Christmas Day is just around the corner, and that means one thing for iOS gamers: lots of new iOS owners. Why is that good news? Because companies are crawling over themselves to get a piece of this massive new influx of gamers. So while you might not see a ton of new games releasing this week, all the best older ones are on sale. Set aside some money this year and stock up on games for the next couple months.
Games designed specifically for holidays are rarely worth a time or money investment, but luckily, more and more awesome existing games are entering the fray with updates that add visual and/or audio elements that fit the time of year. Here are 10 iOS picks current sporting seasonal updates.
This post-apocalyptic, robots-versus-robots affair works the same way an arcade light gun shooter does, only using streamlined cover-based mechanics and a progression that’s dependent on clearing environments of enemy waves before moving on.
We're getting close. The Big Guy is putting some last minute touches on the Naughty & Nice list, Dasher and Dancer are going through their checklists, the elves are grumbling about double shifts, and kids everywhere are trying desperately to behave. At least, some of them are. But how do we know what's going on up North? And what can we do to track the travels of that miniature sleigh pulled by eight tiny reindeer?
Wouldn’t it be great if every speeding ticket you’ve ever gotten added up to something cool? Colin McRae: DiRT 2, Feral Interactive’s Mac OS X port of the off-road racing game, tallies the results of your high-speed antics to open up new locations across a variety of event types, including Rally, Trailblazer, and Land Rush. You can even create a character to guide through a lengthy race career.
This week's price drops represent something a little on the class side of things. Classics from literature as well as classics in the gaming world. We are high and mighty here at Mac|Life, we drink with our pinkies extended, and we play games, like a sir. And we love cheap games!
There weren't a ton of news stories for this week's iOS gaming news round up, but there were quite a few stellar games actually released to the App Store. So rather than sticking with the formula, we're going to mix it up a bit this week. In lieu of some ho-hum news stories (and passing over lots of deserving games), we're going to be focusing 100% on games this week. It's one of the best weeks in recent memory, so jump into the gallery and have a look.
Far be it from us to question Microsoft’s unexpected decision to cross-pollinate its Xbox gaming brand with iOS, but if you’ve ever wanted instant access to your Xbox Live account from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, the aptly-named My Xbox Live does exactly that.
If there's one thing people can't get enough of, it's animals. Pets owners of all kinds can't help but obsess over their favorite fluffy or furry family member; and if you're one of those folks, then this list of iOS apps is for you. From keeping up with the health of your pet to taking them on road trips -- as well as engaging in fun, games, and relaxation -- you'll find the perfect app for every aspect of your critter's life. And they may also help simplify your daily routine, giving you more time to pick out the perfect holiday sweater for your unwilling subject.