You’ve got yourself an iPhone and you want to play some games on it. You might not want to just plunge into the App Store—it’s a jungle, full of deadly spiders, wild animals, and bad games. Here, let us help you.
Total War: Rome is already out on iPad, but in early 2018 it’s coming to iPhone as well. It’ll cost $10. Hope you’ve got a long commute.
Customs officials in Shenzhen, China have arrested a woman with 102 iPhones stuffed into her clothing.
A “click farm” is where fake ratings and rankings for mobile apps and social media posts are manipulated. Here’s a look inside.
Don’t you hate the air bubbles? Or when you stick on the screen protector all crooked? Here’s a robot that aims to change that. Oh, and take your job.
Super Mario Run demos will be playable at Apple Stores starting this Thursday, said Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé on The Tonight Show. Super Mario Run will be released on December 15.
A wondrous combination of martial arts action and BioWare storytelling, Jade Empire is a classic action RPG that could really use a sequel. Perhaps today’s release of Jade Empire: Special Edition on iOS is a step in that direction. Or not.
Dating sim Mystic Messenger is blowing up, simulating the too-real experience of falling in love with mysterious people online. It’s a relatable otome (“maiden”) game in which, brilliantly, anime boys—and one girl—interact with you over a fake chatroom and text messages. Your character stumbles upon the fictional …
Apple has a strained history with video games, as the company regulates what is and isn’t a “game.” It’s why Apple initially rejected Liyla And The Shadows of War, about a young Palestinian girl in Gaza, and said it “was not appropriate for the games category.” Apple has now reversed that decision.
Here’s Crypt with a quite classy Hearthstone one turn kill.
It really is. How does he even remember it? I have no idea!
The stunningly enduring iPhone sensation Plague Inc. may be the video game with the highest body count in the long history of the medium. I’m trying to think of another game that made me feel inadequate for laying waste to a mere 1.75 billion people.
Star Wars Uprising, the new Diablo clone sitting atop the iTunes charts, could more appropriately be titled Star Wars: Uninspiring. The game is competent. That’s about it.
My go-to mobile game for time-filling fun used to be Drop 7. Then it was Threes. These days it’s Sage Solitaire, a new riff on solitaire from the ever-interesting developer Zach Gage. I’m making pairs, straights and flushes, often while listening to a podcast. I’m hooked!
Five bucks spent and an hour in, I’m having a very good time with Lara Croft GO, the new mobile Tomb Raider spin-off that came out a few hours ago. It’s turn-based. It’s full of tomb raiding. How about I show you? You’ll see some early levels—and a comparison to the very cool precursor Hitman GO—in my 13-minute…