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iPhone: Games list is manageable now.

11-01-2008, 08:00 AM
#1
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Games list is manageable now.

they slashed the list to about 150 of the main games, from the ludicrous 1500+ that was there before.

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11-01-2008, 09:14 AM
#2
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Wait... Does that mean that the others are GONE or just that you'd have to search for them? Either way, it sound "clean" but it also sounds kind of bad. Who decides what a "main" game is?

11-01-2008, 09:29 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: MD, USA
Posts: 1,549
Quote:
Originally Posted by Magnulus View Post
Wait... Does that mean that the others are GONE or just that you'd have to search for them? Either way, it sound "clean" but it also sounds kind of bad. Who decides what a "main" game is?
This shows up like when you go to the top 25 for music.. and you have to click "Twenty-Five more" and gradually expand the category...

It still shows 1500+ apps though on the category list screen
11-01-2008, 10:43 AM
#4
Very interesting. We'll see if this changes peoples' perception of the category. I'm still hoping for a top 50 list in larger categories. They must be in a halfway state right now, since most of the games aren't even in the list anymore. Luckily, TanZen is!
11-01-2008, 11:30 AM
#5
Now some games are even showing up twice....
11-01-2008, 12:34 PM
#6
I think I've figured it out. The first 25 are newly released/updated games. #26-100 are #26-100 from iTune's top 100 games list.
11-01-2008, 01:30 PM
#7
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: In My Head
Posts: 3,358
Yuk

I hate it. I like being able to scroll through all the apps. I don't want to have to search for something. I have found most of my games by just randomly scrolling through and reading the reviews. How can they only show me 50?!
Dumbest update ever.
11-01-2008, 01:48 PM
#8
Good, but

recently added
top 25 games

good but they should have those two categories in different lists, not just scrolling down to get to the next
11-01-2008, 03:12 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by Rockey04 View Post
recently added
top 25 games

good but they should have those two categories in different lists, not just scrolling down to get to the next
The top 25 games are already in the top 50 apps list, so that may just be redundant, which is why I believe they are skipping those, and starting with #26 instead.
11-02-2008, 02:22 AM
#10
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Posts: 43
it would be ok if new releases always showed up at the top of the list, but they don't. I check the app store regularly, but sometimes I only hear about a new game on this site. Spore for instance.