The Commodore Amiga hardware may be dead and gone, but its software lives on in the hearts and minds of an L.A. content distribution company who just acquired a library of more than 300 classic games from that era.
Back in 2000, Jet Set Radio was nothing short of groundbreaking, with slick cel-shaded graphics, a fantastic soundtrack, and a skate-punk aesthetic that seemed daring in the pre-Grand Theft Auto III era. Twelve years after its release on Sega’s Dreamcast console, it’s been popping up again on nearly every available gaming device — including, most recently, the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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.
Man, oh man. What an awesome day for Mac gamers. If you've missed out on the excellent classic-game marketplace that is Good Old Games due to a lack of Mac compatibility, the team at CD Projekt RED and GOG.com just announced some amazing news. Starting today, a huge selection of exclusive games are ready for download on your Mac -- and they're all on sale.
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.
There was a time when the Commodore Amiga completely trumped the Mac for gaming, and it was during this heyday when Cinemaware reigned with lavish titles such as Wings, which is now using Kickstart to launch a major HD redux of the classic title.
Hundreds of quirky, clever, and unique games found their home on the Mac in the 80s and 90s, keeping the Apple faithful entertained while they waited for the next blockbuster to (maybe) get ported. Many of these classics have since been ported, remade, or succeeded by iOS versions, set to thrill and amaze nostalgic veterans and newcomers alike. Here are 10 of Mac gaming's finest that you can now play on iPhone and iPad.
Long languished in comparative obscurity over its more commercially attractive namesake, War of the Lions isn’t concerned with JRPG tropes -- instead it’s a labyrinthine design of political drama, familial politics, and intrigue that just happens to have a touch of Square’s marquee role-playing series embedded within.
If you’re a die-hard fan of the video game Frogger, you’ve probably realized by now that 2011 marks the a milestone for the hopping little frog, who turns 30 this year. Publisher Konami Digital Entertainment is celebrating in grand style with a new universal iOS app that lets you experience the game as never before.
You may remember hearing about iCade, ThinkGeek’s 2010 April Fool’s Day joke that showed a mini arcade console that housed an iPad. Unfortunately, at the time it was just that -- a joke -- but after months of anticipation, the iCade is finally for real, with preorders now shipping.