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iPhone: Virtual Villagers LOST?

12-14-2008, 06:31 PM
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Virtual Villagers LOST?

Hey guys! I was rummaging through my apps this afternoon and I decided to put some old ones back on my Touch for old times sake. I realized that Virtual Villagers has been taken out of the app store here in the US. Does anyone know what happened?! It's a fairly enjoyable game and it was pretty well made...I wonder why it's gone? Are there any other apps that have just disappeared on us?!

Last edited by AppAttack; 12-14-2008 at 06:31 PM. Reason: added another question ;)
12-14-2008, 06:44 PM
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Already been discussed here pal

12-14-2008, 06:46 PM
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I noticed it gone as well, and I wanted to buy it! :O

I noticed that Reign of Swords Lite was taken away and replaced with the Free version (Two less kingdoms) but I still have lite on my iPod
12-14-2008, 06:50 PM
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Is a great game, lets hope they do more updates, with more versions!
12-14-2008, 06:53 PM
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Huh. I was going to buy this after xmas, but its missing. Ohh well, Vivendi, you aren't getting my money.
12-14-2008, 07:02 PM
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i'm tired of the game

i wish i could transfer it to you

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12-14-2008, 07:05 PM
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Originally Posted by applesauce25r624 View Post
i'm tired of the game

i wish i could transfer it to you
Please do. If you can, just email a copy to me. I won't be able to update it, but its not on the app store so that doesn't matter.
12-14-2008, 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted by brewstermax View Post
Please do. If you can, just email a copy to me. I won't be able to update it, but its not on the app store so that doesn't matter.
alright im going to have to figure out how to fix itunes

it doesn't sync with my apps anymore... only music -_-"

i've tried so many things (reinstalling, etc) to try to fix it

i've just been downloading apps via my house's wifi for the last month

*sigh*

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12-14-2008, 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted by brewstermax View Post
Please do. If you can, just email a copy to me. I won't be able to update it, but its not on the app store so that doesn't matter.
I'm sure your iTunes needs to be authorized with his account, just like DRM'd music.
12-14-2008, 07:39 PM
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Originally Posted by brewstermax View Post
Huh. I was going to buy this after xmas, but its missing. Ohh well, Vivendi, you aren't getting my money.
The problem is Vivendi was not getting anybody's money. The mobile gaming division was sold to Activision Blizzard who closed down its operations. Not only will you not be able to buy the game, but there will be no updates, no sequels, nothing. If you don't already have the game, you won't be getting it. Unless, of course, someone buys the titles, which seems in this economy, a rather remote possibility. Fun game though, it's too bad that they went out of business.

http://blog.mobilegamesblog.com/2008...es-mobile.html