Infinity Blade: A Feast for Your Eyes [Update]

11:44 AM, Dec. 10th, 2010 · · Games

Its was promised, and it’s here at last. Epic’s epic hack-n-slash RPG is available for most iOS4 devices. Was it worth the wait? Vern Seward jumped in right away to put the game through its paces and reported back with his findings.

Chillingo Intros Cut the Rope: Holiday Gift

10:06 AM, Dec. 10th, 2010 · · Games

Chillingo and ZeptoLab announced the immediate availability of Cut the Rope: Holiday Gift for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad on Friday. The game adds a holiday-themed spin to the popular Cut the Rope, complete with new levels that aren’t available in the standard game.

Microsoft “Too Invested to Let Apple Win” Mobile Gaming

4:41 PM, Dec. 9th, 2010 · · Games

Windows Phone 7 Integration with Xbox Live

Microsoft isn’t planning to just let Apple walk away with the mobile gaming space, what with its iPhone and its iPad and iPod touch. No, Big Redmond is “very serious” about Windows Phone 7, and the company said there are too many players in the market to let Apple take that market without a fight.

iPhone Game Boss Leaves Apple

10:03 AM, Dec. 9th, 2010 · · Games

Graeme Devine, Apple’s head of iPhone Game Technologies, announced he has left the company so he can return to game development. Mr. Devine was hired by Apple last year and was tasked to role ensure quality games were available for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

Social Gaming Zynga Buys Mobile Gaming Newtoy

4:30 PM, Dec. 2nd, 2010 · · Games


Social gaming giant Zynga announced Thursday that it has acquired mobile gaming company Newtoy. Zynga is the developer behind Farmville and Mafia Wars (among others), while Newtoy is best known for recent gaming hits like Words With Friends (or Words With Friends HD). Terms of the deal were not announced, but this is the 7th acquisition for Zynga

Angry Birds Seasons Lands on iPad, iPhone

9:29 AM, Dec. 2nd, 2010 · · Games

Angry Birds fans have yet another way to spend their time now that Angry Birds Seasons is available. The holiday-themed version of the popular iPhone, iPod touch and iPad game is available as an update for the Halloween edition of Angry Birds and includes an advent calendar-style layout with a different level for each day in December leading up to Christmas.

Game Center Adds Names to Friend Requests

9:26 AM, Dec. 1st, 2010 · · Games

Apple updated Game Center on Tuesday so that user’s names are displayed when making friend requests instead of just their account handle. The company introduced the change with an updated terms of service agreement that appears when users launch the Game Center app on their iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.

Israeli TV Show Spoofs Angry Birds

7:51 PM, Nov. 24th, 2010 · · Games

Angry Birds Spoof

Israeli TV show Eretz Nehederet (A Wonderful Country) has produced one of the most awesome things we have seen on YouTube in some time, a real-life sketch spoofing the wildly popular iPhone and iPad game, Angry Birds (and Angry Birds HD). The sketch features large puppet versions of the Angry Birds and their mortal enemies, Pigs, at a press conference to announce a brokered peace deal.

Virtual Programming Releases Majesty 2 for Mac

7:47 PM, Nov. 16th, 2010 · · Games


Virtual Programming announced Tuesday the release of Majesty 2 for the Mac. Majesty 2 is a kingdom simulator that puts you in the role of ruler of Ardania. The game takes place some 500 years after the original Majesty, and includes a 16 mission campaign for you to save your kingdom.

Majesty 2 Screenshot