Halfbrick’s Fruit Ninja & More Free on Monday

9:45 AM, Dec. 17th, 2012 · · Games

Popular iPhone and iPad game maker Halfbrick is giving away all of its iOS titles for free on Monday, including Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride. The games are free for today only, so don't procrastinate.

The Woz Lends His Schnoz to ‘Woz with a Coz’ Game

9:27 PM, Nov. 13th, 2012 · · Games

Woz with a Coz

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak will soon be appearing in an iOS video game called "Woz with a Coz." The Woz is set to appear alongside character actor Danny Trejo on a rescue mission of vengeance to save J-Woz, the game name for Mr. Wozniak's wife Janet.

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Awesome! We love The Woz, and Danny Trejo is the bee's knees. The game is being released as a cross promotion for Danny Trejo's Vengeance, and we think it's delightful that the powers that be behind both the game and the movie thought The Woz would be good for the tie-in.

Use the Force: Angry Birds Star Wars for iPhone, iPad

9:12 AM, Nov. 8th, 2012 · · Games

Rovio announced the immediate availability of Angry Birds Star Wars on Thursday. The new version of the popular bird tossing pig smashing game goes to the Star Wars universe, complete with light sabers, TIE fighters, and the Death Star.

Angry Bird’s Pigs Break Out with their Own iOS Game

8:40 AM, Sep. 27th, 2012 · · Games

Rovio announced the immediate availability of Bad Piggies for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad on Thursday. The new game features the pigs from the Angry Birds series, but players build contraptions to help the pigs find the eggs they so desperately want.

Angry Birds Space Adds Curiosity Mars Rover Levels

11:45 AM, Aug. 24th, 2012 · · Games

Rovio rolled out an update for Angry Birds Space that added levels on Mars with the Curiosity rover. Space pigs have stolen Curiosity in the new levels, and it’s up to players to save the rover and their eggs.

EA Bringing the New SimCity and Origin Store to Mac

1:28 PM, Aug. 14th, 2012 · · Games

SimCity 5 on Mac

The next installment of the venerable “SimCity” franchise, simply titled SimCity, will be available on Mac OS X in February 2013 according to a press release Tuesday from EA, the game’s publisher. EA will distribute the game via its Origin online store, also coming to the Mac “later this year.”

Blizzard Warns Gamers of Battle.net Security Hack

10:15 AM, Aug. 10th, 2012 · · Games

Gaming company Blizzard warned Warcraft, Starcraft and Diablo players on Thursday that its Battle.net online gaming network security had been compromised. The company said it thinks subscriber credit card records are safe, but is warning users to change their gaming account password as a security precaution.

Rovio Releases Rube Goldberg-like Amazing Alex Game

10:41 AM, Jul. 12th, 2012 · · Games

Rovio, well known for its popular Angry Birds franchise, released its newest iPhone and iPad game, Amazing Alex, on Thursday. The game lets users build contraptions out of whatever Alex can find to perform tasks and achieve goals.

Marathon Infinity Available for iPad

12:48 PM, May. 31st, 2012 · · Games

Sol Deo Gloria Productions released Marathon Infinity for the iPad on Thursday, bringing the final installment to the Marathon trilogy to the multimedia tablet. Marathon was first released for the Mac in 1994 and changed the first person shooter genre with its graphics, game play, and intelligent enemies.