Meanwhile, At WWDC, iOS Game Center Runs Out Of Green Felt

Talking about the sleek new look of iOS 7 at the WWDC keynote today, Apple's Craig Federighi shows off the new bubble-fied version of Game Center, quipping "Game center — we completely ran out of green felt." Thank goodness. » 6/10/13 3:00pm 6/10/13 3:00pm

The One New iOS 6 Feature That Improves Gaming on the iPhone

The next operating system for the iPhone—iOS 6—comes with a few new nifty features and updates. You'll see a couple of those new features in Apple's Game Center, the leaderboard hub where you can track your friends' progress in various iOS games. » 9/19/12 7:00pm 9/19/12 7:00pm

So when I loaded up Game Center, I noticed that our own Stephen Totilo…

Apple's Game Center Is Coming To Mac

Apple's mobile Game Center application will soon launch on its desktop operating system, allowing you to share scores and games between platforms, the company said today at its WWDC keynote. » 6/11/12 2:56pm 6/11/12 2:56pm

An Open Letter to Apple: You Need Gaming as Much as Gaming Needs You

Apple needs Gaming as much as Gaming needs Apple. The games business at Apple currently is, as Steve Jobs said about the Apple TV, a "hobby". Tim Cook agrees – you guys aren't changing the world with this one. But you sure can! Steve Jobs famously said Apple strives to be at the intersection of technology and liberal… » 2/27/12 10:00am 2/27/12 10:00am

Game Center Coming to iMacs and MacBooks With Apple’s Mountain Lion OS…

Apple's game-centric social network will be extending to the manufacturer's desktops and laptop when the latest update to its operating system rolls out later this year. See more about Mountain Lion at Gizmodo. » 2/16/12 11:15am 2/16/12 11:15am

Apple Borrows Blizzard's Biggest Blunder

Earlier this year, Blizzard attempted to introduce a "real ID" system, whereby users on the company's forums would have their real names shown. It, uh, didn't go down very well. So why has Apple now done exactly the same thing? » 12/03/10 4:30am 12/03/10 4:30am

Japanese Arcades Have The Best Prizes

This week, the 22nd Prize Fair was held in Japan. The event showcases goodies that players can win in Japanese arcades while playing crane games and their ilk. The 22nd Prize Fair? These companies must know what they're doing. They do. Let's have a look! » 11/11/10 8:00am 11/11/10 8:00am

Five Ways For Apple To Improve Game Center

Months after the launch of Apple's much lauded Game Center, the iPhone gaming platform is still in need of quite a bit of work. In this article MTV's Russ Frushtick walks us through what needs doing. » 11/02/10 11:00am 11/02/10 11:00am

Apple's Game Center Launches — Let the Battle For Bragging Rights Begin

If there was ever any doubt that Apple was serious about making a splash in the world of gaming, then the launch of its new online social gaming service Wednesday should certainly put those doubts to rest. » 9/13/10 2:00pm 9/13/10 2:00pm

A Video Tour of iPhone's Game Center

Apple's one-stop-shop for iPhone gamers and gaming, the Game Center, just went live with the release of the iPhone's 4.1 firmware update. Here's a run down of what you can expect once you get it installed. » 9/08/10 8:00pm 9/08/10 8:00pm

iPhone's New Game Center Might Not Work On Your Phone

Apple's Game Center app, the social gaming software that adds friends lists, matchmaking, and unified multiplayer gaming, arrives this week with the release of iOS 4.1. Now the bad news: not every iPhone and iPod touch will support it. » 9/07/10 4:20pm 9/07/10 4:20pm

Apple's Answer To Xbox Live Launches Next Week

Friends lists, matchmaking, and a unified multiplayer gaming experience come to the iPhone in next week with the release of Apple's Game Center in iOS 4.1. » 9/01/10 1:40pm 9/01/10 1:40pm

Walmart Unveils Shiny New Online Gamecenter

Not to be outdone by Target's recent in-store game department remodeling, Walmart launches its online Gamecenter, a one-stop shop for video game previews, first-look exclusives, and special offers on the latest games, including a $50 eGift card preordering three games. » 5/20/10 1:00pm 5/20/10 1:00pm

iPhone Gets Online Gaming Network, Multitasking This Summer

Finally, after much bitching (by me) and at least one feature (by me), Apple is introducing a new gaming service to the iPhone that will provide a single online gaming experience for some of Apple's devices. » 4/08/10 1:49pm 4/08/10 1:49pm