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List of Games Removed From the App Store and Purchase Histories

10-06-2015, 09:50 AM
#1
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,386
List of Games Removed From the App Store and Purchase Histories

It seems like a ridiculous amount of games have gone missing from the App Store in the last week, more than we can realistically track down on our own, so it seems like it'd make sense to try and crowdsource a list of games that have been nuked from the App Store and purchase histories.

Flight Control
Dead Space
Mass Effect
Real Racing
Bomberman Touch
Metal Gear Solid Touch
Bioshock
Ghost Trick
Virtua Tennis
Jet Set Radio
Afterburner Challenge
Powder Puff Girls

...And that's just off the top of my head. What else have you guys noticed vanishing?
10-06-2015, 10:56 AM
#2
You gotta be kidding me Apple
Zenonia 1-3

why isnt there something we can do about this?
I have older ios devices that can play these titles...

10-06-2015, 10:59 AM
#3
Joined: Jun 2014
Posts: 292
I am very upset with the situation we are in. That's a shame! Digital gaming has so much promise, however they undermined my confidence to the point and don't know if it can be restored.
10-06-2015, 01:11 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2015
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 1
This irritated me so much I made this account just to post about it. I was zipping through my history yesterday and I found a metric ton of games missing:

Sonic Spinball, Streets of Rage 1/2/3, Golden Axe 1/2/3, Gunstar Heroes, Ecco the Dolphin, Altered Beast, Space Harrier II, Shining Force, Marvel vs. Capcom 2, X-Men (the arcade game), Fantastic Knight, Duke Nukem II, Duke Nukem 3D, Krazy Kart Racers, Castlevania Puzzle, Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II, Contra: Evolution, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, and probably a whole bunch more I can't remember right now.

Unbelievable. I'm hesitant to purchase any apps from the big companies now.
10-06-2015, 03:10 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 13
It'd be great to have some kind of organised petition, I'm too busy to sort it though soz lol
10-06-2015, 05:07 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 341
After comparing all my receipts to the list of games I can presently download, I managed to compile the following list. Bear in mind, these only pertain to games that I actually spent money on (for the sake of the argument, I decided to skip the free ones). Now that that's been said, let's get down to the bad stuff:

Conan: Tower of the Elephant
The Dark Knight: Batmobile Game
Dead Space
Duke Nukem 3D
Family Guy Time Warped
Family Guy: Uncensored
Fast & Furious 5
FIFA 12
FIFA 13
FIFA 14
Fight Night Champion
Godzilla - Monster Mayhem
Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon
Guitar Hero
He-Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe
Iron Man 2
James Cameron's Avatar
Justice League: Earth's Final Defense
Law & Order: Legacies
The Lord of the Rings: Middle-Earth's Defense
MADDEN NFL 12
Marvel vs. Capcom 2
Mass Effect: Infiltrator
Mirror's Edge
MMA by EA Sports
NBA 2K12
Orc: Vengeance
PES 2012 - Pro Evolution Soccer
Pinball Rocks
Prince of Persia Retro
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (breaks my heart that this is gone, luckily it's still on my phone)
Riddick: The Merc Files
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space
The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition
The Secret of Monkey Island II: Special Edition
Sherlock Holmes: Mysteries
Shrek Forever After
Shrek Kart
SimCity Deluxe
The Sims Medieval
Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Splinter Cell: Conviction
Star Wars: Pit Droids
Superman
Terminator: Salvation
Thor: Son of Asgard
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12
Transformers 3
Transformers G1: Awakening
UFC Undisputed
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
The Walking Dead: The Game
The Walking Dead: Season 2
The Wolf Among Us
WrestleFest Premium
X-Men
XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Most of them were still available some days ago. I'm gutted that some of these are gone. A couple of them have always been mainstays for me (PoP: WW and MvC2, mainly), but I loved to revisit most of them every once in a while (The Secret of Monkey Island games, Fight Night, Mortal Kombat, X-Men, Guitar Hero...). I'm of a good mind to ask for refunds for every single one of them. If that's the only means I have to voice my displeasure at Apple's recent gung-ho approach, then it's probably worth a try.

Last edited by TheMerc; 10-06-2015 at 05:16 PM.
10-08-2015, 03:06 PM
#7
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: Bologna italy
Posts: 1,363
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheMerc View Post
After comparing all my receipts to the list of games I can presently download, I managed to compile the following list. Bear in mind, these only pertain to games that I actually spent money on (for the sake of the argument, I decided to skip the free ones). Now that that's been said, let's get down to the bad stuff:

Conan: Tower of the Elephant
The Dark Knight: Batmobile Game
Dead Space
Duke Nukem 3D
Family Guy Time Warped
Family Guy: Uncensored
Fast & Furious 5
FIFA 12
FIFA 13
FIFA 14
Fight Night Champion
Godzilla - Monster Mayhem
Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon
Guitar Hero
He-Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe
Iron Man 2
James Cameron's Avatar
Justice League: Earth's Final Defense
Law & Order: Legacies
The Lord of the Rings: Middle-Earth's Defense
MADDEN NFL 12
Marvel vs. Capcom 2
Mass Effect: Infiltrator
Mirror's Edge
MMA by EA Sports
NBA 2K12
Orc: Vengeance
PES 2012 - Pro Evolution Soccer
Pinball Rocks
Prince of Persia Retro
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (breaks my heart that this is gone, luckily it's still on my phone)
Riddick: The Merc Files
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space
The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition
The Secret of Monkey Island II: Special Edition
Sherlock Holmes: Mysteries
Shrek Forever After
Shrek Kart
SimCity Deluxe
The Sims Medieval
Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Splinter Cell: Conviction
Star Wars: Pit Droids
Superman
Terminator: Salvation
Thor: Son of Asgard
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12
Transformers 3
Transformers G1: Awakening
UFC Undisputed
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
The Walking Dead: The Game
The Walking Dead: Season 2
The Wolf Among Us
WrestleFest Premium
X-Men
XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Most of them were still available some days ago. I'm gutted that some of these are gone. A couple of them have always been mainstays for me (PoP: WW and MvC2, mainly), but I loved to revisit most of them every once in a while (The Secret of Monkey Island games, Fight Night, Mortal Kombat, X-Men, Guitar Hero...). I'm of a good mind to ask for refunds for every single one of them. If that's the only means I have to voice my displeasure at Apple's recent gung-ho approach, then it's probably worth a try.
Guys,Watch You're Purchased List History,Thank To A Reply i Got On Another TA Thread,Starting Today Games Like DEAD SPACE,MASS EFFECT INFILTRATOR Are coming back on My Purchase History,and not only To Me,Now i Got To Work,But When i Look Closely at My Long Purchase History i Post The Games That Are Available To Download on My PH.I'm a Bit Little More Confused Than Before Now,Cause it's Not Clear What Happen,Cause EA Games has Been Removed Permanently From App Store,Aren't on Sale,What The Hell Happening?

Last edited by oldsnake; 10-08-2015 at 03:10 PM.