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Disappearing Games? (Paperboy, centipede)

05-24-2010, 01:15 AM
#1
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Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 8
Disappearing Games? (Paperboy, centipede)

i bought these games when they came out...for a recent trip i didnt sync them to the phone for space sake...and now they wont reinstall. I searched for them on the app store and they are gone?


wtf?
05-24-2010, 01:17 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Washington
Posts: 9,125
... Are you jailbroken?

back

05-24-2010, 01:18 AM
#3
Junior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 8
nope
05-24-2010, 01:20 AM
#4
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Posts: 8
i searched again and none of the 4 games im having this issue with exist in the app store....wtf?
05-24-2010, 01:21 AM
#5
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,457
Atari got pissed off and removed all games from the AppStore.
The two you have mentioned, too.
These games are lost for you. You can try to refund your money.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.
05-24-2010, 01:24 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,096
What?!

When did that happen? I bought Missile Command and Centipede a few weeks ago myself. So now they're gone? Wow.

Why did Atari pull out?
05-24-2010, 01:24 AM
#7
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Posts: 8
when did this happen? should i go to apple about this?
05-24-2010, 01:30 AM
#8
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,457
Apple knows. Don't ask me what happened exactly but a few weeks ago, after a big sale, all Atari titles were gone from the AppStore.
I think Atari freaked out because every game sold not enough copies and they also had some other trouble.
As I said, contact Apples Customer Support and refund.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.
05-24-2010, 01:38 AM
#9
Junior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 8
i just contacted support...theres like 20$ worth of games! the bummer is I loved paperboy.......maybe unethical question but can i strip the drm from the game so i can reload it onto my iphone to play it?
05-24-2010, 04:11 AM
#10
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 5,678
Hmm did not know about this..Interesting.