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Best of iOS news: From  Marvel vs. Capcom 2  to  Cannon Cat
Best of iOS news: From Marvel vs. Capcom 2 to Cannon Cat
May 1, 2012 | By Danny Cowan

May 1, 2012 | By Danny Cowan
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[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Marvel vs. Capcom 2, Graveyard Snuggle, and Cannon Cat.]

- Capcom Launches iOS Port of Marvel vs. Capcom 2
Capcom's tag-team 2D fighter hits iOS platforms with its full 56-character roster, a Bluetooth multiplayer mode, and a touch screen-optimized control scheme."

- Halfbrick Updates Jetpack Joyride with New Gadgets
Jetpack Joyride players now have access to 15 new gameplay-altering gadgets, which are available for purchase with in-game currency.

- Graveyard Snuggle: "Twister Meets Hot Potato, But With More Touching"
"In Graveyard Snuggle, two or more players sit in a circle, and a skeleton character barks out limb-tangling commands that every participant must obey. If a player jolts the device too severely during his or her turn, the game ends."

- Minecraft: Pocket Edition Update Adds Crafting Component
Mojang's latest Minecraft: Pocket Edition update introduces damageable items, farm animals, and an oft-requested crafting UI.

- Loqheart Releases Debut App Store Title Cannon Cat
Loqheart's first App Store release is Cannon Cat, a free-to-play action title with mechanics inspired by the mid-air barrel travel sequences from Rare's Donkey Kong Country series.

- Linux Tycoon Coming Soon To Android and iOS
"Following up on a recent update adding an online multiplayer mode, Bryan Lunduke revealed that his Linux distro sim Linux Tycoon is in the works for iOS and Android platforms."


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