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Topic: Games

Sega releases 'Streets of Rage' for iOS as free-to-play Sega Forever title with local network multiplayer mode

12/07/2017, 11:12 am

The Sega Forever collection has increased in size once more, with Sega bringing the iPhone and iPad port of classic fighting game 'Streets of Rage' to the free-to-play roster, complete with support for cooperative play across multiple mobile devices.

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'Portal' edition of 'Bridge Constructor' arriving on Apple's iOS, macOS Dec. 20

12/06/2017, 11:12 am

Headup Games, the developer of popular construction-based puzzle game 'Bridge Constructor,' will be using the universe of Valve Software's 'Portal' as the basis for an upcoming release, with 'Bridge Constructor Portal' bringing element from both games together into a title destined for macOS and iOS on Dec. 20.

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Feral drives 'Grid Autosport' port to iPhone and iPad with 'console-quality' visuals

11/27/2017, 12:11 pm

Feral Interactive has released its second port of a Codemasters game this month, with triple-A racing title 'Grid Autosport' driving from consoles into the iOS App Store as a paid title for iPhone and iPad, complete with all of the game's downloadable content and high quality visuals.

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Surviving Thanksgiving: Play some games with your family on your iPad -- and ignore them if you need to

11/24/2017, 11:11 am

When a large family comes together in a gathering, including Thanksgiving, this often leads to either a boredom-filled conversation or a spirited verbal match between people who don't like each other. In an attempt to liven up proceedings and to keep the peace, AppleInsider offers some suggestions of apps that can keep everyone occupied, or at least keep you amused while you keep away from the rest of the group.

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Sega releases 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' free on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV to celebrate 25th anniversary

11/21/2017, 01:11 pm

Sega has added another classic title to its Sega Forever free-to-play game collection, by making the iPhone and iPad port of 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' available to download on iOS and tvOS, on the 25th anniversary of the original game's release on the Genesis game console.

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Racing game Dirt Rally powerslides onto macOS, coming soon to Mac App Store

11/16/2017, 09:11 am

Feral Interactive has shipped its port of the Codemasters off-road racing game 'Dirt Rally' to macOS, bringing the simulation of driving at high speed through forests to the Mac two years after the game was originally released on other platforms.

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Free-to-play 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' and 'PES 2018 Mobile' iPhone games land on the App Store

11/09/2017, 10:11 am

Two games from very different franchises arrived in the App Store this week, with 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' introducing crude humor to the card collection genre, while PES 2018 Mobile's annual refresh adds real time multiplayer with friends.

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Niantic follows up 'Pokemon Go' with 'Harry Potter' AR game for iPhone

11/08/2017, 04:11 pm

Game developer Niantic's follow-up to the popular 'Pokemon Go' could end up being a similar game but within a different major franchise, with 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' being prepared for launch sometime in 2018, complete with augmented reality and travel-based gameplay elements.

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Use R-Play to play 'Destiny 2' and other PlayStation 4 games with MFi controllers on iPad, iPhone

10/13/2017, 10:10 am

Bungie's "Destiny 2" isn't coming to the Mac or the iPad, but an iOS title called R-Play will allow you to take advantage of Sony's Remote Play feature to play the game on your mobile device at home or away from your console. AppleInsider tries it out, after the weekly reset.

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Feral Interactive will ship driving simulation game 'Dirt Rally' on macOS later this year

10/10/2017, 02:10 pm

Feral Interactive is bringing the Codemasters off-road racing game 'Dirt Rally' to macOS later this year, two years after its initial release on other platforms, with the port of the rally simulation title being developed with support for Metal 2, Apple's updated graphics API.

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Netflix's free 'Stranger Things: The Game' offers retro-themed hype for upcoming season 2

10/04/2017, 11:10 am

With a retro art design harkening back to the heyday of console gaming, the new and free "Stranger Things: The Game" leans heavily on nostalgia, just like the blockbuster series on which it is based.

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APFS in High Sierra causing problems for Unity Engine, Cities: Skylines, Civilization V, more

09/29/2017, 01:09 pm

Game development engine producers Unity has strongly recommended to its users to avoid the upgrade to macOS 10.13 for the moment, as despite the firm fixing a number of issues that plagued developers using the tool with High Sierra's beta releases, there are still some faults that need to be rectified to make the game engine stable on Apple's latest operating system -- and APFS is inducing problems in other game titles as well.

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thatgamecompany's 'Flower' blooms on iPhone, iPad for $4.99 ahead of next title, 'Sky'

09/28/2017, 03:09 pm

Popular and former PlayStation-exclusive game "Flower" has made the leap to Apple's iOS, debuting on the App Store Thursday for $4.99, before developer thatgamecompany launches its next title, "Sky," exclusively on iOS and tvOS this fall.

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New levels, character coming to 'Super Mario Run' with 50% discount

09/25/2017, 09:09 am

Nintendo is preparing to release a major update to 'Super Mario Run' on September 29, with the Friday upgrade introducing new content to the iOS platform game, including a new game mode and playable character, with a discount implementing at the time of the update's release cutting the price of unlocking the full game in half.

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Nintendo's 'Super Mario Run' vanishes from iOS App Store [u]

09/04/2017, 06:09 pm

Nintendo's Super Mario Run, the Japanese gaming giant's first official foray into mobile content, inexplicably disappeared from the iOS App Store on Monday, leaving the Google Play Store as the title's sole point of distribution.

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Introversion's 'Prison Architect' lands on the Mac App Store, Feral ships 'XCOM 2: War of the Chosen' expansion on macOS

09/03/2017, 03:09 pm

The incarceration sandbox game 'Prison Architect' has tunneled itself into the Mac App Store, at the same time as Feral Interactive releases the 'War of the Chosen' expansion for 'XCOM 2' for macOS.

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More legendary Pokemon added to 'Pokemon Go' alongside 'Golden Axe' iOS and GameMaker Studio macOS releases

08/31/2017, 11:08 am

Players of 'Pokemon Go' have three new legendary Pokemon to battle and collect, Sega has brought back 'Golden Axe' to the iPhone under the Sega Forever banner, and GameMaker Studio 2 is now available on macOS.

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Epic Games head Tim Sweeney bemoans iOS App Store's leeching of developer profits

08/22/2017, 04:08 pm

App developers are losing too much money from the cut of app revenues taken by app stores operated by Apple and other companies, according to Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, declaring the iOS App Store's high charge "a parasitic loss."

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'BioShock Remastered' arrives on macOS with graphical updates for its 10th anniversary

08/22/2017, 12:08 pm

Feral Interactive has released its macOS port of "BioShock Remastered," landing on Tuesday on Steam followed by the Mac App Store to follow, with the 10-year anniversary remake of the first-person shooter gaining graphical improvements for modern systems.

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'Titanfall: Assault' real-time strategy title lands on iPhone, Sega Forever drive expands with 'Ristar'

08/10/2017, 12:08 pm

Two major titles have arrived on iPhone and iPad as free-to-play titles this week, with Nexon's 'Titanfall: Assault' introducing real time strategy to the battlefield-based franchise, while 'Ristar' has been ported to iOS 22 years after its first release on the Sega Genesis.

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