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Review: Rotor Riot Controller brings L3 and R3 buttons to iOS games

08/19/2019, 03:08 pm

Are you looking to take mobile gaming to the next level? We're taking a look at the Rotor Riot Wired Controller which is one of the first MFi certified wired gaming controllers for the iPhone that supports the L3 and R3 buttons.

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Xbox game streaming to iPhone & iPad surfaces in setup screenshots

08/19/2019, 12:08 pm

Owners of Microsoft's Xbox One may soon be able to stream games from their home console to their iPhone or iPad, with alleged screenshots of a configuration process indicating a personal network-based version of its xCloud concept is on the way.

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Mixer vaults to top of App Store because of 'Ninja' switch from Twitch

08/03/2019, 08:08 am

Mixer, Microsoft's game-centric live streaming service, saw a surge of popularity that sent it to the top of the App Store charts on Friday, driven by the news celebrity streamer 'Ninja' will be moving over to it exclusively from market leader Twitch.

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Having problems loading 'Fortnite' on iOS? Here's how to fix it

07/19/2019, 08:07 am

If your "Fortnite" installation isn't running after an update, here's what you need to do to get back up and running.

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'Sky: Children of the Light' now available to pre-order and will release on July 11

06/10/2019, 08:06 am

First shown in 2017 at Apple's iPhone X event, developer thatgamecompany's "Sky: Children of the Light" is now available for pre-order on the App Store and will be available to play on July 11.

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'Gaming disorder' on iPhone & other platforms recognized by World Health Organization

05/25/2019, 03:05 pm

The member states of the World Health Organization have voted to adopt a revised list of diseases which includes addiction to video games -- including smartphone titles -- as a mental health disorder.

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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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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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First look: GoCube, a smart smartphone-connected puzzle cube

08/07/2018, 12:08 pm

Since the dawn of the iPhone, there have been puzzle cube-solving apps. However, GoCube is looking to combine position-aware cubes with software to not only make learning how to complete the puzzle easier, but also grow the venue for competition between solvers.

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App Roundup: Steam for macOS, Day of the Tentacle, Carrot Weather, Dashlane 6, LinkedIn, more!

07/28/2018, 09:07 am

The App Stores and other digital marketplaces are inundated with new apps and updates to existing releases every day. AppleInsider highlights some of the new additions and software updates that took place this week for iOS and macOS apps.

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Fortnite at 5K? Testing out the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar & Blackmagic eGPU

07/23/2018, 02:07 pm

So the new 13-inch Touch Bar MacBook Pro is a beast with the new i5 quad-core processor, but it's still packing integrated graphics that isn't much faster than last year's base 13-inch MacBook Pro's graphics. Luckily, the new Blackmagic eGPU can take care of that, and what better way is there to use it than to play some Fortnite?

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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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Valve Steam Link for iOS and tvOS brings desktop games to Apple devices

05/09/2018, 02:05 pm

Valve Software will be making its digital storefront more useful for mobile users, by preparing the Steam Link and Steam Video apps for iOS enabling gamers to stream a PC or Mac game, or video content bought from the store, to their iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV.

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Hands On: Manage your gear in 'Destiny 2' with Ishtar Commander for iPad

03/31/2018, 10:03 pm

Players of 'Destiny 2' who feel the existing companion app isn't great for managing the weapons and armor of their characters should look at Ishtar Commander, a free iOS app that makes item management and optimally equipping the avatars quick and easy, both during and outside of gameplay.

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Blade begins US signups for Shadow game streaming, iOS app coming soon

01/04/2018, 10:01 am

Previously available only in France, Blade's Shadow game streaming service is now taking early U.S. signups -- with an iOS app pending approval, AppleInsider can confirm.

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Nvidia GeForce Now beta goes live, delivers high-end gaming to Mac

10/13/2017, 05:10 pm

Announced at CES in January, Nvidia's GeForce Now cloud-based gaming service went live in beta form on Friday, promising users the ability to play graphically intensive games on their Mac, including PC-only titles.

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First look: Kanex GoPlay Sidekick pocketable MFi gaming controller recharges via Apple's Lightning cable

08/09/2017, 11:08 am

The new Kanex GoPlay Sidekick is the second Made for iPhone gaming controller on the market to feature a licensed Apple Lightning port. But it stands out from the competition with an ultraportable design and carrying case that doubles as an iPhone stand.

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Unreal Engine updated with preliminary support for Apple's ARKit in iOS 11

08/08/2017, 03:08 pm

The new version of Epic's Unreal Engine provides basic ARKit support for iOS, developed in collaboration with Peter Jackson's Wingnut AR.

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Why Apple should cater to 'serious' gamers - and why it probably won't

04/19/2017, 06:04 pm

In 2016, the worldwide video game industry generated over $91 billion in revenues, mostly through mobile platforms like the iPhone and iPad. With its reluctance to serve hardcore gamers, Apple may be leaving some money on the table -- but, perhaps, understandably so.

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Oculus Rift won't support Apple's Mac anytime soon, co-founder says

03/01/2017, 11:03 pm

In an interview on Wednesday, Oculus co-founder and head of Rift operations Nate Mitchell said that while support for macOS is not currently on the company's roadmap, it might revisit the topic of Apple integration in the future.

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