It’s Wednesday, and that can only mean one thing: It’s Big Game Night on the App Store! Not only do we have a new entry in a fantastic tower defense series hitting the U.S. App Store at 11 p.m. EST tonight, but we also have a whole bunch of other great games heading our way. Check them out below. (more…)
Gameloft has dropped us a line to give us a run-down on the ways some of its games have been updated take advantage of some of the new features in iOS 8. Read on to see which games have been updated to use Metal, bundles, and even widgets. (more…)
The MOGA Rebel is the first full sized and full function standalone iOS MFI controller to make it out into the real world, and it’s just about perfect.
For players that are used to the full sized controllers of a modern console, most of the MFi controllers out so far for the iPhone are more than a bit cramped. Small buttons, short travel joysticks, and cramped hands are common complaints. MOGA hopes to take gaming on the iPhone and iPad up a notch by releasing the Rebel, a full sized joystick with a full compliment of sticks and buttons. (more…)
Rovio Stars, the publishing arm of the famed Angry Birds developer, has released some really good games, like Tiny Thief and Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage. Its latest title to hit the App Store is Plunder Pirates, a game the company is billing as “the best looking mobile game ever.” I don’t know if I’d go that far, but you can watch the trailer below and download the game for free right here. (more…)
Goat Simulator, the game about being a goat and doing zany things, is apparently landing on iOS a day ahead of its scheduled September 18 release. That’s if its release on the New Zealand App Store indicates what it usually indicates. Watch our hands-on video below to see what you’re in for if you choose to drop $4.99 on this bad boy. (more…)
But what most piqued my interest was the trippy Cosmic DJ set to release this month on iOS.
A clever music sequencing tool masquerading as a super fun EDM RPG, Cosmic DJ is the first game from Austin-based sound design studio GL33K known for its work on iconic game franchises including Halo, Uncharted and Metroid.
On the show floor, I found myself boogie-ing for over an hour in Cosmic DJ, battling bad vibes to reunite lovers, best buds, a band and a dismembered corgi through the power of music. I raved to killer tracks, immersed myself in the acid graphics, and howled at the lulzy dialogue.
We all love a great deal, and there’s no better kind of deal than a deal on a great game. A handful of excellent games have gone either on sale or free of late, so check out our picks, and download any game that strikes your fancy this weekend. (more…)
EA has used the announcement of the new iPhones as an opportunity to make a few announcements of its own. To wit, the company has three new iOS games in the pipeline, set to come out over the next few months, including Peggle Blast, SimCity BuildIt, and Fifa 15 Ultimate Team. Let’s take a look at them, shall we? (more…)
Lots and lots of other bits and bobs surrounding the Apple announcements yesterday. Here’s a quick summary of some of the more interesting ones and some further thoughts.
iCloud Drive pricing – 9to5Mac found the final pricing for iCloud Drive — pretty much matches the pricing of Google Drive — $20/month for 1TB.
Pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus start on Friday (9/12) — it should work like previous years where you can start ordering at midnight — but we’ll know more soon.
In-Store If you are a line up and buy my iPhone type person, the phones go on sale in Apple Stores, carrier stores, and some retail locations on Friday, September 19th. Apple Stores are always your best bet — other stores will have much smaller inventories.
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