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Topic: Games

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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'Fallout Shelter' studio sues 'Westworld' publishers for cloning iPhone game

06/22/2018, 01:06 pm

Bethesda Softworks has filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Behavior Interactive for copyright infringement, alleging the recently-released 'Westworld' iOS game copies gameplay elements from 'Fallout Shelter,' and potentially some of the game's code.

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Free to download Fortnite generates $100M in 90 days via in-app purchases

06/21/2018, 09:06 am

'Fortnite' has become the second most successful free-to-play game launched on iOS, according to analysts, hitting the $100 million milestone for in-app purchases just 90 days after it shipped on iPhone and iPad, and outpacing its rivals in the 'battle royale' genre.

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Valve not giving up, rolls out new Steam Link beta for iOS, Apple TV

06/14/2018, 09:06 am

Valve Software is having another go at bringing the Steam Link game-streaming app to iOS and tvOS following Apple's public refusal to list the app in the App Store.

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The Mac gaming landscape remains dire, with no improvements in sight

06/13/2018, 11:06 am

Apple is in a very strange position with the Mac and iOS in regards to gaming. One platform is enormous and making a ton of money for Apple and some developers, and the other is nearly dead. AppleInsider talks about the two, and what, if anything, is going on to improve the situation.

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Bethesda's new 'Elder Scrolls: Blades' arrives on iOS this fall

06/11/2018, 01:06 am

Game developer Bethesda, during their packed E3 keynote this week, announced that the next installment of the massive Elder Scrolls franchise will be coming to mobile platforms including iOS later this fall.

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Apple's Phil Schiller confirms Steam Link iOS app failed to meet App Store guidelines

05/26/2018, 06:05 pm

Apple's decision to prevent Valve's Steam Link iOS app from appearing in the App Store was due to a variety of issues, including in-app purchases, Apple's Phil Schiller has confirmed.

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Apple should allow Steam Link into App Store despite violating third-party marketplace rules

05/25/2018, 12:05 pm

While Valve didn't completely block the ability to buy games through the Steam Link app leading to its disapproval, Apple's decision to deny Valve's Steam Link iOS app from the App Store for 'business conflicts' is shortsighted.

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Hands on: Steam Link lets you play Mac and PC games on iOS and tvOS with a few hiccups

05/17/2018, 01:05 pm

Steam Link, the iOS and tvOS application that lets you play your Mac titles on your other devices, launched on beta on Thursday. We spent the last few days testing it out on a variety of different games, and can tell you what to expect.

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iOS release of 'Fortnite' rakes in over $25M in first 30 days

04/18/2018, 09:04 am

Epic Games' "Fortnite" -- a free-to-play third-person shooter, which took off after adding a battle royale mode copying "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" -- amassed over $25 million in its first 30 days after being ported to iOS devices, according to research data shared this week.

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'Fortnite Battle Royale' for iOS now available to all, no invite required

04/02/2018, 12:04 pm

Epic Games is opening up 'Fortnite Battle Royale' to all iOS device users with compatible hardware, allowing anyone with a supported iPhone or iPad to download the popular free-to-play title without needing to acquire an invitation beforehand.

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