Tag Archives: Games

7 must-have apps for iPhone 5

Thanks to Apple finally caving and changing away from the same 3.5″ display we’ve used for years, we now have 4-inches loaded with 727,000 pixels to play with. That gives app makers the opportunity to take advantage. And, although it will undoubtedly take time for developers to get all their apps updated, there are some that have already made their way…

App Hunter: Goal Defense for iPad/iPhone [VID]

The second video in the App Hunter series, where Cam trawls through the App Store to find great games and apps that you never quite make it to the “New and Noteworthy” section or to the top of the sales list. Most likely because they’re not made by big blockbuster software designers. This week is “Goal Defense”, a quirky, tongue-in-cheek take on the…

Miss the old Nintendo games? Now you can play them in your iOS browser

Classic Nintendo games never seem to go away. Whether it be iOS, Android, OS X or Windows, there is an emulator for nearly every platform. For most platforms, it is as simple as installing an application that will emulate or run the NES “ROMs.” For iOS however, apps like that are not allowed to exist in the walled garden that is the App Store, therefore…

iOS the most popular gaming platform ever?

Three or four years ago if anyone had said that not long in to the future, my chosen mobile platform would be considered as the most popular gaming platform of all time, I’d never have believed them. Games on the iPhone and iPad have exploded since 2008, especially after Apple’s special handshake with EA Games. Since the App Store opened, games titles have…

Bladepad: Physical game controllers for iPhone just got serious

Ever since the iPhone launched, accessory manufacturers have been coming up with cool ways to make the most of our favorite portable device. Whether it be cases, microphones, camera lenses or countless other options. One area that’s needed a serious look for a long time is mobile gaming. Despite most titles having obtrusive onscreen virtual controls,…

App Watch: “The Dark Knight Rises” game lands on the App Store

Christian Bale and Christopher Nolan’s partnership is the best thing to happen to Batman movies since the Shark Repellent Bat Spray from the original 1959  film. The franchise got all the better when the Arckham City Lockdown title hit the App Store last year. Powered by the same Unreal graphics engine as the awesome Infinity Blade series, it was visually…

Amazing Alex HD: TiP Video Review

Cam checks out the most recent, and tremendously hyped title released by Rovio: Amazing Alex. The game is – as expected – a physics based, addictive and challenging game with great graphics and soundtrack. Each level has its own goal, whether it’s ensuring that tennis balls land in a laundry basket, or balloons get popped, you have to set off the…

Angry Birds making the leap to PS3, XBox 360, and 3DS

Angry Birds has just about conquered the smartphone gaming platform. It’s wildly successful on both iOS and Android, and has even garnered a fair amount of success on computers. So, what’s next? Consoles! In an interview to IGN, Rovio’s Executive Vice President of Games, Petri Järvilehto, explained that the company has set plans in motion to…

Tiny Wings 2 set to launch July 12

Tiny Wings is a simple and incredibly addictive iPhone game. You help a bird with tiny wings zoom down hills in order to gain enough speed to fly up into the clouds. There’s a bunch of different achievements to strive for, but it’s the kind of casual game that you can pick up in between class, put it away for hours, and start up again without missing a…