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Topic: Games

Google premieres Stadia, an online cross-platform game streaming service

03/19/2019, 02:03 pm

Google on Tuesday revealed Stadia, a new cloud-based gaming platform able to stream high-end PC games to phones, tablets, computers, and TVs.

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Microsoft offers preview of 'Project xCloud' service to stream Xbox games to iPhones and iPads

03/13/2019, 09:03 am

Microsoft has demonstrated 'Project xCloud,' an in-development cloud-based gaming service that streams gameplay to consumer devices including iPhones and iPads instead of being rendered locally, a service that is expected to enter public testing later this year.

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Nintendo asking partner iPhone developers to avoid gouging gamers on in-app purchases

03/07/2019, 11:03 am

In what would be an unusual step for most companies, Nintendo is reportedly telling its partner mobile developers to avoid squeezing players too hard for in-app purchases -- even though both parties would stand to benefit from the revenue.

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Sony brings PlayStation 4 Remote Play app to iPhones & iPads

03/07/2019, 08:03 am

Sony on Thursday launched an iOS version of its free PS4 Remote Play app, letting PlayStation 4 owners stream their games to an iPhone or iPad when they can't play on a TV.

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Apple's videogame routines used to protect users from viruses and malware in new utility

03/06/2019, 09:03 am

Digital security expert Patrick Wardle has unveiled a new software tool at the RSA Conference 2019 that uses Apple's existing GameplayKit software to help protect users from malware and suspicious activity on their Macs.

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Old iPad and iPhone games left behind by march of iOS could come back to life

03/06/2019, 08:03 am

Gameclub has been launched with the aim of developing updates to classic iOS games currently can't be played on modern iPhones and iPads, both to introduce these games to new audiences and to preserve the history of gaming on the App Store.

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'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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