We as a race only left our own planet for the first time a mere 52 years ago. Even as we explore further than we've previously been, there is still a vast amount of unknown that exists around us in outer space. With that comes plenty of mysteries, including one that has kept our eyes to the skies for some time now: Unidentified flying objects (UFOs). Our curiosity makes us wonder if we're alone, and UFOs may provide an answer. Such sightings are tracked by amateurs and professionals alike, and whether you're already a true believer or still a skeptic, you can join their ranks with the help of the eight apps we've gathered for UFO spotting.
Resurrecting a beloved old gaming franchise for a modern audience seems like a challenging, thankless task. Even if you succeed in making something great, you run the risk of alienating existing fans if you stray too far from the original formula. When the alien-fighting strategy revival XCOM: Enemy Unknown was released last year on PC and consoles, however, it accomplished something we thought was impossible: It made just about everyone happy.
Watch almost any recent movie trailer and you'll see a website for the movie mentioned. That's just standard these days.
Still, the studios have been going overboard and developing a plethora of iOS games for upcoming movies. And now the time has come to separate the wheat from the chaff and to see which movie-based iOS games are worth the time it takes to download and install them to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, much less shell out a few bucks for the experience of playing. With that in mind, we bring you the Mac|Life Summer Movie Game Roundup, complete with an emperor-esque judgement system of thumbs up, thumbs down, and a few quick thoughts as to why...