OnLive’s Internet-based video game service took a step to the small screen with the release of an iPad, iPhone and iPod touch-compatible app. OnLive’s games work like a cloud service where the titles are played through remote servers and user’s computers — or in this case the iPad — act as the game screen and control system.
Infinity Blade II, the followup to the popular Infinity Blade game, hit Apple’s App Store on Thursday. The new game for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch was previewed during Apple’s iPhone 4S introduction event this fall, and offers high quality graphics and more places to slash and hack your way through enemies.
Online gaming platform Steam told users Thursday that its customer database had been compromised, and that user names and passwords, e-mail addresses, and billing addresses might have been accessed. The company also said that while it has no evidence that credit card numbers were successfully taken by the bad guys, it is possible, and that customers should be on guard for fraudulent credit card activity.
Feral Interactive announced on Monday that the popular Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be coming to the Mac this winter. The first person shooter-style game is a prequel to Deus Ex, and puts players in a near-future world of evil corporations and cybernetics.
Need to keep your mind off some unpleasant issue? Got a long wait ahead of you? Have a few minutes to kill and can’t do anything constructive? If you have an iPhone or iPad then you’ve got access to three free time wasters: Tekken Bowl, MetalStorm: Online, and Fragger HD. What are you waiting for? Time’s awastin’.
Rovio rolled out a new update for Angry Birds Seasons on Thursday that adds a new set of Moon Festival-themed levels. The popular bird tossing, pig bombing, game is available for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
The Zombie Apocolypse is coming. How does one prepare? One way is to hone your skills at dispatching zombies while circling above them at 1500 feet. You can do this honing is Zombie Gunship. Vern Seward takes a look in this installment of Just a Peek.
Despite the lukewarm reception consumers gave 3DS portable gaming system, and investor pressure to develop titles for the iPhone, Nintendo presudent Satoru Iwata refuses to bring the company’s games to the iOS platform.
Rovio announced Monday the release of Angry Birds 1.6.2 for iPhone, an update that adds 15 new levels to the singularly popular game. The new release also adds more collectible jewels, corrects some bugs, and makes the “Mighty Eagle” a one-time purchase with unlimited uses (still limited to once per hour).
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