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Topic: gaming

Madden 25 lands on iOS, Marvel Unlimited gets more comic storage

08/27/2013, 04:08 pm

Gamers and comic-loving iPad owners may want to head to the App Store today, as Madden 25 is now available from EA, and Marvel's Marvel Unlimited app saw an update that allows users to store twice as many titles as before.


Google Play gaming revenue moves ahead of Sony and Nintendo portables, still trails Apple

08/21/2013, 06:08 pm

Google Play-hosted games have moved into the second place spot behind iOS games in terms of revenue generated, putting the digital store ahead dedicated portable game consoles from both Nintendo and Sony.


Infinity Blade: Dungeons axed, Worms 3 an iOS exclusive, KOTOR 50% off

07/12/2013, 09:07 am

While mobile gamers won't get to play the now-canceled "Infinity Blade: Dungeons," the upcoming "Worms 3" will be an iOS exclusive, and classic Star Wars title "Knights of the Old Republic" is now available for half off.


Report: Google prepping Android smart watch and game console to counter Apple

06/27/2013, 08:06 pm

Google is rumored to be preparing the release of both an Android-based smart watch, as well as a dedicated game console, in moves meant to counter Apple's suspected entrance into wearable computers and gaming.


Revenue from iOS, Android gaming apps now three times greater than portable consoles

05/17/2013, 04:05 pm

The trend that's seen portable gaming shifting largely to devices like Apple's iPhone continues apace, according to a new report that pegs revenue from gaming on iOS and Android devices at three times the size of revenue on dedicated portable gaming consoles.


Gameloft's Gangstar Rio, N.O.V.A. 3 go free on iOS for a limited time

05/17/2013, 02:05 pm

Game developer Gameloft is giving iOS users a treat starting this weekend, as two of its titles Gangstar Rio and N.O.V.A 3 are both free for a limited time.


Sony hopes to counter smartphone games with free PlayStation Vita developer tools

05/08/2013, 05:05 pm

Hoping to counter a trend that's seen its portable devices struggling against competitors like Apple's iPhone, Sony on Wednesday announced that it would be removing barriers to publishing for independent developers by doing away with their licensing fees.


XCOM lands on Mac App Store, Lego Batman comes to iOS

04/25/2013, 06:04 pm

Gaming fans on Apple devices got two new options for fun on Thursday, with XCOM landing on the Mac platform and Lego Batman coming to iOS.


Microsoft to unveil Xbox successor on May 21 as Amazon mulls set-top box

04/24/2013, 05:04 pm

The set-top box segment occupied by Apple TV and others may get a lot more crowded in the coming weeks, as Microsoft has announced a date for the unveiling of its next generation Xbox console, while Amazon is rumored to be pondering a step into the TV arena as well.


Rumor: Apple courting developers to support official gaming controller [u]

03/29/2013, 03:03 pm

Apple has allegedly developed its own dedicated gaming controller for release at some point in the future, a development that, if true, could drastically reshape the face of the video game industry.


Firaxis, 2K Games reveal XCOM: Enemy Unknown port for iOS

03/24/2013, 01:03 pm

Strategy-loving iDevice owners got an unexpected bit of news this weekend, as Firaxis and 2K Games revealed that the hit turn-based sci-fi game XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be coming to Apple's iOS over the summer.


Ouya CEO on mobile gaming: 'You're not having an emotional experience'

03/16/2013, 07:03 pm

AI at Expand: Apple's iOS devices and other mobile platforms may be leading a revolution in the games industry, but the CEO of one upstart gaming company says the shift to mobile has resulted in a wave of games that lack the emotional depth one can experience on traditional consoles.


Xbox project cofounder: Game-enabled Apple TV would "simply kill Playstation, Wii-U, and Xbox"

02/13/2013, 05:02 pm

A game-enabled Apple TV would quickly attract developers and likely kill off traditional consoles like the Xbox, PlayStation, and Wii, one of the original developers of the Xbox said on Wednesday.


EA targets Mac gamers with launch of Origin digital distribution service

02/07/2013, 08:02 pm

Video game publisher Electronic Arts announced on Thursday the launch of Origin for Mac, a new built-for-platform version of EA's video game download service that will bring some of the company's biggest titles to Apple desktops and laptops.