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Topic: Games

'Fire Emblem Heroes' passes $500M, crushes Nintendo's other smartphone games

02/13/2019, 10:02 am

Nintendo's most successful smartphone game to date is "Fire Emblem Heroes," reaping over $500 million and brushing away all of the company's other properties like "Super Mario Run" and "Animal Crossing."

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Microsoft's Xbox Live coming to third-party iPhone and iPad games

02/04/2019, 09:02 am

Microsoft's Xbox Live online platform -- originally limited to its namesake consoles -- should soon come to a variety of third-party games on other hardware, including iPhones and iPads.

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Apple's rumored gaming subscription could be a big change for mobile gaming

02/02/2019, 11:02 am

The suggestion that Apple could launch a subscription service for gaming is an interesting proposition, but is there much weight to the idea? AppleInsider examines ways the service could exist, and whether the rumors make sense at all.

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Nintendo's Dr. Mario World comes to iOS this summer

01/31/2019, 11:01 pm

Nintendo continues to embrace the mobile market with the announcement of a new Dr. Mario franchise installment set to release on iOS and Android by "early summer" 2019.

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Nintendo's Mario Kart Tour for iPhone jumps off track, delayed until summer 2019

01/31/2019, 09:01 am

One of Nintendo's most anticipated iPhone games, "Mario Kart Tour," will miss its original March launch date, the company revealed on Thursday.

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Playing 'Fortnite' on an iPad Pro and iPhone XR with a controller is a considerable improvement

01/30/2019, 12:01 pm

Epic Games has recently added MFi controller support for iPhone and iPad to "Fortnite." We decided to see how good of a gaming experience you could get on both the 2018 11-inch iPad Pro and the iPhone XR using the Steelseries Nimbus MFi controller.

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Fortnite gains controller support on iPhone and iPad with latest update

01/29/2019, 08:01 am

Epic on Tuesday released an update to its popular battle royale-focused shooter Fortnite, adding support for third-party gamepads on iPhones and iPads.

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Apple game subscription service reportedly in early stages of development

01/28/2019, 10:01 am

A rumor suggests Apple is in the early planning stages of creating a gaming subscription service, one that would provide access to a selection of titles for a monthly fee, in what could be a bid to further expand its growing Services revenue.

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Top five new AR games for your iPhone or iPad

12/20/2018, 11:12 am

Augmented reality gaming using ARKit is in its second year on iOS, and developers are getting the hang of creating games using Apple's framework. AppleInsider takes a look at some of the top AR games that iPhone and iPad owners should try out on their mobile devices.

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Valve's Steam is dropping support for macOS Yosemite & earlier in 2019

12/17/2018, 08:12 am

As a result of technical changes, Valve's Steam game store and launcher will no longer work on Yosemite or any older versions of macOS beginning Jan. 1.

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Epic Game Store coming to compete with Valve's Steam, Mac App Store

12/04/2018, 02:12 pm

Fortnite and Gears of War developer Epic Games is in the process of building the Epic Games Store, which could potentially lure Mac and Windows developers away from Valve's industry-dominant Steam platform.

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WWDC-featured title 'The Elder Scrolls: Blades' delayed until early 2019 for iOS and Android

11/30/2018, 06:11 am

Bethesda's much-anticipated iOS title "The Elder Scrolls: Blades" that was shown off at the 2018 WWDC has been pushed into 2019, the developer has announced.

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Blizzard's popular Diablo series coming to iOS with 'Diablo Immortal'

11/02/2018, 04:11 pm

On Friday at its annual Blizzcon event, Activision Blizzard announced "Diablo Immortal," the first iteration of the Diablo series to come to mobile devices, including the iPhone and iPad.

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Popular farming RPG Stardew Valley breaks soil on iPhones & iPads Oct. 24

10/09/2018, 05:10 pm

Farming-themed role-playing game Stardew Valley, already a hit on consoles and PCs, is launching on iPhone and iPad Oct. 24, developer ConcernedApe (Eric Barone) revealed on Tuesday.

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Hands on: Civilization VI in its entirety has made its way to the iPhone

10/04/2018, 10:10 am

Civilization VI is now available not just for the iPad but for the iPhone as well. AppleInsider has spent several hours (for science) testing it out to see how it compares to its iPad and Mac counterparts.

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Epic says fix coming for Fortnite's poor performance on iPhone & iPad

09/07/2018, 01:09 pm

Epic Games is working to rush out a patch for Fortnite, one of the most popular games in the world, following a barrage of complaints that the iOS version of the game has become unplayable.

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'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' finally reaches $50M, slowest Nintendo phone game to hit milestone

09/07/2018, 10:09 am

Nintendo's "Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp" -- once a highly-anticipated iOS and Android game -- only recently surpassed $50 million in global player spending, making it the slowest of Nintendo's smartphone games to do so.

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Nintendo's next iPhone game, Dragalia Lost, coming Sept. 27

08/29/2018, 11:08 am

Nintendo's next smartphone game, "Dragalia Lost," will launch in the U.S., Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau on Sept. 27, the company has announced.

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Hands on: There need to be more games like Civilization VI on iPad

08/22/2018, 03:08 pm

"Civilization VI" is one of a the few games that debuted on iPad with feature parity to the Mac and Windows versions. After playing the game for the past eight months on our iPad, we've come to the conclusion we need more of this caliber game on iOS.

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Multiplayer hit 'Fortnite' may be headed to the Apple TV [u]

08/21/2018, 09:08 am

One of the most popular games in the world, "Fortnite," could be coming to the Apple TV at some point in the future, code suggests. [Updated with denial by Epic]

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