Looks like that Half-Life 3 trademark filing that got everyone's dander up earlier this week was bogus. It's been removed from the Web site for the European Union's trademarks office.
Let's not beat around the bush: Dishonored's iOS spinoff game owes a whole lot to Fruit Ninja, with a few clever tweaks. There's on big difference, though. At the end of a game of Fruit Ninja, you may feel like getting a smoothie. At the end of Rat Assassin, you may feel like throwing up.
Look, everyone needs a hobby. I like to read, and stare solemnly out my window. It's good to stay active! But this Russian fellow has a particularly engaging pastime: hunting down Moscow's rat population and blowing them to rodent hell.
This is the SoldierEyes map, a tactical application for iPad that shows friends and foes' real time positions in the battlefield. It isn't a game, even while it looks like an RTS, similar to Raytheon's Advanced Tactical System (RATS).
Have you ever spent so much time playing a video game that you felt like a caged rat? That means it's working. Cracked's David Wong takes a serious look at how and why our video games won't let us go.