If you enjoyed Hitman Go as much as we did, then you’re in for a pleasant surprise later this year. Square Enix Montreal, the maker of the lovably strange Hitman Go, has announced that it is making a new game for smartphones and tablets called Hitman: Sniper. (more…)
It was only up on the screen for a moment, but when demoing how the new Metal graphics processing system works in iOS 8, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare was shown up on the screen. We’ll assume that EA will have more to say about this at E3 next week. But if it’s true that the Frostbite engine is coming to iOS, the possibilities are mind boggling.
We’ve told you before about LateBit Comedy Gaming, a charitable event put on by Do-Gooder Gamers in the Austin, TX area. LateBit combines video game challenges with stand-up comedians, all to support good causes. The next event will be held tomorrow, Saturday, May 31 at 11:45 pm at The New Movement Theater.
If your Ultramarine or Blood Angel has been struggling with the monsters in Warhammer 40,000: Carnage, here’s a set of tips and tricks provided by the game’s director, Kayla Kinnuen at Roadhouse Interactive. You can read our full review here, and starting next Monday, Carnage will be available in 30 new countries and five new languages. (more…)
Over the next year, games journalist and former Slide To Play contributor Andrew Groen will be working on something pretty exciting. It’s an ambitious nonfiction book called A History of the Great Empires of Eve Online, and it recounts some of the fascinating events that have transpired in the long-running MMO. Read on for our interview with the author, and check out his Kickstarter page to preorder a copy of the book right now. (more…)
We’ve told you before about Do-Gooder Gamers, a charity group that earns money for Child’s Play by putting on gaming-themed comedy events. Their first event, the GTA V Destruct-A-Thon, raised $1400 for charity, and their follow-up event LateBit premiered last month in Austin, TX. We’ve got the full episode available for you to watch below. (more…)
For gamers of a certain age, CD-Rom games like Myst and The 7th Guest were revolutionary. Instead of loading up your PC game with a half-dozen floppy disks, you only needed one shiny disc containing hours of full-motion video and dozens of pre-rendered backgrounds. Following up on their announcement in March, Trilobyte has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise the necessary funds for a new 7th Guest game. (more…)
In the world of virtual skateboarding, there’s no name with as much street cred as Tony Hawk. Arguably the best extreme sports game ever made, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 already came to iOS in 2010. It was a full PlayStation game, but with clunky virtual controls placed right on top of the touchscreen. Now, Activision has announced that a mobile-focused Tony Hawk game will be launching on mobile smartphones and tablets this summer. (more…)
It’s been another excellent month for iOS gaming, with A+ games like the novel reinvention of the console series Hitman Go and the Escher-esque puzzle game Monument Valley. But really, one title stands out as the genre-defining game of the month: Blizzard’s Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. (more…)
Hope springs eternal! Ever since Republique: Episode 1 launched back in December, we’ve hoped that the next installment would continue the series’ exceptional storytelling and reveal a bit more about the main character Hope’s escape from an oppressive regime. If you were a Kickstarter backer or purchased the season pass, you can download Republique: Episode 2 right now. (more…)
Apple revealed their financial results for the second quarter this week, and some of the results come as a surprise. In short, Apple is doing better overall than they were at this point last year, which is what you want to see in quarterly results. Also, the iPhone is making a killing, the iPad seems to be slowing down, and Apple really likes its investors. (more…)