Tag Archives: Games

Unique puzzler Blackbox has you thinking outside the box

With the sheer number of games on the App Store, it’s rare in this day and age to find a truly novel title. For this reason, it’s even more exciting when you do. Today, Blackbox landed on the App Store. It is an undeniably unique puzzler that — unlike any other game I have played — sees you solving each level without the use of the…

Apple publishes Apple TV Tech Talk videos for developers

Apple today published a collection of Apple TV Talks through its Developer Portal. These videos demonstrate how developer should design and develop apps and games for tvOS on the fourth-generation Apple TV. The company previously showed developers how to create apps by visiting various places around the world. However, Apple is now trying to make it…

Apple publishes Apple TV ads showing off gaming

Today Apple has launched a new Apple TV campaign to promote entertainment and games on the new set top box. As you any know, the fourth-generation Apple TV is bundled with an App Store. In a series of 15 second clips, each video starts and ends with the same multi-color graphic shown above and highlights multiple popular apps such as Netflic, HBO Now,…

Alto’s Adventure updated with new items, upgrades and improvements

Everyone’s favorite endless snowboarding odyssey Alto’s Adventure has today been updated to version 1.1 bringing with it a number of new items to unlock, upgrades to earn and improvements to the overall experience. The beautiful Alto’s Adventure has proven to be a popular choice for iOS gamers since its launch earlier this year, earning a place in…

Giveaway: Win yourself a Darkside Ollie from Sphero!

We’ve once again teamed up with the awesome folks at Sphero and are giving away their newest app-controlled robot: Darkside. The new, blacked-out Darkside is a revamped version of last year’s Ollie and has a mind of its own. We just published our full review of the device and are now giving you the chance to win one of your own! To enter, simply…

Review: Darkside Ollie by Sphero

Fresh from a super cool collaboration with Disney and Lucasfilm for the new Star Wars movie (yep, BB-8 is their work), Sphero this week unveiled its newest app controlled droid: Darkside. An update to last year’s Ollie, Darkside is a blacked-out version that channels its inner Sith powers and is much less subservient than its blue and white…

Nintendo to release first smartphone game this year, 5 titles by 2017

In an earnings call today, Nintendo CEO and President Satoru Iwata announced that the company will launch its first smartphone game by the end of 2015 as part of its partnership with DeNA. The two games companies also revealed that they plan to release 5 mobile titles by March, 2017. Internally, Nintendo is said to have made “several organizational and…

Nintendo bringing Mario, other titles to smartphones and tablets

The Pokémon Trading Card Game for iPad Your favorite Nintendo games will be landing on smartphones and tablets in the near future, reports The Wall Street Journal. Having staunchly refused to port its popular game franchises to other platforms in the past, Nintendo today announced that it will begin creating games for smart devices, like iPhone and…

App Refresh: The best new, updated and discounted apps and games

Every single day, new content, app updates, brand new games and special offers hit the App Store. Each week, Apple does its best to highlight some of that content on its front page but a lot of great stuff slips through the net. With App Refresh, we round up the most recent app and game releases, discounts and updates we think are worth you checking…

Beautiful, snowy scenes await in Alto’s Adventure

A new game landed on iOS today: Alto’s Adventure. The snowboard-themed endless runner combines beautiful graphics, an exemplary soundtrack and quick in-and-out gameplay that will keep you playing: Above the placid ivory snow lies a sleepy mountain village, brimming with the promise of adventure. Join Alto and his friends as they embark on an endless…