Bungie’s classic first person shooter game for the Mac, Marathon, found its way to the iPad on Thursday. Like the original, players run through the Marathon spaceship blasting away the alien Pfhor with guns, missiles and bombs.
Bungie announced Friday that the great Mac first person shooter Marathon has been ported to the iPad, and will be coming soon. The game offers 30 frames per second, and it will be coming to the App Store soon.
Electronic Arts is known for its long line of games like Portal, The Sims, and Mass Effect, and PopCap games made a name for itself with games like Plants vs. Zombies and Bejeweled. Now it looks like EA is ready to spend US$1 billion to get its hands on PopCap’s games and popularity on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Rovio released an update for Angry Birds Seasons on Wednesday that adds yet another set of levels to the bird tossing, pig popping game for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
ChAIR Entertainment released Infinity Blade 1.3 for the iPhone and iPad on Thursday. The update for the fantasy world battle game added support for playing against friends via Apple’s Game Center.
An update for the movie tie-in version of the ever popular Angry Birds, Angry Birds Rio, is out and it adds yet more levels to the game. The app is available in versions for the iPhone and iPod touch, as well as the iPad.
The ever popular Angry Birds franchise received a new update on Monday with the release of Angry Birds Seasons 1.4. The latest update includes 15 new levels themed for the Easter holiday.
Mint.com and Scholastic are teaming up to make it a little more fun to develop good money management skills. The release of Mint.com’s online game, “Quest for Money,” will hep teach kids (and even adults) sound money management principles through a fun online board game. It’s all part of Intuit’s financial literacy program, announced in December 2010.
Virtual Programming announced the newest expansion to its Europa Universalis III strategy game, Divine Wind. The xpac takes the game engine to medieval Japan, with players taking on the role of one of four daimyos duking it out for influence with the Emperor.
Rovio released Angry Birds Rio for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad on Tuesday, offering customers yet another game to lob birds at pigs. The latest title in the Angry Birds series is a tie-in to the new animated movie Rio.
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