Civilization V Invading the Mac

9:26 AM, Oct. 20th, 2010 · · Games

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Aspyr Media announced on Wednesday that it will be releasing Sid Meier’s Civilization V for the Mac in time for the holiday buying season.

DeNA Buys Game Maker ngmoco for $403M

10:47 AM, Oct. 12th, 2010 · · Games

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Japan-based DeNA is buying the popular iPhone and iPad game maker ngmoco in a US$403 million deal. DeNA is the company behind Japan’s successful Mobage-town social game site, and has been working to expand its presence in the U.S. social gaming market.

World of Warcraft Subscriber Base Hits 12 Million

3:43 PM, Oct. 7th, 2010 · · Games

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Blizzard Entertainment announced Thursday that the subscriber base for World of Warcraft has reached the 12 million people mark worldwide. That’s 12 million people, each paying north of US$10 a pop, which some quick, back of the napkin math shows us that Blizzard is ringing up something close to $150 million each and every month.

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Make Babies on Your iPhone with The Sims 3: Ambitions

6:08 PM, Sep. 16th, 2010 · · Games

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The Sims 3: Ambitions from Electronic Arts hit the App Store Thursday.  The newest expansion of the people simulator is designed for iPhone and iPod touch, and works on the iPad in compatibility mode. It adds several new features, including Career Mode, Build Mode, the ability to import and expoert from other Sims game, and the most important feature, Babies.

At Last! Pretend to be Movers in a Game!

4:48 PM, Sep. 16th, 2010 · · Games

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We know you’ve been eagerly awaiting a game where you can play a mover, and developers Ed and Fred have, at long last made the dream come true. The Movers is now available on the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch (iPad in compatibility mode), allowing you to live the dream of being a mover!

Army of Darkness Coming to iPhone

12:14 PM, Sep. 16th, 2010 · · Games

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The cult classic movie Army of Darkness is coming to the iPhone early in 2011 in the form of a new video game. The game is coming care of Backflip Studios, who is “insanely excited” about the project.

Unreal Dev Tools Coming to iOS

1:32 PM, Sep. 15th, 2010 · · Games

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Epic’s Unreal Development Kit will be coming to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch soon, giving game designers a new tool for building iOS-compatible mobile games. The news comes about a week after Apple relaxed its restrictions on tools developers can use to code apps for iOS.

iOS Leapfrogs PSP in Gaming

12:00 PM, Sep. 15th, 2010 · · Games

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Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod touch have claimed a substantially larger part of the mobile gaming market than Sony’s PSP, and are quickly gaining on Nintendo’s DS and DSi. About 40.1 million iOS device users in the U.S. are into mobile gaming, while only 18 million play games on the PSP.

Game Center: Adding New Games

2:05 PM, Sep. 9th, 2010 · · Games

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Apple’s Game Center, new with iOS 4.1, lets users connect with their friends to play games and compete against each other. Adding games to Game Center, however, isn’t exactly straight forward.

Pangea Updates 3 Titles For Game Center Fun

10:00 AM, Sep. 9th, 2010 · · Games

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Pangea Software, makers of many top notch games for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, release new versions of their most popular games for iOS devices on Thursday. Cro-Mag Rally, Nanosaur II, and Enigmo have been updated to take advantage of Apple’s Game Center feature available in the recently released iOS 4.1.