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Seen any misleading AppStore descriptions?

11-01-2011, 12:13 AM
#1
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Seen any misleading AppStore descriptions?

Have you seen any misleading AppStore descriptions for games?

In the TA forums this week there's been criticism of one game for using a name similar to another popular release. And another game has a list of features which actually require additional In-App Purchases, which isn't mentioned in the App Store description.

Have you brought a game, then discovered it didn't match it's description?

What specific games have you had issues with?

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Last edited by Red1; 11-01-2011 at 02:19 AM.
11-01-2011, 12:21 AM
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The App Store is unfortunately full of blatant rip offs...both in names, descriptions and content. Some times you have to be careful before you hit the purchase button when looking up an App that was referred by a friend to make sure it was the right one.

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Last edited by Totenmaske; 11-01-2011 at 12:23 AM.

11-01-2011, 12:24 AM
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I've bought one or two before, but you can always get a quick refund from iTunes
11-01-2011, 12:27 AM
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A game's description said it was addictive. Turned out it was not.
11-01-2011, 12:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Dazarath View Post
A game's description said it was addictive. Turned out it was not.
Lol, this.

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11-01-2011, 02:03 AM
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Originally Posted by nfong View Post
I've bought one or two before, but you can always get a quick refund from iTunes
Apple gives refunds? how?
11-01-2011, 02:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Luke Kellett View Post
Apple gives refunds? how?
Refunds? Never heard that Apple would give refunds

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11-01-2011, 02:26 AM
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Originally Posted by LOLavi View Post
Refunds? Never heard that Apple would give refunds
Yeah even Google has gotten tight on this, only giving people a 15min refund window!
11-01-2011, 02:28 AM
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All you do is email customer support..give them a reason, tell them which app, and more likely than not, they'll refund you. I've only done it twice since January 2009, both times being honest mistakes, not just because I found a game to be crappy, and they refunded me within a few days without any problems.

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11-01-2011, 02:30 AM
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Thanks backtothis, good to know!