas is just one of the ways Microsoft is looking to take back the mobile phone market with.

Now, Microsoft is looking for additional competition against the undisputed king of mobile games currently, the iPhone. With Xbox Live support including developer support from those who already make Xbox Live games. The list of launch titles for Windows Phone 7 is lengthy, but proves that Microsoft is taking game on their new mobile platform seriously:

“3D Brick Breaker Revolution” (Digital Chocolate)
“Age of Zombies” (Halfbrick)
“Armor Valley” (Protégé Games)
“Asphalt 5″ (Gameloft)
“Assassin’s Creed” (Gameloft)
“Bejeweled LIVE” (PopCap)
“Bloons TD” (Digital Goldfish)
“Brain Challenge” (Gameloft)
“Bubble Town 2″ (i-Play)
“Butterfly” (Press Start Studio)
“CarneyVale Showtime” (MGS)
“Castlevania” (Konami)
“Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst” (MGS)
“De Blob Revolution” (THQ)
“Deal or No Deal 2010″ (i-Play)
“Earthworm Jim” (Gameloft)
“Fast & Furious 7″ (i-Play)
“Fight Game Rivals” (Rough Cookie)
“Finger Physics” (Mobliss Inc.)
“Flight Control” (Namco Bandai)
“Flowerz” (Carbonated Games)
“Frogger” (Konami)
“Fruit Ninja” (Halfbrick)
“Game Chest-Board” (MGS)
“Game Chest-Card” (MGS)
“Game Chest-Logic” (MGS)
“Game Chest-Solitaire” (MGS)
“GeoDefense” (Critical Thought)
“Ghostscape” (Psionic)
“Glow Artisan” (Powerhead Games)
“Glyder 2″ (Glu Mobile)
“Guitar Hero 5″ (Glu Mobile)
“Halo Waypoint” (MGS)
“Hexic Rush” (Carbonated Games)
“I Dig It” (InMotion)
“iBlast Moki” (Godzilab)
“ilomilo” (MGS)
“Implode XL” (IUGO)
“Iquarium” (Infinite Dreams)
“Jet Car Stunts” (True Axis)
“Let’s Golf 2″ (Gameloft)
“Little Wheel” (One click dog)
“Loondon” (Flip N Tale)
“Max and the Magic Marker” (PressPlay)
“Mini Squadron” (Supermono Limited)
“More Brain Exercise” (Namco Bandai)
“O.M.G.” (Arkedo)
“Puzzle Quest 2″ (Namco Bandai)
“Real Soccer 2″ (Gameloft)
“The Revenants” (Chaotic Moon)
“Rise of Glory” (Revo Solutions)
“Rocket Riot” (Codeglue)
“Splinter Cell Conviction” (Gameloft)
“Star Wars: Battle for Hoth” (THQ)
“Star Wars: Cantina” (THQ)
“The Harvest” (MGS)
“The Oregon Trail” (Gameloft)
“Tower Bloxx NY” (Digital Chocolate)
“Twin Blades” (Press Start Studio)
“UNO” (Gameloft)
“Women’s Murder Club: Death in Scarlet” (i-Play)
“Zombie Attack!” (IUGO)
“Zombies!!!!” (Babaroga)

Quite a list, eh? Let us know what you think about gaming on Windows Phone 7 below.

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