Who Needs E3 When They've Got a Week's Worth of Amazing Gaming Apps

Big name console title announcements and new hardware debuts are nice and all, but those are fleeting and unpredictable. Kotaku's Gaming Apps of the Day, on the other hand, are timeless.

Oh yeah, there'll be no gaming apps next week due to E3 2012.

Oh don't be upset, I'm sure we'll see plenty of exciting new mobile titles at the show, and in a way those will be our Gaming Apps of the Day, so it's not like you won't get your fix. In the meantime we've got five stellar titles you can play while you wait for that to potentially go down.

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.

Who Needs E3 When They've Got a Week's Worth of Amazing Gaming Apps

Finally, a Decent Real-Time Strategy Game on the iPad

RTS games have been tried on the iPad before, but have usually resulted in stilted affairs, or simple attempts at cloning a PC control system. Autumn Dynasty, on the other hand, gets things right.
I picked up the game on Friday when it went on sale, and it's the best $5 I've spent to date for my... More »


Who Needs E3 When They've Got a Week's Worth of Amazing Gaming Apps

Witch Wars is the Ultimate Competitive Mobile Match Three Game, But at What Cost?

Combining the addictive nature of match-three puzzlers with role-playing, spell-casting, and fierce online competition, Witch Wars is a game with powerful mojo, but there's always a price to pay for dark magics. More »


Who Needs E3 When They've Got a Week's Worth of Amazing Gaming Apps

Cubes Is the Latest Game I Want to Hate But Can't Stop Playing

Simple can be fun. Simple can be addictive Simple can also be frustrating. Cubes-developed by George Buckenham-manages to be all three in beautifully annoying fashion.
The only thing you need to do with this indie game is tilt the device to avoid the never-ending onslaught of the... More »


Who Needs E3 When They've Got a Week's Worth of Amazing Gaming Apps

Glide Through The Beautiful, Thundering Skies Of A Firefly's Adventure

I love thunderstorms. They're oddly relaxing. I love fireflies, too, and anyone who also grew up in a backyard full of them might understand why.
I also love games that are beautiful, and Light the Night is one such game. More »


Who Needs E3 When They've Got a Week's Worth of Amazing Gaming Apps

Rambling, Shambling Zombie Carnaval Brings Horde Mode to the Endless Runner Genre

Zombie Carnaval seems to be a straightforward endless-runner. It's got a zany soundtrack, outlandish transformations, and a peppy musical accompaniment, making it plainly inspired by the success formula of Jetpack Joyride. More »