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And the rest… Banned iPhone game hits Android, Plague Inc. updated, Retro Game Crunch on Kickstarter

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And the rest… Banned iPhone game hits Android, Plague Inc. updated, Retro Game Crunch on Kickstarter
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Welcome back to "And the rest…", a regular(ish) round-up of mobile and handheld news stories that didn't quite make the cut as front-page news.

New releases

After being booted from the iTunes App Store, an art game that tackles the worker suicides at the Foxconn manufacturing plants has surfaced on Android. In a Permanent Save State is 62p / 99c.

The Android version of Beat Hazard Ultra - a shooter that builds levels based on your music collection - is now available in beta form. Get the unfinished game here, if you can't wait for the final product.

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Retro Game Crunch is a new project involving three indie developers who will attempt to make six games in six months. The Last Rocket creator Shaun Inman (and buddies Rusty Moyher and Matt Grimm) will spend 30 days on a game theme suggested by this Kickstarter project's backers.

App updates

Virus simulator Plague Inc. has received a hefty great update. Genetic Modification is now possible, meaning you can insert new genes into your disease's genetic code to unlock new powers. The game's 69p / 99c.

The rest of the rest

Cabel Sasser has put together a blog post about the music in "droptacular" pixel-art iOS game The Incident. There's even an easter egg song with lyrics, which virtually no one has heard… "until now".

Double Fine has revealed the origins of upcoming freemium game Middle Manager of Justice, from game jam to prototype. The game should be out "soon".

Mark Brown
Mark Brown
Mark Brown spent several years slaving away at the Steel Media furnace, finally serving as editor at large of Pocket Gamer before moving on to doing some sort of youtube thing.