01/07/2016, 12:01 pm
Last year, Oculus suspended Mac development for its Rift virtual reality headset. Comments from the Oculus CEO suggest work on Mac support is unlikely to resume anytime soon, leaving the device's forthcoming launch a Windows-only affair for the foreseeable future.
12/24/2015, 09:12 am
With a clever Lightning-connected design and solid construction, we're mostly impressed by the Gamevice gaming controller for iPhone. But with a $100 price tag, a risk of not fitting future iPhone models, and broken controller forwarding support from Apple in iOS, we feel it's an extremely niche device.
12/20/2015, 05:12 am
Gamevice is the first Lightning-connected controller case we've tested for Apple's larger iPhones, fitting both the iPhone 6 and 6s series, as well as the larger Plus variants. It accomplishes this with a unique, collapsible design that helps it stand out from other options on the market.
11/11/2015, 04:11 pm
Popular Disney-themed sandbox game Disney Infinity -- which melds physical toys with a virtual universe -- is set to debut on the Apple TV, one of the first console games to make the jump to Apple's new set-top box.
11/06/2015, 10:11 am
With a compatible gaming controller, the new fourth-generation Apple TV can be used just like a traditional game console, powering on and navigating across the entire tvOS platform. Here's how it works.
11/02/2015, 11:11 am
Last Friday's debut of the fourth-generation Apple TV also brought with it tvOS and a dedicated App Store, with games proving to be the most popular paid apps at launch, new data reveals.
10/30/2015, 02:10 pm
Right out of the box, the new fourth-generation Apple TV offers much clearer, simpler, and broader support for dedicated physical game controllers than the iPhone or iPad, even though the latter devices have featured gamepad connectivity for years.
10/16/2015, 04:10 pm
Valve is now accepting preorders for the upcoming Steam Link hardware accessory, a $50 set-top box that will stream 1080p gameplay from a nearby computer, including a Mac running Yosemite or later.
08/04/2015, 01:08 pm
Cobalt, a long-gestating multiplayer action platformer jointly developed by indie studio Oxeye and Minecraft creators Mojang, is set to drop on the Mac this October alongside the Xbox and PC.
06/22/2015, 04:06 pm
The annual Electronics Entertainment Expo was held last week, and AppleInsider was there to see the latest iOS games and controllers. We also also went hands-on with some of the next-generation virtual reality technology that has become a major focus for the industry, including a product that relies on Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.
06/15/2015, 09:06 am
Fans of the Fallout franchise have a new mobile game to occupy their attention in the run-up to Fallout 4's hotly-anticipated release, though Android users are out of luck as the game -- called Fallout Shelter -- is available only on iOS for now.
03/23/2015, 11:03 am
With software sales for traditional game consoles and PCs projected to reach $35 billion this year, one analyst believes a new Apple TV with a dedicated App Store could have a noticeable impact on the company's bottom line.
03/06/2015, 01:03 pm
Amazon Game Studios has revealed plans to publish four more games for iOS, including two new titles -- Lost Within and Til Morning's Light -- along with two older ones, To-Fu Fury and Tales From Deep Space.
11/30/2014, 09:11 am
Moga's new full-size Rebel Bluetooth gaming controller is the best iOS-compatible controller we've tested yet, successfully helping to bridge the gap between powerful home game consoles and mobile devices like both the iPhone and iPad.
11/20/2014, 11:11 am
The launch of iOS 8 introduced new developer tools dubbed "Metal," allowing for more advanced graphics on both the iPhone and iPad. Here are the best games out now showcasing the power of Metal.
08/12/2014, 03:08 pm
Facebook-owned virtual reality startup Oculus VR on Tuesday announced the availability of version 0.4.1 of its software development kit, bringing developer support for the popular headgear to Apple's desktop operating system.
08/04/2014, 10:08 am
The first installment of blockbuster first-person shooter franchise BioShock will make its way to iOS this summer, publisher 2K Games announced on Monday, the latest high-profile console title to reach Apple's mobile platform.
07/14/2014, 10:07 am
Long a favorite of Android's early adopter crowd, iOS users can now get in on the augmented reality fun of Ingress -- a game in which players battle through the real world to secure virtual portals for their team -- after Google's Niantic Labs released an official client on the App Store
06/09/2014, 12:06 pm
SteelSeries will expand its Made for iPhone gaming controller lineup with a new, larger second model dubbed the Stratus XL, offering wireless connectivity to both Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Razer unveils slide-out iPhone gamepad as Apple plans iOS 8 controller forwarding support for iPad, Mac
06/04/2014, 08:06 am
Accessory maker Razer is the latest to release an Apple-sanctioned Made for iPhone controller, but its new accessory boasts a unique and thin slide-out design. And gamepads like Razer's new Junglecat will become even more powerful with iOS 8, gaining the ability to remotely control titles on iPad and Mac.