Marble Knights rolls onto Apple Arcade

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‘Marble Knights’ brings rolling fun to Apple Arcade
Marble Knights mixes game genres, and supports multiplayer action.
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The latest addition to Apple’s gaming service is a rare multi-player title. Marble Knights lets up to four people at once roll together through a sword-swinging adventure.

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Apple’s App Store will stay empty of streaming games services for now.
New rules don’t seem intended to bring the Google Stadia cloud gaming service to iPad any time soon.
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Go on A Monster’s Expedition through open-world puzzles on Apple Arcade

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‘A Monster’s Expedition’ launched Sept.10 on Apple Arcade
A Monster’s Expedition promises “an adorable and relaxing open world puzzle adventure.”
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A Monster’s Expedition isn‘t the usual puzzle game. It sets itself apart by being an open world. The goal is to make play more relaxing because if someone gets stuck on a particular puzzle, they can head off in another direction. And, of course, there’s a cute little monster involved.

The game debuted Thursday on Apple Arcade, the Mac-maker’s subscription gaming service.

Join the World’s End Club for side-scrolling adventure on Apple Arcade

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‘World’s End Club’ is the latest addition to Apple Arcade.
World’s End Club starts at an abandoned undersea amusement park. Then it gets weird.
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Just-released World’s End Club happily mixes genres. It’s a side-scroller puzzle-action game and a story-adventure game… all at the same time.

The action starts when a group of Japanese school kids find themselves in a long-abandoned amusement park under the ocean. It just gets weirder from there.

No Apple device can play the new Fortnite season

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No ‘Fortnite’ for you, Apple users.
Epic Games won’t let iPhone or Mac users play the next Marvel-themed season of Fortnite.
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The court battle between Epic Games and Apple will really start affecting Fortnite players on Thursday. That’s when the next season of the wildly-popular game will drop, but not for anyone using an iPhone, iPad or Mac.

Slash through action platformer Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time on Apple Arcade

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‘Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time’ launched Friday on Apple Arcade
Jack is back in Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time
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Samurai Jack made the jump from cartoon to video game on Friday, with this classic series transformed into an action platformer.

The star of the Cartoon Network series faces new enemies and rejoins familiar allies to track down the evil Aku and defeat him once and for all in Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time on Apple Arcade.

Join the Night’s Watch in Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows on Apple Arcade

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Try too pretend Season 8 didn’t happen in ‘Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows’
Return to the world of Game of Thrones in a new game for Mac, iPhone and Apple TV.
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Travel to before the events of HBO’s hit series in Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows, a new game released Friday on Apple Arcade.

Explore the history of the Night’s Watch in this narrative-driven, real-time idle game that extends beyond the TV series. Become the shield that guards the realms of men, the sword in the darkness and the enduring sentry upon the Wall.