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. »
Happy Wheels has been on the internet for a long time. You’ve probably played it, or watched a YouTuber play it, or at least heard of this gruesome ragdoll physics game. Well, now it’s on iOS—and I dove in to see whether or not it still holds up.
Nuclear bunkers are not meant to save people in the world of Fallout. Vaults are for experimentation, and even though Fallout Shelter gives you no built-in way to conduct experiments, creative players are still finding ways to do “research.” »
In 2009, a strange Facebook account appeared out of nowhere and friended people en-masse. The name on the account was Junko Junsui, and she had a message for anyone willing to listen. »
We can hone our bodies and minds until they’re razor sharp—perfect tools of fistic destruction—but in the end we all fall to the same foe: mobile game microtransactions.
Released earlier this year, Pry is a look at the life of a soldier who is wrestling with demons. I’d go so far as to say that it’s the best look at PTSD in gaming, and one of the most fascinating games released in recent memory.
If you’ve been on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, or Vine lately, then you’ve probably seen pictures or videos of strange, cartoony characters recently. Maybe they’re pole dancing. Maybe they’re singing Frozen’s Let It Go. Maybe they have a celebrity’s face. Or maybe they look like a monstrosity that shouldn’t exist. »
On July 10th, 2014, a small, mysterious game called "Do Not Believe His Lies" was uploaded to the iOS app store. Since then, over 40,000 people have downloaded the app. Nobody has beaten it. Hell, nobody quite knows what it is, either. »Then, the game throws you its first riddle: The first puzzle stumped me for a…
Apple's next big thing ships next month, and soon wrists all around the globe will be thrumming with iTechnology. What can a wrist-based device with a tiny screen bring to gaming? Quite a lot, probably. »
Oh dear. Chinese mobile app FengKuang LaiWang "leaked" over 35,000 user videos online, including clips of players in their underwear or naked. »
Imagine Activision releasing the latest Call of Duty game without telling anyone it was coming. No developer diaries, no screenshot packages, no media events—just a quick heads up that it would be in stores tomorrow. Preposterous, right? »
Power A has the MOGA. Nyko has its PlayPad. Steel Series has gone Free. Everybody's trying to get into the mobile gaming controller market, looking to deliver a game pad solution that all game developers can embrace. Mad Catz isn't just building a mobile game pad. They're creating a universal Bluetooth technology… »
There are more gamers in the world today than ever before, but the vast majority isn't turning to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 or Wii U for their interactive entertainment fix. They're logging into Facebook or opening up their smart phone's app store. These new, readily accessible gaming platforms have given birth to a… »
Want to play Android games but don't want to invest in an Android phone or tablet? Are you children always taking your phone away to play games? The answer to these problems just went on sale in the form of the MG, the first pocketable Wi-Fi Android app-gaming system. »
Since my first clunky flip-phone to my most recent handset I've been an unwavering AT&T loyalist. Every couple of years I upgrade to the latest model, extending my obligation without considering the alternatives. After a meeting last month with T-Mobile to discuss its gaming strategy, my loyalties are beginning to… »
The crossover between an incredibly successful film franchise and the near-ubiquitous mobile game continues apace, with the latest character reveal of Bad Piggy and Angry Birds versions of Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi. A slice of Angry Birds Star Wars gameplay is shown, but other than pigs in Stormtrooper attire… »
On October 21 Power A makes a bid for the blossoming Android game controller market with the MOGA, the innovative game pad/phone dock I've been pretty excited about since its announcement earlier this year. Now that I've had a week alone with the MOGA I'm still enthusiastic, but the unit's success hinges on much more… »
Are you an iPhone gamer? Android fan? Windows Phone addict? Xperia loyalist? While the mobile phone gaming industry has settled into a set of easily manageable platforms over the past few years, there's still plenty of choice. Which have you chosen? »