If there was ever a relevant moment in the original Star Wars trilogy, it would have been during the Empire Strikes Back when an ancient Jedi Master named Yoda calmly stated that "Size matters not." Yoda then proceeded to lift a multi-ton spaceship out of a muddy bog and placed it exactly where he wanted it using nothing more than the force. With that inspirational moment in mind, we think of Sony's recent unveiling of the much-anticipated, next-generation handheld console, currently codenamed the "Next Generation Portable" -- or "iPod touch killer" in some circles.
One of our personal favorite games from all of 2010 has gone on sale and is now available for less than a candy bar. We listed Game Dev Story in our collection of the Top 10 Games for Avoiding Christmas Boredom, and the anti-boredom quotient has quadrupled now that the game has dropped it's price from $4 to $1.
The often overlooked, but nonetheless fantastic, Baseball Superstars 2011 has officially gone "free" on the app store. Or as the app-saavy like to call it, "freemium." There will still be costs associated with playing the game, but they will appear in the form of optional purchases to enhance the existing play experience.
We've got high expectations. Not only do we want to be able to use our phones to make calls and send texts, but we also want internet access, games, apps that get us to social media, a music player as well as online music. We want to watch movies and read books and take pictures and -- whew, our little phone is starting to get a little crowded. And pretty much the same story goes for the iPad even with its bigger memory. Streaming music can take some of the load off, but if we could move a few of those episodes of Mad Men off our iOS devices, that sure would free up some space.
Google’s iOS app invasion continues this week, this time with Google Shopper, which helps shoppers find information on products they’re interested in buying by cover art, barcode, voice or text search.
We can talk about productivity on the iPhone all day, but we all know that what people really want are games for their iOS devices. You can only check your email and update Facebook so often before you need to take down some zombies.
Lucky for you and other zombie-hating homo sapiens, we got a pile of Appular apps we're ready to give away.
Apple may be taking a few lumps today over this e-book in-app purchasing scandal, but that’s not stopping them from moving forward with a third beta of the forthcoming iOS 4.3 this fine Tuesday afternoon.
According to a recent study, over one quarter of all applications downloaded to smartphones are used once and then never touched again. This speaks volumes to the advice that moms have been giving their children for generations: You only get one chance at a first impression.
If you've followed video gaming for any significant amount of time you'll no doubt have noticed the ridiculously dumb character design some games love to include. We're talking about the bikini-wearing battle mages and the shirtless, manscaped medieval warriors that litter most fantasy games. That's why we're totally psyched for Battleheart.
When iPhone gaming first gained popularity we expected hits like Angry Birds and Doodle Jump, but few people foresaw the large influx of quality RPG experiences. Specifically, the large amount of RPGs that have been coming out of South Korea where mobile RPGs had been popular many years before it caught on in the West. The latest of these so-called "KRPGs" to reach our shores is called Wild Frontier.