As we start to move forward into 2012, we're taking a quick look back at some of last year's top original iOS games -- stellar touchscreen experiences that weren't sequels, spin-offs, or built on endlessly familiar mechanics.
There are already so many tools in OS X for helping visually impaired users that we initially scratched our collective head at Zoom It, an application that lets you magnify parts of your screen with a customizable loupe. But although it’s no substitute for OS X’s built-in visual accessibility features, it’s a handy way to access some of them quickly.
Classified ads have come a long way from the old newspaper listings, becoming their own entity dominated by giants like Craigslist and eBay. Unfortunately for those Goliaths, San Diego-based Barefoot Solutions has unveiled its mobile market David equivalent: Antengo.
The New Year has started and with it, your resolutions. For many of us, every year begins with a promise to write more. Diaries are a great for this but that can itself be a hard habit to keep. But what if your iOS device made things easier for you? What if there were an easy, fun way to digitally document your life? Here are three apps we found that can help make keeping a diary not only a little easier, but a whole lot more fun.
First released in 2005 for consoles and PC, Psychonauts charmed the pants off of many gamers with its eccentric brand of humor and fantastical settings—but its impact was barely felt at retail, and the lack of sales success likely killed the chances of a quick Mac port. Luckily, the action platformer became a cult favorite, and with the publishing rights back in the hands of creator Double Fine, it’s finally time for Mac gamers to experience this one-of-a-kind adventure via the Mac App Store or Steam.
America has been invaded by a foreign military alliance, and things "from sea to shining sea" are getting pretty hairy. As part of an elite team of soldiers, you'll dispose of the military threat through the generous application of a wide variety of bullets, bombs, and blades, raining fire upon foes in the streets and from helicopters or a circling C-130 "Spooky" gunship. And you'll love it.
Well, the biggest party of the year is coming up and if you're traveling or if your the only parents at the party, you're going to need a little something for your kids to play. Or maybe your kids have already busted through the iTunes gift cards from their stockings and they're looking for something new in the App Store. In our final installment of the year, we've got games for the kidlets lined up for you.
In our latest iOS games news roundup, we're highlighting the recent release of the free expansion/update for top shooter Shadowgun, as well as the debut of the Law & Order: Legacies crossover game and the quick rise and fall of the iMAME emulator app. Flip through the gallery images for more!
Any sports fan will tell you the greatest social network is not one that's limited to 140 characters; rather it's inside a stadium with 25,000 comrades only interested in following the action playing out in front of them. Play Up - Where Sports Gets Social is built on that very premise: That sporting events are better when they’re shared.
I’ve been planning my dream vacation to South America for a while, complete with Evernote clippings of destinations I’m dying to see and a Gmail filter to keep an eye out for sales on flights. While the trip is still more of a dream than reality, I thought I’d get a head start on it by refreshing my Spanish. With the new updates to the Rosetta Stone language learning suite, I can get back to the basics and brush up on my conjugation without stepping foot in a classroom.