We Need to Stop Tweeting Annoying Gaming Updates. Here's How.

Earlier this week the Prime Minister of Egypt was globally ridiculed for a Twitter update generated from within Beeline Interactive's popular Smurfs' Village game. Last year a Spanish politician made headlines when his "son" tweeted a game update from Doodle Jump.When public figures do it, it's mildly amusing, but… » 4/05/13 11:30am 4/05/13 11:30am

This Week's Android Charts: So Excited for a New Game I Don't Care That…

I've been rather hard on Activision's mobile Wipeout game in the past, largely because it's based on a silly television obstacle course show and not my beloved series of PlayStation hovercar racing games. Today I'm just so happy to see a new game in the Android paid charts that I don't care. C'mere Wipeout, you big… » 2/21/13 10:55am 2/21/13 10:55am

The Most Insane Minecart Levels In Video Games

There was a time when mines and minecarts dominated video games. If a platformer or RPG didn't have a mine stage or a mine-themed dungeon, it wasn't a game. We felt like mines—where actual mining was eschewed in favor of racing around on minecarts—were the most natural things in the world, just as common as forests. » 2/15/13 5:00pm 2/15/13 5:00pm

This Week's Android Charts: A Touching Story About Zombies

Another week, another 20 Android apps vying for attention on the top paid and free charts. All the usual suspects are present and accounted for—19 games that have been poking about the rankings for weeks, months and even years. There's only one fresh face here, though technically it's been rotting for ages. » 2/06/13 8:55am 2/06/13 8:55am

Three Developer Tips for Temple Run 2 Success

Now that Stephen Totilo has painstakingly researched the best way to control Temple Run 2 (now available on Android), it's time to get down to business. You know how to jump, dodge and slide, but do you know how to truly excel? The fine folks at Imangi Studios have shared three tips for racking up a score you'll be… » 1/24/13 10:55am 1/24/13 10:55am