Is It Worth It?

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Is Square allowed to charge $18 for an iOS game? Yes, but should they?

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Is It Worth It?

Date: February 27, 2012

Written and Performed by: Graham Stark, Kathleen De Vere, Paul Saunders

Story Graphics: Paul Saunders

CheckPoint Graphics: Graham Stark

Boom!: Kate Stark

Music: Bradley Rains

Produced by: Graham Stark, Paul Saunders


Should big name developers be able to make money on the app store? Find out on today's CheckPoint.


  • Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet to be cross-promoted by Del Taco.
  • Children "trip out" to find Slash is a real person, not a video game character.
  • Study links WoW to increased mental function in the elderly.
  • Rovio potentially acquiring other studios.
  • The Final Fantasy Tactics remake costs $18 on the iPad, far more than an average iOS game. Paul attempts to put this in perspective for mobile gamers.

Coming Up

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