Those poor Mayans. All this time we've been pointing to their broken calendar with anxiety and dream, when we really should have been pointing at completely plausible alien-based religion created by a science fiction author. Do you think there'll be Tom Cruise? Oh yeah, there'll be Tom Cruise.
Only Pocket God creators Bolt Creative could work the Friends theme song into a trailer for a game update about spreading a plague and burning the corpses of pygmies.
Pocket God's the popular mobile game where players get to sadistically manipulate the indestructible inhabitants of a tropical island. In that form, it's one of the App Store's longest-running successes, landing on hundreds of thousands of Apple's iDevices. But it's also a top-selling digital comic, too, where the…
When a game does well, the people behind it make an infographic.
iOS 5, the operating system that powers Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, goes live October 12. The people who make video games for iOS are already taking advantage of the update's newest features, including a revamped, Achievements-filled Game Center.
I was supposed to recommend the week's best new comics yesterday. I'm a day late. Fitting, I guess, because one of the new comics is tied in to Duke Nukem Forever. That's my excuse. On with the recommendations...
The next update to the popular iPhone and iPad app Pocket God introduces a pygmy named Charlie who keeps talking about Tiger Blood. Witness the speed of a pop culture meme breaching an app used by millions.
Wednesday = new comic books here in the United States of America. Many new comics are junk. Let me tell you about a few ones that are not, some of which are even about video games.
Watch out: Playing Pocket God, Bolt Creative's not-so-little iPhone game, might result in you having a little accident. Pocket God and its hapless Pygmies are poised to become full-blown phenoms with the release of all kinds of new adventures, including an animated Christmas—er, Fishmas special! Check it out...
Pocket God, the hit iPhone-sized game about tormenting cartoon islanders gets an iPad spin-off tomorrow. With it, you'll be able to toss the little guys into space, onto Uranus and through some classic arcade homages. I played it today.
When the iPhone 4 hits later this month it will bring with it better motion sensing for games and applications on the device, but will game developers take advantage of that.
One of the biggest games/apps/whatever-it-is on the iPhone and iPod Touch, Pocket God, will be turned into a comic soon. Here's page three, the second page to be shown to the public (after this one). But what's the story?
You are god. That's the premise of iPhone app Pocket God from the two-man developer team Bolt Creative. But is it a heavenly experience or a hellish one?