Taito has announced the release of Rayforce, the classic arcade game shooter, now available for the iPhone and iPod touch. It costs $11.99. Rayforce firs appeared in coin-op arcades in 1993 and spawned two sequels. It’s a fast and frantic … Continued
Playdead, the Danish indie game developer behind the million-selling title Limbo, has announced plans to bring it to the Mac before the end of the year. Limbo is a puzzle-based platformer that made its debut in the summer of 2010 … Continued
If you’re a Mac gamer and you’d like to play some new titles for free, get yourself over to uDevGames and check out this year’s contest. uDevGames is an annual event in which Mac developers compete for fun and prizes, … Continued
MadFinger Games has announced the release of Shadowgun, a third-person tactical shooter-style action game for iOS devices. It costs $7.99. Shadowgun puts players in the role of a professional bounty hunter in the 24th century. John Slade, a “shadowgun,” has … Continued
Namco Bandai has announced plans to release Sky Gamblers: Rise of Glory worldwide on the App Store on Thursday, September 22, 2011. The game will cost $4.99 and a “Lite” version will be made available the same day. Sky Gamblers … Continued
Big Sandwich Games is readying Mac and PC releases of its hit strategy game Hoard. The game will be released through Valve’s Steam game service on April 4, 2011 and will cost $9.99 (though users can pre-order and save beginning … Continued
99 cent games rule the roost on the App Store top games list, and it hurts the visibility of high-end games like Infinity Blade. That’s the message from Donald Mustard, Chair Entertainment’s CEO – they make Infinity Blade, the hit … Continued
Donald Mustard, creative director at Chair Entertainment, gave developers at this week’s Game Developer Conference some insight on how his company made a hit game unlike any other for iOS in about five months. Chair’s game, Infinity Blade, is the … Continued
Nintendo is one of the most recognizable gaming companies in the world, but as the smartphone industry matures, pressure on the traditional companies has increased dramatically.
Apple has an internal goal to sell 40 million iPads in 2011 and the company has taken steps to make sure it has enough touch panels to meet those numbers.
Valve founder Gabe Newell says his company is more profitable per employee than either Apple or Google, according to a recent profile in Forbes. An analyst pegs Valve’s 2010 revenue in the “high hundreds of millions of dollars” (a privately-held … Continued
Valve Software on Monday announced that Portal 2, the sequel to its award-winning action game for Mac, PC and other platforms, is now available for pre-order. The game is expected to ship on April 18, 2011. Mac users can pre-order … Continued
Gamers looking for a serious smartphone may be interested in Sony Ericsson’s newly unveiled Xperia Play, a Google Android-based phone that will be hitting store shelves in the US in March, via Verizon Wireless.
Wolfire Games is rejoicing at the discovery that the “counterfeit” version of its game Lugaru has disappeared from the shelves of the Mac App Store.
Feral Interactive has released a playable demo version of LEGO Harry Potter, now available for download through Feral’s Web site.
It seems really crazy to be talking — or even thinking about — the iPad 3, but here we are.
Game developers, take note. 2D Boy has posted a detailed postmortem of its release of World of Goo on the iPad. The developers revealed some eye-opening information – the game has outsold any other platform release, including Steam and WiiWare, … Continued
Bioware’s hotly anticipated fantasy role-playing game Dragon Age 2 is almost ready to ship to retailers. When it does, the game will arrive on a hybrid DVD-ROM that’s compatible with Mac and Windows out of the box. Users who don’t … Continued
GamersGate is an online game download site that services both Mac and Windows PC users. The company’s CEO Theo Berquist says he thinks rival Valve’s Steam service is “peaking now” and believes “Steam will have a harder time remaining #1.” … Continued
Wolfire Games, makers of Lugaru and Lugaru HD, claim another developer is trying to pass off their work as their own. The other developer, iCoder, claims they’re doing nothing wrong. The sticking point is the interpretation of an open source … Continued
Developers using the Unity engine have been sharing sales numbers since the store went online, and the results are illuminating, although they paint a very different picture of the stratospheric numbers of apps downloaded on the iOS App Store during its … Continued
CCP has announced the release of EVE Online: Incursion 1.1, a new version of their massively multiplayer online role playing game for Mac OS X and Windows. The update is free for all registered players, who will receive the update … Continued
Valve is sweetening the pot for Sony PlayStation 3 gamers who are interested in their forthcoming game Portal 2. Buy the PS3 version of Portal 2, and you’ll be able to download the Mac (and PC) version for free.
Virtual Programming has recently released expansion packs for its games Majesty 2 and Supreme Commander 2. Majesty 2: Monster Kingdoms and Supreme Commander 2: Infinite War Battle Pack are available for $14.95 and $9.95 respectively.
The developer of iOS role playing game League of Epic Heroes has pulled his game as a result of complaints by the developer of Desktop Dungeons, a PC game that’s coming to iOS. While initially defiant against claims of plagiarism, … Continued
Retro gamers, rejoice: Legendary game designer Jeff Minter’s debut game for iOS, Minotaur Rescue, is ready for download. It’ll set you back a buck.
Feral Interactive announced Tuesday plans to release LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 for the Mac later this week. The game will ship on Thursday, January 6 and will cost $39.95.
Virtual Programming’s new Darkest of Days is a first person shooter game with a twist. Players are plucked from General Custer’s army during the Battle of Little Big Horn and travel through history to relive famous events while protecting those … Continued
Chair Entertainment’s hit game Infinity Blade stands apart from other offerings on the App Store: it’s the first iOS game built using Epic Games’ Unreal Development Kit (UDK) for iOS. The UDK has been used extensively in PC and console … Continued
Doctor Who, the legendary sci-fi TV series from Britain, has spawned a video game for the iPhone and iPad that’s now available in the iTunes Store. Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time is available in iPhone/iPod touch and iPad versions … Continued