With just under a week left until the release of the Nintendo Switch, it’s time to talk about the system’s beautiful, neon-colored Joy-Con.
The next time you conclude that the Macbook’s new Touch Bar is only good for Apple commercials and Doom videos, remember that someone is using it for snappy Rocket League text chat.
Super Mario Run demos will be playable at Apple Stores starting this Thursday, said Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé on The Tonight Show. Super Mario Run will be released on December 15.
I get the fun of making Doom run on everything from a potato to a toaster, but come on.
Sony’s cable replacement service, PlayStation Vue, is now available for Apple TV. Owners of 4th generation Apple TV units can now access their subscription directly from the device. A seven-day free trial is available at the PlayStation Vue website.
I mean, I know that this is an actual thing that is happening, but for anyone who remembers Nintendo’s once-staunch opposition to mobile gaming, it’s still a weird photo to process.
Since Pokémon Go launched earlier this year, smartwatch owners have been bemoaning the lack of a corresponding wrist app. Bemoan no more. During today’s Apple event, Pokémon Go support was announced for the Apple Watch.
Mario is officially coming to the iPhone. Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto made a surprise appearance at today’s Apple conference to announce Super Mario Run, an iOS runner with graphics from New Super Mario Bros.
One of the more puzzling decisions made recently in Pokémon Go was the removal of the game’s handy battery saving mode for iOS users. Turns out there was a very good reason for that: it was busted.
Apple has a strained history with video games, as the company regulates what is and isn’t a “game.” It’s why Apple initially rejected Liyla And The Shadows of War, about a young Palestinian girl in Gaza, and said it “was not appropriate for the games category.” Apple has now reversed that decision.
QUOTE | “That is up to Apple, and if they ever release a good computer then we will do it.” -Palmer Luckey, on when Oculus will release a Mac version of the Rift VR headset.
He might hate the United States, but he sure digs those designed-in-California computers.
Nicalis founder Tyrone Rodriguez has been tweeting teasing pics of The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth running on iPad and iPhone over the past couple of weeks. Then last night he shared Apple’s rejection notice.
The Apple Store has long been full of apps that make money through cloning, copyright infringement, and other scammy techniques. Sometimes, thanks to Apple’s never-ending vigilance, these scams can even make it to the top of the iTunes charts.
The fourth generation Apple TV went on sale Friday morning, finally giving Apple’s set-top box the ability to play video games. It’s no gaming revolution, but it’s off to a pretty good start.
Ever year, Apple updates the operating system for iPhones and iPads. Every year, it breaks compatibility with a bunch of games. Every year, a few companies let their games die. It’s far worse with iOS 9, however, with Apple straight up removing your ability to download some of those games ever again.