There’s no doubt that Mac gamers love The Sims. Through the original game, countless expansion packs, and two reboots of the franchise, it’s a title that’s kept us entertained and scandalously unproductive for close to a decade. The latest entry, The Sims Medieval, continues the franchise’s tradition of deep, addictive gameplay, offbeat humor, and battleaxes.
There was no Lion release party this week, like so many had predicted; and there were no hardware refreshes announced. But just you wait! shouts the rumor machine. Next week things are gonna go big big big. Well, we did get Spotify this week, which was a definite plus, so what the heck else happened in the land of Apple? Check out the top ten hottest news stories and get an eyeful yourself.
We're pretty much going to let the deals do the talking here. Suffice to say that this is one of the most ridiculous perfect-storms of iOS deals we've ever seen. Three of the biggest players on the App Store are unleashing their deals simultaneously this weekend.
Father's Day is this Sunday! If you're getting Dear Ol Dad an iPhone or iPad -- or if he already has one -- treat him to one of these discounted apps. We promise we won't tell that you saved a few bucks.
Hello, from the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Mac|Life fans! We'll be covering all the iOS gaming you can handle over the next few days. (Or, at least, until we run out of games to cover.) Today's Apple gaming report brought us to iOS publishing giant Electronic Arts and a few other smaller booths as well.
Licensed sports games so often aim for the diehards and sim junkies, leaving the casual and less devout fans on the bench. Not NBA Jam, though -- this light and speedy take on professional basketball pops with big-headed players and two-on-two dunk-fests, and nearly two decades after its original arcade debut, it's been revived for iPhone and iPad with all the latest teams and stars.
EA Sports surprisingly skipped the opportunity to port the successful iPhone version of Tiger Woods PGA Tour to iPad last year. But with a fresh version out for consoles, the publisher saw it fit to finally bring the successful golf simulation franchise to Apple's tablet with a pretty sizable selection of content.