The Week in Gaming AppsS

With E3 right around the corner, let's take a moment to talk about the games that are on everyone's mind: Our Gaming Apps of the Day!

What good is a game you can't play on your phone? Why is everyone excited to learn more about the next Nintendo console, when right now we've got devices that can reinvigorate chess, crack a safe, take over your town with magic, or do whatever it is that robot dinosaurs do? Can Nintendo's new console cause cancer? I think not. Who's playing with power now?

If you have a suggestion for an app for the iPhone, iPad, Android or Windows Phone 7 that you'd like to see highlighted, let us know.

The Week in Gaming AppsSThe Heist is a Great Brain Robbery

The Heist is bookended by two spoiler-riffic features I simply can't give up, but they help bundle a series of logic puzzles into a package that is brilliantly and uniquely executed on the iPhone. More »


The Week in Gaming AppsRelax, Spirits Will Guide You Through Your Next Wait In Line

The iPhone seems packed to the rafters these days with loud, violent shooters and games about money. So let's take things a little slower, and relax with a puzzling platformer about some cute spirits instead. More »


The Week in Gaming AppsSKnight Defense is Chess with a Pac-Man Championship Edition Overhaul

Almost four years ago today, the people who made Pac-Man tried to make Pac-Man better, by giving the game a techno aesthetic and altering-intensifying-its rules of play. Game developer Milan Nikolic's Knight Defense now does that for chess. More »


The Week in Gaming AppsSTilt Away A Robot Seafood Attack With The Awesome Little Velocispider

Part spider, part velociraptor and apparently mostly mechanized cannon, as the Velocispider you must defend your precious Yoshi eggs from an evil executive of the Robot Seafood Corporation. Such is the premise of Velocispider, a new iOS game that makes tilt control feel good. More »


The Week in Gaming AppsMage War Erupts on the Streets of Your Town in Shadow Cities

The magic that disappeared from our world centuries ago is back. It's all around us, but we can't see it. The only way to bring this magic into focus - the only way to fight for this power - is through Shadow Cities for the iPhone. More »