It's impossible to know exactly how many quarters we shoved down the throat of the Atari classic Asteroids in our misspent youth, but the game lives on in a new version where the player actually becomes the spaceship.
We're just a little over a week away from the 2013 edition of the Macworld/iWorld show in San Francisco, and the expo is locking up the high-profile guests who will appear. That includes the two stars of the upcoming independent Steve Jobs biopic -- one of whom is the artist formerly known as Mr. Demi Moore. Find out when it all goes down in our weekend recap...
Looks like another week has come and gone and here we are, checking out the fancy new iTunes and the sweet skinny new iMacs and all the other cool new Apple news that happened. PONG is finally here, Siri's in the news, and more. So get reading, people.
It's hard to believe it's been 40 years since Atari's PONG first bounced into our lives, but the company is celebrating in grand style with a "reimagined take" on the timeless classic, now available on the App Store.
Atari 2600 fans, sit down and take a deep breath, because your prayers have been answered! Following up on their "reimagining" of the classic Pitfall!, Activision has gone ahead and released a free iOS app which includes all 45 of the original games.
Hey, the weekend is here! And we wouldn't want you to go away empty-handed, which is why we've rounded up five stories making the rounds that you might have otherwise missed today. So go ahead, kick back with a drink (or two) and bask in the glow of all the tech news for this fine Friday, August 3, 2012!
This one's for the baby boomers: Centipede has returned, and if you played it as a kid you’ll feel right at home with this updated iOS edition. Like the 1980’s Atari arcade classic, the object in Centipede: Origins is to clear the screen of insects and arachnids of various types, which are trying to encroach on your territory by moving in various patterns down the game screen. However, the developers have modernized this version a bit, making it more accessible for casually paced play while adding a basic leveling system for weapons and power-ups.
Brookstone has some cool new gadgets on the way, Apple employees are getting a hefty discount on their next Mac or iPad, Tweetbot for Mac may be on the way and OMG! There's a new Centipede game in the App Store from Atari! Excuse us, we've got to go now… sorry for the rush, just sit back and enjoy the news for Thursday, June 21, 2012, won't you?
Holiday weekend coming up and you know what that means! Some of the biggest and best developers out there are chopping their prices, so you know it's time to fire up the credit card and head on down to the App Store.
Ready to feel really old? The video game that started it all -- Pong -- turns 40 this year, and to celebrate, Atari has kicked off the Pong Indie Developer Challenge. Submit your own original take on the classic game and you’ll not only see it published by Atari, you’ll get a cool $100,000 as well.